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Do Late Lead Changes Really Matter When Showing In the Hunter Ring

This question about late lead changes, has been asked of me on several occasions, so it must be something riders, competitors and coaches are concerned about while showing their horses. When Should My Horse Change the Lead? In a perfect … Continue reading

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Over Reacting in the Show Ring – 5 Actions Which Make You Look Like a Loser

5 over reactions which make you look like a loser I was out “horsing around” this week end and saw some interesting sights. Although I wasn’t juding at the time I have seen some of these and maybe have even … Continue reading

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How to Win At Horse Shows Without Breaking the Bank for An Expensive Horse

Once you get that horse and take it into the show ring here are the top 5 points the judge is looking for. The horse has to get to and jump all the fences. This means refusals, runouts and balks … Continue reading

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Horse Training – Is Your Horse Tense?

Is your horse tense? Do you know when your horse is traveling correctly? How do you tell? When the horse is moving comfortably and correctly, the poll should and needs to be presented as the highest point within the ‘arc’ … Continue reading

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