Improve Your Jumping with Chloe Winchester’s FIVE Top Tips

Young showjumping star Chloe Winchester shares what she thinks are the most important tips for better jumping.  Practicing these at home doesn’t always mean having access to a course and you can even work on improving number 3-5 while cantering out hacking!   1. Jump small at home. In training it’s not the height of the fence that matters but the … Continue reading

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Training Tips: Teaching a Young Horse to Jump

Starting out with a young horse is an exciting time. It’s important to remember that everything new you undertake is like writing a new story on a blank page, without an eraser! So remember to be careful to limit the amount of mistakes you make in order to bring on a youngster successfully. Here are some useful tips for when the time … Continue reading

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So Much You Can Do With Two Poles: Improving Straightness

Our TWO POLE training series explores the variety of exercises you can practice to improve both horse and rider, simply using two jump poles. Brought to you by experienced trainer and ReadySupp’s co-founder Didi Verdina, the series covers exercises for all levels of horse and rider and begins with the easiest level.  This exercise is very useful for straightness and … Continue reading

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So Much You Can Do With Two Poles: Series #4

Our TWO POLE training series explores the variety of exercises you can practice to improve both horse and rider, simply using two jump poles. Brought to you by experienced trainer and ReadySupp’s co-founder Didi Verdina, the series covers exercises for all levels of horse and rider and begins with the easiest level.  Didi quotes a famous horseman when offering advice … Continue reading

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Jumping Indoors: Six Survival Tips for Winter Warm Up Arenas

We know they will be SMALL, they’ll be BUSY and they’ll be CHALLENGING at the best of times so follow our SIX SURVIVAL TIPS for the showjumping winter warmup arena: Left-hand to left-hand is the rule! Otherwise mind reading is required at every stride to avoid being cut up.  Don’t pay attention and head-to-head (or-knee-cap-to-knee-cap) collisions could be the result. Watch … Continue reading

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Gridwork Dos and Donts: Seven Important Tips

Gridwork is an incredibly useful tool and there are many interesting combinations to assist in development of horse and rider balance, strength, suppleness, and coordination. It can also help improve specific issues such as poor rhythm, difficulty in covering the ground, and use of whithers over the jump.  Follow ReadySupp’s tips to help improve your skills: • DO start simply. Begin with a couple … Continue reading

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Want Faster Times Against the Clock? Spencer Roe Tells You How

Jumping a perfect double clear is what most of us are ultimately aiming for, but jumping a fast, clear second round and coming home with a rosette is even more rewarding. With the help of good training and the right amount of practice this is within reach. ReadySupp rider and one of Britain’s brightest future stars Spencer Roe picks out … Continue reading

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