What Makes A Good Two Point?

A good two point is dependent on these four things:  A Strong Base of Support (BOS) My definition of base of support agrees with the Manual of Horsemanship and Horsemastership,

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Beginner Trot Poles – Lesson Plan

3 things are required to teach beginner trot poles knowledge of how to use trot poles (see – Trot Poles – TheSet Up for Riding Lessons) a horse

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Rider’s Knees – The Forgotten Joint

I ask new students a lot of questions and since I love foundation teaching, I usually start my inquisition with the leg. Almost 100% of the time, a

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Jumping Horses, Federico Caprilli, Harry Chamberlin, & YOU

If you jump horses then you have a connection to Federico Caprilli.  If you learned the American method of jumping, you probably have a connection to Col. Harry

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Jim Wofford Teaches Jumping Riveted Ditches

Jim Wofford is one of my favorite instructor/coaches for eventing.  His background contains much of the traditional Fort Riley instruction plus he is a silver medal Olympian in

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Jumping Banks with Jim Wofford

Recently I audited the clinic of one of my favorite instructors, Jim Wofford. Jim teaches with humor and clarity, both of which are really helpful to students. Jim’s

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