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post #31 of 31 Old 01-24-2010, 09:30 PM
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Originally Posted by upnover View Post
although Zazou Hoffman's horse didn't wear a martingale when she won the Maclays this past year.
^^ Exactly. I hate it when people say "if you want to do well and place in the hunters/eq, you MUST have a martingale to complete the "hunter look"". Sorry, but me and Robbie cleaned up (we championed at every show and in every division) the past summer and he did not wear a martingale once in any of his classes. Why do you think you're not allowed them in undersaddle classes? Most hunter judges like to see horses that go in a snaffle with no elaborate "training devices". Hunters is supposed to look easy and effortless, and if you have a martingale and all this "training/aid/whatever" tack on your horse, that shows to them that they are difficult and hard to ride. :/

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