The Line-Up..

       The Horse Forum > Showing Horses > Horse Shows

The Line-Up..

This is a discussion on The Line-Up.. within the Horse Shows forums, part of the Showing Horses category

Like Tree1Likes
  • 1 Post By waresbear

LinkBack Thread Tools
    04-14-2013, 11:08 PM
The Line-Up..

Hey all,

Question for all in the bold belowl. I just took Fi to her second schooling show and whilst she did very well for her second show. She still has some immature antics that we have to work on. She was a bit on a sensory overload as our class had nineteen horses in and no sense of class etiquette for most. They kept riding up her bum and crowding her, fortunately she was a golden girl for that

The question is: Does the judging cease when the horses line up or does the judge still pay mind to the horse if the horse moves fidgets? Does it often impact the horses placing? Or does this vary?

Obviously this is an issue working on addressing, but it's tough to keep a youngster from becoming bored when you wait almost three hours for your first class in a schooling show.
Sponsored Links
    04-14-2013, 11:11 PM
Some judges do, some don't, HOWEVER, you must keep in mind, this is part of the class, so no talking, keep your position and keep your horse still, the class can still be judged right up to the end. Proper show manners until you leave the ring.
Hang on Fi likes this.
    04-14-2013, 11:21 PM
Originally Posted by waresbear    
Some judges do, some don't, HOWEVER, you must keep in mind, this is part of the class, so no talking, keep your position and keep your horse still, the class can still be judged right up to the end. Proper show manners until you leave the ring.
That's definitely what I assumed and have been treating it as such, but I got flustered after Fi fidgeted and did her "immature" actions I wanted to confirm it just to make sure.

Thank you! :)
    04-14-2013, 11:24 PM
I think if the class is pretty even, a judge has everyone line up and they walk the line up looking for an uneasy horse, I am pretty sure sometimes it's a deciding factor.
    04-14-2013, 11:36 PM
I really wish the judges here would actually interact with the riders. I have Fi in "Novice Horse" this year just for sheer exposure and desensitizing to the "chaos" of shows. It would be nice to know what is blatantly wrong (to this particular judge) and what can be done to improve.

The judges sit outside the ring and other than commands, they don't speak to you. This is my first year back to somewhat serious showing and it's depressing that judges don't interact with the riders as they used to. I'm sure this varies at shows, but the last two circuits I've been to the judge never speaks to you one-on-one.
    04-14-2013, 11:47 PM
If it's not a schooling show, they don't. Even at some schooling shows, they don't talk to you, but I love it when they do and give you tips.
    04-14-2013, 11:52 PM
They were both schooling, but like you said... I, too, enjoy when they talk and give you tips. It's always helpful :)

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
I was so out of line. MoodIndigo Horse Riding 19 01-29-2012 02:19 PM
Take your own line, how do you do it? Starshing Jumping 0 11-07-2011 01:43 AM
longe line help farmpony84 Horse Training 5 01-17-2010 01:32 PM
Who's Line is it Anyways? my2geldings General Off Topic Discussion 11 07-14-2008 12:46 AM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:28 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0