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post #1 of 3 Old 09-15-2008, 08:56 AM Thread Starter
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first-time trying out advice?


My University recently became eligible to compete. They've just started an equestrian team this year and I'd like to try-out for the beginner walk/trot/canter class (the easiest one). However, I've never done *anything* like this before. I've been riding for several years as a kid, but took some time off in between. This summer I worked a horse stable and have recently taken lessons last fall and this year. However, I still think there's a big chance I won't make the team since I've never shown before. Any advice?? (all appreciated!)
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post #2 of 3 Old 09-15-2008, 01:13 PM
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well i've never done anything like that before either, but it doesn't hurt to try out! once you try out for a team, they practice and stuff, and teach you things. I tried out for the dance team in hs and never danced before, but i was a quick learner and the tryout routine was tought in a couple days and then you performed it. You never know until you try out :). Hopefully someone on here can tell you what to expect though, sorry!
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post #3 of 3 Old 09-15-2008, 02:09 PM
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My advice would be to talk to some of your fellow students or coaches who run the club and see what they recommend and advise and suggest for you!

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