Your event horse may be bold cross-country and a capable stadium jumper, but falls apart during dressage. He may get anxious or rebellious, spooky or distracted and tune you out completely.
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Event rider and trainer Waylon Roberts is a 2007 Canadian Team silver medalist, top North American at the 2011 London Olympic Test Event, and five-time Indoor Eventing champion at the Royal Winter Fair who trains and coaches out of Greenbrier Farm in Uxbridge, ON. He demonstrates these exercises aboard Vicky, a four-year-old mare owned by Al Shinton.
As a child, Jessica Ruppel had a short Christmas and birthday wish list. She wanted just one thing: a pony.
Make sure the rhythm is consistent because this is the jog the judges want to see, says top judge and trainer Kitty Bowland.
Before you tackle the first course at an event, there’s one initial factor that might present a challenge for you and your horse: the start box.
One of the keys to successful cross-country riding is having a sense for pace and completing as close as possible to optimum time.
Whether you or your horse are making your eventing debut at entry level or competing in the highest divisions, you’ll have to deal with brush jumps.
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With a little imagination and a few props, you can create - in your ring at home - reasonable facsimiles of many of the obstacles you and your horse will encounter on a cross-country course.