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    07-17-2011, 05:42 PM
  #1
Green Broke
Over jumping

How can you tell you are over jumping? I know my trainer says it's when people are in jump position before the horse even goes over the jump or something close to that. I'm not sure if I'm doing that and would like to know if I am or not..is it something I can feel or not?
     
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    07-17-2011, 06:05 PM
  #2
Trained
Set up a ground pole between two uprights to simulate a jump. Trot or canter over it in your two point position. If your upper body moves more forward over the pole, you have a tendency to over jump.
     
    07-20-2011, 10:57 AM
  #3
Foal
Over jumping is when you move ahead of the horse instead of with him, thus ending up that you would be crawling up his neck. When someone over jumps, their seat would be suspended over or infront of the pommel of the saddle. Another sign of over jumping is that your leg has slipped back, which often happens when a rider throws the rest of his or her weight forwards and therefore moves the leg back to stay balanced.

Try having someone take a picture or video of you jumping from a side angle. See where your seat is and your hands are. Your seat should be poised over the center of the saddle and ultimately should still be over your heels. Your hands should not look like they are reaching for your horse's ears.

Hope I was helpful.
     
    07-21-2011, 01:09 AM
  #4
Green Broke
Thanks! I will try that!
     

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