Western Showing on a Budget: A beginners guide

In an economy where everything is getting more and more expensive, it sometimes seems impossible to fit our hobbies into the budget. Even more so when it involves horses. Below are some tips that may help you enter the showing world in a more affordable way. THRIFT SHOPPING, POP SOME TAGS: Preparing for the upcoming … Continue reading Western Showing on a Budget: A beginners guide

Western Show Events Explained: HUNTER UNDER SADDLE

In the previous blog post, we touched on the Ideal Hunter Horse . So this next paragraph may sound familiar. The ideal hunter horse should have a long, low ground covering stride. The movement should be easy, forward and flowing. The horse should look relaxed, obedient , bright and willing. Transitions should be responsive and … Continue reading Western Show Events Explained: HUNTER UNDER SADDLE

Western Horse Events Explained: LUNGELINE

The lungeline class gives us the opportunity to show our yearlings and horses, that aren't yet shown undersaddle, in a performance setting. The class is intended to show, that the horses have the movement, manner/expression/attitude and conformation to be under saddle. The class is broken into two parts: Inspection , This takes place before the … Continue reading Western Horse Events Explained: LUNGELINE

SA Western Scene News: Our Favourite happenings

SA Paint Horse State show And All Breeds Extravaganza were held last weekend, with many outstanding performers. Some of which have been travelling the national show circuit of late with great success. The State show, which was held at Owen Recreational Complex saw a healthy turnout, which represented a promising resurgence for the breed within … Continue reading SA Western Scene News: Our Favourite happenings