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I’m new to jumping, how do I learn to spot the distance and when to speed up or low down to add or take out strides?

I’m new to jumping, how do I learn to spot the distance and when to speed up or low down to add or take out strides?
As you are approaching the jump count 1,2,1,2,1,2 out load and when your saying it to yourself it should be even paced and that should help.
Set up a jump in the paddock. When going into the jump count from 6 down to 1. Always count down as it makes you look for a stride. Move the jump when you get complacent
I’m a bit new to jumping too, and have only done it for a year. However, I do a few things to help me! I always count to the beat of my horses canter. 1, 2, 3, jump. I then count the strides from a pole to the jump, usually 3, then, I keep a consistent canter all the way to the jump. I don’t let the horse speed up or slow down, and I do it until I get it right!
Another thing I do (this sounds weird but it’s very helpful!) is count my steps when I’m walking. I’ll focus on a mark on the ground, and when I feel like I’m three “strides” away, I will count 1, 2, 3, step. I hope this makes sense 😂
Lots and lots of practice. It takes time to learn to spot a distance, and once you have that you can start playing with adding and taking out strides. Work with a good trainer and do some gymnastics exercises even with poles or cavaletti to help