Body Position for Western Horseback Riding

Body Position for Western Horseback Riding



I'm an a QH a professional Horseman and a member of team Wrangler Brent Tincher I'm going to talk to you today about proper body position and how it affects daily riding Olivia and sterling are going to be helping me today proper body position is basic basically balance and using your body in a functional manner sitting in the center of the saddle I want to see a line from her shoulder to her heel but her arm should hang naturally like if she was standing and a bend to bend to the horse's mouth the reason she doesn't ride with her arm like this if you rode we're gathering cattle or riding on a trail ride or riding a horse trainer riding all day long this would hurt your neck and shoulder not using your body in a functional manner so actually this body position is functional so I want to her arm to hang naturally down her body a slight bend in her elbow to the horse's mouth I want to see her shoulders over her hips and her leg hanging under her shoulders that is a functional balanced body position team Wrangler is a program sponsored by Wrangler and consists of tough AQHA professional horsemen and horse women to find a professional Horseman in your area go to AQHA comm slash find a trainer

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