Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: southern Arizona
Watching the video, almost everyone kept a forward balance going down steep slides. It seems weird to me, but that was the way it was taught. It is one aspect of cavalry riding that I choose to ignore...but then, I have no intention of taking my horse thru terrain like that! There are times my 55 year old body looks at something and thinks, "Yeah...maybe 35 years ago!"
... Energy is an admirable thing, but the energy of stupidity seldom avails much..." - On Seats and Saddles (1868), Francis Dwyer, Major of Hussars (light cavalry)