Chapter 3. Riding Cross Country Safely and Efficiently

  1. Stuart Tinney

Published Online: 10 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470693940.ch3

Making the Time: An Expert Guide to Cross Country Riding

Making the Time: An Expert Guide to Cross Country Riding

How to Cite

Tinney, S. (2004) Riding Cross Country Safely and Efficiently, in Making the Time: An Expert Guide to Cross Country Riding, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470693940.ch3

Author Information

  1. Gold Medallist, Sydney Olympics, OAM

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 26 MAY 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405102926

Online ISBN: 9780470693940

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Keywords:

  • riding;
  • safely;
  • ride efficiently;
  • ride safely;
  • cross country course

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Ride Safely

  • Ride Efficiently

  • What Speed am I travelling at?

  • Keep Your Eye on the Fence

  • Rebalancing

  • Types of Fences

  • Getting Started

  • Jumping a Sloping Vertical Fence

  • Jumping Technical Fences Like Angled Brushes

  • Steps up or Down

  • Bullfinch

  • Ditches

  • Water

  • Technical Questions — Apexes

  • Double of Apexes — A Combination Fence

  • The Finish