Meet Laura at Horse World Expo Maryland Jan 2018Meet Laura at the 2018 Maryland Horse World Expo. January 19th - 21 HorseWorldExpo 2018
"Very useful tips and exercises. They allowed me to develop a better awareness of my body position and its effect on a horse."
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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
Fitting a noseband is easy. There are some important considerations when fitting your bridle and in particular – fitting your noseband. Follow these simple tips to get that perfect fit. Continue reading
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
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
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
It is the course designers job to set up the courses that are suitable for the competition. Learn the common distances used to get the correct number of strides between jumps. Continue reading
Here are some simple rules for using studs. These relate to “screw-in” studs rather than “drive-in” studs because screw-in studs are by far the most commonly used types.
If you ride hunter jumpers and want to get noticed in the horse show ring, then pay attention to the horse grooming tips offered here. Learn how having a good turn out will get the judges attention and how you display your horse can make a difference to the horse show results.
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
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