Basic Jumping Training Part 6: Learn to See a Distance with Gymnastic Lines 2019-03-02T00:00:00+01:00

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.



You will learn in this video:

  • How to develop walking out a distance in your showjumping training
  • How to get a feeling for the right pace and a consistent rhythm
  • Exercises to help you improve riding distances on straight and curved lines

Eva Deimel

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.

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