Bad weather and cancelled XC

Tuesday’s Tip! Bad weather and cancelled XC Lots of eventing competitions have been cancelled due to the terrible weather we have been having. I know it can be frustrating to not be able to go out and practice your xc so a few thoughts on how to practice xc in an arena instead! Practice tricky combination lines. Set up some dog legs to work on control and lines. Set up…

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Windy clinic!

Great day of teaching today. Lovely morning clinic in the cold wind! And a few hours teaching in the afternoon, two of which were in an indoor school, so a good break from that biting wind. Inside by the log burner warming up now! 🙂

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WSRC Clinics

Sorry for the lack of Tip this week, I’ve been ill. I will do a double Tip next Tuesday to make up for it! 🙂 Yesterday I went to Albury to run a morning of clinics for West Surrey Riding Club which were fantastic. Two sessions of technical jumping followed by a flatwork session to finish off the morning. All horses and riders improved and were going beautifully by the…

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Bounce Grid

Tuesday’s Tip Bounce Grid. This is a jumping exercise from a recent clinic I ran. Single wing bounce grid. Set of single wing bounces laid out with poles at the side with a “normal” skinny bounce at the end as a “gate” to go through (pole to the side). Put up the bounce just in front of the “gate” and then add in each new single wing bounce until you…

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