Jump Types

When jumping, as with the true meaning of dressage, it is important to know the aim of each jump. Jumps all have different functions and they can be used to improve a horse’s confidence and way of going. A cross pole is a jump shaped like an X, commonly used to introduce jumping to horses…

Around the World

Around the World is the name of an exercise we often use to gauge rider balance, coordination, confidence and suppleness. This is a fun exercise involving dropping one’s reins, taking both feet out of the stirrups and moving around the horse with one leg at a time until the rider has completed a 360 degree…