Are you sitting up nice and straight?
As you sit, so shall you ride. When we are not balanced on our horse we make it hard for them to do their job.
Is your core engaged? Your pelvis balanced and neutral?
Most people have no idea, but You Will, when you do the simple, fun activities in my program. You'll tip over a lot in the beginning, get wet, and have a laugh. You'll discover you are not as secure on your horse as you should be, but will quickly improve.
Are your legs placed evenly under you with your heels on the floor?
Riders who's heels are up are in more danger of falling forward and have a harder time cueing their horse effectively. Try balancing on one foot. Now lift your heel off the floor and see how much harder it is. Working in the water will challenge your balance just like a horse does.
Are you taking nice full rhythmic breaths?
We tend not to and there's nothing scarier to your horse than You holding your breath. The breath practice in the program will make you more aware of how you breathe and teach you to breathe fully, and move, at the same time.