How to Discourage Knockdowns • Managing Equine Stress

A top trainer answers a rider’s question on how to discourage knockdowns. Plus, learn how to battle everyday stressors in your horse’s environment.

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A rider asks, “My jumper often knocks down rails with his front legs. What can I do to teach him to pick them up higher?” Top hunter, jumper and equitation trainer, Scott Lico, weighs in on how to discourage knockdowns.

In this issue, Lico:

  • asks the rider to consider why knockdowns may be happening.
  • shares exercises to help improve your horse’s jumping technique.

PLUS, learn how to make your horse’s environment as natural as possible and maintain a consistent management routine to keep him healthy and happy.

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