Follow Lucinda Green’s top 10 tips for safe cross-country riding, in association with Eventing magazine
Engine, line and balance plus the constant “channel” which comes from the rider keeping their leg on and riding forward into the hand, are vital for successful cross-country riding according to top event trainer Lucinda Green.
Lucinda’s top tips
Workshops for two, three and four-star event riders, will be held at:
- Stourport with Ginny Elliot (21 March)
Milton Keynes with Lucinda (21 March)
Burnham Market with Anne-Marie and Nigel Taylor (26 March);
Newton, Notts with Ginny Elliot (28 March)
Aston-le-Walls with Anne-Marie and Nigel Taylor (4 April)
Stockland Lovell with Mary King (18 April)
Aston-le-Walls with Anne-Marie Taylor (18 April)
Cost is £100 per horse/rider combination. Details from: Gig Lees, Cross-country workshops, Yew Tree Cottage, Upton, Andover, Hants SP11 0JW.
The day takes the form of cross-country techniques using show jumps, followed by a video/discussion session and then cross-country. Participants need to bring their own lunch. Lucinda’s courses are supported by Petplan.