Category Archives: Horse Show

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

Cold Weather Riding Tips for Hearty Winter Riders. Well, I hate to admit it but the cold weather is going to come and we have to be ready for it. The shoes and pads are on but what about what … Continue reading

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Be a Better Rider – Start Now!

Are you interested in getting ahead with your riding, but you feel like you are riding around in circles (literally)? Would you like to have efficient training sessions as well as have a set of proven training tools and techniques … Continue reading

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3 Proven Tips from a Senior Horse Show Judge to Get Noticed In a Good Way and Stay off the ‘Naughty List’

The Naughty List The ‘naughty list’ is the list the judge keeps tally of naughty outbursts, wrong leads and dropped rails. As a judge, we try not to use horses on the naughty list when placing competitors at a horse … Continue reading

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Does Turn Out Matter – Horse Show Turn Out Does the Judge Really Notice?

In a word yes, turnout does matter. Having correctly fitting equipment and being properly dressed proves you belong. You can have a great round of jumps and poor turn out and still be the winner but presenting yourself as the … Continue reading

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