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Help Landing Jumps!

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  • Help Landing Jumps!

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    I know getting jumped out of the tack is usually the result of being ahead of the horse's motion or having a weak leg/core. However, I think I have a decent leg, it usually stays close by the girth over fences. I don't have this problem on flatter jumping horses but it (obviously) is exacerbated with horses who crack their backs. How can I fix this - what exactly am I doing wrong? The chestnut horse is not mine .. he was a sale horse I tried. So I did not expect his jumping form to be so bad (so don't hate on that). And in my defense this was my first time jumping the chestnut and first time jumping something bigger than 2' on the buckskin. The liver chestnut is my pony (pic with me in blue shirt).

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ajaE4vMha5c
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ckXdLgrjoC8
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kgAOGlIYqWA




  • #2
    Gymnastics. It will be good for you and your horses.
    A person is smart. People are dumb, panicky dangerous animals and you know it.

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    • #3
      Be in your heel on take-off and land in your heel.

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      • #4
        You appear to open up early so are behind the motion on the descent. Your hands (especially on the chestnut horse) are coming up as your upper body is going back, which further unbalances your upper body.

        Try getting into your "jump position" several strides away from the fence and grab mane. I know that this can sound "too basic" for an experienced rider such as yourself, but it's a matter of re-programming the muscle memory.

        I second the gymnastics suggestion - that's the ideal place to practice the above ideas.

        Good luck.

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        • #5
          You are opening your hips and bringing your shoulders back too soon. You need to let your horse close your hip angle on take off then you keep to closed through landing.
          ** Tact is the ability to tell someone to go to hell in such a way that they look forward to the trip. ~Winston Churchill? **

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          • #6
            I was doing this same thing earlier this summer.

            My trainer had me think about not moving my shoulders during a jump, and (as many people have suggested) I did lots of gymnastics while thinking about keeping my shoulders in the same place and my hands forward.
            I had a couple frustrating lessons, then she told me to try actually leaning forwards over the jump (just with my upper body) and I finally got the feeling of where I needed to be (and stay)!

            It doesn't feel like leaning forward anymore, but my brain was interpreting the straightening out as keeping my shoulders still, so I had to re-train myself to actually keep my hip angle closed and my shoulders forward by thinking about bringing my shoulders down during the jump for awhile to get past the habit.

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            • #7
              The second video, the horse wasn't forward to the fence at all, so he popped over and you got left behind and sat up too early. Work on keeping your leg on and go to the jump.

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