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Ask nayelnassar: What are your advice to prepare the first indoor show of the season?

Ask nayelnassar: What are your advice to prepare the first indoor show of the season?
Hey Jack,

The best way to prepare for an indoor show is to try to simulate the lines and courses you are going to see. If you ride in a big outdoor ring then try setting some jumps in a smaller area of the arena. At indoors, you often see a lot of bending and S lines, and the jumps come up very quickly out of the turns. Practice that. Your horse will also have a lot less time between the fences and has to make the same number of efforts over a shorter time allowed. You have to be able to think quickly but so does your horse, which is why I think you are preparing him well if you are able to simulate some lines and turns that you are likely to see at your first indoor.

Nayel Nassar