Category Archives: Horse Show

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

Don’t Blow the Hand Gallop- What the Judge is Looking For

If you have ever shown in a class which requires a hand gallop you know what I am talking about. This is that grey area where no-one is quite sure what is required. We can all agree… a hand gallop … Continue reading

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Show Ring Savvy – Give the Judge What They Want to See

  Have you ever entered the ring and really not understood what the judge is looking for? Well then keep reading. These pointers outline the necessary information to get you into the competition with confidence and discover the secrets to … Continue reading

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Hunter Judging, Don’t Beat a Good Horse With a Bad HOrse

Don’t beat a good horse with a bad horse. As judges, we try to have the best horse win. The best horse should be the best jumper and this horse should jump: high round scopey soft.   Jumping ‘out of … Continue reading

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Hunter Horse Show, Is Your Saddle Ok?

Believe it or not you saddle can detract from your performance. I am not saying it may or maynot cause you to win but  a well turned out horse can get you in the judges good books. Your saddle has … Continue reading

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