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    03-17-2009, 05:55 PM
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Foal
My first attempt at western riding *Pictures*

So i'm a very traditional English rider and when I went to my grandma's she took me to the western yard up the road and they gave me a lesson. It was quite an experience but the horse I had was the sweetest thing... called "H"
Here's some pix


I wasn't the best at it but I really enjoyed it.
     
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    03-17-2009, 07:46 PM
  #2
Foal
I don't ride western either, but it looks like you did a good job to me =]
     
    03-17-2009, 08:38 PM
  #3
Weanling
You look pretty good but your stirrups are too short, I you go there again have them lowered. "H" looks like a very good boy!
     
    03-17-2009, 09:39 PM
  #4
Weanling
Looks pretty good...but LOOK UP. Lol Try to stretch down into your stirrups and get those heels down. That horse looks like a sweat heart. Its great that you enjoyed your first western lesson!
     
    03-18-2009, 02:38 AM
  #5
Showing
Looks pretty good. I agree, your stirrups are a little too short and you need to look up. I won't say anything about your heels. I tend to ride with my toes more down too.
     
    03-18-2009, 01:28 PM
  #6
Weanling
Yea a transition from english to western might be hard.. just remember that you should be sitting deep into you're saddle and barely have a bend in you're leg.
     
    04-04-2009, 01:15 PM
  #7
Foal
Well done you look great.
     
    04-04-2009, 08:17 PM
  #8
Started
Looking good for your first lesson! Haha.
     
    04-05-2009, 02:39 PM
  #9
Weanling
You look really good!! Cute horse
     
    04-07-2009, 09:24 PM
  #10
Weanling
heels down and feet my the sturps relax your hands
     

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