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    12-12-2011, 03:21 AM
Yay, 3'9

So lol its kinda funny because like 2 weeks ago I was all excited about doing like 3'6 in a grid and now I did a 3'3-3'9 course hehe I'm really improving fast!! And I even have a perfect auto release which I somehow just naturally do but any was my instructor said it was the best she's ever seen me jump and that next time we do a height lesson were going to go for 4ft !!!! But the horse I lease is a school horse so he hasn't been asked to jump anywhere near 3' for a long time till I started riding him so I'm really proud of him because he wasn't even close to the rail :) hehe I gave him Candy cane flavoured treats, oh and he even did a perfect flying lead change which I've been teaching him how to do them, my instructor was really happy with it though because in July when I first started didn't with her I hadnt jumped more than a super small x and yeah :) sorry done rambling just like super excited!!oh and this summer I my horse will finally be 4 so I get to start training her, I'm supposed to train her western but I havnt done any western in almost a year so I'm kindof debating weather I should try train her to jump instead.... Or my cousin can train her western (just pleasure and trail rides) for now then I can teach her English and jumping when she's older so it's easier on her bones.... Hm idk lol sorry done ranting
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    12-13-2011, 07:29 PM
Yay! Congrats! 3'9" is when it really starts getting big. I love grids, they make you feel so successful!

Good luck!
    12-13-2011, 07:34 PM
Haha thanks, I didn't even think it was 3'9, I thought it was 3' lol and my instructor has this rule where she doesn't tell you how high it is until the lessons over haha
    12-16-2011, 12:18 AM
....you've gone from xrails to about to attempt 4ft in 5months?
    12-16-2011, 12:38 AM
Any pictures? :)
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    12-16-2011, 04:56 AM
Green Broke
Originally Posted by Quixotic    
....you've gone from xrails to about to attempt 4ft in 5months?
That's what I wondered too?
    12-16-2011, 09:21 AM
That sounds a little off for me.... id like to see some pics. Bc anyone can "ride" a good school horse over 4ft if all they have to do is hang on
    12-17-2011, 02:47 AM
I havnt done 4ft yet I did 3'9 and yeah I'll upload some pics later tomorrow but keep in mind I do ride 3-4 times per week 2-3 lessons and one hack, and he has only been a school horse a few months and he does refuse and run out if ur not riding properly and he doesn't take you seriously but yeah anyways I'll upload some pics tommorow
    12-17-2011, 06:20 AM
Green Broke
Are you saying that because you have lessons 3-4 times a week, you should be able to go from small x rails too 3'9 ft in five months?

It took me there years riding everyday on my own horse + several years before that of riding school horses to jump 1.15 metre. Just sayin'.
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    12-17-2011, 08:34 PM
Different people learn at different speeds.
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