Please critique me and my mare! (JUMPERS)
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Riding Horses > Horse Riding Critique

Please critique me and my mare! (JUMPERS)

This is a discussion on Please critique me and my mare! (JUMPERS) within the Horse Riding Critique forums, part of the Riding Horses category
  • Me and my mare
  • Show name for my mare paris

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    04-06-2010, 08:29 PM
  #1
Foal
Smile Please critique me and my mare! (JUMPERS)

Hi! Me and my mare
Paris (thoroughbred)
Are training for jumpers in a local open show at the end of may. We are looking to compete in training jumpers with fence hights at 3'-3"3'.
I HAVE ONLY BEEN RIDING FOR ONE AND A HALF YEARS...... I want to make that clear. 1 1/2
Yes 1 1/2

Haha sorry I get questioned a lot

So please critique me and my mare!

     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    04-06-2010, 11:33 PM
  #2
Banned
She looks like a great little jumper. I like her a lot but I'd like to see you not pull on her face as she and you are going over the jumps and on flat. If you aren't doing that then I saw something that wasnt there. But yea good job :)
     
    04-07-2010, 07:33 PM
  #3
Foal
You are an excellent rider for only having riden a year and a half!

Your horse is nice and round for parts of it, but (and I think this may come from the pulling on her face, as the above poster said) she goes flat and pulls on the reins sometimes in between jumps. To get her more on the bit, take up a soft contact and nudge her with your outside leg until she rounds up, then relax your leg. She may only stay round for a couple strides, but you can build it up gradually.

I understand that you're practicing, and probably not planning on going out to A-level shows and winning (yet!), but if you're going out for jumpers and not hunters, you'll need a little more speed. This might be just me, but it kind of looks like your mare needs just a tad more warmup. It could just be that she isn't extending very well, or you're asking her to collect!

Overall, looks very good!!
     

Tags
equitation, jumpers, mare, show jumping

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
I think Jumpers will enjoy this :) Klassic Superstar Jumping 18 12-10-2009 10:04 PM
Jumpers? Lonannuniel Horse Breeds 9 10-31-2009 02:55 PM
A/O Jumpers? AmanteBugiardo Jumping 3 10-29-2009 08:50 PM
Stringhalt and Jumpers???? CJ82Sky Horse Health 11 08-24-2009 08:49 PM
i want to start doing jumpers x3melissa Jumping 3 01-28-2009 02:39 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:20 PM.


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