Tag Archives: hunter jumper

Hunter Under Saddle

We as judges have formed opinions based on our own experiences. He is consistent, and reliable, and consistent and reliable is what an under saddle horse should be. Steady comfortable paces which a rider may have done to and from the field hunt. Continue reading

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The Course Walk – Not Just a Stroll in the Park

Walking a show jumping course is not to be sneezed at. You have to:   be focused have a plan understand the questions the course is asking.  

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Trouble Shooting Your Walk- Using Placing Poles to Establish Your Walk

Do you ever use poles to help your horse THINK where his feet are?   Most horses do not think they have big honking hooves at the end of their spindly legs. Help your horse out by educating him on … Continue reading

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Trouble Shooting – Expert Advice to Avoid Refusals

When you enter the show ring your first concern is to get to eight jumps correctly and succinctly. Missing a distance is bad but a refusal will drop you out of the ribbons for sure. If you have a refusal … Continue reading

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