Category Archives: Horse Show

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

Getting to the Jump is Important

What the Judge is Looking For In a hunter class the judge would like to see a horse rounding his back, bascule, and admiring the jump and surroundings. Any expert horse show judge knows this can happen only if the … Continue reading

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What Does a Horse Show Judge Do Exactly?

What does a horse show judge do exactly? Continue reading

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Getting Your Horse to Stand Still While Mounting

We’ve all seen them. Those tricky devils which move just enough so you can’t get your foot into the stirrup. Here are some tips to get you back into the saddle and get riding rather than standing and waiting at … Continue reading

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Scoring the Hunters…. what is an 80 anyway

Understand the scoring system some hunter judges use to place horses. Continue reading

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