3'6" hunter question

Do they still set the lines on a 12.5" stride?

This is what they used to do when I rode in the junior hunters, but it’s been a looooong time.


12’6” is the base distance for the 3’

12’9” is the base distance at 3’6” as per the chart but really is about 13’.

That is why a horse with a big 14’ canter stride makes it down the lines easily.


There’s a large WB at our barn that apparently arrived off his starter career as a field hunter with…an 18’ stride. I can’t imagine how much work the owner did to get the adjustability he has now.

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