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xChelseaxxSmilex 05-24-2009 09:44 PM

(New Here) flat critique
Hello I am Chelsea and am new here. This video was taken about 3 years ago. I have only been riding for two years. I have trained Diamon by myself. I have went through so many instructors with him as they just wanted to train me on a different horse, so i just decided to follow other trainers ideas. I now have a instructor who is here to help both of us.:D This is the best video to critique i think but i have others you can check out on my yt page. ps there is one clip where i'm in a hunter hack class, but most of it is flat.Thank you!:D

xChelseaxxSmilex 05-24-2009 09:46 PM

note- i know my stirrups were way too long in this video. Last week i raised them up 3 holes. That was the cause for my swinging leg and also my wrist were incorrect.

morganshow11 05-24-2009 09:53 PM

Your hands are too far apart, try putting them closer together, other than that you look great!

xChelseaxxSmilex 05-24-2009 10:11 PM

Thank you so much! yes i have been working on my hands so much since the video!:D

xChelseaxxSmilex 05-24-2009 11:03 PM

bump please i want all the advice i can get

morganshow11 05-24-2009 11:05 PM

do you happen to have any rescent pics or vids?

xChelseaxxSmilex 05-24-2009 11:14 PM

I wish i did! I'm about to make a new video this week, so i'll be able to post it on here. i'm going to stat making videos weekly of my lessons. :D

morganshow11 05-24-2009 11:16 PM

Ok i will make sure i see it:)

morganshow11 05-24-2009 11:27 PM

I know you said that you knew your sturrups were to long (which they are). But just a little pointer tip thing.

When your stirrups are too long it will cause your toes to go down, especially during the posting trot. Since you are pushing of your toes/feet your toes will go down becuase of the pushing. So putting your stirups shoter will keep your heels toes from going down.
I know you said that you raised them but i was just saying.

xChelseaxxSmilex 05-25-2009 09:54 AM

Thank you! Yes me shortening my stirrups has helped a lot! :D I can't believe how low i had them. I probably just got into a habit with it.

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