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Straightness Over Jumps - Trailer

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  • Straightness Over Jumps - Part 1

    Part 1: Sharon opens the session by explaining the goal is to help the horse to use his back more. The horse is unreliable with his lead change and tends to be crooked to the right. Sharon explains how this can be fixed by focusing on making sure the horse is tracking up, and working in rhythm an...

  • Straightness Over Jumps - Part 2

    Part 2: Sharon continues to work with the rider as she warms up to jump. They focus on correct position, dropping the stirrup irons to open the hip flexors and come around the horse. Sharon encourages the rider to be curious, to make her own corrections and not worry about making mistakes. They w...

  • Straightness Over Jumps - Part 3

    Part 3: Sharon notes that the horse has a hard time staying straight and tracking up while jumping. She explains that sometimes working on the opposite issue helps correct the problem, and so they work on turns while jumping. Sharon using a circle jumping exercise to build strength and confidence...