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What must I do to avoid falling off my horse?
I need advice because it's my second time getting stitches on my face while jumping?

What must I do to avoid falling off my horse?
I need advice because it's my second time getting stitches on my face while jumping?
We can't give you advices if we don't understand better what exactly happens. Is your horse spooking at something ? Is it a problem of position from your part ? What type of horse do you ride ? Does it happen with every horse ? What does your coach says about all that ?
Yes.. I fall off alot these days. Its the second time i got stitches on my face while jumping. So thats why i need advice to avoid it?
To me, the one important thing to remember is : lean backwards. This will always help you.
But why do you ask exactly ? Do you fall a lot ? In what context ? Can you give us more details to help you ?
Hi, if you horse is spooking at something, think about what he might be scared about before you get to it and prepare for it by gripping on with your knees and seat and lean more back rather than forward because this will encourage the horse to go slower rather than faster. if you are trotting past something scary flex his neck to the inside and use your inside leg to push him to the fence. try to push him through the scary thing. most important thing is do not lean forward. when you do that horses think go faster