Category Archives: Horse Show

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

Hunter Jumper – Top Trends in the Hunter Show Ring

Ever wonder if you are in style in the hunter ring? I remember the tweed hacking jackets and grey breeches. Now keeping on track with the hunter turn out can make you stick out like a sore thumb. Conservative is … Continue reading

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Horse Show, Why Didn’t I Win at the Horse Show?

I know how you feel, I felt the same way in the show ring, “why didn’t I win?” That all changed when I became a senior judge. When you show your horse you are caught up in the clothes, the … Continue reading

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Hunter Ring Etiquette, Should I Use My Crop In The Show Ring?

The short answer is no, you shouldn’t use your crop in the show ring. Crops are allowed and the rules state crops are permitted and there is a length restriction. The maximum length is 75cm when going over fences and … Continue reading

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3 Ways You May be Driving the Hunter Judge Crazy

Do you ever wonder what drives the hunter judge crazy? Just think about it. You are entering a horse show and present yourself in front of the hunter judge in a hunter jumper competition. Are you screaming out at the … Continue reading

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