Systematic Training for Jumping Horses

Jim Wofford

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Modern Gymnastics

Systematic Training for Jumping Horses

Jim Wofford

$19.96

Normally: $24.95

Code: MOGY
Available to ship.

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The ultimate illustrated guide to grids from one the world’s leading experts on gymnastic jumping.

This clear, full-color edition of the original classic provides riders three-time Olympian and five-time US National Champion Jim Wofford's proven system for teaching horses to jump and for improving any jumping horse’s performance.

A regimen of Wofford’s gymnastic exercises will improve your and your horse's:

  • Balance
  • Technique
  • Flexibility
  • Confidence
  • Fitness

Wofford explains how horses that are taught to jump using a gymnastic system soon become confident and efficient over fences. He carefully details how to train young horses using gymnastics—clearly illustrating how to set up each grid. He also provides a systematic sequence explaining which gymnastic to use when, depending on the horse’s level of training and the rider’s focus, whether cross-country or show jumping. In addition, specific exercises are given to help correct existing bad jumping habits in horses such as refusals, run-outs, or improper striding.

Whether you are just learning to jump or you are a seasoned expert, Wofford provides ample exercises for setting up your horse to succeed over fences.

About the Author

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James Wofford is a three-time Olympian and one of the best-known eventing trainers in the world today. In 2000, Wofford was listed by the Chronicle of the Horse as one of the “50 Most Influential Horseman of the 20th Century,” and he is a Hall of Fame inductee of both the United States Eventing Association and Culver Military Academy, which he attended. Wofford is the author of Training the 3-Day Event Horse and Rider; Gymnastics: Systematic Training for Jumping Horses; Modern Gymnastics; Take a Good Look Around; 101 Eventing Tips;

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Author Jim Wofford

Format: Paperback

Total Page Count: 112

Illustrations: color photos and diagrams throughout

ISBN: 978-1-929164-70-7