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Seeing The Correct Distance

Finding the correct distance to a fence can be difficult to master and takes many hours of practice. However it is achievable and you don’t have to jump everyday to improve either. Continue reading Seeing The Correct Distance

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Pole Progression: The Walk

Even if you aren’t a hunter/jumper or competing in trail classes, working your horse over ground poles will help you work on control, timing, and rhythm. Here I will outline the basics of getting your horse comfortable crossing poles at a walk then we will progressively get your horse walking, trotting, and cantering confidently over poles. Continue reading Pole Progression: The Walk

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Pole Progression: The Trot

Now that you and your horse have mastered walking through a series of poles, it is time to continue building your skills by trotting through them. Trotting poles brings your control, timing, and rhythm to a new level. Continue reading Pole Progression: The Trot