What to wear? English Shows/Classes

       The Horse Forum > Showing Horses > Horse Show Clothing

What to wear? English Shows/Classes

This is a discussion on What to wear? English Shows/Classes within the Horse Show Clothing forums, part of the Showing Horses category
  • Clothes englisch ha
  • What to wear for english equitation show

LinkBack Thread Tools
    03-31-2011, 11:12 PM
What to wear? English Shows/Classes

Ok soo, this is going to be kind of long but, I will try to be straight forward :)

This is my first year showing in about 5/6 years. I will be showing a reg. TB mare named Lizzic (pics coming soon (: ) She is everything I've ever wanted in a horse.

English equitation, pleasure, and comand classes will probably be what we mainly show in. I'm not sure what kind of shows there are exactly. The main association I will be showing with is the MWHA
(www.mwha.com). <- If you would like to see the type of classes they have.
I also plan to show at other local shows and eventually some of the top shows.
No one has ever really explained the "showing scene" to me before. My mom has been riding her whole life and she has always been my coach. She was more 3-Day Eventing, Fox Hunter type. I prefer the show ring and cross country.
I did o.k. When I showed before. Never a first sadly, always a second though.

I am wondering what makes a show an "A" class, or "B" class.
Would you consider the MWHA a schooling show or what exactly?
For these english classes, What tack should I be using. (Obviously english. Ha.) What kind of bit, saddle, ect. Are acceptable?
Are paddock boots and half chaps(the same color) ok? Or tall boots only.
What should I be wearing(what is acceptable?)
Is there a special color of jacket I should be wearing? A certain type of pants? (are they jodphurs(sp?) or breeches?) What type?

I am also thinking about showing her in halter classes. Her sire is Arron's Gold and she looks just like him, not as much muscle but, he is a stud. She has great conformation. Any help on that would be great too.

** No one has ever really explained any of this to me. Any help/advice would be awesome **

I believe I have everything ready to show. (Minus the transportation or get here.)

Any tips/advice you have would be awesome.

Thanks in advice :)
Sponsored Links
    03-31-2011, 11:16 PM
Okay for schooling this is what I recommend:
Nice polo, belt, jodphurs, tall boots, gloves, helmet.

Rated shows:
Show shirt, I like darker jackets, jodphurs, tall boots, gloves, helmet, and a belt.

I think the higher the rating, the more money you win? Correct me if I'm wrong, I don't do the hunter circuit, but that's what I have read.

Good luck in the show(:
Posted via Mobile Device

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Polos in Eq & Pleasure Classes at Schooling Shows Zimpatico Horse Shows 2 01-28-2011 10:33 PM
PA shows that offer weanling classes! thoroughbredgirl8949 Horse Shows 0 10-29-2010 11:29 AM
Colorful pads in English classes CecilliaB Horse Shows 14 02-09-2010 11:03 AM
English Classes? rodeogirl309 English Riding 7 02-10-2009 12:02 AM
Is this right? (English classes) blossom856 Horse Shows 1 08-08-2008 10:49 AM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:41 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0