Jumping Critique
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Riding Horses > Horse Riding Critique

Jumping Critique

This is a discussion on Jumping Critique within the Horse Riding Critique forums, part of the Riding Horses category

    Like Tree1Likes
    • 1 Post By MyBoyPuck

     
    LinkBack Thread Tools
        09-21-2013, 04:26 PM
      #1
    Foal
    Jumping Critique

    What are the main points I need to work on? This is a photo from me and Caspian jumping yesterday. I think, mainly the release needs improvement, but otherwise I'm not sure. The green thing is my water bottle, hahah!

    If you have any advice or critique for Caspian, as well, go ahead. He did get a bit close of a spot on this jump, however, he normally does have a pretty big bascule on him.



    Thanks!
         
    Sponsored Links
    Advertisement
     
        09-21-2013, 06:02 PM
      #2
    Trained
    Your position would be near perfect...if your horse was already in the air. The mechanics are there, but you need to wait for your horse to jump. If you left your position where it is and photoshopped your horse jumping under you about a second later, it would look fantastic. I get that he must have a heck of a jump in him, but let him push you into position instead of assuming it on your own.
    JaneyWaney9 likes this.
         
        09-21-2013, 07:06 PM
      #3
    Yearling
    You are a tad ahead of the horse..too far forward in your two-point. As MyBoy pointed out, if the horse were a frame later and your position were the same, it would be near perfect. Your lower leg has come back just a hair and it looks like you are gripping with the back inside part of your calf rather than along the calf itself..although this could be picture angle. I think if you brought your hips back more the release you think isn't correct would be correct at that point in the pic. An instructor of mine gave me the visual of pushing your horse away with your hands when you come up. It helps you to maintain your center of balance over the saddle.

    It could be due to the short takeoff spot but your head and eyes are up and looking ahead. Your shoulders are slightly rounded but that is probably a result of being too far forward and again, due to the short takeoff spot.

    VERY minor issues...:) and ones I suspect aren't there when the takeoff point is correct.
         
        09-22-2013, 11:51 AM
      #4
    Foal
    Thank you for the replies!
         

    Quick Reply
    Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
    Message:
    Options

    Register Now

    In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

    Already have a Horse Forum account?
    Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

    New to the Horse Forum?
    Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

    User Name:
    Password
    Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
    Password:
    Confirm Password:
    Email Address
    Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
    Email Address:

    Log-in

    Human Verification

    In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


    Old Thread Warning
    This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

    Thread Tools

    Similar Threads
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    Oh my! We went English?! & Are JUMPING?! First time jumping Critique(: Easter Horse Riding Critique 3 04-10-2012 04:47 PM
    Please do a jumping critique of Eddie jumping 3'9". fortheloveofhorse Horse Riding Critique 18 09-18-2009 02:56 AM



    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:37 PM.


    Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
    Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0