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penalties for a horse being on the wrong lead????

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  • What happens if you pick up the wrong lead at a horse show

 
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    01-21-2011, 02:10 PM
  #1
Foal
penalties for a horse being on the wrong lead????

My pony doesnt canter in the right lead, will I get pentalies in western shows for that? And also in a jog does it matter if your horse doesnt do that slow loping thing, are there pentalies for doing a regular trot?
     
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    01-26-2011, 10:48 AM
  #2
Green Broke
Getting the correct leads is a must in basically every aspect of a horse show. You will most certainly get knocked down a few places for getting the wrong lead, and if its not corrected you probably won't place. As far as the jog, it is necessary in a western pleasure class to "jog". If your pony isn't able to go that slow be sure to try your hardest to try to sit it! Do not post during a western class. Hope this helps
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    01-29-2011, 12:31 AM
  #3
Weanling
I know for a fact that you will not place if you do not fix the wrong lead. I have counter canterd on perpose so as not to place in a class. You are disqualifed atomaticly.
One thing to think about is if your horse dose not macht the class. Will your preformance afect someone eles. I am not trying to be mean or anything, but think of others. If your horse is going to be moving like a hunter, or barell horse in a WP class that will effect others. I am not consernd about the kids that know what they are doing it is for the beginners. You would not want to hurt some one eleses confadence.
     
    01-29-2011, 01:04 AM
  #4
Yearling
Most judges will disqualify you for picking up the wrong lead, switching leads, or even breaking gait. Another thing, I think they would take points off if you were to trot. They asked for a jog so they want a slow, collected, jog.
     
    01-29-2011, 04:22 AM
  #5
Green Broke
I have been placed even though I knew was on the wrong lead on a hunter course. I tried to get the change but Bart was being a butthead and not giving it to me. However...I don't think the judge noticed. So on that note, if the judge doesn't notice and you can fix it right away (or asap) you could still do fine.

Its absolutely better to be able to get the correct lead each and every time. If its a full class, it could be the difference in placing.
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    01-30-2011, 01:49 PM
  #6
Weanling
In the new AQHA rules you are still able to place if you don't get the correct lead, or if the horse changes, however you do need to fix it and you can't place first (unless everyone else does the same thing). As for lower level club shows it's really up to the judge.
     
    01-30-2011, 02:00 PM
  #7
Showing
You will definitely be penalized. When showing, if your horse picks up the wrong lead, it is better to bring him back down to a trot and try to let him pick up the correct lead, as many times as needed, than continue on the wrong lead.
     
    03-10-2011, 09:06 PM
  #8
Yearling
Only case I have ever seen was when my horse picked up the wrong lead but I did a flying change and the judge was so impressed with change I was given first place.

"A pleasure horse is to be as the tittle states, a pleasure to ride"
You will not get far if your horse can not pick up the right lead or won't jog.
     
    03-10-2011, 09:10 PM
  #9
Yearling
I know if I was judging, it would be an automatic last place if your showing against people who are on the correct lead. It is definitely a MUST at shows. Really work on that lead!
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