In order to be able to ride distances correctly, you first need a good dressage basis. With her student, Lea, Eva Deimel shows how to “close” your horse, riding from the back to the front and how to ride precise turns.
Train from easy to difficult: make it as easy as possible at the beginning and start, for example, with a two stride line over a cavaletti and a small jump. Concentrate on your riding rhythm, as if you did not want the jump to be any different than a normal canter stride.
Eva Deimel shows you what is important: maintain the riding rhythm, ride precise turns and concentrate. What do you do when the distances are too short or too long? “It’s not important to come perfectly to every jump, but to have a rhythm good enough that the horse can overcome every situation”. Find out more in this video!
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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
Gymnastic jumping exercises are an excellent way for young horses, regardless of discipline, to develop musculature and stay motivated in their training. Variety is especially important in the training of young horses to accustom them to handling many new situations.
Duration: 00:16:05 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: 00:20:17 Minutes
Cross country outings should also be part of the basic training of a young horse. Riding in unfamiliar surroundings and on varying terrain helps to increase the horses’ self-confidence and surefootedness. Ingrid Klimke and her husband, Andreas Busacker, introduce three 4-year-old horses to their first cross country jumps.
Duration: 00:21:44 Minutes
Based on three examples, typical problems in the showjumping training will be discussed. It becomes clear that the improvement of throughness, as well as the development of strength and ability to take more weight behind, are elementary steps on the way to the training of a successful jumping horse.
Duration: 00:11:38 Minutes
Showjumping training, built according to the natural ability of each horse, is a fabulous possibility to gymnasticize and stretch a horse, both on the lunge and under saddle. Philippe Karl feels it belongs in the training of every horse.
Duration: 00:09:02 Minutes