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        01-25-2010, 01:02 AM
      #1
    Green Broke
    Jumping Exersizes.

    Hey,

    So I noticed there wasn't a thread on this! So I figured it would be a good idea to start a thread about it so we could all share grids, ect.
         
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        01-25-2010, 02:55 AM
      #2
    Weanling
    Bounces? Gymnastic lines?
         
        01-25-2010, 04:03 AM
      #3
    Green Broke
    Can I start with a question

    How do you know how far to space jumps??
    Or more specificly the one where the horse jumps in and its a jump out with like one stride inbetween?? If that makes sense
         
        01-25-2010, 07:21 AM
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    Banned
    RedTree,

    Depends on the size and the ability of the horse. If you're cantering in, distance for a one stride in and out is 21 - 24 feet. Trotting in 18'.

    Standard math is a based on a 12' stride, and allowing 3' each take off and landing for fences 3' and less; take off allowance should be the same distance as the fence is high. So for a 4' high one stride in and out, you'd open up the distance 2' to allow for the height of the fences.

    The object when schooling a horse througth a grid at first is to set the distances comfortably for them, so sometimes a little tweaking is in order to make the distances suit the horse.

    When teaching riding school lessons on school horses, I always set the distances shorter to make sure all the schoolies could do it comfortably -- you didn't want a lesson student to take their leg off in the middle and then have the horse add a stride or have the schoolie have to reach for the second fence.

    Hope that helps.
         
        01-30-2010, 07:40 AM
      #5
    Green Broke
    Umm whats that in metres??
         
        01-30-2010, 07:52 AM
      #6
    Green Broke
    6.4 - 7.3 meters, is 21 - 24 ft. Hope that helped.
         
        01-30-2010, 09:15 AM
      #7
    Yearling
    I know it's a very basic and early exercise but I always enjoy canter poles...it even seems like my horse has fun with them. I saw a huge improvement in his form and relaxing when approaching a jump after doing these and then moved up to gymnastics.
         
        01-30-2010, 10:06 AM
      #8
    Foal
    Hahaha...knowing my horse, Cecillia, he would jump the canter poles instead of cantering over them. Silly baby horse!
         
        01-31-2010, 02:34 AM
      #9
    Yearling
    How far apart do you put the canter poles and even trot poles. Is it 3'?
         
        02-03-2010, 12:27 PM
      #10
    Foal
    I enjoy doing lots of flat work with my gelding. It rounds him and allows him to be more flexable and agile for bigger jumps. Before I learnt to properly jump, he could only do 3ft3...now he can do over 4ft6

    Bounces and gymnastic lines are great, trotting poles and small courses with bounces or gymnastic lines put into them work good as well. :)
         

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