Category Archives: Tips

What the Judge Is Looking For, Nail the First Fence

You have to “nail” each fence, that’s what the judge is looking for. Getting to the first fence correctly, in a positive, confident manner, sets the tone for the rest of the course. Continue reading

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The Final Circle- It’s Important

In your Hunter Round Leave a Good Impression… Do  a nice circle! After your hunter round is done, you should do a final closing circle. If the course ends at the opposite end of the ring from the in/out gate … Continue reading

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Are Canter Leads Important

A winning trip in the hunter ring can be defined as a horse that flows from one jump to the next in a steady rhythmic fashion and jumps the fences in round forward athletic fashion. This does not mean fast … Continue reading

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Horse Watching –

Improve Your Eye by Watching Horses You can educate your eye by watching horses and riders during their training sessions. Take a look at this simple one minute video that reveals some things about this horse and rider. Watching horses … Continue reading

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