Tips on working on finding a distance? Other than watching a million GoPro videos? ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

count your strides from six strides away. this helps you develop an eye.
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 ๐Ÿค— If you don't see a distance, do not panic, there is always an option there. Ride what you see and stick with your decision๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ
Count your rhythm, make sure youโ€™re listening to your horse, and donโ€™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! ๐Ÿ˜Š
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