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proeventer 03-02-2007 12:48 PM

CRITIQUE me then! JUMPING
 
First off this was when i was a month away from been 7yo.
http://www.horseforum.com/userpix/596_80439_b_1.jpg
The lessons i had then were from my mum she tought me to ride and jump.

NEXT....
Im 7 on this 1 with my pony jennins
http://www.horseforum.com/userpix/596_image5529_2.jpg

Here im 8 on Americano boy was he a strong pony but a fantastic jumper!
http://www.horseforum.com/userpix/596_image5518_3.jpg

http://www.horseforum.com/userpix/59...43910268_2.jpgThis one above is fudgey my uncles ride!

http://www.horseforum.com/userpix/596_54412344965_2.jpg This one ABOVE is Jacob my auntys sj pony

http://www.horseforum.com/userpix/59...53010456_3.jpg
ABOVE> Is me on lacarno in my friends menage! http://www.horseforum.com/userpix/596_19746293_2.jpg This is also me and lacarno in home menage

D-izzle 03-02-2007 03:57 PM

oh..wow you jump very high for the height of your ponies..I'm impressed...Just watch your leg and release.You look pretty darn good though!

proeventer 03-02-2007 04:05 PM

thank you i know my instructor Jenny metcalf is always telling me about my leg it just wont stay forward!!!

brittx6x6 03-07-2007 05:17 PM

You look pretty good on the top half of your body, but you need to bring your leg forward. I have the same problem as you sometimes no matter what I do my legs will fly back, and sometimes they won't move at all. A good exercise that can help your legs is to jump without stirrups. It causes you to think more about your legs.

Kiki 03-07-2007 10:26 PM

Not bad bad Proevnter you look very neat and your ponies jump well


keep it up

collected 04-08-2007 11:13 PM

I know whatcha mean about the legs not staying forward. It helps to do TONS of flatwork with and without stirrups to anchor your legs in place. Once your leg is solid on the flat, move on to smaller fences with and without stirrups, and keep moving up.

I love the third picture, that pony looks like he's attacking the jump :D

ponygirllizzie@xanadu 09-14-2007 11:44 PM

Your sholders look a little tense and release a little more otherwise you look good....how old are you? I'm almost thirteen and i jump maybe three six or a little higher

giget 09-21-2007 11:42 PM

arrr i hate it when little kids can jump higher then me lol but there normally braver then me

purest silver 09-23-2007 08:00 PM

wow americano is doing an amazingly beautiful jump with his nose tucked in like that


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