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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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3 Ways You May be Driving the Hunter Judge Crazy

Do you ever wonder what drives the hunter judge crazy? Just think about it. You are entering a horse show and present yourself in front of the hunter judge in a hunter jumper competition. Are you screaming out at the … Continue reading

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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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Get Unstuck, Get Your Training On Track

  Even though winter is upon us you should have in the back of your head a rough idea how you should proceed with your training to arrive where you want to be in the new show season. Use the … Continue reading

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