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RE: [RC] [RC] Crupper - terry banister

 Happy Trails!

Terry

>From: rides2far@xxxxxxxx >To: Sheila_Larsen@xxxxxxx >CC: ridecamp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx >Subject: [RC] Crupper >Date: Wed, 28 Apr 2004 16:34:30 -0400 > > Adjust > > it just a little looser than you may ride in at first, then longe > > him at a walk, trot and canter. If he is ok then ride. Slowly > > increase the tension to where you want it. > >If the horse is on the flat there shouldn't be any pressure. The horse >will tuck his butt to go downhill and that will tighten the crupper. The >only time I've had any problems with it properly adjusted was when a I've been told that Cowboy Magic lubricates crupper/tail, and does not wear off during the ride. >green horse got to the *bottom* of a hill where the saddle had slid >forward some and made it tight, then when he trotted on the flat he was >acting goosey. I've started at least 6 horses on cruppers and have been >amazed that none of mine have really cared so long as it's slack on the >flat. I do use the Ortho-Flex soft neoprene cruppers. > >Angie >============================================================ >Prudence and focus will carry you a long way on a horse. >~ Frank Solano > >ridecamp.net information: http://www.endurance.net/ridecamp/ > >============================================================ _________________________________________________________________ Lose those love handles! MSN Fitness shows you two moves to slim your waist. http://fitness.msn.com/articles/feeds/article.aspx?dept=exercise&article=et_pv_030104_lovehandles ============================================================ Prudence and focus will carry you a long way on a horse. ~ Frank Solano ridecamp.net information: http://www.endurance.net/ridecamp/ ============================================================