Quick simple question for anyone who jumps. - Page 2

       The Horse Forum > Riding Horses > English Riding > Jumping

Quick simple question for anyone who jumps.

This is a discussion on Quick simple question for anyone who jumps. within the Jumping forums, part of the English Riding category

LinkBack Thread Tools
    05-25-2011, 01:19 PM

Going from little jumps to bigger jumps is really not that big of a deal, I've found that just treating a fence that is say 1m like it is only 50cm makes it a lot easier. With my horse keeping the same rhythm and staying relaxed is key so if he senses that I'm getting nervous or tense heading to a jump he'll tense up and take the fence from a bad distance, over jump, or just ignore my hand and leg and run. Going to a bigger jump you may need a little more impulsion from your horse so he can find the correct distance and doesn't chip the fence but there is definitely a difference between having more impulsion and just speeding up. I always make sure to give my horse a good release over the fence too.
Sponsored Links
    05-25-2011, 04:54 PM
My jumps go up 20cm each time so I can't gradually go up :/
There are some barrels I could mayb make a jump out of that are roughly 60 with a pole so im going to maybe try that tomorrow and see how it goes , eeek :L
Posted via Mobile Device

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.

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:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:


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
Just a simple question corinowalk Horse Riding 102 08-06-2010 06:56 PM
Question about XC jumps kitten_Val Eventing 14 07-03-2010 08:15 PM
VERY simple gullet question dreamrideredc Western Riding 3 06-23-2009 11:51 AM
simple question melshorsesami Horse Training 2 05-27-2009 05:12 PM
Simple question... savethepitbulls67890 Horse Breeding 4 04-01-2008 06:13 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:05 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0