A Step-by-Step Guide to Entering Your First Dressage Competition

A Step-by-Step Guide to Entering Your First Dressage Competition

by Hilary Walker
     
 

If you're planning to enter a dressage show for the first time, this handy guide will steer you through the entire process.

Updated to reflect the new USDF and USEF dressage tests and rules, this manual includes:

- Where to find a dressage competition
- How to choose the right dressage test
- Diagrams of the small and standard arena layouts
- Dress

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Overview

If you're planning to enter a dressage show for the first time, this handy guide will steer you through the entire process.

Updated to reflect the new USDF and USEF dressage tests and rules, this manual includes:

- Where to find a dressage competition
- How to choose the right dressage test
- Diagrams of the small and standard arena layouts
- Dress code and permitted saddlery
- How to prepare yourself and your horse for a show
- Tips for calming show nerves
- Easy ways to improve your show marks in the ring
- A suggested routine for your competition day

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781456566005
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
02/11/2011
Pages:
78
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.16(d)

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Meet the Author

Hilary Walker is a Maryland resident and naturalized American citizen, born in England.

She has competed in dressage, show-jumping and one day eventing in England, Germany, Italy and the United States. She now competes in dressage on her home-bred and trained Thoroughbred/Welsh Cob cross gelding, Cruz Bay.

Hilary is a freelance writer who contributes weekly to the DC examiner.com and regularly publishes horse-related articles online.

She is the author of 'The Horse Bumbler: Getting It Right By Mistake,' a humorous horse memoir, portraying her turbulent horse life in England, Germany, Italy and the United States. Available at amazon.com.

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