Category Archives: Horse Show

Posts regarding shows and horse show related topics. May include how to improve test scores or placings at shows.

Do you Chip? Fix that chip in 30 minutes with these proven exercises

Chipping in can ruin an otherwise excellent round. With everything moving quickly your horse may move past his perfect distance and ‘chip in’ that last stride. Continue reading

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The Real Cost of Keeping a Horse –

If you are thinking of purchasing a horse and think it may be cheaper to keep it at home take a good hard look at your numbers. Continue reading

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Can a Horse With a Rail Beat a ‘Clean’ Horse?

Each judge usually, and I say usually, because some judges don’t, gives a percentage score depending on the round. Generally speaking a rail gets a score of 40 – 50 depending on the rail and the rest of the course. See the following post regarding judging hunters. Continue reading

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Hunter Under Saddle

We as judges have formed opinions based on our own experiences. He is consistent, and reliable, and consistent and reliable is what an under saddle horse should be. Steady comfortable paces which a rider may have done to and from the field hunt. Continue reading

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