"Push, don't pull" - K.
"To get your horse on the bit,
keep a straight line elbow to bit,
place your hands out of the pit." - K.
"Ride your horse forward and put it straight"
"There are magnets in those walls" - Hanna Johnson
"Fluff the reins out to let the horse stretch"
- Diana Miller-Howard
Remember the bit is only as severe as the rider's hands. -
Wait with weight - Larry Buseck
You can only drive as much as you can
hold. - Robert O. Mayer
The No Spin Quote
Here's a spiffy quote from Charles deKunffy:
"The leg energizes; the seat modifies; the hand
Do not press your hands down. This breaks the elbow to mouth connection. Keep elbows by your
hips. K. Hermann