Riding -Showing

GUIDELINES TO HELP YOU PREPARE FOR SHOW RING SUCCESS

Would you like to try showing this year? Here are some ideas on the work you need to do in order to prepare for show ring success.   Homework The glamour and elegance witnessed in the show ring at county…

FIVE TOP TIPS ON HOW TO RIDE SAFELY IN A COLLECTING RING!.

Spring will soon be here! Daffodils, lambs and the start of the horse show season. I’m sure a few dedicated people have persevered throughout the winter, but for the majority of people spring is when it all starts up. In…

SHOWING - CATCH THE JUDGES EYE

The previous articles have outlined the type of Horse required for which Showing Class and offered you some helpful guidelines in preparation for you and your horse before the big day. Here we will outline the art of catching the…

SHOW HORSE HACK TYPE - British Show Horse Association Dress code.

SHOWING - The Hack.    The Showing season is well under way now; here we define the criteria for The British Show Horse Association classes. The previous article focused on the Sport Horse Hunter Classes where these are for the…

BRITISH SHOW HORSE - RIDING HORSE AND WORKING SHOW HORSE

Riding Horses  The true Show Riding Horse is between a Hack and a Hunter. They will have quality, substance, good bone and as always presence. Again the confirmation must be correct to ensure the desired effortless movement through all the…

SHOWING - Ring craft do's and don'ts

Ring Craft do's and don'ts.  Make sure there is space between you and the horse in front before entering the ring and try not to follow a horse which looks like yours. Remember this is the first time the Judge…

SHOWING - WARM UP TIME

Warm up in the collecting ring.   The warm up arenas are always very busy and often over crowded. Horses' preparing for all sorts of classes will share the same area, always be respectful and aware of others around you.Try and…

COBS - BRITISH SHOW HORSE

British Show Cobs   The Cob is a type rather than a breed. A short legged animal, with good bone below the knee, substance and quality and capable of carrying a substantial weight with ease. Displaying manners is essential and…
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