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        02-03-2012, 02:35 PM
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    Foal
    How about a Jumping Form Critique?(video)


    Ya... NOT ME.

    Not what you thought HUH!? ....it was kinda of awkward for me to watch personally... I probably would have left the arena if I saw that kind of thing.
         
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        02-03-2012, 03:20 PM
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    I am worried about the conformation here. Talk about being built downhill! Also, the person has a badly roached back and I think it would be hard to find a saddle that will be a good fit. That back looks a little weak and I suspect it would not support a rider's weight.

    The person maintains a decent pace through the jumps, but I detected a slight lameness behind.

    She also occasionally hangs her front elbows over the jump. While we see her freejumping here, I would not put her over any fixed XC type jumps. Her tendency to hang in front may cause a bad flip on an XC course.

    She seems to have a great attitude over the jumps and may be suitable for low level hunters.

    Sadly, due to her downhill conformation, I would not consider her a good broodmare prospect.
         
        02-03-2012, 05:24 PM
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    Foal
    Hahahaa that video was ridiculous, but I laughed way harder at your response Allison, good critique ;)
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        02-03-2012, 05:39 PM
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    Started
    Weird, but funny. That can't be an easy thing to do. I wonder how long she's been doing this. And I would have loved to have been there for the conversation that resulted in trying this.
         
        02-03-2012, 07:06 PM
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    Weanling
    O.O that's really very disturbing. Im going to have nightmares I think..
         
        02-03-2012, 07:19 PM
      #6
    Showing
    LOL can you imagine seeing that in person? Freeeaaaaky!

    She must be so sore though.. lol
         
        02-03-2012, 07:25 PM
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    Banned
    Now that was weird
         
        02-03-2012, 07:26 PM
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    Green Broke
    Uhmm...I used to do that all the time...

    No joke, really I did.
         
        02-03-2012, 07:30 PM
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    Showing
    My friend and I tried jumping a jump... she made it, I landed on my face.

    Now I realize how silly we looked.

    VanillaBean... lol
         
        02-03-2012, 09:07 PM
      #10
    Foal
    Don't worry VanillaBean we're not judging you. You probably could have gone GrandPrix! ;) as for The conversation that started this,it probably went something like "i'm going to jump it! *jumps it regular two legged style" " HAHA EASY!...jump it like a horse...at a canter... on all fours..." the result : we just saw it . Lol
         

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