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        12-28-2009, 09:24 PM
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    Yearling
    Is this odd or what....

    So under saddle my horse can really be a brat and she gets rushy...Well my instructor thinks she is not the horse for me and thinks I should see her....Which really upset me because she has noooo idea what the horse was like...Well I rode Lady today bareback and she was a complete angel my instructor and my boss were both shocked with how well she looked and how well she did....So I am wondering what I might be doing wrong in the saddle that is causing her to act completly different
         
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        12-28-2009, 09:25 PM
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    Green Broke
    Maybe her saddle is properly fitted to her? It may be pinching her and hurting her. If it isn't fitted then get it fitted or get a new one that will fit her!!
         
        12-28-2009, 09:30 PM
      #3
    Weanling
    Yeah, I'm guessing saddle fit too.
         
        12-28-2009, 09:33 PM
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    Weanling
    Saddle fit is most likely the cause... but videos and pictures would be really helpful for determining the reason.
         
        12-28-2009, 09:33 PM
      #5
    Green Broke
    Ya im geussing saddle fitting problem too
         
        12-28-2009, 09:41 PM
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    Banned
    I agree....if its ONLY under saddle, then I think your saddle is the problem.
         
        12-28-2009, 11:52 PM
      #7
    Trained
    For such a drastic difference with the saddle, vs without, I would definitely be looking at saddle fit.
         
        12-29-2009, 12:44 AM
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    Yearling
    Ive had the saddle looked at and fitted and it fits fine....my instructor thinks its me....that I squeeze with my thighs/legs but yet telling her to whoa and the horse isn't happy.
         
        12-29-2009, 12:56 AM
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    Banned
    Wouldn't you do this bareback as well, especially since you don't have stirrups?
         
        12-29-2009, 01:08 AM
      #10
    Foal
    Perhaps your tense under saddle vs. bareback? Because I know when am riding bareback am more carefree then in the saddle..I would go with the saddle fit though like everyone above me. XD
         

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