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        08-26-2010, 02:56 AM
      #21
    Yearling
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by corporate pride    
    nope, I was quicker :p hahahaha
    That was less bias post too by the way :)
    ah yeah I must have still been writing!
    Mm I have soft spot for hacking, it has its downsides but I still love it anyways
         
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        08-26-2010, 03:09 AM
      #22
    Weanling
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by ThatNinjaHorse    
    ah yeah I must have still been writing!
    Mm I have soft spot for hacking, it has its downsides but I still love it anyways
    i had too many bias experiences so I try avoid it. I will occassionally at gymkhanas to do something different but I usually end up going "why did I bother?"
         
        08-26-2010, 08:02 AM
      #23
    Banned
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Void    
    You'll find that 99% of the judges actually know what they are looking for, they are color blind so to speak when it comes to judging, meaning that they see color as not part of the reason why they chose a horse (as in its all about quality of gait, suitability, obediance, cleanliness, before its ever about.. whose pony has the best color).
    Well said!

    In other words, it is most likely your lovely pinto did not place for reasons other than color.
         
        09-04-2010, 12:49 AM
      #24
    Foal
    Me and my pinto usually win first place here in California, you just have to be REALLY good
         
        09-08-2010, 12:53 PM
      #25
    Foal
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Spyder    
    In England the judges will actually select some horse and ride them themselves.

    That sounds cool for a person whose horse listens to others....my horse will only listen to three people.

    She acts like a three year old person and tries to trick you and sees how much she can get away with.
         
        09-08-2010, 07:55 PM
      #26
    Trained
    LOL :P
    Well I have a hack class this weekend at a pony club show so I will tell you all how I go :P
         
        09-12-2010, 08:33 PM
      #27
    Trained
    Well everyone heres the results for this weekends pony club ribbon day for me :P
    Hack class: 3rd
    Bare saddle: 1st
    Rider class: 1st
    Novice 2A dressage: 1st ...63.3 %
    6 bar: 4th
    Keyhole: 1st
    Sporting fig 8: 1st
    Barrels: 1st
    Western pole bend: 1st
    Pony twist: 1st
    OVERALL CHAMPION FOR MY AGE GROUP :P
    I will post pics when I can be bothered:P
    P.s excellent dressage tess
         
        09-12-2010, 10:27 PM
      #28
    Green Broke
    I don't believe in the color biases. Maybe in extremely low levels where people just sign up to judge, but that's it. Like someone else said, if you aren't winning, it's not because your horse isn't bay or chesnut. "The judge doesn't place me because my horse is a Paint/pinto/Appy" has become the number one excuse when someone isn't good enough(for lack of a better phrase) to place. People have seen Moondance Alexander too many times. ETA: Also, most pintos are stock bred. Most of the accused bias come from hunter divisions, where stock horses don't have the correct movement to win in a hunter class. That is why the judge picks that TB over your paint. Not because of color.
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        09-12-2010, 10:40 PM
      #29
    Trained
    I only saw moondance alexander a few weeks ago :P
    But I did get 3rd yesterday in my hack class so im proud of that. The winner was a pony that move like a robot. :/...hmmmm...but im proud of my placing :P
         
        10-01-2010, 02:33 PM
      #30
    Foal
    I have a pinto, and I also competed in the Hack Division with him this year. I think that sometimes they are "too noticeable" - being that they stand out; I found the judges always had their eye on my guy, so the slightest mistake was noticed right away. This was just my scenario, and it may go the complete opposite way for others.

    Regardless, I had a blast doing the hack division this year, and mostly it was an opportunity for me as a green rider to get an understanding of the different gaits etc. as well as great training for my guy, as he had never done much on the flat at shows - so we basically used it as a learning experience. We ended up making it to Championships, where he placed 8th in the pleasure hack (out of 40 horses), so I was very happy with him!
         

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