If I were you, I would steer your student immediately away from the Class A Arabian Show Circuit. I was in it for several years and finally got so sick to my stomach of the abuse five years ago. I have attended a few shows here and there since but nothing has or will change.
The abuse is disgusting. Trainers start yearlings in double twisted wire bits and only progress from that point on.
I personally dealt with the abuse by purchasing my horse who I found after the fact was sedated during test rides. I have had him since I was 12 (I am now 21) and I finally was able to regain his respect for humans again two years ago.
Get her out of the circuit and don't look back. She may not win at open shows but at least she won't be associating and promoting unnatural training methods such as Rollkur that Arabian circuits look for when choosing their winning horse.
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