Bay horse Lariico Gii loosejumping

Lariico Gii

Lariico Gii – promising sport horse Gustavii Stud has 4 year old colt. Lariico Gii was born in 2015, he is approx 162 cm but still growing. This is a bay colt by Lars Irco Gii – Baloubet du Rouet – Irco Marco – Menelek xx. Lariico Gi, as you can see above, is bred Read More

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My Class Quality (sold)

My Class Quality – a true gem. My Class Quality is a mare born in 2015. This mare is by OBOS Quality, a sire of many top class horses both for show jumping and eventing. OBOS Quality himself is by Quick Star (Galoubet) out of a Domino mare. The dam of My Class Quality is Read More

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Foxhall X (sold)

Foxhall X – jumping pony for the future Foxhall X, a mare born in 2014, measuring 147 cm (14’2). This pony was broken to ride over the winter and is now well on its way to a competitive career the showjumping world (she would also suit superbly as an eventer. She has 3 lovely paces Read More

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Madam Maxine (sold)

Madam Maxine – future superstar Madam Maxine is a 148cm / 14’2 mare born in 2014. Coloured in fifty shades of grey, she is an absolutely stunning pony that does not leave much more to wish for. This pony has 3 lovely paces and a very scopey, promising jump. This is complemented with a seriously Read More

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Dromond Millie (sold)

Jumping pony Dromond Millie is a 14’2 (148cm) pony born in 2013. She has 3 lovely paces and a Scopey jump. News This pony has now been sold to Sweden. Links What horse is right for me? Buying a horse Disclosure horsey Read More

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Kilickle Laurey a grey pony walking

Kilickle Laurel (Sold)

Kilickle Laurel – pony for showjumping and eventing This lovely dun / grey mare is born in 2014 and measures ~147cm. She sports a scopey jump and a very kind, rideable temperament. Kilickle Laurel is a very kind pony through and through, she handles nicely in the stable including shoeing, clipping, washing, catching in the Read More

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Barnaboy Gamble Cruise Lady

Barnaboy Gamble Cruise Lady (sold)

Filly for the future! This talented pony is by the Irish stallion Gamble on Diamond who jumped successfully up to 150 level. She combines a very scopey and promising jump with a “to die for” temperament. Born in 2014, she is now 5 years old (2019) and is about to embark on her competitive career. Read More

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Grey pony with a big heart. Wonderful prospect for the competitive scene.

Comers Elf (sold)

Wonderful, wonderful Comers Elf!!!

Gelding born in 2013 (6years in 2019), grey, 14’2 (148cm), passported and absolutely perfect!!

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Woodpakr Dainty a connemara type dun mare

Woodpark Dainty

Woodpark Dainty Woodpark Dainty is a mare born in 2012, 146.5, dun. This is a real little lovely lady. Woodpark Dainty super honest and a rock for anyone starting out showjumping or eventing. Dainty has done pony club, so is experienced Both cross country and over show jumps. She is a dream to handle in Read More

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showjumping grid

Grid with oxers

Grid with oxers Improve technique, balance and strength. Jumping grids, especially a grid with oxers have many benefits for both horse and rider, and is definitely something to include in the training from time to time, especially if you need to improve on the horses technique over a fence. The rider also benefits hugely, the Read More

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Jump a course!

Course exercise number 1 The importance of walking the course. Full speed ahead! Time to try out how far the exercises have got you. We are now going to put the exercises together and jump a whole course of fences. This time it is not about jump offs and tight turns, the goal is rather Read More

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Long and short approach to a fence. The ability to take both long and tight turns.

Long and short approaches

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Stand off

Stand off the fence and don’t drift. This exercise has a whole bunch of benefits. It is created first and foremost for horses that are rushing their fences. The V pole will make them stand off the fence. This is not the only benefit though. This exercise will also help horses that drift and horses Read More

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Keep it straight

Showjumping exercise to keep the horse straight over a fence. Learn to jump at an angle
Stay straight and shave off valuable seconds in the jump off! Jump at an angle.

Beat the competition!

Jump at an angle

To be able to shave off valuable seconds in a jump off you will have to be able to keep your horse straight and jump at an angle. This simple exercise will up your skills and help your horse feel comfortable with what is expected.

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the bounce

Get supple with a bounce

A bounce exercise aiming to get horse and rider supple. How to get it set up.
A parallel oxer, a bounce and a triple bounce. All jumpable from both directions.

This bounce exercise aims to get your horse supple. It will also help you feel the stride, to feel the length of the stride and your eye. To be able to assess how many strides remain until the horse jump and where it will jump. Done correctly this exercise will also get an over excited horse to back off.

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Barnaboy Eamon (sold)

Barnaboy Eamon is a 6year old (*2013), gelding about 16″1, 163 cm. By the wonderful Irish ☘️ Sporthorse stallion Cottage Fire, who is also the father of 3star eventer and stallion Barnaboy Freeman.

Eamon was born at the Barnaboy stud in Co. Galway, Ireland. He has spend a lot of his life outdoors and has throughout been able to move which has made him both strong, healthy and surefooted.

Bay horse trotting in the school his name is Barnaboy Eamon
Barnaboy Eamon in the school.

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show jumping exercise

Which way?

show jumping exercise to prevent the horse from rushing the fences and be more alert on which way to go
Which way to go? Get your horse alert!

Does your horse listen to you? Are you in sync over which way to go?

Is your horse awaiting your signals? Or do you feel like your horse is in charge? Are you in sync which way to go? With showjumping courses getting quite technical it is important to work on the conversation between horse and rider. A question we often need to ask ourselves is: Is my signals received by my horse? Are they understood? Do I listen to my horse? Are we on the same wavelength?

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Snowman

Snowman

Love at first sight

Snowman, a white horse out hunting in Ireland
Snowman – the one and only

This is the ultimate gentleman hunt horse. Snowman ☃️ is 16 years old, born in 2003, 16’2 by Our Grandpa out of a thoroughbred mare. He has hunted with the Galway Blazers, Roscommon and the Grallagh Harriers for the last two years. Previously he has done a bit of pony club, jumping and fun rides.

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show jumping exercise including doubles

Doubles

Show jumping exercise to practise straightness though doubles and the precision in finding the perfect way to the next fence.
Precision

Doubles, in more than one sense.

This exercise offers a few different difficulties. It combines riding through corners with the ability to keeping your horse straight through doubles. The warm up will keep you focused and perfect your skills at showing your horse which way to go!! Precision!

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Beta 2019

BETA – British Equine Trade Exhibition.

The place where new and modern meets traditional and classy.

There is something special with exhibitions, it’s the ultimate in glamour and glitz, BETA is no different. Everyone involved has great expectations on the trade and on viewing new products for the first time. I used to be one of the exhibitors, now the roles have changed. I am the one standing eagerly waiting for the doors to open. I’m more than excited to be here, I am keen to know whats new and what has stood the test of time.

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jumping for fun

Ruby (sold)

Ruby the all rounder wonder pony

This is just the most adorable pony. A ~14’2 all rounder mare, piebald born in 2010 (9years). Full vetting carried out end of May, all clear!!

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Flexibility and teambuilding exercise for showjumping

Bendy, Bendy!!!

Bendy bendy 1 ideas how to get both yourself and the horse more flexible.
Start low and slow!

Get your horse more flexible!

Getting your horse and yourself bendy and flexible is one of the key components of winning at any level in the world of showjumping. Quick thinking and tight turns will win you all those valuable seconds. Practise makes perfect and this exercise is perfect as it can be done at any height, poles on the ground is perfectly ok.

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Fences for a show jumping exercise by youridewedrive

Rushing the Fence

Is your horse rushing the fence?

Do you get the feeling that your horse does not listen? This is a common problem with some of the hot headed horses of today. This is one exercise that focuses on getting the horse alert and for the rider to practise how to show the horse whats next.

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Badger (sold)

Badger the wonderpony

Badger is truly a fab fun pony! He has hunted with the Grallagh Harriers, East Galway and Roscommon!!! He is 100%, any mothers Dream. He has been brought on through pony club by competent youngster and rides really well.

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