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Horse Training – 5 Factors of Jumping

This time of year when everyone is in full swing with their riding and showing sometimes we get bogged down with the details. If this happens to you, take some time to review the fundamentals and get things right. For … Continue reading

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Horse Training Basic Riding School Movements to Include in Your Daily Horse Training

Back to basic horse training and riding school movements for the winter schooling months. Basic horse training riding school movements such as circles, turns and changes of rein. Find these 3 tips for horse training success. Continue reading

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Top 7 Ways Riders Interfere With Their Horses and How to Train Riders Not to Interfere

Riders interfere by not staying with the horse and becoming unbalanced. Learn top ways riders interfere and what to do about it. Continue reading

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Improve your Horse’s Form Over Fences – Top 3 Reasons to Use Gymnasitc Jumping to Improve Your Horse’s Form Over Fences

Gymnastic jumping is a challenge for beginner riders and advanced horsemen and can be a systematic way to develop a green horse into a grand prix contender. Continue reading

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What the Judge is Looking For – Refusals

When showing in the hunter jumper ring, the hunter judge will score you a major error if your horse refuses. There are many different types of errors that are considered disobediences and marked as major errors.

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Hunter Jumpers – Tack and Equipment

Having the correct tack in the hunter ring is important. If you show up in the wrong type of bridle or bit it could be detrimental or even cause you to be eliminated from your class. It is important to know which tack, bridle and bit are permissible. Continue reading

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Hunter Jumper – The Prepatory Circle

When riding in the hunter jumper ring you are allowed to make one prepatory circle. There are some instances, however, when the circle is unneccessary and may even drop your placings down. The purpose of the prep circle is to … Continue reading

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What the Judge Is Looking For – Hunter Under Saddle

Senior Judge Laura Kelland-May reviews What the Judge is Looking For Hunter Under Saddle Continue reading

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Hunter Jumper Riding Straight

Riding straight is important. Watch as these two horses try to eveade a straight line by drifting to the left and learn how to fix it! Continue reading

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Hunter Jumper Shows – Do you want to show?

If you have never entered a horse show before your first show can be a daunting experience. First thing you should do is discuss the possibility of going to a show with your coach or trainer. They will be able to assist you in deciding which classes to enter.

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