A Step Back In Time: WAYVILLE RETRO NIGHT

Friday 27th of October 2017, will be written into the history books, thanks to the current committee of HRSA getting back to its roots. The Wayville Retro meeting, was the first meeting held at the Royal Adelaide Showgrounds since 1973 and it was an astounding success. Social media is buzzing with racegoers sharing their praise, … Continue reading A Step Back In Time: WAYVILLE RETRO NIGHT

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

Western Horse Events Explained: SHOWMANSHIP

Showmanship at Halter is held first up on the Halter class schedule, typically the first western event at a competition. Showmanship sets the tone for the day. In this class exhibitors are judged by how they present their horse while performing a pattern. The winner of this class will be neatly attired, poised and confident. … Continue reading Western Horse Events Explained: SHOWMANSHIP

Balancing BEAUTY, BRILLIANCE and BENEVOLENCE: With Blayze Williams

One of life's biggest challenges as a horse owner, is finding the ever elusive work/life/hobby balance. Finding time for everything when there are so many pressures and responsibilities, can be overwhelming, but most of us do manage . There are some extraordinary people in the world that manage to find time for all of it, … Continue reading Balancing BEAUTY, BRILLIANCE and BENEVOLENCE: With Blayze Williams