Category Archives: Horse Show

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

Top 3 Equitation Tips – From a Senior Judge

As a Senior Judge I watch a lot of equitation rounds. You will find these top 3 equitation tips will get you noticed in the Equitation class.   Summary is this: Keep your leg locked on with the heel pressed … Continue reading

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Making Mistakes is OK. “If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not doing anything.”

This is how you should feel about horse training. I understand you would like to have everything perfect, everything correct and everything go according to plan. Well, sometimes things don’t happen that way. Especially, by the way, when you are riding and training horses. Continue reading

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Getting Things Done

After, what seemed to be, a very long winter we went out for a ride last evening. It was a warmish afternoon and the road was soft and ice free. I thought ‘finally, some decent weather’. What I realized then … Continue reading

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First Impressions in the Show Ring are Important

First impressions are important find out how the horse show judge makes their first impressions count. Continue reading

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