Finally, learn to jump! Eva Deimel is a very successful showjumper and trainer, among others in the stables of the Olympic champion, Ingrid Klimke. In this series, she guides you step by step through the basics of show jumping and introduces you to a lot of exercises to try in your daily training!
The jumping seat differs significantly from the dressage seat. Your stirrups are shorter, and you need to change your light seat to reach one position or another. Eva Deimel shows you the basics: Where do your knees have to lie? What are the fundamentals of the light seat? Where should you keep your hands?
Having a horse „in front of you“ and responding to the aids is a very important prerequisite for showjumping training. Eva Deimel introduces exercises is this video to help you reach that. You will also learn more about the interaction between outer and inner rein and about the use of the half-halt.
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Eva Deimel is a very experienced show jumping trainer. She passes her knowledge to her students, beginners or professionals, and the multiple Westphalian and Vice German Champion has the right tips for everyone. The basics such as dressage work and the right seat are her special concern, to enable a solid and safe show jumping foundation right from the start.> more
Let’s go to the first jumps. Eva Deimel takes the next step with you. By trotting and galloping over a cavaletti, you can prepare yourself for the first exercises with obstacles, get an idea of the distances, and solidify the dressage skills you will need for show jumping.
Duration: 25:49 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
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
The training of a successful and satisfied jumper requires a lot of patience, the right exercises and important basics in the flatwork. Jumping expert Elmar Pollmann-Schweckhorst demonstrates in this video what matters when you start riding show jumping.
Duration: 18:42 Minutes
Regular gymnastic jumping exercises are fantastic to strengthen muscles, increase body awareness and improve balance as well as keeping the horse motivated in his training, regardless of the discipline he will later be specialized in. It is important for the young horse to experience lots of variation within their training, ensuring they get used to being in new situations.
Duration: 16:05 Minutes