Why use horse jumps in the first place? Well, it is well known that horse jumps will mainly be utilized for showjumping events and, of course, will always be in judicious use on training grounds for both horse and rider. The showjumping enthusiast will always marvel. Not just at the prowess of both horse and rider but at the decorative effects of the entire obstacle course. Is it any wonder then why the course is referred to as your verifiable showground?
Horse jumps, kids horse jumps in particular, are not just pleasing to the audience’s eyes, it is safe to use as well. The same goes for horse cups, usually utilized on the training ground to help both horse and its rider with its training maneuvers. The cups are also being used to aid the young horse and rider with grooming. Grooming is usually a hard labor for the learner but it is nevertheless a labor of love for the equine enthusiast.
Grooming goes beyond just giving the magnificent horse a good brushing and tending to its shoes. It has a lot to do with the manner in which the full-grown horse walks, trots and gallops. Horses are taught at a young age, just as kids should be taught as early as possible. That is to say they wish to do well on the showjumping terrain. If not the showground, the racetrack. Racing horses and their riders are a breed apart.
Horse and rider are required to maintain stringent dietary habits in order to maintain peak physical condition and correct weight. But under normal, recreational circumstances, horse jumps should be made available. Provided the horse has been adequately trained and the jumps are low in height and safe to use, it can use jumps to exercise voluntarily and pleasurably.