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post #1 of 5 Old 01-25-2010, 07:12 PM Thread Starter
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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
http://www.facebook.com/video/?of=132585

http://s306.photobucket.com/albums/nn243


http://s306.photobucket.com/albums/nn243

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This is some of me riding a bay arabian gelding named Spider.
The video might not work
http://www.facebook.com/video/?of=132585

http://s306.photobucket.com/albums/nn243

Here I am riding another day thoroughbred mare names Playtime.
http://s306.photobucket.com/albums/nn243

http://s306.photobucket.com/albums/nn243

And these are from shows where I was showing a paint pony named April.
http://s306.photobucket.com/albums/nn243

http://s306.photobucket.com/albums/nn243

One thing I noticed going through my pictures is that I need to put my toe in.

I live in a house but my home is in the stable.
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post #2 of 5 Old 01-26-2010, 06:10 AM
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Why did you post this 3 times? Lol. I'll be back later to critique.

Every ride, good or bad, teaches you something new.
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post #3 of 5 Old 01-27-2010, 02:11 PM
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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 :)
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post #4 of 5 Old 02-05-2010, 08:29 PM
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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 :)
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post #5 of 5 Old 02-06-2010, 12:54 PM
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Wow only a year!!! I have only been riding for a year and can only jump like 6 inches... your very good!
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