The easiest way to play a hornpipe is to ( quite literally) bounce from note to note. Listen to the recording and play along, these kinds of tunes are often played at a medium pace. Sometimes playing them quickly can ruin it.
AF| DAFA DAFA| defe dCBA| eafA gafA| edCB AGFE| DAFA DAFA| defe dCBA| eAfA geCe| d2d Cd 😐
Cd| eAAA fAAA| gAfA eAAA| eAfA gAfA| efedCBABAGFE| DAFA DAFA| defe dCBA| eAfA geCe| d2d Cd:|