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Jump Arena Setup: Week of May 17th

Nicky has been traveling a lot recently so I've taken over changing the jumps in the arena. I stupidly did not document all the exercises Dan and Kaitlin setup over the years (face palm here), but I do have a little notebook of exercises from clinics I've been to, as well as, jumping exercises from my Horse & Hound TV subscription.  Last Friday, I took inspiration from a Boyd Martin clinic I attended 10+ years ago. Nicky mentioned I should start introducing skinnies and angles to Vino and this configuration is pretty great for that. It's a pretty basic setup but there are a lot of different options depending on what you need to work on in a given day. Plus, everything can be ridden in every direction so you can work both sides of the horse evenly.  Last Friday I wanted to work on Vino's straightness so I set up the 1-stride/2-stride/1-stride grid with large cross rails on both ends so I could ride it in both directions and focus on straightness. Today, I wanted to w

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