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    Hello,
    I have lost my bookmark for a great cavaletti exercise website that I found. I think the website ended in something a bit obscure like "tripod" or something. It was great, it had something like 20+ exercises drawn out with measurements etc. If anyone knows the one I'm talking about, a link would be much appreciated!

    TIA
    Ryu Equestrian & Facebook Page
    Breeding Horses Today, for the Equestrian Sport of Tomorrow.
    Osteen & Gainesville, Florida.

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    This sounds interesting.
    DIY Journey of Remodeling the Farmette: http://weownblackacre.blogspot.com/

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    • #3
      Was it a geocities site? I think I found it, but then the page had been removed.

      Do you have access to Ingrid and Reiner Klimke's book, Cavaletti: the Schooling of Horse and Rider over Ground Poles? It may be a good alternative for you.

      Best of luck!

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      • #4
        I think that website has been removed. It was on members.tripoid.com or something like that and it said it had been removed due to some policy violation

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          #5
          Darn! Yes, I think it was the geocite one, that's the obscure name I was thinking of not Tripod. Good thing I printed it out- but too bad it's at home in FL and I'm across the pond! But, if fellow COTHers are interested, when I get home in March I'll re-create the exercises and put them up.

          And yes, Klimke's book is great, definitely recommend it!
          Ryu Equestrian & Facebook Page
          Breeding Horses Today, for the Equestrian Sport of Tomorrow.
          Osteen & Gainesville, Florida.

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            #6
            Spin-off, does anyone have any online examples of courses that I could get ideas from for my own course building at home? TIA
            Ryu Equestrian & Facebook Page
            Breeding Horses Today, for the Equestrian Sport of Tomorrow.
            Osteen & Gainesville, Florida.

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            • #7
              You can look at the courses of the Stuttgart GP and World Cup here:

              http://stuttgart-german-masters.de/a...e164218797ba2b

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                #8
                Thanks Clarence, what a gold mine!
                Last edited by RyuEquestrian; May. 30, 2010, 08:45 PM.
                Ryu Equestrian & Facebook Page
                Breeding Horses Today, for the Equestrian Sport of Tomorrow.
                Osteen & Gainesville, Florida.

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                • #9
                  There are a lot of equitation course diagrams here:

                  http://www.medalmaclay.com/eqcourses/index.html

                  I like how some of the courses feature the jump details, like brush or brick wall, not just lines with numbers.

                  Those German courses are sweet!
                  The journey is the destination.

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                    #10
                    Originally posted by The Centaurian View Post
                    There are a lot of equitation course diagrams here:

                    http://www.medalmaclay.com/eqcourses/index.html

                    I like how some of the courses feature the jump details, like brush or brick wall, not just lines with numbers.

                    Those German courses are sweet!
                    Thanks! I had seen this sight before in my internet browsing and forgot to save it! Great find. Keep 'em coming guys!
                    Ryu Equestrian & Facebook Page
                    Breeding Horses Today, for the Equestrian Sport of Tomorrow.
                    Osteen & Gainesville, Florida.

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by MCarverS View Post
                      Darn! Yes, I think it was the geocite one, that's the obscure name I was thinking of not Tripod. Good thing I printed it out- but too bad it's at home in FL and I'm across the pond! But, if fellow COTHers are interested, when I get home in March I'll re-create the exercises and put them up.

                      And yes, Klimke's book is great, definitely recommend it!
                      I would love for you to recreate it! I wish I had a copy!!
                      ~Soft hands, Strong legs, Quiet mind~

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                        #12
                        Originally posted by ERollison View Post
                        I would love for you to recreate it! I wish I had a copy!!
                        Will do, when I get home in March! Someone needs to remind me in March and bring this post back to life.
                        Ryu Equestrian & Facebook Page
                        Breeding Horses Today, for the Equestrian Sport of Tomorrow.
                        Osteen & Gainesville, Florida.

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                        • #13
                          I found an Ingrid Klimke cavaletti seminar overview:
                          http://www.aquilapre.com.au/IngridKl...minar2009.html

                          Has lots of exercises and the distances are listed.

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                          • #14
                            I have a couple of exercises on my website, they are actually part of a great book on gymnastics (both over poles and over fences) called "Celebrity Jumping Exercises".

                            http://www.myhorsechat.com/2010/01/1...tic-exercises/
                            A quick tutorial on interval training: Conditioning your horse for eventing

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                            • #15
                              Thanks for the helpful websites everyone!

                              You should also check out 101 Dressage Exercises for Horse & Rider and 101 Jumping Exercises for Horse & Rider. Both books are very good and they have a lot of exercises to choose from.

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                              • #16
                                re-creation?

                                OK McarverS, it is WAY past march...I guess no one reminded you!!! lol I just found this thread, and I'd really love to see what you've got! Thanks!
                                Monty & Theo http://community.webshots.com/album/...tneese?start=0

                                http://www.raccoonscooteroo.blogspot.com/

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                                  #17
                                  Thank you for reminding me! I actually have them in my trunk at home, I'll scan them in next week when I go home. I PROMISE!
                                  Ryu Equestrian & Facebook Page
                                  Breeding Horses Today, for the Equestrian Sport of Tomorrow.
                                  Osteen & Gainesville, Florida.

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                                  • #18
                                    Yay!

                                    Haha, I have a WB here in south Florida - NO HILLS who is desperately weak in his rear end. He NEEDS ground poles and caveletti. Really. I am looking forward to seeing what you've got! Here'a a recent thread about him

                                    http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/sh...d.php?t=273854
                                    Monty & Theo http://community.webshots.com/album/...tneese?start=0

                                    http://www.raccoonscooteroo.blogspot.com/

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                                      Originally posted by Mrsmph View Post
                                      Haha, I have a WB here in south Florida - NO HILLS who is desperately weak in his rear end. He NEEDS ground poles and caveletti. Really. I am looking forward to seeing what you've got! Here'a a recent thread about him

                                      http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/sh...d.php?t=273854
                                      We actually had to "Build" a hill when we designed the farm. However, by now the rain has pretty much flattened it :-(
                                      Ryu Equestrian & Facebook Page
                                      Breeding Horses Today, for the Equestrian Sport of Tomorrow.
                                      Osteen & Gainesville, Florida.

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                                      • #20
                                        FB

                                        Just checked out your fan page on FB and "liked" it
                                        Monty & Theo http://community.webshots.com/album/...tneese?start=0

                                        http://www.raccoonscooteroo.blogspot.com/

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