by Al Badia
You’ve always dreamed of jumping with your horse. You’ve tried it a few times, but it hasn’t gone so well. Your horse is afraid of the jumps, and you’re trying to get her over them without hurting her or yourself.
Have you ever been to a horse show and seen the horses flying over the jumps? You may be wondering what you can do to get your horse jumping like the pros. The good news is that it’s not as hard as it seems! Here are some tips on how to train your horse for confident jumps.
Start by Training Yourself.
Before you start training your horse, you need to make sure that you’re ready for the task at hand. If you’re not confident in yourself or your abilities, then there’s no way that your horse will be either. Start by getting into shape and practicing with other riders and their horses so that you can learn from them and build up your confidence as well!
Warm-Ups are a Must Before Horse Jumping.
Once you’ve mastered yourself, it’s time to start working on your horse’s skills. First off, make sure that they’re warmed up before going over any jumps—this will help them stay loose and relaxed, which will lead them to having a better jump overall!
Win Your Horse’s Trust.
The best way to do this is by spending time with them outside of riding sessions—make sure that they know what’s expected of them before introducing anything new into their