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  1. Training, Performance, behavioral concerns/queries
    My Jump Position Struggle Ok so I've been riding for 2 years going on 3. I'm working on my jump position and hopefully starting to jump with my trainer but whenever I go into jump position I can't get my leg on the horse. It's like my leg goes farther from the horse when I go into it, almost...
  2. General Riding queries
    Hello, i ride and show all around and i have been doing rather well but I struggle with my toes pointing out BAD. like sometimes they will be pointing straight out in a 90 degree angle and i REALLY need to figure out how to stop it soon. I don't feel my toes pointing out and Its worse when i...
  3. Horse Riding Critique
    Hey can some of you look at this and give me ideas as to whats wrong with my stirrups/legs etc? It may be right but it looks wrong to me and I'm finding it hard to rise at the trot. Any ideas welcome thank you :) (Note the horse is going up a small hill in the photo)
  4. Show Jumping
    My chair seat is usually less pronounced in the walk, trot, and canter on one horse, and then on another my chair seat is out of control (especially at the posting trot and canter). I use the same saddle and the horses are similar sizes so I'm not sure what's causing this???
  5. English Riding Queries & Competition sub forums
    Hello all, after a long break I started riding again about 9 months ago and I feel that I am slowly getting better at it, despite my trainer always telling me that I am a bit slow on the uptake. My main problem are my legs and here I am not exactly sure what I am doing wrong. I ride on a...
  6. English Riding Queries & Competition sub forums
    So I recently got back into riding after a year off due to university, and when I went back to my old barn, my instructor told me to try something new, which will make my legs more stable. Instead of the usual heels down thing, she told me to keep my leg (technically foot) straight in the...
  7. English Riding Queries & Competition sub forums
    I'm new to this forum, so please bare with me haha. Basically I've been learning how to canter for over a year now, and I am still terrible at it.. I just can't seem to keep my leg on when the pony is in the canter, and the pony always breaks into a trot while I'm halfway around the arena. My...
  8. Horse Talk
    So I haven't ridden without half chaps since my first lesson. I think I started riding in August. I can't remember. Anyways, I feel as if my leg is a lot better. I saw a 13 year old cantering bareback, I am nowhere's near as solid as she was. I really hate the look of my current half chaps...
  9. English Riding Queries & Competition sub forums
    I used to go riding for a few years then a had a break and now I'm coming back to it. They used to put me on easier horses before but now that I'm older they are putting me and harder horses and I'm finding it really hard to get them into canter. My instructor said its to do with my leg...
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