Switching to Jumpers, What to expect? - Page 2
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Riding Horses > English Riding > Jumping

Switching to Jumpers, What to expect?

This is a discussion on Switching to Jumpers, What to expect? within the Jumping forums, part of the English Riding category

    Like Tree2Likes

     
    LinkBack Thread Tools
        12-16-2011, 08:22 PM
      #11
    Banned
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Allison Finch    
    Jumpers are just more "pure" to me than hunters. You will need to bone up on your dressage now. No more counter bending and heavy on the forehand. Your horse will need to learn how to engage their haunch and bend correctly to be able to shave those seconds off of their time. Then, they will need to turn and drive forward to jumps from almost any distance.

    You will have so much fun!
    True that.

    Jumpers are much closer to how horses are ridden in the hunt field than show hunters ever would hope to be.

    No more perching on the horse's neck. No more jumping way ahead. No more fwd two point all over the course. Definitely bone up on dressage because the horse has got to get off its forehand and has to be able to get some serious weight on his hind end to power through a jumper course. And you have to be able to ride that canter on your seat bones and drive the horse from back to front.
         
    Sponsored Links
    Advertisement
     
        01-01-2012, 02:40 PM
      #12
    Weanling
    Good luck!
         

    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

    Similar Threads
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    How much should I expect to pay? Julirs Horse Talk 16 06-21-2011 12:15 PM
    What shots does she probably need/what to expect when the vet comes out Wallaby Horse Health 5 04-19-2011 03:48 PM
    I Expect Too Much...She Doesn't Trust Me AllThePrettyHorses Horse Talk 8 02-21-2011 11:59 AM
    What to expect? stace1319 Horse Talk 0 07-24-2009 11:31 PM
    What to expect? First vet visit. AnnieBanannie Horse Health 7 06-09-2009 12:21 AM



    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:57 AM.


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