Jumping Exercises

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Mavis Spencer's Favorite Jumping Exercise

Grand Prix rider Mavis Spencer shares a simple gymnastic exercise to help your horse slow down his mind.

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Straightness Basics: How Jane Ehrhart Gets Horses and Riders Show-Ring Ready

Try this three-stride to three-stride exercise to improve straightness and practice focus.

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Improve Your Horse’s Rideability

Top equitation and hunter/jumper trainer Frank Madden shares an exercise to increase adjustability and responsiveness for smoother rounds.

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Sinead Halpin’s Jumping Exercise Plus Winter Blanketing Tips

A favorite exercise from this top eventer to help you improve you show jumping. BONUS: Tips to help you decide whether your horse needs a blanket.

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Sloane Coles: Balance Before the Flying Change

This top hunter/jumper rider teaches you how to set your horse up to produce reliable changes after jumps.

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Doug Payne's Oxers and Angles Jumping Exercise

Eventer Doug Payne shares his favorite footwork and accuracy exercise.

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Richard Spooner: Pearls of Wisdom

World-class jumper Richard Spooner taught riding and horsemanship at USHJA’s Emerging Jumper Rider Gold Star Clinic West.

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Richard Spooner's Cartwheel Bounce Exercise

Top jumper rider Richard Spooner shares one of his favorite bounce exercises. This exercise works for all levels of horses and riders and can help your horse engage his hindquarters and produce a "snappier" shoulder action.

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Gymnastic Exercise from Kent Farrington at the George H. Morris Horsemastership Training Session

Olympian Kent Farrington instructed riders over a gymnastics course on the second day of the 12th annual USEF George H. Morris Horsemastership Training Session.

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Callan Solem: Allow Your Horse to 'Hear' You

Grand prix jumper rider Callan Solem shares how to keep horses focused on their jobs with a strong rider position, clear aids and steady rhythm.

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Sharpen Your Course-Riding Skills

These three exercises from Carleton and Traci Brooks will help you zero in on the fundamental skills you need for a successful round.

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Grand Prix Rider Mandy Porter’s Favorite Jumper Exercise

A simple gymnastic exercise is an important part of top show jumper Mandy Porter's prep for this weekend's FEI Longines World Cup™ Jumping Las Vegas.

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Olympian McLain Ward’s Favorite Jumping Exercise

McLain Ward shares a gymnastic exercise that helps him prep his horses for classes such as the Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping Washington qualifier.