Category Archives: Horse Show

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

Just for Fun – Friday Fun Day!

For a change take a look at these fun sites. A little light reading for your weekend. This is for all of you who have ever dreamed of having your picture in the Practical Horseman magazine for a critique! Horse … Continue reading

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Trouble Shooting – Expert Advice to Avoid Refusals

When you enter the show ring your first concern is to get to eight jumps correctly and succinctly. Missing a distance is bad but a refusal will drop you out of the ribbons for sure. If you have a refusal … Continue reading

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Don’t Lose Your Cool – Ten tips to keep your cool at horse shows

  Most athletes have butterflies prior to the big game. When you, as a horse back rider and competitor have a case of nerves, your horse can feel it. Remember:   what goes in the brain, goes down the rein … Continue reading

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Anatomy of A Hunter Round Part 5 – The Exit

Think of the hunter round of being composed of  five parts: the start the approach the course the finish the exit. The first four were dealt with in previous posts so we are moving onto the exit. Finishing your hunter … Continue reading

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