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Your opinoin on jumping

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    View Poll Results: Your opinion on jumping
    I like it 18 10.17%
    Never tried it before 14 7.91%
    Dont like it 4 2.26%
    I love jumping 141 79.66%
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        03-06-2009, 08:21 AM
      #41
    Foal
    I don't like jumping and I guess it's because my bad experiences. I hadn't been taught how to jump but our group were riding out and we jumped a lot! Not really high jumps, just like these: (they were two of the jumps we made)



    But as a begginer jumper it wasn't a good idea for me, but I did well. My horse bucked after every jump and tried to break out, but I could hold him and there wasn't any problem until one jump ->


    I didn't know that there was a wide hole before the jump and I was ready to jump just a little, but as my horse caught sight of the obstacle he fastened up and made a huge jump because of the dike in front of the little jump. So I felt on his neck and after a short galopping I felt off. Still then I don't really like jumping as I still can't... I know the best thing would be to look for a place where I could learn to jump, but I really don't want to do it...

    (sorry for the long post :) )
         
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        03-09-2009, 10:46 PM
      #42
    Weanling
    I love bounces and boxes stacked up really high. It was really scary for me at first, but then I relaxed and it was amazing!
         
        05-26-2009, 11:03 PM
      #43
    Foal
    Haha recently I like french oxers and skinnys oand oxrs!
         
        05-27-2009, 03:34 AM
      #44
    Yearling
    I love to jump but sometimes I get a horse that dosen't .
         
        05-27-2009, 03:40 AM
      #45
    Yearling
    I can't wait until I start jumping. I especially can't wait to be able to jump tackless.
    I love to watch stadium jumping, have since I was a kid. I was weird like that. Now I especially love to watch the 6 bar jumping at spruce meadows (I got that right? I'm really bad at remembering such things, I hope you all get the point haha)
         
        05-27-2009, 05:59 AM
      #46
    Weanling
    I adore jumping. I find that jumping small jumps during my flatwork exercises really helps in driving me into the saddle and keeping good hand and torso positions. It's just **** helpful!
         
        05-27-2009, 07:12 AM
      #47
    Green Broke
    I love jumping, but jumping can be dangerouse so my opinion on jumping changes, if someone is training a horse to jump then I think the rider should have someone there to help out and also know how to control a horse to jump, also I don't believe that a begginer rider should be jumping, as horses can be unpredictable, and in my experiance exspechilly on jumps.
         
        05-27-2009, 11:41 AM
      #48
    Green Broke
    I LOVE jumping! Oxers are fun. But roll backs take so much concentration! But I love jumping XC!
         
        05-28-2009, 09:03 PM
      #49
    Foal
    I love it. You get such a free, exhilerating feeling when you're up in the air.!
         
        05-29-2009, 10:16 AM
      #50
    Foal
    I love jumping, and teaching horses how to jump ;), im on my third now, my favs are drops in cross country,
         

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