Raised poles

Aims of the exercise: • To warm the horse's muscles up before jumping • Hoof/brain co-ordination • Correct muscle build up and develop core • Directional aids • Improves horse's eye • Encourages horse to be physically and mentally careful

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Holding a line

Aims of the exercise: • Develop scope and athleticism in the jump • Develop rider eye for holding a line • To improve horses suppleness • Improves partnership

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The 90* turn

Aims of the exercise: • Developing horses eyesight and obedience on the landing • Teaching a change of direction • Develop confidence with narrow fences • Training riders eye to the next fence

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Developing the top line

This exercise is very good for the following:- • Helps to develop the horse's hoof-brain coordination • Works lots of muscle groups but mainly tightening the abdomen and softening the back • Raises the shoulder blade and helps to engage the hindlimb • Helps to develop the riders eye around...

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