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The Straight Dope on Bending, How to Ride a Circle

Correct Way to Turn a Horse You can tell when a horse is straight when the hind legs follow the path of the front legs. A horse is considered straight when it is bending on a circle. A horse which … Continue reading

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Replacing a Bridle – When Should I Replace My Bridle

  Should you Change Your Bridle? This is the first thing to consider. Before spending your hard earned cash check to see if you need a new bridle. In the ‘old days’ there were people who would repair bridles, saddles … 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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