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    11-22-2010, 11:14 PM
  #1
Trained
Tips for showing in AUSTRALIA :D

I am strating showing soon with my pinto/connemara mare and I just need a few tips. But only in AUSTRALIA!!! Lol. Im showing in hack and rider class, so will need just a few tips on all the gear I need for that. I will also take suggestions for show colours

Thanx
     
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    11-23-2010, 03:41 AM
  #2
Weanling
Always remember to salute your rider class and hack class judges before your individual workout.
For hacking it depends if you're doing show hack or hunter and if you're going to do a turnout class. For turn out class they wont even look at you if you don't have a plain browband and a turnout saddle.
Hack classes you should have a half or full numnah the colour of your saddle. Have a 'bling' browband that matches your tie with banana jods. Use jodphur clips if you're a junior if you're a senior use tall boots, I've seen field boots in the show hunter classes.
Double bridles are not necessary. You can compete at high levels with a simple snaffle bridle. Personally I think flat cavesson nosebands look nicer.
I like to use rich colours like reds and darker blues to really stand out. Navy coats are always in. Tweed is nice as well. I like ones with simple pin stripes. Don't use one that's obviously too big, you want it to be nicely fitted.
That's all I can think of right now :)
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    11-23-2010, 04:46 AM
  #3
Trained
Thanx im going in a hack class, Tess isnt a hunter.
So I have a navy pinstriped jacked
Mustard jods
Flat cavesson bridle
Bling browband
And I use joddy clips
And I ride in a snaffle tess doesnt need a double.
Thanx for your help it is much appreciated :P
So im halfway there
     
    11-24-2010, 06:31 PM
  #4
Trained
Oh and another thing.....i havent got a dressage or show saddel just yet but may be getting one for christmas (fingers crossed) but if I don't I will have to show in a synthetic all purpose. I hope that this will be ok as I have to buy all my show gear myself and have to get other things first,

Will I be marked down for haveing an all purpose saddle?
I want to look the part but its kinda hard when you have a ap saddle and a pinto horse :(
     
    11-25-2010, 05:39 AM
  #5
Green Broke
It all depends on what level you are doing. For the casual Pony Club or unofficial riding club shows they will not be so strict or harsh. Generally though you will be marked down for using a synthetic, and for using an all purpose.

I know around here many riders ride in a snaffle except in the show ring. Apparently the judges don't even look at you unless you are in a double bridle.

From what I hear you want a slow but active walk. A faster, bigger trot and a slow canter to attract the attention of judges. If you must do something "bad" do it when they are not looking. Stay on the inside. Hack circles are small, and if you are on the outside the judge cannot see you. They seem to do a fair bit of canter so make sure you are slow, and on the inside, and others can go to the outside of you.

Make sure your horse has good transitions, nothing look worse than half the horses cantering on the command, and the other half rushing in a trot. Be once of the first to transition.

Always be polite to EVERYONE even when not in the ring. Word gets around quickly. People get nervous and might be rude to you, although being rude back doesn't help, just smile and move on.
     
    11-25-2010, 03:46 PM
  #6
Trained
Ok thanx.....
     
    12-31-2010, 04:58 AM
  #7
Foal
PintoTess...
OMG ..guess what you only live 1/2 from my place...
I live in Singleton...
You should come to our local Appy shows with your Pinto.
We have a Beginner ring and a AQHA ring..
Checkout the website www.hvrac.com.au
We have a Show on at the end of January in Singleton..

What a small world we live in..!!!
     
    12-31-2010, 04:32 PM
  #8
Trained
Wow I used to live in Singleton as well!! Lol What a small world indeed. I would have to see If I am allowed to do the appy show cos we have a few things on and I am going to VIC to visit JackofDiamonds, so if I have time I will give it a thought
     

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