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busysmurf 01-04-2013 02:31 AM

Ready, set...Pick it apart
 
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It's an old photo, and I know the wrists are TERRIBLE, but what else do you guys see?:-)

PurpleMonkeyWrench 01-04-2013 02:32 AM

I see a gorgeous horse and a gorgeous lady!!!

busysmurf 01-04-2013 02:33 AM

Thank you, that's very kind:)
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MyBoyPuck 01-04-2013 07:45 PM

Would you come groom my horse for me? He's absolutely stunning. Squeaky clean. I can't comment on your position. I don't know squat about western.

Oxer 01-05-2013 01:32 AM

i don't know anything about Western either... however i would say to roll your shoulders back a bit, since you look a tad slouched. My horse kinda' looks like the horse in your picture! :)

tinyliny 01-05-2013 02:03 AM

yeah, gorgeous horse in great form and super relaxed but listening to rider.

rider is very well aligned over the stirrup. looking up, too

just roll the shoulders back a tad, without getting tense about it and get that hand up. I think you are trying too hard to be light with your hand, but even the hand should be holding the rein with "tone" in it; not limp.

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busysmurf 01-06-2013 12:01 AM

Thanks guys. If I remember correctly, I was always trying to get him using his hind end more, and didn't do a good job of doing it quietly, lol. The shoulders have always been my weak point.

Tiny, I wish there were more pics of us together. His owner was supposed sent me some....
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SeeyaLater 01-15-2013 08:09 PM

What I like best is the natural head set. No peanut pushing! Yes!


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