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  • Yearling horse show age

 
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    03-07-2010, 06:47 PM
  #1
Yearling
What age...

Did you start showing at? I am 16 and haven't really shown ever, only 2 local ones and some fun ones we did at the barn. I want to so bad, but we just don't have the money right now. I would like to when I'm older and can afford to buy a second horse.
     
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    03-07-2010, 10:04 PM
  #2
Yearling
14 or so. Unless you count a lead rein class when I was 3 lol
     
    03-07-2010, 10:06 PM
  #3
Yearling
I think somewhere around 10, I am trying to remember exactly but I know we started going to pony club meets and open shows with my trainer at about the same time and that was when I was 10.
     
    03-07-2010, 11:04 PM
  #4
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I've never been to a show/been in a show, ever, and I'm 19, 20 in September. I love to be in one sometime but I doubt I'll ever get the chance since there just aren't shows around here for some reason but I like to dream! Haha
     
    03-07-2010, 11:08 PM
  #5
Green Broke
I go to the ocassional hack show and only started to go recently so about 15
     
    03-07-2010, 11:36 PM
  #6
Started
9 or 10 .. I was young but it was great experience!
     
    03-08-2010, 12:17 AM
  #7
Weanling
Umm it will be this spring/summer so ill be 13! But my trainer started at 6 showing!!
     
    03-08-2010, 04:56 AM
  #8
Weanling
I was 14. I had made the switch from Dressage to H/J at 13, never did any dressage shows.
     
    03-08-2010, 05:20 AM
  #9
Yearling
I actually did the odd occasional show since I was about 5, but I've only started actually getting right into showing when I was 13. Age is only in your head.
     
    03-08-2010, 07:33 PM
  #10
Yearling
I started with lead line (not very heavy only like 4 or 6 shows) then I showed a lot from 8-13 then went SLOW from 14-16 and now heavily since I was 17 (I am 21 now). Made a 'switch' from Hunters to Breed show but my heart lies with Hunters. However I am surrounded by breed shows so hehe D has to play all rounder horsey
     

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