In order to get the right approach to the jump, you need to know what the distance is between two jumps. In this video, Eva Deimel and her student Lea practice walking a distance correctly, being able to step 1 metre accurately – a foundation you shouldn’t even start without. Learn the correspondence between distances and canter strides to apply this knowledge in your next ride!
In the showjumping training sessions with Eva Deimel, it becomes clear that the dressage work is extremely important. Check if you have the basics right! Learn what a canter stride means, how to find the right tempo and how to successfully ride gymnastic lines.
Can you shorten your horse's canter and vary the number of strides between two jumps? Curved lines add even more complexity. Eva Deimel and Lea show typical showjumping training mistakes and help you to reach your goal, step by step.
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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
Gymnasticizing, strengthen, a change in the day to day training: The cavaletti training has many positive benefits. Olympic Champion Ingrid Klimke explains in this video the basics for using cavaletti successfully and demonstrates various exercises done in walk.
Duration: 00:17:19 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: 00:16:05 Minutes
In this video series, the Olympic champion and multi-faceted trainer, Ingrid Klimke, gives us a glimpse of her daily schooling methods based on the classical dressage training scale. The education of the 4-year-old Westfalen mare, Soma Bay, will be followed along step by step with Ingrid Klimke commentating along the way. In the first part rhythm, suppleness and a light contact in all 3 paces is the aim.
Duration: 00:21:09 Minutes
Introducing basic cavaletti exercises on the lunge as well as under the rider is an important part of the training and development of the young horse. For Ingrid Klimke, every horse, regardless of the discipline they might be specialized in later should be introduced to different exercises - in dressage as well as in jumping - during their basic training.
Duration: 00:10:00 Minutes
The focus of this training session is the walk-canter-walk transitions. The mare learns to take more weight behind, necessary for learning the counter canter. It is interesting to observe how Ingrid Klimke makes her aids less and less noticeable, this applying to the turn on the haunches as well.
Duration: 00:22:18 Minutes