Hunters

Scott Stewart enjoys a victory gallop with Lucador after winning the $50,000 Hunter Classic at the National Horse Show.

Bulletin from the National Horse Show’s Hunter Classic

Perennial National Horse Show Leading Hunter Rider Scott Stewart once again swept the biggest titles in his division, this time adding the new $50,000 Hunter Classic to his honors.

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Professional Hunters Get Underway at 2018 National Horse Show

Check out all the highlights from the first day of competition at the Kentucky Horse Park!

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Show-Ring Fixes

Top hunter rider Keri Kampsen shares a five-part strategy to make the most of a round gone wrong

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Take Home the Blue

Two USEF ‘R’ judges offer tips on how to ride a winning hunter round.

Hunt Tosh won the $25,000 USHJA International Hunter Derby at the Devon Horse Show with Flamingo-K.

Hunters at the Devon Horse Show 2018

Although he just missed out on taking Devon’s Leading Hunter Rider title, Hunt Tosh got his big victory today when he won the Hunter Derby with Flamingo-K

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Training the Mature Hunter

Like people, horses need to “use it or lose it” as they age. Hunter rider and trainer Julie Curtin shares simple exercises to help keep aging horses strong, supple, balanced and interested in their jobs.

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Sporthorse Star: Center Court's Health Care Routine

Get up close and personal with "Billy," one of John French's top hunters.

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Confessions of a Nitpicker

Bill Steinkraus, 1968 Olympic individual gold medalist, describes five equestrian terms that rankle him.

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John French: ‘Try to Always Find the Good’

The legendary catch-rider focuses on the strengths of the horses he rides and the people he works with.

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Ride Your Hunter Round Like a Pro, Part II

Exercise I: Practice track-riding skills by working on turning around a jump as you approach the next fence.

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Jumping Clinic with George Morris

George Morris critiques a hunter rider.

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Ride Your Hunter Round Like a Pro

Wow the judge with this top hunter rider and judge’s show-ring tips. Part 1: Practice pace and turning to a line.

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Nick Haness: A Triple Threat in the Show Ring

Former equitation star Nick Haness shines in the hunters—and jumpers, too.

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Show-Day Turnout Tips | Grooming tips: Showing Edition

The manager of a top hunter/jumper barn, who also is a judge and competitor, explains how to make sure you and your horse shine when you step into the show ring.

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Jumping Clinic With George Morris

George Morris critiques a hunter rider's position.

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How Much Expression is Acceptable in the Hunter Ring?

A reader asks judge Betty Oare how much expression is appropriate in the hunter divisions.

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Artist and Author a Favorite of Junior Riders at Midwestern Shows

How one artist, author and all-around horse show helper is changing the lives of the next generation of riders.

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What Makes a Winning Hunter Round

A top hunter judge tells you what he’s looking for and how to achieve it.

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Horsemanship 101: Plan Your Horse Show

Grand-prix show jumper Debbie Stephens explains how to develop a successful strategy for more consistent performances and less stress this horse show season.

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Which Half-seat is Correct?

Hunter/jumper trainer Robin Petersen explains how to properly achieve half-seat.

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Anne Kursinski: Horses Are Reflections of Their Riders

This five-time Olympian offers training tips and advice to the winner of Practical Horseman’s Training with the Stars: Win a Day with Anne Kursinski contest and nine of her friends.

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Jumping Clinic With George Morris

George Morris critiques a hunter in the December 2014 issue of Practical Horseman magazine.

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Jumping Clinic With George Morris

George Morris critiques a hunter in the December 2014 issue of Practical Horseman magazine.

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Jumping Clinic With George Morris

George Morris critiques a hunter in the March 2015 issue of Practical Horseman magazine.