It is important for the young horse to experience lots of variation within their training, ensuring they get used to being in new situations. Regular gymnastic jumping is fantastic to strengthen muscles, body awareness and improve balance as well as keeping the horse motivated in his training. We watch as Ingrid Klimke and her husband, Andreas Busacker, show us three 4-year-old horses being introduced to gymnastic jumping for the first time. We learn what to be aware of and how the training can be continued afterwards.
The most important thing with young horses is that they learn they can trust you in a new situation and environment and not to push them too far too soon. Thoughtful and considerate riding, such as following a more experienced horse or adjusting the jumps, makes it easier for the young horse to succeed in the new work. This way the horse has a positive experience and will look forward to the next training session.
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She is an Olympic Gold Medallist and World Champion and is following in the footsteps of her famous father, dressage legend Reiner Klimke. Ingrid Klimke is one of the few professional riders in the world that is successful at an international level in both eventing as well as dressage.> more
Riding a jumping course requires a lot of practice and fine-tuning until the tempo changes, the tight turns, the different tasks and jump combinations are mastered safely. In this video, several horses are shown as an example of the way to a good course.
Duration: 16:17 Minutes
How do I get a feeling for the distance and ride suitably for the jump? This question is likely to be asked by all novice riders and many more experienced show jumpers. In this video, Eva Deimel shows you how to lay the right base and why your rhythm is so important while riding distances.
Duration: 22:41 Minutes
The cavaletti exercises are an excellent way of preparing for the show jumping ring or cross country. In this video we watch as Olympic Champion Ingrid Klimke shows us exercises for improving tight turns, correct take-off distance and the activity before a jump.
Duration: 20:17 Minutes
Regular show jumping and cross-country training is a terrific way to improve balance and strength, for dressage horses as well and helps keep young horses motivated and relaxed. Watch as Just Paul pops over his first jumps under saddle.
Duration: 12:55 Minutes
Are you just starting out with jumping training or would you like to learn? Then you are at the right place! Riding instructor Eva Deimel introduces you step by step to show jumping. In episode 1, she explains the basics of jumping and shows with riding student Lea, which dressage basis you should consolidate before jumping.
Duration: 19:27 Minutes