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Feeling Your Horse - Part 1


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    Part 2: Jimmy discusses the importance of giving the reins and allowing the horses to look for his landing, but not giving the upper body, especially on green horses. He discusses the importance of the riders line of sight, and uses a small marker to help some of the riders focus on the right pla...

  • Feeling Your Horse - Part 3

    Part 3: Jimmy talks about the importance of being able to come into a jump and land it at the same speed, and then maintain that speed around the entire course. He continues to work with the riders to identify their individual strengths and weaknesses. He provides them valuable feedback to help i...

  • Feeling Your Horse - Part 4

    Part 4: Jimmy goes on to work with the riders seat, encouraging them to let their weight down into the saddle and swing through their back. By working on their position the riders are able to come more into balance and give the horses their head and necks. This creates better gaits and a nicer tr...