Guide to the Healthy Aquarium (Fishkeeper's Guides) by Dr. Neville Carrington

By Dr. Neville Carrington

To create and keep a fit aquarium is the aspiration of all fish keepers. yet why do difficulties have an effect on a few aquariums and never others? it really is attainable to accomplish that elusive normal stability? right here, eventually, is a transparent creation to the spectrum of matters contain, from the standard of water to the newest treatments for illness.

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Most experienced riders are only too happy to be asked for their opinion. At some bigger events there are often course walks, organised by the event committee, taken by an elite rider. Even if you are just spectating at an event where this is available, join in and take advantage of it, as you could learn some useful tips which could help you with your own eventing. 1 Riders assessing a fence during a course walk. CHOICES As I said, the advice of an experienced rider can be very helpful because courses are becoming more and more technical, so you must walk the course with some knowledge of what the course designer is asking you to do.

Rebalancing on a curve When you are jumping a fence with a curving approach, use the curve to your advantage by rebalancing on the curve. As well as slowing the horse down, it will allow you to look at the fence and get the best possible line to it. It is important to know when to start riding the curve, which may also be the rebalancing point. 12 you can see that Caro has listened to my rebalancing aids to slow down and is now quite happily travelling on towards the fence. I must continue to stress that the amount of rebalancing I do will depend on the type of fence I am jumping.

What are the ground conditions like? All these factors have to be considered when you walk the course, and then you must ride accordingly. KEEP YOUR EYE ON THE FENCE Keeping your eye on the fence as you ride towards it is, along with rebalancing, one of the most important things you can do. If you don’t look at the fence, how can you expect to see a good stride to it? I don’t advocate looking at a tree in the background, or a patch on the ground as you ride into a fence. I believe your eye has to be on the top rail of a vertical or the front rail of an oxer so that you can judge your distance to the fence.

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