Tag Archives: How to win at horse shows

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 the Hunter Round Part 4 – The Finish

Think of the hunter round of being composed of  five parts: the start the approach the course the finish the exit The first three were dealt with in previous posts so we are moving onto the finish. Although the course … 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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