Jumping ?
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Riding Horses > English Riding > Jumping

Jumping ?

This is a discussion on Jumping ? within the Jumping forums, part of the English Riding category

     
    LinkBack Thread Tools
        06-27-2008, 01:57 AM
      #1
    Foal
    Jumping ?

    Hey everyone, I've recently been watching a few fei jumping competitions on tv, and reading alot of the jumping topics. I have one wuestion though, I've been jumping for a while but never learnt two point ever, is this an american thing though? Because I thought I saw only the americans in the fei competitions using two point, and no one that I ride with knows what two point is? Sorry for the long post :)
         
    Sponsored Links
    Advertisement
     
        06-27-2008, 03:22 AM
      #2
    Showing
    Hmm...good question. I'm American...yet I've seen people from other countries jumping- & they use 2-point.
    How high are you jumping? In certain heights (like a foot or lower), you don't need to really be in a two-point. You can poke your butt out, lol.
         
        07-01-2008, 12:18 AM
      #3
    Foal
    Lol sorry for taking long to reply. Right now we are jumping 90cm and some 1m, but I've read on some boards that you learn two point before you learn to jump? Yea I saw on the fei that some people didnt look like they were out of their saddle, but in the american team it was easily seen? Sorry for all the questions
         
        07-01-2008, 02:46 PM
      #4
    Showing
    The term itself might be american but if you are jumping, regardless of the height, YOU HAVE to go in 2 point, you just do.

    The second you close you hip angle and move forward to follow your horse's movement over the fence-you are in 2 point
         
        07-02-2008, 07:48 AM
      #5
    Foal
    Ok thanks, so are you in two point just before the jump or quite a while before? Thanks
    Edit: just read another board, and im now thinking its the position over a jump? If it is so we call it jumping position over here lol that could be why I was confused?
         
        07-02-2008, 11:12 AM
      #6
    Showing
    The jumping position is pretty much "2 point". All it is, is different terms being used for it. Didn't realise it varied so much from continent to continent
         
        07-02-2008, 02:50 PM
      #7
    Foal
    Ok thanks some how I got the idea that two point is the position in which you ride around the whole jumping course, not your position over the jump, thanks so much for clearing that up for me
         
        07-11-2008, 01:55 AM
      #8
    Foal
    I'm American and I never jump with out using two point.
         
        07-12-2008, 08:35 AM
      #9
    Yearling
    I'm British, and that position with your bum just out of the saddle and whatnot is known as 'jumping position' here, too :) Just different names for the same thing.
         
        08-18-2008, 12:02 PM
      #10
    Foal
    Yea all my teachers have been irish or english and they've always called it jumping position so it gets confusing when you hear the different terms
         

    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



    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:13 PM.


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