How Gwyn Tompkins Makes Jumpers., Daily Racing Form, 1908-09-17


view raw text

HOW GWYN TOMPKINS MAKES JUMPERS JUMPERSSt St Nicks aptitude for jumping is explained by the fact that he has been trained ever since a year ¬ ling to this style of racing Mr Tompklns ills owner has had a chute built at his farm with small jumps arranged a short distance apart where the young horses are given their preliminary les ¬ sons at hurdling This consists of starting the horses riderless at one end of the chute and al ¬ lowing them to shift for themselves in covering the obstacles After becoming somewhat proficient by this method they are schooled in regular form

Persistent Link:
Local Identifier: drf1908091701_1_9
Library of Congress Record: