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Show Jumping Training Exercise - Doubles in Trot and Canter

Posted by Sean Fowden on

Training Doubles in Trot and Canter  The floor plan is set out so that the jumps can be approached, one from trot and the other one from canter. The distances may need to be altered to suit the size of your horse.  The height of the jumps should also be altered depending on the ability of the horses/ponies using them. For competition purposes the training distance would be need to be made slightly greater. Having said that, the athleticism of the jumping horse can be considerably improved by sensible training over short distances, such as the bounce (10 to 12...

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An introduction to Lungeing Horses

Posted by Sean Fowden on

LUNGEING an Introduction   This article is designed to provide a general introduction to lungeing a horse that has already been ‘broken in’ to improve his way of going Lungeing can play a very important part in the education or rehabilitation for a horse at any age. One of his1 first experiences in training will probably have been on the lunge rein or long reining. He can learn to establish his natural rhythm on a circle, and become supple and balanced without having to cope with a rider's weight. Even once they are working with a rider and saddle, lungeing...

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