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post #11 of 40 Old 12-31-2012, 11:16 AM
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The highest I've ever jumped is 5. I'm hesitant to go much higher because the idea of going over a jump that's as tall as me or level with my horse's back is a little terrifying. In his heyday my horse used to jump 5 ft fences but the most I've ever asked him to do is 2-2.6. We have done 3.6 but it was a downed tree and it was completely unexpected. He took it like a pro, I thought I was going to have a heart attack.

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post #12 of 40 Old 12-31-2012, 05:19 PM
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I've been preparing my horse (on the ground) for jumping for the last month and a half and finally had our first jumping lesson last night. He had never jumped under saddle, and I hadn't jumped in 3 or 4 years, and only tiny jumps back then. Here's the combination we accomplished (under saddle!) by the end of the lesson:

I'm so ridiculously proud of him
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post #13 of 40 Old 01-13-2013, 04:44 PM
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3'5 :) it isnt especially high but I was very proud of myself and my pony, more my pony he did all the hard work I just set him up, he could've gone higher but I thought i'd end it on a good note and call it a day
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post #14 of 40 Old 01-14-2013, 10:26 AM
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I had someone bet me my dressage school master couldn't jump.

So I threw him over a couple of crosses, and then jumped a 3'6..1m10. He was rubbish at it, but he did it, and a course of it too. Poor fella! But, dressage horses can jump :P
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post #15 of 40 Old 01-14-2013, 11:36 AM
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Highest I have jumped is 6'3 on my old Dutch Warmblood. Sadly the photos were on my old laptop that got broken in a move and we couldn't retreive the pictures or anything else for that matter *sigh*

Highest I have competed is 4'6.

Highest I school and compete in the last couple of years is 3'6.

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post #16 of 40 Old 01-14-2013, 12:47 PM
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My boy and I are still in training. XD But we've gone up to 3'6/3'9.
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post #17 of 40 Old 01-14-2013, 01:07 PM
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I believe the highest I have jumped is about 4ft although I have only ever shown up to 3'6.
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post #18 of 40 Old 01-17-2013, 01:08 PM
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2 foot haha!
I'm new to it :p

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post #19 of 40 Old 01-17-2013, 08:24 PM
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2'9ft but it was a mistake.
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post #20 of 40 Old 01-17-2013, 08:34 PM
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Me and my little 14.3 (on a good day) wonder horse did 3'9" the other day in our lesson! It was great!


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