So what is the big deal? If they are naturally carrying more weight on the forehand, then why would it be an issue while we ride? The answer is simple. If we want our horses to lead sound, healthy lives, working on the forehand is not an option.
What happens when a horse jumps? Unhindered by a rider, each horse will show a different style of jumping. Styles can be influenced to a certain degree, in order to create straightness, more power, a more efficient “tuck”, carefulness and good judgement. Physically, jumping is one of the most strenuous activities a horse can do….