Did you know even show jumper, Kent Farrington, works with a dressage trainer? That’s because Kent knows flatwork is key to keeping his show jumpers fit, adjustable, and ready to win in any arena.
Ellesse Jordan Gundersen, a grand prix dressage rider and trainer based in Wellington, Fla., rides Kent’s show jumping horses and helps train his students. She competed at the 2018 World Equestrian Games in Tryon, N.C., and was the first ever athlete to represent the Philippines at the FEI Dressage World Cup Final.
Beginning June 10, Ellesse will share her tips, tricks and methods she’s learned by working with show jumpers on improving their the flatwork, only in the Heels Down Brief. Ultimately, she says incorporating dressage methods into show jumping routines will improve a horse’s ability ten-fold.
Every day from June 10 to 15, Ellesse will share a new outlook or insight on how jumper riders can improve their ride overall with more serious flatwork. Her training secrets will available exclusively to Heels Down Brief subscribers.
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