Originally Posted by netty83
Hey, I know you posted this a while ago now but i'm just learning the same thing and the more I relax and keep my legs relaxed the easier it is to absorb the movement. When I start to tense my legs get tense and seem to instruct my horse to go faster which then makes me more tense but as soon as I relax and and let my hips follow the horses action i'm fine (more of a side to side movement than a forward and back)
Originally Posted by yukontanya
STOP TRYING LOL yaa I know what the hell does that mean.. well it worked for me....
These are the keys to sitting the trot.
Don't think about what you're doing! (i.e. Stop trying), relax your legs and hips, and let your body will follow the motion of the horse.
Once you get there, it will be as natural as a walk, and you'll look back and wonder why everyone thinks it's so hard.