Looking at three examples of horses in training the spectator recognizes that a fluid and stress-free showjumping session without looseness and leaning is not possible. Numerous transitions, circles, and volts help to animate the horse to respond better to the aids. If the gathering works better and the horse becomes more permeable, the riding of the eight can be integrated into the jumping training.
If the horse reacts eagerly before the jumps, calmness, and serenity are required. Gentle parades and transition help the horse accept the actions of the rider. The rein back should serve as a means of communication and not as a punishment. Using the analysis of images of a special camera, the viewer sees how the horse gradually develops the ideal flight curve over the jump.
In this video, the interlocking of the components of the training scale with good jump start becomes clearer. With targeted trot work, the "hand-push" of the third example horse is counteracted before the jump. The spectator can observe how an improved contact in canter significantly influences the approach and the course of the showjumping training.
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The globally active trainer passes on his over 35 years of experience in jumping to promising talents. He manages Gut Bärbroich as an international performance center and is dedicated to horse and rider training as well as the breeding of jumping horses.> more
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