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Building a Training Arena

It is best to have a menege for competition training. This gives the horse and rider a chance to concentrate on their jumping or dressage...

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Competition Jumping Horses

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Horses and Riders Compete

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Riding horses has always been an exciting experience. Galloping across an open field or jumping ditches is one of the joys of life. Riders that want to test their skills against others often train to enter dressage or jumping competitions. It takes time, effort and skill to ready a horse for competition. It is best to have a training arena nearby. Working with the horse every day ensures the skills necessary for competition are practiced on a regular basis.

Many people board their horses and must travel to train them elsewhere. If they have the land, building an equestrian menege is possible. Prices vary, but even slightly hilly land can be used for this purpose. Having a training area at home makes it easier to spend the hours necessary for training. It gives the rider plenty of time to spend with their horse and a familiar area where both can train in comfort.