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My Aamir 11-18-2011 01:14 AM

Oh the mentor is starting to get perturbed! :)
 
Howdy! I'm new to the horse world... so let's say i'm master my irons and now just need to work on balance. I have no picture for my posture but i know that my butt can stick out and my legs fall backwards.... so how do i keep my legs still.... any tips or do i just concentrate more? My mentor hasn't been around since fair season and we never got to the next lesson.... :(

justashowmom 11-18-2011 08:25 PM

Make sure you aren't pinching with your knees. Don't ask me how I know this!!!!

With Grace 11-18-2011 08:47 PM

I have found that as my legs got stronger over the last few months, my legs have really calmed down and are now steady. I also constantly remind myself to keep my legs long with weight in my heels so that I dont use my knees or reins for balance.


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