Starting Horses Over Fences

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Take Your Time: Tips for Starting Young Horses Over Fences

Patience is key when starting a young horse over fences, says top hunter trainers Havens Schatt and Fred Commissaire.

When you begin jumping your young horse, use inviting fences like cavalletti and crossrails and keep the height age-appropriate. © Amy K. Dragoo

How Should I Start My Young Horse Over Fences?

Grand-prix rider Wilhelm Genn explains how to give a young horse a positive start over fences.