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    Default overall height of "picture frame" jump??

    doing some updates to my cross county course and creating a "picture frame " jump, for a 3' jump ,say, what would you consider the min height of the top needs to be ? thanks!



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    The "Cross Country Obstacle Design Guidelines", avaliable on the USEA web site, says

    -Training - Greater than 11’ height and of minimal impact

    -Preliminary/Advanced – 11’ minimum from ground to
    bottom of roof top or frame.

    “Hole” should not be less than 6’ x 6’. Never to be used in association with water. Jump materials should be of light color in situations where shadows come into play. Where roof takes “effect”, i.e. has great effect on the horse, top spread should not be more than 50% of height permitted.

    It also has "minimum width of face" for each level.
    Janet

    chief feeder and mucker for Music, Spy, Belle and Tiara. Someone else is now feeding and mucking for Chief and Brain (both foxhunting now).



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    thanks so much! not sure why I could not find that



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