In my opinion, the most important goal for any rider is to become one with the horse and to work on becoming the best possible rider you can be. For that, we need to train ourselves and our horses to communicate and execute as a team. Perhaps the most important, and at the same time, the most difficult, element to riding in the showjumping arena is mastering that effortless, smooth round. However, that beautiful round where horse and rider become one, where every obstacle is taken effortlessly and where the same rhythm flows from start to finish, comes down to great attention to detail and extensive practice. Training and aiming for this harmony is what makes us better riders and should always be our goal.

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