Always sit on the front of the saddle and check regularly that you have not slipped backwards to be on the cantle. This is very important because :
- It enable you to hit the ball early
- You will be secure in the saddle, permanently well balanced, and your body's centre of gravity will be perfectly placed to apply all the skills of polo
- You can move into the half-seat with minimum effort
- The pony is confortable for all its actions.