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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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Anatomy of a Hunter Round Part 1 – The Start

Think of the hunter round of being composed of  five parts:  the start the approach the course the finish the exit If you work on each of these you will get a winning round. Although there is no specific points … Continue reading

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Your Succes is My Success – Part 2

Most people see the finished product and really don’t stop to think the steps and time it took to get to the final product. This is so true with all horse training. An Olympic athlete who never wins a medal, … Continue reading

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