Most riders are nervous before the tournament starts.The better horse and rider warm-up prior to the competition the more confident both are. The warm-up arena is used for warming up and loosening of the horse. If many participants are simultaneously warming up in the arena, basic rules particularly in terms of being alert, paying attention, recognizing the direction other horses and riders are moving towards apply. Fairness and respect are key. REITTV.com shows how to prepare successfully and confidently and which exercises are good to do. Warming up has multiple reasons. It gives rider and horse something to do before the competition starts so that they don't get too nervous, it warms up muscles so that injuries can be prevented and horse and rider can already work together and prepare.