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What the Judge Is Looking For – Win More Ribbons with These Simple Tips

Are you going to be showing this season. Sometimes it is clear “What the judge is looking for”, but sometimes you may require a little help. This short clip may help you understand what is required and what you should be looking for. Continue reading

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10 Tips for Banishing Competition Riding Nerves

Learn to work with your emotional responses, channelling them into the job in hand rather than trying to eradicate them altogether. Here she explains how. Continue reading

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Can a Horse With a Rail Beat a ‘Clean’ Horse?

Each judge usually, and I say usually, because some judges don’t, gives a percentage score depending on the round. Generally speaking a rail gets a score of 40 – 50 depending on the rail and the rest of the course. See the following post regarding judging hunters. Continue reading

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Hunter Under Saddle

We as judges have formed opinions based on our own experiences. He is consistent, and reliable, and consistent and reliable is what an under saddle horse should be. Steady comfortable paces which a rider may have done to and from the field hunt. Continue reading

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