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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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Cross Border Horse Show Judging

Well I did it! After almost 30 years of judging across Canada I had tho opportunity to judge my first United States Equestrian Federation horse show. And what a great weekend it was! Lots of horses, riders and chocolate made … Continue reading

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What I Learned from Judging a Dressage Show

When you look up commitment in the dictionary there is no picture of a person hauling off to a horse show, but rather a whole host of synonyms such as promise, pledge, responsibility. Have you committed to your horse? Continue reading

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