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The Final Circle- It’s Important

In your Hunter Round Leave a Good Impression… Do  a nice circle! After your hunter round is done, you should do a final closing circle. If the course ends at the opposite end of the ring from the in/out gate … Continue reading

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Are Canter Leads Important

A winning trip in the hunter ring can be defined as a horse that flows from one jump to the next in a steady rhythmic fashion and jumps the fences in round forward athletic fashion. This does not mean fast … Continue reading

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What the Judge is looking for – Equitation Judging equitation can be difficult sometimes and what the judge is looking for can be difficult to understand, particularly if you haven’t shown before or are new to going to a horse … Continue reading

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Making Mistakes is OK. “If you’re not making mistakes, then you’re not doing anything.”

This is how you should feel about horse training. I understand you would like to have everything perfect, everything correct and everything go according to plan. Well, sometimes things don’t happen that way. Especially, by the way, when you are riding and training horses. Continue reading

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