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  1. Horse Health
    My arab has always had issues with weight. Even when we first got him and he was pretty large his hip bones were very prominent (I should add that both his dam and sire did not have hip bones that stuck out). Over winter he lost alot of weight and is only now putting it back on. I want to know...
  2. Horse Health
    In mid august my gelding started to show symptoms of a stiff hind end. This started with dragging his right hind leg while loping on the left lead and a pain response of bolting forward when suddenly putting your weight deep in the saddle(sudden stops). This accentuated once fall's cool weather...
  3. English Riding
    My trainer keeps telling me to sink my weight into my hips more so I can sit the canter better. When I do, it can only keep it for two or three strides. I am very light-weight and can squat way more then my weight, so sometimes its hard for me to tell if I truly am sinking it in or not. Any...
  4. Dressage
    Posting in dressage has always been difficult for me. How exactly do you post without locking your hips & turning out your leg? I find if i try to use my thighs to post ( instead of using the stirrups to push myself up) i lock my hips, while if i leave my thighs out & use my stirrups, my toes...
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