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Hunter Judging, Don’t Beat a Good Horse With a Bad HOrse

Don’t beat a good horse with a bad horse. As judges, we try to have the best horse win. The best horse should be the best jumper and this horse should jump: high round scopey soft.   Jumping ‘out of … Continue reading

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Hunter Horse Show Tack Trends

Are you in style? Long gone are the days of Fulmer snaffles and Atherstone girths. Take a look what is trending right now on the show circuit. D Ring Snaffles are popular in the hunter show ring. A hunter with … Continue reading

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Horse Show, Why Didn’t I Win at the Horse Show?

I know how you feel, I felt the same way in the show ring, “why didn’t I win?” That all changed when I became a senior judge. When you show your horse you are caught up in the clothes, the … Continue reading

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Hunter Ring Etiquette, Should I Use My Crop In The Show Ring?

The short answer is no, you shouldn’t use your crop in the show ring. Crops are allowed and the rules state crops are permitted and there is a length restriction. The maximum length is 75cm when going over fences and … Continue reading

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