|AlexS ||10-23-2010 01:51 AM |
Go ahead tell me the worst.
This is a very old pic of me, but my goal for my young horse would be jumping with a small amount of dressage. As he is still a project, there is little point in posting a pic of him - so here is an old pic of me. As he is still learning a lot, I may as well work on myself, or at least understand what I need to work on.
Thanks in advance, and I promise I won't get upset or argue with you! http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v4...osscountry.jpg
|PintoTess ||10-23-2010 01:56 AM |
it looks ok, your keeping the right contact with your legs, just the only thing i can suggest is a bit more bend in the elbows and maybe releasing a bit more with your arms (up the neck a bit more) and you seem to be leaning back a little bit so this may help, take off like your pushing your horse over the jump. get what i mean? pretty horse BTW :P
|AlexS ||10-23-2010 02:03 AM |
Thanks, this pic was from many moons ago, as I have ridden for a long time but ride alone most of the time and so have no pics. But I still have problems with keeping a bend in my elbow now, even with flat work. So thanks.
And while I said I can take anything, no comments on how much of a strong bean I am :) Talk to my father, it is his fault. :)
|Chiilaa ||10-23-2010 03:41 AM |
You seem to be arching your back over a little. Try to keep it flat. Are you steeplechasing in that shot?
|AlexS ||10-23-2010 04:21 PM |
It was cross country.
|MudPaint ||10-23-2010 04:28 PM |
Alexs... you're aging yourself with that helmet that has an actual chin strap that your chin goes in. ;)
|AlexS ||10-23-2010 04:56 PM |
LOL I am older than dirt! And I still have that helmet! :)
|Clementine ||10-29-2010 02:58 AM |
If you still jump like that, I am seriously jealous. I want to steal your leg - it's like...perfect! I think your release looks fine - any further up the neck, and you'd be leaning forward.
I love your horse too. What breed?
|ErikaLynn ||10-29-2010 11:09 AM |
I think you look good, except your heals can go down more, and you kind of have chicken wing elbows. But I think that is a really neat picture it reminds me of pictures I see in old books my mom has (I'm not trying to call you old) And I had a helmet with a chin strap like too.
|Alwaysbehind ||10-29-2010 11:13 AM |
You look great! Jealous glare.
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