I totally agree too.
Apart from the circumstances in which the horse is in pain, o is being asked too much, in general a horse rejects the jump because the rider isn't correctly prepared.
I think that most of the times it is an unconscious process from the rider, but when the horse rejects the jumps, it is that he feels that the rider can't be trusted, or isn't ready to actually jump, o doesn't have enough will to passe the jump. And even in the circumstance of a horse rejecting the jump in order to test the rider, I think that it shows that the rider wasn't prepared enough in terms of will or of skills.
And actually, even in the situation of a rider asking too much of his horse and the horse thus rejecting the jump, I think that once more it shows a lack of preparation of the rider, a form of irresponsibility or ignorance.
I totally agree, most of the time if a horse refuses to do something it's because of the rider, or if he's in pain. Before blaming the horse, a rider should always question him/herself 🙂
What about you,