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Understanding equine back pain....the only thing this article (which is very good) neglects to stress is that riders must have their seat balanced properly to keep their horses back healthy. Most instructors try to stick a rider in "one size fits all" position, or as they like to say, the "proper" position but a rider must be balanced for their body and their body alone.