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hello. may i know how to sit balanced on a horse bareback? today, i sat astride a haflinger pony without saddle. when i made her walk, i was falling side wards.

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This takes practice, if you are falling sideways that means you are not balanced.  The best thing to do is to practice, if you find yourself leaning one way you need to put more of your body weight to the other side.  Do this at a walk to start until you find yourself balancing.  Good luck.  

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Lisa Lee

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Questions on basic training, fire safety with all types of animals, transportation questions, Fire Code requirements for buildings (NYS), basic building construction, fire safety in barns and animal facilities.

Experience

Over 20 years experience in the horse industry, from working on farms to owning and breeding my own horses. Have been involved with Code Enforcement and NFPA Standard development for the past 7 years. I am also involved in the Fire Service, both volunter and professionally, for a total of 20+ years.

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Past - NFPA, current, Easy Street Horse Rescue (Board of Directors)

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Multiple National Certifications in the Fire Service, including Fire Service Instructor, Fire Investigator Level 1, Hazardous Materials Technician; and I am curently close to the completion of my AS in Fire Science Technology. Over 20 years experience working with horses both personally and professionally, currently owner of 2 Paso Fino horses.

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