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post #1 of 4 Old 08-12-2013, 08:31 PM Thread Starter
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First Jumping Show

This upcoming weekend I will be showing in my first jumping show. The jumps will be no higher than 2' and they will be x rails, verticals, and oxers. I was wondering if there is anything I should remeber or any tips anyone has, that would be great
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post #2 of 4 Old 08-13-2013, 01:38 PM
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Keep your pace consistent, even if it's a jumper course. You don't need to go barrelling out of control at everything. Consistent pace and adjustments a few strides before lines if needed.
Breath.
Eyes up.
Strong legs.
RELEASE RELEASE RELEASE
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post #3 of 4 Old 08-19-2013, 04:07 PM
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Extra tips: If you're going over jump no 4, look over to no 5 as you go over no 4! If you're cantering to a jump and the next jump is on a different rein, as you go over the jump, turn your hand slightly and squeeze your inside leg on the girth to encourage the pony to and on the right leg:)
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post #4 of 4 Old 08-19-2013, 04:08 PM
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Sorry, **Land** on the right leg!
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