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Stage 3 Ride (Jump) will assess your ability to ride and maintain a horse’s level of training over fences with the welfare of the horse central to your riding.

You will:

  • Be assessed on your understanding of the scale of training with jumping and be able to apply this knowledge
  • Be asked to show knowledge and understanding of the horse’s performance, evaluate its way of going and determine an approach to maintain this way of going. You will be assessed on your ability to deliver aids to benefit the horse while taking account of forward movement, rhythm, bend and a working outline
  • Be assessed working over showjumps and cross-country fences. Showjumps may be up to one metre and cross country jumps up to 90 centimetres, showing a balanced seat when jumping single fences and related fences leading to a course of jumps