If you want to check that you cross country position is strong enough. Get someone to give you a gentle shove while you are in jump position on your own two feet. If you stay where you are, your position is pretty solid. If you collapse or fall forwards it might need some work.
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An amateur rider who produces all her own horses. I have competed at novice level and sadly never got further due to bad luck with horses but I am still ambitious to achieve a lot more. I have a riding qualification in UKCC2 and a diploma in NLP. Sports science and particularly the mental game fascinates me. For a day job I work for a large multinational brand.