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tempest 07-21-2010 07:57 PM

Gripping
 
I asked my friend today why it didn't hurt her to ride in shorts in a hunt seat saddle. Because when I ride in shorts (in a hunt saddle), I get saddle sores. And she told me that when she rides, she grips with her thighs, however I grip with my knees, which apparently gives me closer contact with the saddle. So what part of your leg do use more to give you better contact with the saddle?

cakemom 07-21-2010 08:29 PM

The stirrup leathers eat me if I wear shorts.
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tempest 07-21-2010 08:36 PM

I know, they did that to my legs, too.

Cinnys Whinny 07-21-2010 08:56 PM

I'm a thigh gripper most of the time

AQHA13 07-21-2010 10:23 PM

Thighs...


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