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When I'm jumping In my riding lesson im struggling to form a good jumping position as I don't know when the horse is going to take of and it gives me a shock, what should I do?

When I'm jumping In my riding lesson im struggling to form a good jumping position as I don't know when the horse is going to take of and it gives me a shock, what should I do?
Count your strides to the jump, 1-2 1-2. U will get the strides don't worry!
Sit lightly on the saddle and just wait, stay with them but don't jump ahead. You'll get a hang of it soon.
Always find your distance for the horse and add leg wen you want to take of and try holding on to make sometimes to give you su
A few strides before the jump, grab mane and hold your jumping position until you can get an idea about where you're at and can see a distance
Definitely count your strides. 1,2 buckle your shoe 3,4 open the door 5,6 pick up sticks 7,8 line em straight.
Count your strides, that should give you a pretty good idea of where you should be, and watch your jump. When it disappears look up and prepare for 2pt.
Thank u for the advice!!
Just ride, ride and ride ;)
try to take a slow stride and look at the distance till he jumps it's easy just hold tight and wait u know what will happen
Yes what Sophia said :) Also maybe try counting the strides like 1,2,3,1,2,3 and make sure to have enough speed/energy going to the jump (not too fast ofcourse) as you won't see your distance if you go too slow and then you won't know when he takes off.
Sit up look at something ahead of u that is between and in ur line and make sure ur heels are down and when the horse jumps half seat and then try sitting back because u are being lauched forward so if u are going more forward u will fall on ur horses neck so realease but keep ur butt back and out, if this doesnt work also try half seating before the jump until u get used to it and also keep ur shoulders back and look up