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Don’t be a Poor Loser or How to be a Gracious Winner

We’ve all seen them, I am sure. You know the ones! From Wikepedia: A competitor who exhibits poor sportsmanship after losing a game or contest is often called a “sore loser” (those who show poor sportsmanship after winning are typically … Continue reading

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3 Lessons From A Show Ring Flop – How Not to Win Ribbons at a Horse Show

Sure there are lots of posts from experienced hunter riders on how to win, get noticed and know what the judge is looking for. But what about for the rest of us who had to learn by the school of … Continue reading

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Don’t go Off Course Again, 5 Short Cuts to Remembering Your Hunter Course

Show ring hunters were developed from the field hunters when they used to ride over natural obstacles. These days there are fewer coops, stiles and brick walls but the tradition of solid colour poles and more ‘natural’ fences remain.   … Continue reading

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5 Short Cuts For Grooming

Top level show barns have grooms and handlers to prepare and primp up horses for their owner, but for the average person taking part in horse shows getting your horse spit and polished is often left to parents and friends … Continue reading

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