Cross Country Jumping

JUMPING NARROW FENCES - Exercises and tips

Narrow fences are a common sight on cross-country courses at all levels so it is important that you and your horse can cope with these. The exercises below assume that your horse is a novice at jumping narrow fences.  …

CROSS-COUNTRY RIDING - Prepare and stay safe

Cross- Country competitions have rules and regulations in place at all levels, minimising the risks to both horse and rider. There are a number of considerations that you should implement in your preparation.   The correct standard safety equipment for the…

CROSS COUNTRY HORSE JUMPING - Top tips on building your confidence

Coping  with the terrain, water and ditches....Your stomach is churning away.. you're excited, anxious, keen to get on with it...when you're about to go cross country jumping all kinds of emotions and feelings can hit you. So how can you…

LUCINDA GREEN'S GEMS OF ADVICE BEFORE GOING CROSS COUNTRY

LUCINDA GREEN - A great reminder of her gems of advice before going cross country ridingThe importance of riding through 'feel' and of keeping your weight away from the front of the horse were two of the many gems of…
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