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        05-01-2010, 11:25 PM
      #11
    Foal
    NEVER EVER use show sheen on the saddle area-it'll cause DISASTER, especially in jumping classes! You won't win your class when your saddle is slipped under your horse's barrel and you're on the ground! And don't use any silicone products on the mane and tail before braiding, and never use them on the horse's body. Ooh, also, if your horse has any white on him, chalk the white parts! It makes him look so much cleaner and prettier!
         
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        05-09-2010, 05:53 AM
      #12
    Foal
    Firstly you should never EVER was the day before the show! The hair will be TOO silky. And my top tip is clip out there ears around there mozzel there feathers off.
         
        05-10-2010, 10:06 PM
      #13
    Foal
    When it comes to hoofs, if a slight crack or dink in the hoof occurs at the show, put a little putty over it smooth it out with sand paper and then hoof black it, and you're good to go : D
         
        05-11-2010, 11:59 PM
      #14
    Weanling
    If your horse has white feet don't use hoof black. Instead wash them really well and when they're dry either put a clear hoof polish on or spray them with hair spray and let it dry. They look nice and shiny.
         
        05-12-2010, 11:58 AM
      #15
    Started
    Instead of using baby oil around the eyes and muzzle I actually use skin so soft! It adds the same look but also keeps the bugs away!
         
        05-13-2010, 04:20 PM
      #16
    Started
    In showmanship, horsemanship, and pleasure classes, regardless of discipline, ALWAYS know where the judge is and where other horses are.

    Make sure your horse is properly conditioned and relaxed.

    Know the pattern inside and out before you step on your horse or pick up the lead. I like to do a mental walkthrough several times before I go in the pen. Pay attention to little things, like which side of the cones you're supposed to be on, that you don't run over a cone (done that before!), how many steps you're supposed to back, which direction you're supposed to pivot or sidepass, and if it calls for circles, that you make an actual circle, not an egg or some other shape. Oooohhh, another important one is which lead you're supposed to take.
         
        05-13-2010, 05:07 PM
      #17
    Started
    Okay, just remembered this one. LOL horsegirlmaddy is absolutely right about the sheen products on the saddle area. I was at a show and a friend was helping me get ready for showmanship. He sprayed Pepi on the back, and my next class was bareback eq. You know where I'm going with this, don't ya ;) Sure enough, I rush through getting dressed for bareback, hop on, and slide right off! I learned that one the hard way.
         

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