Youngsters future - Page 2

       The Horse Forum > Training Horses > Horse Training

Youngsters future

This is a discussion on Youngsters future within the Horse Training forums, part of the Training Horses category

    LinkBack Thread Tools
        11-20-2008, 02:19 AM
    Green Broke
    So I've never been to an event can just take your horse along to watch, like you'd take your dog around?
    Sponsored Links
        11-20-2008, 02:42 AM
    Especially local events. Check to see whats going on around your area.

    This isnt uncommon. Some of the bigger shows, such as breed specific shows, you will find that there are some "youngsters" that are brought, even though they are not completing. When ever I have one I am preparing for show, I bring him/her along with the ones that are showing. It's an exposure issue. If I have one that is up and coming for a Weanling Halter class, the last thing I need is baby to get completely "ill mannered" in the ring. So by bringing him/her to prior shows to their own, they become familiar with new areas and strange environments, and are much more comfortable when it comes time for me to show them.

    Events such as Gymkhana's are great. Those are generally local, lots of socialization goes on there, and tons of fun events. Ask a friend who may be going if you can piggyback yours along for exposure. It's not uncommon. If there are horse clubs as well in your area, get in touch and explain that you want to expose yours to a variety of events. Then even if there are any closed events where equine not enrolled can not go, then they can line you up for practice events they are already holding at group sanctioned arena's. A little here and a little there, you will find out a wealth of information yourself, as well as the baby!
        11-20-2008, 02:54 AM
    Green Broke
    Hey that's great info thanks!!
        11-20-2008, 03:07 AM
    Hey, no prob! Let us know how things go, and what you gain!! I think you will probably even enjoy it quite a bit yourself!

    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
    TWH, far in the future but wondering? Angilina Horse Shows 0 09-25-2008 03:23 PM
    Training Youngsters JustDressageIt Horse Training 2 02-07-2008 11:43 PM

    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:50 AM.

    Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
    Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0