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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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Horse Show Tip # 6 Have a Neat Clean Appearance

Your horse show turnout counts. If you don’t have a big budget for expensive horse show clothes, then stick with conservative, traditional colors. Your turnout need not be expensive or trendy. It needs to be neat, clean and in good … Continue reading

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