"You have the right idea with your position on the drop. Drops take a little practice and I usually teach people to think about jumping off the drop without your horse. Try to land in your stirrups the same way you would if there was no horse. " Judge Sandra
This rider asks the judge for help with her over achiever horse. read Judge Karen’s reply to help her horse relax and walk.
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"I can’t say enough about her in these 2 photos….not a single thing wrong with her style here." See what else Rob has to say about this #horse and#rider in the link below.
Eventer turns hunter!
RF Amber Eyes, now shown as Commentary. Bought buy Kelley Farmer from Karen O’Connor. Most recently 2nd in the Devon $25,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby, only weeks after a top finish at Jersey Fresh CIC** with Hannah Sue Burnett in the irons.
Judge Sharon talks to this rider about her release and hip angle over the fences. She also says this mare: http://www.judgemyride.net/eventing/prelim-show-jumping.html
This horse jumped in Fantastic form! Guess which judge said this?
"Nemo looks good here. I love how he had his ears pricked forward. He was really paying attention….he was “into it”! I don’t think you need to over exaggerate your break over motion with your body…."
Rob gives this hunter rider some good feedback. Click here
"First things first. Your saddle had slipped back. That makes it hard for you to stay perfectly balanced over your horse. I love your body position, but I think that extra long release you gave him was because you & your saddle…."
Rob gives this hunter pair some great feedback Click here!
"I think you hit a longish distance, and you already kind of jam your feet a little forward, making it more difficult for you to get your body out over his neck where it belongs. I like you best in the middle photo, although, when I looked super closely, your arms were…"
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“"I can tell your take off spot was tight, but for an oxer, I don’t mind so much. I am particularly impress how well your horse jumped this oxer from that slightly tight take off distance….Try to keep that in mind…."
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Check out what judge Karen says about this pair trying out sidesaddle!