Author Archives: Laura

About Laura

Laura Kelland-May is the founder of Thistle Ridge Skill Builders Development Program. She more than trains horses, she trains people to train their horses. In addition she is a Sr. Judge and can offer insight into What the Judge Is Looking For. Follow her here and get more tips.

What Does a Horse Show Judge Do Exactly?

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Getting Your Horse to Stand Still While Mounting

We’ve all seen them. Those tricky devils which move just enough so you can’t get your foot into the stirrup. Here are some tips to get you back into the saddle and get riding rather than standing and waiting at … Continue reading

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Scoring the Hunters…. what is an 80 anyway

Understand the scoring system some hunter judges use to place horses. Continue reading

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Being Happy With What You Have

Are you looking for the big prize and think a bigger, better horse, new saddle or new boots will make a difference in your horse. You may have to take a step back and think about how these things may … Continue reading

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