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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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
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
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.
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.
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