So does anyone on here take any hunting classes?
Originally Posted by maura
Hunters or hunt seat has two main sub divisions -
Hunt seat equitation, where the rider is judged
Hunters, either under saddle or over fences, where the horse's style, manners and suitablity are judged.
Jumpers are something else entirely, judged objectively on jumping faults and speed.
Hunter/Jumper is a odd regional term that means the same thing as Hunter Over Fences. It's confusing, as hunters and jumpers are very different disciplines judged on entirely different criteria, but it's a common term in certain areas and at breed shows with a lot of Hunter flat (under saddle/not over fences) classes.
Okay that sounds really cool! Especially how there are two different divisions judging different things.
I might take a few of these classes (flat only) to introduce Sky to showing since my trainer specializes in dressage, hunters, and jumpers.
Okay.. thanks for clearing that up!