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  1. bsms
    11-28-2018 12:59 PM - permalink
    bsms
    No idea how the visitor messages work. I hope if I reply here, it will be visible to TXhorseman. I'll try and see...

    Hmmm...my response was 7,717 characters and only 1,000 are allowed. So I'm transferring it to my journal thread:

    https://www.horseforum.com/member-jo...post1970639681
  2. TXhorseman
    11-28-2018 11:20 AM - permalink
    TXhorseman
    Hello, bsms.

    My desire in "Learning to ride...." was to warn against too much emphasis on pressure. Perhaps, I shouldnít have included the idea of the outside leg blocking the haunches.

    A horse's skeleton seems to negate bending to match an arc, though the spine can rotate as well as bend laterally. Still, the image helps teach lateral bending of the body Ė to whatever extent Ė as well as the neck.

    Regarding training: I know little of the French language, but could probably get a French speaker to turn with me if we were walking casually with my arm around the French speakerís shoulders. If I turn, the French speaker would probably turn with me.

    A relaxed horse responds to subtle influences. Not knowing its training, I can usually obtain a stop without reins after a few minutes getting the horse accustomed to my body moving with its body. I, then use changes in my body to influence the horse. If I stop moving, the horse usually stops moving.

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05-01-2019
03:25 PM - SueC mentioned bsms in post Why I Gotta Trot
...ut stuff like that, bsms. It's bad for your ...
04-26-2019
07:01 PM - tinyliny mentioned bsms in post Leg Position, Stirrup Length and Trail Riding
...e of the UPPER leg, bsms. Rather, it is the ...
04-23-2019
07:37 AM - SueC mentioned bsms in post Bandit, Cowboy & bsms...muddling through together
bsms, I heard two jokes t...
04-20-2019
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...ay to the library, knightrider. Ordered it used fro...
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Yes, lb27312 , the circled area i...
04-19-2019
10:02 PM - SueC mentioned bsms in post Food/Treat Aggression/Pushiness
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12:53 PM - bsms mentioned SueC in post Food/Treat Aggression/Pushiness
...me polite again." - SueC Maybe that is how my...
12:43 PM - knightrider mentioned bsms in post Horse behavior at feeding time
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09:02 AM - SueC mentioned bsms in post Trotters, Arabians, Donkeys and Other People
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04-18-2019
09:50 PM - SueC mentioned bsms in post Bandit, Cowboy & bsms...muddling through together
... an old bath towel, bsms? It's great for scr...
04-17-2019
08:33 PM - SueC mentioned bsms in post Trotters, Arabians, Donkeys and Other People
...this turned out. bsms, those stories you'r...
11:10 AM - jaydee mentioned bsms in post Tell me HOW this bit works?
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04-15-2019
11:40 PM - SueC mentioned bsms in post Trotters, Arabians, Donkeys and Other People
@bsms , that flying footag...
08:58 AM - CopperLove mentioned bsms in post Leg Position, Stirrup Length and Trail Riding
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05:21 AM - SueC mentioned bsms in post Trotters, Arabians, Donkeys and Other People
...ck to aircraft too, bsms! But for now, I t...
04-13-2019
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11:13 AM - bsms mentioned SueC in post Leg Position, Stirrup Length and Trail Riding
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04-12-2019
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04-14-2019
10:34 AM - horselovinguy quoted bsms in post Tell me HOW this bit works?
Of course, in western rid...
04-13-2019
08:11 PM - Captain Evil quoted bsms in post Tell me HOW this bit works?
... your point on this bsms, and I agree, and ye...
03:22 PM - SueC quoted bsms in post Leg Position, Stirrup Length and Trail Riding
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01:53 AM - SueC quoted bsms in post Leg Position, Stirrup Length and Trail Riding
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04-11-2019
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04-10-2019
05:00 PM - bsms quoted Celeste in post Leg Position, Stirrup Length and Trail Riding
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04-08-2019
10:33 PM - bsms quoted Idrivetrotters in post Shanked Snaffle
tinyliny, here is another complicat...
08:14 PM - bsms quoted tinyliny in post Shanked Snaffle
...This has really nothing to...
04-07-2019
09:24 PM - tinyliny quoted bsms in post Don't Don't . . verses . . . Do Do!
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06:07 PM - loosie quoted bsms in post Don't Don't . . verses . . . Do Do!
Watching his example, I d...
04-06-2019
11:39 AM - Avna quoted bsms in post Sustainability in the Horse World
Without a continuous rive...
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04-04-2019
07:42 PM - SueC quoted bsms in post Bandit, Cowboy & bsms...muddling through together
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06:23 PM - gottatrot quoted bsms in post Bandit, Cowboy & bsms...muddling through together
We also seem to get a lot...
11:54 AM - bsms quoted xxBarry Godden in post Leg Position, Stirrup Length and Trail Riding
I vary between 3 stirrup lengths, a...
04-01-2019
03:22 PM - bsms quoted Filou in post "One rein stop is cruel/Not for English riders?"
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