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Get ready for a dressage horse show by cleaning the bit and the stirrups, polishing tall boots, making sure the horse is clean and brushing out the horse's mane and tail. Prepare for any horse show with regular riding lessons, and consider advice from an equestrian team head coach in this video on horse show preparation.
There are a lot of steps to take when getting ready for a dressage show. The first is that you make sure all of your tack is clean, you have a nice white saddle pad that's in good condition. That you pay special attention to the details that maybe everyday you don't. Like cleaning the bit, making sure that the bit is shiny and clean, maybe cleaning your stirrups if you don't do that everyday. And making sure that your boots, your tall boots are polished and shiny and that all of your show clothes are clean and lint free. The next step is going to be to make sure that your horse is clean and prepared. If it is a horse show that requires braiding, you're going to need to braid your horse's mane. Your horse should be clipped around the muzzle and bridle path and fetlock and ears. And their mane and tails obviously need to be clean and brushed out and they shouldn't have any stains or dirt on their body. The most important part of preparing for a horse show is the work you do everyday with your horse. Taking regular lessons and riding everyday is the best way to make sure you're ready for any show scene.
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