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Equine Angel 01-04-2011 01:47 PM

First English Lesson
 
Hi!
I have rode western my whole life. I love the look of dressage and riding collected. So basically i finally decided to take an English lesson...I wanted to learn more on posting. Also I wanted to figure out where my feet go. Which I did find out.
Any way here is a pic from it. ( I tought western lessons at this barn before going back to school full time).

I do know my hips look further back than should be but its how my saddle is...its a really hard slant. So I know even though its different from western but I need to stay rurther forward.
http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-..._6855625_n.jpg

tempest 01-04-2011 01:59 PM

Can't see the picture.

Equine Angel 01-04-2011 02:07 PM

http://sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-..._6855625_n.jpg

haleylvsshammy 01-04-2011 02:21 PM

It sounds and looks like you had fun!

EmilyandNikki 01-04-2011 02:53 PM

Glad to see that your converted!! But your english will help your western and your western will help your english.

Hidalgo13 01-04-2011 02:57 PM

You look great in an english saddle. :) With time it get's even funner and better. :D

tempest 01-04-2011 05:53 PM

I can see both pictures now, I don't know why I couldn't see it earlier. Sorry for the inconvenience...
Remember to relax and breathe.

kitten_Val 01-04-2011 07:38 PM

You look very nice. Leaning how to post is lots of fun. Lol!

Tempest, it could be loading so you couldn't see it. I think it happened to me once or twice too. :wink:

lildonkey8 01-04-2011 07:47 PM

not trying to be critical, but you need to bring you feet back

MyBoyPuck 01-04-2011 08:13 PM

So how did you like the launching pad known as the english saddle? Some western riders I know call them Chicklets since there's nothing there compared to western.


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