Category Archives: Horse Show

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

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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Hot weather hints. Simple tips for hot weather horse care

During these hot hazy days of summer I sometimes refresh my memory of how cold things were in the winter time. Here is a short video of some snowy weather we had and how we persevered during the deep snow. … Continue reading

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Planning – Do You Think Planning is Important?

This word has been floating around in my head the last few days. Planning – It is the key to success and although you can do things ‘on a whim’, planning will add to your successes. Plan your ride  – … Continue reading

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What I Learned from Judging a Dressage Show

When you look up commitment in the dictionary there is no picture of a person hauling off to a horse show, but rather a whole host of synonyms such as promise, pledge, responsibility. Have you committed to your horse? Continue reading

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