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post #1 of 8 Old 11-16-2014, 11:28 PM Thread Starter
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Hopefully these pics are critique worthy. They are the best/most recent I have.
I was riding a 4 year old!!
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post #2 of 8 Old 11-16-2014, 11:30 PM
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It looks like you're leaning pretty forward, but maybe it's the pics?

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post #3 of 8 Old 11-16-2014, 11:31 PM Thread Starter
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Oh I did forget to add that she is quite butt high.

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post #4 of 8 Old 11-23-2014, 11:24 PM Thread Starter
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Anything else?

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post #5 of 8 Old 11-23-2014, 11:42 PM
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it's kinda hard to tell....the quality of the pics isn't very good, they're all unfocused or blurry and at weird angle. I do see you doing puppy dog/piano hands in a couple though, keep you thumbs up and pinkies down and in the first and second (esp. second) it looks like you're sitting on the cantle, I'm not really sure if this is cause the saddle is too small for you or another reason though.

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post #6 of 8 Old 11-24-2014, 12:42 AM
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Are you posting? Either way, but obviously esp if you are not you are far out of the saddle and leaning forward. Looks like you are balancing and bracing, a lot of people do this to prevent bouncing but ultimately it makes you bounce more and doesn't do you or your horse any favors.

Those pictures really aren't good and aren't doing you any favors.

You seem to be an English rider? Get some good pictures on a well trained horse riding English.. I think it will be a turn around!
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post #7 of 8 Old 11-25-2014, 11:27 PM Thread Starter
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it's kinda hard to tell....the quality of the pics isn't very good, they're all unfocused or blurry and at weird angle. I do see you doing puppy dog/piano hands in a couple though, keep you thumbs up and pinkies down and in the first and second (esp. second) it looks like you're sitting on the cantle, I'm not really sure if this is cause the saddle is too small for you or another reason though.
I do tend to let my hands flatten, I am working on it. I sometimes get "left behind" which is what I think is happening in the second picture.

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Are you posting? Either way, but obviously esp if you are not you are far out of the saddle and leaning forward. Looks like you are balancing and bracing, a lot of people do this to prevent bouncing but ultimately it makes you bounce more and doesn't do you or your horse any favors.

Those pictures really aren't good and aren't doing you any favors.

You seem to be an English rider? Get some good pictures on a well trained horse riding English.. I think it will be a turn around!
I am posting in these. I grew up riding western, but when I had Gavyn I rode english for about a year, and now I am back to western again. I can do some more pics of me riding my lesson horse english though. I was starting to miss it lol.

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post #8 of 8 Old 11-25-2014, 11:39 PM
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Hmm I would of guessed you were "english trained" :)
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