Jumping distance help!
Competition Jumping Distances (for horses 15.2 & over)
Bounce = 9ft - 12ft
1 stride = 24ft
2 strides = 36ft
3 strides = 48ft
4 strides = 60ft
5 strides = 72ft
Ensure that you can walk distances correct.
Measure your on strides these should measure 3ft to pace distances correctly.
*6ft for landing & 6ft for take off plus 12ft for 1 non-jumping stride.
= Double with 1 canter stride
*6ft for landing & 6ft for take off plus 24ft for 2 non-jumping strides.
= Double with 2 canter strides
Pole work distances (for horses 15.2 & over)
min = 4.5ft
1 stride = 21ft
2 strides = 30ft
3 strides = 42ft
4 strides = 54ft
*Distances in training depend on*
...The size of the fences
...The horse’s length of stride
...The education of the horse
...The rider’s ability to establish a good canter