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"As in all riding, minimum motion is best and least disturbing to the horse's effort. The closer your center is to your horse and his center of gravity, the more stable and yet flexible you will be."
"You will have difficulties if you block or lock any portion of your motion. First, you will be left behind your horse's motion and then pitched ahead of it...."
"I must stress that breathing is all-important. Countless instructors have discovered the advantages of having their pupils sing while going over jumps — you cannot hold your breath when singing."
"...try breathing in rhythm with your horse's strides as you approach. Then, as you take off, let the air start to flow out. After that, just breathe normally. The main idea is that if you are breathing out as you take off, it is difficult to catch and hold your breath."