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post #1 of 26 Old 12-17-2009, 07:53 PM Thread Starter
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My First Show-Help-Tips Needed***

Well, on the 31st of January i'm going to my first (not pony club) show :) Im so excited but im not sure what I should be doing with my mare...

She's a Palomino there's a picture of her on this link, I got a new MARE!!!!

I have no Idea what I should do with her mane.. I could hog it off and just braid her forelock and tail, or should I let her mane grow out a little bit more and flop over and do something with it was well as Abbi's forelock and tail?

Any other tips on making her look BEAUTIFUL hehe.

Also whats the go with saddle cloths or numnah, what colour etc.

So any tips would be great, about braiding or grooming or hoofs. Even tack.. thanks guys :)


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post #2 of 26 Old 12-17-2009, 07:56 PM
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i'd brade it!! or just get a main tammer on befor the show to get it to lie witch ever side you want it on!!
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post #3 of 26 Old 12-17-2009, 07:57 PM
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What discipline are you doing?
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post #4 of 26 Old 12-17-2009, 07:58 PM Thread Starter
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Hacking


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post #5 of 26 Old 12-17-2009, 08:00 PM
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I'd braid her mane, it's probably not required but it's always good practice! I'd go with a fairly neutral colour for your saddle pad, even just black or white would be nice with her colouring.
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post #6 of 26 Old 12-17-2009, 08:32 PM
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Braid it (mane, tail, forelock)!
For saddle pads, if you don't have a shaped pad or a half pad, use a regular white one. If you have a half pad, use that by itself. Orrr if you have a shaped pad, you could use that as well.
After you bathe her, cover her up completely.

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post #7 of 26 Old 12-17-2009, 08:41 PM Thread Starter
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Theses are the classes im thinking of entering...
105 Led Local Galloway Hack – MARE
133 Novice ridden Galloway
134 Open ridden lightweight Galloway 14h ne 15h
136 Childs Galloway ridden by rider under 17yrs
140 Show Hunter Galloway 14.2h ne 15h
Ring 2
223 Childs Galloway ridden by rider under 17yrs
227 Show Hunter Galloway 14.2h ne 15h
Ring 3
313 Local rider 13yrs & under 15yrs

314 Girl rider 13yrs & under 15yrs
Ring 6
653 Led Palomino Female
660 Ridden Palomino/ Buckskin 14hh & over
661 Youth Rider (under 18 yrs, Palomino/Buckskin)
Ring 8
808 Pony Club Mount 13yrs & under 15 years
826 Bareback Pony Club Rider 11yrs & under 17yrs


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post #8 of 26 Old 12-17-2009, 08:42 PM Thread Starter
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umm... whats a half pad?


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post #9 of 26 Old 12-17-2009, 09:53 PM
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I like the sound of all the classes you are doing but watch you don't do too many, or else you'll end up with a tired, cranky horse :)

And a tip - don't get hoof black on your joddies... I speak from experience :P

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post #10 of 26 Old 12-17-2009, 10:29 PM Thread Starter
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Ok.. thanks, do you think thats too many? I changed my mind about the led one... im not going to do it. :)


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