Throwback to being on the Sydney International Cross Country Course. The wonder... - Free Riding NZ

Throwback to being on the Sydney International Cross Country Course. The wonder…

NOW SOLD- Boston….. Otherwise known as “Little Boss” …
June 12, 2018
Goldrush
June 18, 2018


Throwback to being on the Sydney International Cross Country Course. The wonderful team at SIEC moved a number of jumps around for me to jump which was awesome!
This drop was over 2 meters down… Which came off a downhill run up. It took two jumps for me to figure out how to balance my body without getting thrown around and where the best place was for me to place my weight. Being bareback you can’t lean back like you would normally in a saddle as there are no stirrups to balance on and you have to be very careful you don’t flip forward straight over the horses head on landing.

It’s not just about the rider either. You must always do your best to be as light and balanced as possible so that you do not unbalance your horse on take off, in the air or on landing…AND so you are not using your reins for balance. Their job is already hard enough without us making it any tougher by working against them by where we place our weight 😊

It’s very interesting what you can…. And cannot get away with bareback. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜…

#ThanksGoldrush!!!





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25 Comments

  1. Anonymous says:

    Harriet Eaton! This is amazing!

  2. Anonymous says:

    Majenta Little

  3. Anonymous says:

    100% togetherness πŸ’•

  4. Anonymous says:

    Chantelle Dart!!!

  5. Anonymous says:

    Rosie AshbeeBeth ParryLydia Parry

  6. Anonymous says:

    Oh wow! You and your horse are so brave! Look at the behind legs! And you sit so good! Good job!

  7. Anonymous says:

    Jacqui Hogan engage core

  8. Anonymous says:

    Erica Laurie Melanie Burk Kristen Burk 😍😍😍

  9. Anonymous says:

    Lexi Papoulias

  10. Anonymous says:

    amazing 😍

  11. Anonymous says:

    Jessica Rae my bareback adventures aren’t quite this extravagant

  12. Anonymous says:

    Cornelia Southey

  13. Anonymous says:

    Amazing riding, amazing TEAM❣️

  14. Anonymous says:

    Amely Hurst lue sie hani mau gmeint.

  15. Anonymous says:

    Evianne DuBois 😳

  16. Anonymous says:

    Not only is it insane shes bareback, have a look at the ponies back legsπŸ˜‚ Hayley Bell

  17. Anonymous says:

    JΓ©rΓ©my regarde

  18. Anonymous says:

    Wow! You are awesome. And Goldrush is a superhorse!

  19. Anonymous says:

    Sabi Ne

  20. Anonymous says:

    you both obviously love your jobs!

  21. Anonymous says:

    Fantastic… pleasure to see this and the wonderful smile after that crazy jump says it all!! πŸ‘πŸ‘

  22. Anonymous says:

    Mon idole ! Marion Ol pour bientΓ΄t avec Hindi chou πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

  23. Anonymous says:

    Markeisha Cross

  24. Anonymous says:

    Carmen Zimmermann πŸ™€

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