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Horse Show Warm Up – Top Correction for Your Horse Show Warm Up And How To Fix It

The horse show warm up area is a place where competitors can make or break the competition. Do you use your warm up time effectively? Use this simple 3 step technique to improve your horse immediately. Continue reading

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Horse Training – 5 Factors of Jumping

This time of year when everyone is in full swing with their riding and showing sometimes we get bogged down with the details. If this happens to you, take some time to review the fundamentals and get things right. For … Continue reading

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Horse Training – How We Inadvertently Train Horses

When horse training, one of the most common things people do is to ‘humanize” or anthropomorphize horses.Whether you believe it or not you have trained him to do it. What ever ‘it’ happens to be. Bad or good we have probably trained the horse to do it. Continue reading

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Horse Training Basic Riding School Movements to Include in Your Daily Horse Training

Back to basic horse training and riding school movements for the winter schooling months. Basic horse training riding school movements such as circles, turns and changes of rein. Find these 3 tips for horse training success. Continue reading

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Top 7 Ways Riders Interfere With Their Horses and How to Train Riders Not to Interfere

Riders interfere by not staying with the horse and becoming unbalanced. Learn top ways riders interfere and what to do about it. Continue reading

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Improve your Horse’s Form Over Fences – Top 3 Reasons to Use Gymnasitc Jumping to Improve Your Horse’s Form Over Fences

Gymnastic jumping is a challenge for beginner riders and advanced horsemen and can be a systematic way to develop a green horse into a grand prix contender. Continue reading

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Horse Shows – So You Think You Got Something to Prove?

Guest post by fwdnrnd photo credit: jerebu   Then don’t go to the horse show. Seriously. DON’T go if:  you aren’t getting excellent rides at home, mentally and physically, both you and your horse.  you haven’t taken your horse off-property in … Continue reading

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What the Judge is Looking For – Refusals

When showing in the hunter jumper ring, the hunter judge will score you a major error if your horse refuses. There are many different types of errors that are considered disobediences and marked as major errors.

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Scoring the Hunter Round

It is important to remember that anything that detracts from a rhythmic, steady round (breaking to a trot, wrong leads, adding and leaving out strides) will cause the score to go down. Continue reading

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Hunter Jumpers – Tack and Equipment

Having the correct tack in the hunter ring is important. If you show up in the wrong type of bridle or bit it could be detrimental or even cause you to be eliminated from your class. It is important to know which tack, bridle and bit are permissible. Continue reading

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