Do You Have To Braid For Dressage?

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Do You Have To Braid For Dressage?

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    06-28-2013, 11:36 AM
Do You Have To Braid For Dressage?

Do you have to braid your horse for training level dressage? If not, is it still better to braid? I was just wondering so that I can plan my day before the show accordingly.
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    06-28-2013, 12:29 PM
Green Broke
I never did for schooling shows. For recognized shows, yes.
    07-03-2013, 06:11 PM
I always braid for dressage. Even if its a dumpy show. It shows how much you care, and shows how nice your horse is. It's also something different and the judge will appreciate it:) hope this helps
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    07-03-2013, 09:55 PM
I used to braid for schooling shows, but my horse has a very long neck, so now I reserve braiding for recognized shows. It does not affect scoring. I do agree it shows a certain level of respect for your horse and the sport as a whole.

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