Riding - Jumping and Cross Country jumping

THE IMPORTANCE OF UNDERSTANDING JUMPING DISTANCES

UNDERSTANDING DISTANCES - Measure distances correctlyThe importance of walking a jumping course has been stressed in many articles, however this exercise is not just for remembering the route, it is also vital that the relative distances are measured.The size of your…

IMPROVE YOUR JUMP OFF SKILLS

Improve your jump off skillsIf you watch top show jumpers in a jump-off round they look calm, they don't appear to rush, their riding style is still good and yet they knock seconds off the time. So how do they…

KICK OFF A NEW SEASON WITH TRAINING AND ADVICE FROM LUCINDA GREEN MBE - Petplan Masterclass 2015 dates announced

2015 dates announced for ‘Petplan Masterclass with Lucinda’   Petplan Equine, a leading UK specialist equine insurance provider, is delighted to give advance notice of dates for the 2015 ‘Petplan Masterclass with Lucinda’ series of cross- country clinics. Next year…

A GRID OF RAISED TROT POLES

Using grids of trotting poles has advantages for all horses, whatever discipline they compete in, as they help develop greater engagement, strength, balance and regularity of stride.For this exercise start with three trotting poles and then build up to six…

POINT-TO-POINT - Horse races, fast and furious - Open to everyone

POINT-TO-POINTING - an event to be enjoyed at least once! This wonderful, exciting sport is horse racing organised and participated in by amateurs, often held within stunning park land and privately owned estates.Don't miss the opportunity to enjoy a thrilling days entertainment; it is…

SINGLE FENCE JUMPING EXERCISE - Build your Skill

This sounds like a simple exercise but it's a useful one to build your skills in more than one area.To set up the exercise erect a fence at B or E on the long side of your school. One side…
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