Fleeceworks Thursday AM Feed: ‘Dressage Prospect’

What’s the old gag? If it can’t jump, market it as a “dressage prospect?”

Yeah, let’s go with that. Free jumping can be a valuable experience to allow a horse to stretch its own jumping, figure out how to place its feet or to let the owners discover if a horse has real jumping potential. Often, free jumping is a source of beautiful images or videos of horses soaring over massive fences, their bascule picture-perfect, knees square as they take flight.

And sometimes, they prove to be perhaps a bit more of a disappointment: (note — must be logged in to Facebook to view).

Amazing Jumping Horse#WowJumping | PegaseBuzzEt là, tu sens que la saison de concours va pas être facile.

Posted by PegaseBuzz on Friday, February 19, 2016

Oops. As my husband stating while looking over my shoulder, “it’s like when someone goes to dunk a basketball and really, really misses.” (No horses were harmed in the making of this video!)

Go riding!

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