Practical Horseman Extra: 55 Tips to Catch the Judge’s Attention

Two USEF judges share insights to help you and your horse shine when you step into the show ring.

Wouldn’t you love to increase your score from hunter and hunter-seat equitation judges? By paying attention to the details of your and your horse’s turnout and a few showmanship strategies, you can make a solid first impression when you step into the competition arena.

In this issue:

• Holly Hugo-Vidal shares strategies for under-saddle classes, entering the arena confidently and standing a hunter correctly in hunter model classes.

• Carol “Hoffy” Hoffman explains what to do to make sure tack fits and is adjusted properly and how to come up with an overall picture that is pleasing and correct for hunters and jumpers.

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