Getting to the top in Hunter/Jumper(: - Page 2
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Riding Horses > English Riding > Jumping

Getting to the top in Hunter/Jumper(:

This is a discussion on Getting to the top in Hunter/Jumper(: within the Jumping forums, part of the English Riding category

    Like Tree5Likes

     
    LinkBack Thread Tools
        11-15-2012, 10:57 PM
      #11
    Green Broke
    Excellent! Yr is an excellent goal to have in mind. I know several people who were on teams and loved it. If you don't mind me asking, If you're showing at 3"3 and looking to do yr, why are you looking at ponies and babies? Yr is 1.45-1.50 and I realize very few people will have one horse that takes them to that level... But I'd at least be looking for a 1.40 horse.
    Posted via Mobile Device
         
    Sponsored Links
    Advertisement
     
        11-15-2012, 10:58 PM
      #12
    Banned
    I'm not allowed to buy another horse hehe, but I know a thoroughbred I can lease. My friend has jumped her 4' and she could easily go higher. I guess I like ponies... my current pony (14.1) is jumping 4'3. (:
         
        11-16-2012, 12:13 PM
      #13
    Weanling
    EAP is a program that was created to build the opportunites you are seeking, and you should consider it. This program can get you noticed, as it did the current Maclay and USEF Show Jumping Talent Search Finals East winner.

    Welcome to EAP
         
        11-16-2012, 01:15 PM
      #14
    Foal
    I agree with what's been said by upnover. It's a lot of hard work, a lot of hard days, and to be frank, a lot of money. I would suggest finding a working student position with a reputable trainer/facility, which may mean relocation. If you're in school, look for a summer intern position and ride as much as possible during fall, winter, and spring. A WS position will teach you the true ropes of the business, while giving you ample riding time and exposure to trainers and clients that come through. You'll also be put on a wide variety of mounts. If you want to be at "the top," wherever that may be, you need to be able to ride any horse you're asked to.

    Yardandgroom.com has horse related jobs (including WS positions) if you're interested. Good luck!
         
        11-20-2012, 08:51 PM
      #15
    Banned
    Awesome, thankss(:
    I'm thinking about Maclay next year, how do I qualify?
         
        11-20-2012, 10:52 PM
      #16
    Green Broke
    At rated shows there is a maclay class you enter. Depending on how many are in the class you get a certain number of points if you ribbon 1-4th. For example, if there are 16 or less people in your class and you win you get 10 pts. Your points accumulate and if you get a certain number you qualify for regionals. I think there are something like 7 regional competitions in the country. From there they take the top 150 from all the regionals across the country and those qualify for finals. Finals is usually around the end of oct and all the people who qualify (and want to) come and compete.
    Posted via Mobile Device
         
        11-21-2012, 12:20 PM
      #17
    Banned
    Thankss(:
         

    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
    Hunter or Jumper? LoveTheSaddlebreds Horse Riding Critique 11 04-16-2011 12:54 PM
    My hunter/jumper ;] NordicJuniper Horse Riding Critique 0 08-21-2010 02:29 AM
    What about this one? (jumper/hunter) Jordan S Horse Riding Critique 16 03-29-2010 12:24 PM
    Hunter jumper? idance0nhooves Horse Training 6 08-23-2008 11:52 PM
    Hunter /Jumper chasin the dream English Riding 13 06-08-2008 12:53 AM



    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:26 PM.


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