QUICK POLE TIPS TO HELP YOU AND YOUR HORSE

  1. Using poles will help you and your horse improve co-ordination, impulsion and accuracy.
  2. Pole work will teach your horse to lengthen or shorten his stride without loosing balance or rhythm.
  3. Including poles in your schooling will help your horse to concentrate and improve his overall obedience
  4. Everyone has a different stride length, so get to know how long yours is by measuring between two points and then striding the distance
  5. If your horse lacks confidence start by jumping towards home.
  6. If your horse is forward going start jumping away from home - it is important to jump the grid in both directions
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