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Don’t go Off Course Again, 5 Short Cuts to Remembering Your Hunter Course

Show ring hunters were developed from the field hunters when they used to ride over natural obstacles. These days there are fewer coops, stiles and brick walls but the tradition of solid colour poles and more ‘natural’ fences remain.   … Continue reading

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Horse Exercises, Jumping Courses to Improve Your Hunter Jumper

Use these simple horse exercises to improve your hunter jumper rounds. Horse Exercises – Parts of a Hunter Jumper Course When you break down the elements of a hunter jumper course you will see that the jumping course is made … 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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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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