Originally Posted by MyBoyPuck
Use your pinky fingers to keep contact with a fixed point on your horse or the front of your saddle pad. It keeps your hands quiet while still allowing following movement.
This works. I've tried both, using pinkies and a bucking strap. I have found that when I use my pinkies and put them on a fixed point, it puts my hands in better position. In other words, not flat but straight up and down.