Col. Chamberlin on Jumping – Guest Post by Roger Hannington

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Whilst not seeking to diminish or detract from the writings of Col Chamberlin in any way and being an enthusiastic supporter of all that he has written  his description of riding a horse when jumping is detailed and expansive to … Read More

Good Horseman According to Harry Chamberlin

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by Barbara Ellin Fox “The correct principles of equitation and horse training are in themselves simple and well defined, and easily within the comprehension of any intelligent mind. Unfortunately, these principles are so difficult to find in the mass of … Read More

Crest Release- Where Did It Come From?

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How did the crest release become the standard way of using the hands during jumping in the United States? Did we always use the crest release? Where did it come from? In 1938 when Capt. Littauer first told riders to … Read More

Are Hands Part Of The Base Of Support In Jumping?

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A Recap In my last blog I showed you how the Base of Support has evolved from Fort Riley to the current Hunter Seat trend. This blog will explain why “Base of Support” as defined by the legendary teacher, George … Read More

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