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        11-15-2012, 03:04 PM
      #931
    Weanling
    Ok random question, How do you guys get over show nerves.
    I get so nervous before going into the ring, flat classes no big deal, hunter classes no big deal but, when I get in to a EQ ring or Jumper ring my brain goes to mush.
    I'm in the middle of moving to a new barn that my trainer is now the ast. Trainer at and they show the a's which is awesome because the head trainer saw me ride at my first jumper show and kill it and wants me to be apart of his jumper/eq side of his team and do the a's next summer. It makes me nervous because what if I forget my course and make a fool of myself in front of all of those people at the a's. Schooling shows don't bug me but it will be my first a show. My horse has shown the a's his whole life so i'm not worried about him. Blah rant over. How do you all get over show nerves or remember course's?
         
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        11-15-2012, 03:46 PM
      #932
    Yearling
    What helped me when I showed was to imagine that I was only riding in front of my instructor and my cousin (who were both there, and have seen me ride, many times before). I also reminded myself to take deep breaths and that the main thing was to have fun. I was still pretty nervous in my first class but by the second I was mostly fine.

    I advise you to remember that the more you worry about forgetting a course, the more likely you are to forget it!

    I've never jumped in a show setting before, but here's how I remember my courses in lessons: colors and technical terms(?). Not sure what you would call it, but here's an example: green line to red oxer, then blue vertical, to pink bending line, etc.
         
        11-15-2012, 03:58 PM
      #933
    Weanling
    Thank you. I've had pretty good luck with just going over it over and over haha. Watching the rider before me. White flowers to blue oxer. Red vert to fan. I do that too. It helps. My trainer always tell me too breath and not hold my breath. Normally I get all stupid stressed and then I get in the ring and it all goes away haha
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        11-15-2012, 04:18 PM
      #934
    Yearling
    Listen to music. I personally listen to heavy metal. It helps alot :P
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        11-19-2012, 08:13 AM
      #935
    Green Broke
    I made the most stupidest mistake ... :( and it costed me everything.. literally...:( no more school, horses, friends, jeep.. IM STUPID..
         
        11-19-2012, 04:10 PM
      #936
    Yearling
    What was it?

    And a girl at my barn has to get drugs from her doctor for before show nerves :0
         
        11-19-2012, 09:45 PM
      #937
    Foal
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by barrelbeginner    
    I made the most stupidest mistake ... :( and it costed me everything.. literally...:( no more school, horses, friends, jeep.. IM STUPID..
    Gonna miss you even if you live right behind me... You can always go for a walk in your pasture and love on my horses anytime. Kinda wish you had hung with me Saturday instead of Ethan and Riley but.. I guess **** happens right?
         
        11-19-2012, 09:56 PM
      #938
    Yearling
    So your home schooled now? Im just joking but seriously what happened barrelbeginner ?
         
        11-19-2012, 10:00 PM
      #939
    Foal
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by horsecrazygirl    
    so your home schooled now? Im just joking but seriously what happened barrelbeginner ?
    She got in trouble with dad so yes she is Home Schooled now. Legit
         
        11-19-2012, 10:03 PM
      #940
    Yearling
    Oh no ! That (in my opinion anyway) is the worst kind of trouble! Its not so bad. I promise. Jazzygirl you Home school right?
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