5 Videos to Watch Before Your Next Show

Jump back into the show season with these five tips from Practical Horseman OnDemand trainers.

New to showing or diving back into competing? Subscribe to Practical Horseman OnDemand and check out the 5 Videos to Watch Before Your First Show or Event playlist to help prepare for the show season!

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  1. Dealing with Show Nerves—Top trainer Holly Hugo-Vidal shares how she had to fight nerves as a competitor and how she handled them.
  2. Grooming the Horse: Getting Shine—Pro groom Laurie Pitts talks about how to use the soft, or finishing, brush to remove fine dust and a rub rag to smooth and polish the coat.
  3. First Spring Cross-Country School—Olympian Phillip Dutton guides a group of upper level event riders and horses through this first cross country school of the season.
  4. Final Show Prep—International eventer Buck Davidson shares his competition prep method for stadium jumping with a group of riders on young horses with an upcoming show.
  5. Qualities of a Good Equitation Round—Holly shares how, as a judge, she likes equitation riders and their horses to be well tuned out, what that consists of and why.

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