4 Tips for Buying Horse Jump Standards and Poles

Standards and poles come in all shapes and sizes, so even if you’re committed to teaching your horse some new tricks, you might be a little confused about what to buy or how to get started. Here are just a few tips for success!

  1. Think About Size

This is one of the most important things to consider about both standards and jump poles. The wrong size can lead to disaster as you train your horse, so make sure that you’ve done your homework about what’s suitable and what’s not. Think about both length and diameter. Think about weight as well, especially if you’ll be the one hauling this equipment around.

  1. Consider Different Material Types

What kind of lumber is best for jumping poles? Everyone has their own opinion, but regardless of your individual preferences, you’ll want to choose something stable, durable and high-quality. It doesn’t matter if you’re looking … Read the rest

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Jumping In Fields

The feeling of freedom and exhilaration while riding on a horse is like no other feeling for many people. In order for the horse to get different types of exercise, you can set up horse jump walls of all sizes and designs. There are a few creative ways that you can design a horse jump aside from the traditional ways that sometimes don’t offer the creativity that you’re looking for regarding your horse and yourself.

A simple horse jump is one that has two ends and rails in the center. The rails should be able to adjust so that your horse has various heights to jump over. You can use a garden trellis on each end with a design between them that looks like a flower garden. Combine your love of fruits and vegetables with the horse jumps that you make by painting the ends and the rails in a … Read the rest

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