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Horse Show Tip # 10 – Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff

Nothing sells your horse better to the horse show judge than riding it. And what I mean by riding is making the performance count. Don’t sweat the small stuff and focus on the positive aspects of the round. If you … Continue reading

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Horse Show Tip # 9 – Get a Show Ring Shine

Looking your best is important at a horse show. Having your horse look its best is also important. Get your horse ‘spiffed up’. Bathe, trim and polish everything which needs to be bathed, trimmed and polished. If you can not … Continue reading

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Horse Show Tip # 8 – Educate Yourself

  When you go to a horse show, make sure you are educated with respect to the requirements and specifications of the class. Know the rules, tack requirements or restrictions, and the class specifications. Being educated is half the battle … Continue reading

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Horse Show Tip # 7 – The Type of Equipment You Have is Not As Important as The Performance

While at a horse show, it is your performance which is being evaluated, not your equipment. I have never said, “That horse shouldn’t win because it has the right type of saddle,” or, ” That horse shouldn’t win because the … Continue reading

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