- - Oh OUCH!
|Cruiser ||01-26-2012 11:59 AM |
All I can think of it ouch.
|DuffyDuck ||01-26-2012 12:00 PM |
LOL I saw this when we had the 'rolkur' thread up, and when searching for pics this came up.
Its like every misconception people have about dressage riders rolled in to one!
|Corporal ||01-26-2012 12:01 PM |
You know a responsive car doesn't have to be pulled in and the tires don't exaggerate their rolling, to work well. I wish I had had the opportunity to really feel a horse on the bit before I got my first horses in 1985. My "Corporal" (Arabian, 1982-2009, RIP) was so generous that he let me force his headset, but willingly flexed afterwards for me and I had lots of fun riding him collected and playing at sidepassing--THAT was when I truly felt the energy go from the hindquarters through to the bit. (Galloping messages between coimmanders at CW events didn't hurt either.) I remember taking off with a message that was almost immediately changed--I was the first canter stride out, from a standstill, then I halted--his back legs slid down to the hocks to stop him--THAT felt weird!--but he was responsive.
Thanks for sharing! =D
|gigem88 ||01-26-2012 12:44 PM |
|kitten_Val ||01-26-2012 02:25 PM |
Nope, GH, I gonna take a bet with you ($10 + ice cream) that it's unlikely. Firstly because the elbow - hand - rein are all under different angles. Secondly because the hair net obviously out-weight the dressage queen in pic. :rofl:
|Golden Horse ||01-26-2012 02:37 PM |
I figured, given the foot position, she had forgotten she had switched to her lightweight spurs as well:-)
|caseymyhorserocks ||01-26-2012 08:25 PM |
Oh my!!!! Just hope no one actually does that to their horse... !
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