Meili G Jumping | 10 Questions | 139 Answers

Tips on working on finding a distance? Other than watching a million GoPro videos? πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚

Tips on working on finding a distance? Other than watching a million GoPro videos? πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚
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count your strides from six strides away. this helps you develop an eye.
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Establish a rhythmic canter with plenty of impulsion, as you get straight on to the jump place your gaze somewhere in the distance past the jump and begin to count πŸ€— If you don't see a distance, do not panic, there is always an option there. Ride what you see and stick with your decisionπŸ‘πŸΌ
Count your rhythm, make sure you’re listening to your horse, and don’t focus to much on it! The more you adjust sometimes the worse it is, if you keep a steady rhythm and count you should get the strides every time! If you have a green horse who is learning to jump give him time to work it out from experience and guidance from you! Hope this helps and good luck with them!
I count my rythmn the entire time on course so 1-2-1-2 and so on. This helps keep and even rythmn to get to the jump in a good distance. Also it's good to count down 3-2-1 before the jump. Lastly, you want to make sure you do a lot of extending and collecting in your warmup to make sure your horse is adjustable to fix the distance to a jump. Hope this helped! 😊
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