Dressage Show Tips! - The Horse Forum
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 2 Old 09-11-2013, 09:41 AM Thread Starter
Join Date: Aug 2013
Posts: 1
• Horses: 0
Dressage Show Tips!

I am going to my first ever dressage show with my horse, This is his first time too. We are schooling Training level and home but i'm going to show in the intro a-c. Any tips on how to keep his attention on me and not trot around with his head up looking at everything. I also need tips for my outside rein, I tend to give away my outside rein allowing him to pop his shoulder.

Cheylo is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 2 Old 09-12-2013, 08:39 AM
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Kentucky
Posts: 5,697
• Horses: 0
Smile and have a great time!! Get into the ring before the test if at all possible with your horse, and walk the ring without your horse so you KNOW where your circles go, and you are not wandering to find 20 m. Keep the horse a bit long and low without a "headset", and you will do fine!

Talk to the people around you, and make some friends. Dressage gets a bad rap, but I always had fun, talked to people, loosened them up a bit, and never found ANY stuffiness, even though I rode non-traditional breeds, and stood out like a sore thumb!

Good Luck!
greentree is offline  

dressage , english , horse show help , tips

Quick Reply

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
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
dressage tips please! dressagewannabe Meet the Community 2 07-02-2013 04:19 PM
First western show! =) prep/show tips? SlideStop Western Riding 2 04-12-2013 03:09 PM
Dressage Tips Teddy4life English Riding 4 07-10-2012 11:38 PM
Very first dressage show... any advice/tips? LoveStory10 Dressage 3 01-05-2011 05:05 PM
Starting Dressage Soon, Any Tips? AngelWithoutWings54 Dressage 4 07-14-2010 08:37 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome