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post #11 of 15 Old 08-17-2010, 03:54 PM
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upnover i agree with you. that is how i ride and was taught and that is what i teach my student(s)

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post #12 of 15 Old 08-17-2010, 05:40 PM
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Great answer, upnover, thank you.

So for you, there's two-point and three-point and half seat is half way between the two?
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post #13 of 15 Old 08-17-2010, 05:46 PM
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I have always gone by this: three-point and half-seat are the same. Leg, leg, crotch. Full seat is leg, leg, seat. Then two-point is the jumping position.
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post #14 of 15 Old 08-17-2010, 06:37 PM
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Originally Posted by maura View Post
Great answer, upnover, thank you.

So for you, there's two-point and three-point and half seat is half way between the two?

That's what I was taught too.
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post #15 of 15 Old 08-18-2010, 10:40 AM
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I've only ever been taught 3-point and a 2-point, but to ride with a lighter seat which I guess would be a half seat? 3-point being butt in the saddle and 2-point being butt out of saddle. When I ride light out of the saddle, I sometimes get a butt rub with the saddle and have maybe a slight bit of contact with the pommel....
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