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        01-25-2010, 08:12 PM
    Please critique my riding :)))

    So please pick on me!
    I have been riding for exactly 1 year.
    I just like hearing different peoples opinions because I want to get better!

    So this is me riding my favorite horse Paris. She is a bay thoroughbred that likes to bolt and she can be perfect one day and un-rideable the next. In the video I know I am pitched forward too far when cantering but I am working on it. You have to half seat on her because she will bolt if you don't.
    I am riding the BAY thoroughbred

    This is some of me riding a bay arabian gelding named Spider.
    The video might not work

    Here I am riding another day thoroughbred mare names Playtime.

    And these are from shows where I was showing a paint pony named April.

    One thing I noticed going through my pictures is that I need to put my toe in.
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        01-26-2010, 07:10 AM
    Why did you post this 3 times? Lol. I'll be back later to critique.
        01-27-2010, 03:11 PM
    It's really good, especially as you've only been riding one year! Must be a natural, just try not to over exagerate it and keep your bum in the saddle :)
        02-05-2010, 09:29 PM
    You've only been riding a year?
    You're eq o/f is really good...goodness it took me awhile!

    All I can see is that you need to press into your heel a little more and squeeze with your calf. The base support of your jump is generally most important.

    Looking good!

    BTW that bay horse is WAY cute :)
        02-06-2010, 01:54 PM
    Wow only a year!!! I have only been riding for a year and can only jump like 6 inches... your very good!

    equitation, jumping, lesson, riding

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