Thanks MIEventer, and you're right. My coach is very big on the basics and lunge line lessons, etc. like you say...but I don't ever video tape those so all everyone on here ever sees is the "fun stuff" lol
Maybe next time we're working on our dressage/my seat, I'll get him to video tape it for me!
He kinda did the bounce on a whim yesterday, we just started out the lesson just working on trotting poles and keeping ourselves straight over them, keeping legs on and still etc...that whole chute was actually just poles. Then after about an hour of that, he put up a little jump at the end, which turned into the bounce just to see what the horses would do, and so on. I know my form over the jumps in this video is not the best, he basically told me to just 2 point and release my hands for now, not to worry about bending as much for the bounce, just to give Sandie the practice doing something new (and myself for that matter haha!)
You are so right about getting the basics down, and my trainer coaches like that, I just don't show it enough on here because I normally just have him video tape the cool new jumps lol!!