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Your First Horse Show

Have you decided to head out to your first horse show?
Now what do you do?

You have arrived and gotten your number from the horse show secretary…. So … What next? Continue reading

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The Course Walk – Not Just a Stroll in the Park

Walking a show jumping course is not to be sneezed at. You have to:   be focused have a plan understand the questions the course is asking.  

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Trouble Shooting – Expert Advice to Avoid Refusals

When you enter the show ring your first concern is to get to eight jumps correctly and succinctly. Missing a distance is bad but a refusal will drop you out of the ribbons for sure. If you have a refusal … Continue reading

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Don’t Lose Your Cool – Ten tips to keep your cool at horse shows

  Most athletes have butterflies prior to the big game. When you, as a horse back rider and competitor have a case of nerves, your horse can feel it. Remember:   what goes in the brain, goes down the rein … Continue reading

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