What are Figures? Figures are “prescribed paths a horse is ridden on in a riding arena…[which] provides markers that can help indicate the correctness in the size or shape of a figure” (wikipedia). Why gives rider feedback about their own skills (a poor circle may indicate the rider sits crooked) gives rider feedback about their … Continue reading →
This schooling exercise not only challenges your horses jumping ability, but also the riders ability to properly direct the horse, and maintain control through the fences. The circle at the end makes this a great exercise for hunters, as a circle at the end of the course is mandatory.