Originally Posted by mtrancher
There's no doubt that many people ride with too much weight in their stirrups. That's a common mistake.

Interesting. It seems to me, novice riders ride with too little weight in the stirrups, seemingly thinking that they are in a chair on the horse's back.

Heck, there was a time I would take field jumps bareback. As you might imagine, those days are long over!

If you take the time it takes, it takes less time.
--Pat Parelli

American by birth; Alaskan by choice.