ridecamp@endurance.net: Re: falling off

Re: falling off

Reynolds, Nikki (jakar@aiinc.com)
Wed, 05 Feb 1997 16:50:42 -0800

Dan G. Jackson wrote:
> You people have it all wrong! It's not "falling off", it's creative
> dismounting! And when you jump up (or land) you should put your arms above
> your head in the shape of a "V" like the Olympic gymnasts and ask your
> riding partner to score you!!!! :)
> Becki & Chance
> Wichita, KS

Ha Ha!! I did do that on one of my more spectacular "creative
dismounts"! My friends and I were riding drag on a local ride. We were
happily trotting along enjoying ourselves and chatting when a rabbit
broke from underfoot, running smack into my horse's legs. My horse did
a nice "airs above the ground" and I flipped head over heels, landing on
my feet with my arms upraised. I got a 9.0, missing the perfect mark
for not keeping my feet together and my toes pointed throughout the

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