Originally Posted by kcscott85
I would not put poles behind a jump. While it may seem to be a good theory, too many times I've seen a horse land on the ground pole and trip.
Noooo! I meant after the jump on the track, so after the horse lands and starts getting fast, there are poles there he or she has to pick their feet up for. It wouldn't be fair just to put them in the landing area (I'm not a jumper so idk what the term is) because like you said, they could trip. Just I know when my horse is a little strong, rather than let him have open space, I put a few ground poles down the middle of the arena and we work on those for a bit.