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.

First Impressions in the Show Ring are Important

First impressions are important find out how the horse show judge makes their first impressions count. Continue reading

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Florida in February

I have had the priveledge to travel with some friends to Florida. It has been a great experience and in a word what I feel is -it is “doable“. If you want to that is. When I thought about riders … Continue reading

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Riding for Success- Pay Attention To The Details

You may have seen me in the judges box. From local shows to national level competitions, when you are on the other side of the fence you have to make a decision quickly, fairly, and be objective. Some judges can … Continue reading

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Is Your Horse Getting Enough Hay… how would you know?

Feeding your house hay is not an exact science but understand the factors when feeding your horse. Continue reading

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