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RedTree 04-06-2010 07:57 AM

Free Jumping??
How do you free jump your horse?

does it simply mean just lunging your horse over a jump
do you run up to the jump with the horse then let it go
do you free lunge then just make the horse go over the jump

I have always wanted to know as I have wanted to see Buzz jump some higher jumps just for fun but was never sure how to go about it

barnprincess 04-06-2010 08:45 AM

Free jumping is no lunge no contact.

gypsygirl 04-06-2010 11:19 AM

i set up a jump against the wall and a short chute. i usually just stand in the middle & cluck or wave a rope. the first time they free jump i will usually walk them up to the end to the chute the first time !

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