Winter Jump Training Part 3

February 2017

Control Your Landing by Karen O’Neal   It’s now February and we are getting ever closer to spring and the competition season. Since we are still mostly riding indoors, this is a great time to work on technique, position, control, and overall training for show jumping. This month’s exercise will get …

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Winter Jump Training Part 2

January 2017

The Circle Jump Exercise by Karen O’Neal   Winter is a great time to work on jumping responsibilities. There are four rider responsibilities when jumping: direction, speed, rhythm, and balance. The most important components of jumping are control and being precise about your direction as you ride your horse to …

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Winter Jump Training Part 1

December 2016

An Adjustable Stride for a Successful Jump by Karen O’Neal   Winter is a great time to work on technique, position, control, and overall training for show jumping. I teach a lot of riders in my program and find that one of the most difficult tools to teach is the …

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