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To prepare for a horse show, know the rules and regulations for the show, use the appropriate tack, wear clean, well-fit riding clothes, and make sure the horse is clean and clipped. Work every day to prepare a horse for a horse show with tips from an equestrian team head coach in this video on horse show preparation.
When preparing for a horse show, you want to make sure you do your homework and you know what's expected of you at the horse show you're going to. So for instance if you're going to be riding a dressage test, it's important that you first memorize your test to make sure it's suitable for you and your horse. If you're going to be jumping a course of jumps then you need to make sure that you've practiced different courses and that you're comfortable with the height requirements of your course. And as always, it's important that you make sure you have the appropriate tack and that you've read the rules for the division that you're showing in and so you know which tack is allowed and which tack isn't. And that you make sure once you've figured that out that your tack is well cleaned, everything needs to be in good condition. And that you have the right clothing for your horse show. You need to make sure your clothing is appropriate and is clean and fitted and that your horse is in good condition, clipped and clean. 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.
Specialty: Hunter, Jumper, Equitation