Horse Show Judging for Beginners

Horse Show Judging for Beginners : Getting Started as a Horse Show Judge

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As equestrian competitions at all levels increase in popularity so has the call for qualified horse show judges. "Horse Show Jumping for Beginners" covers all the essential topics novice judges need to know: the expertise and temperament needed to be a horse show judge; getting started - mock and learner judging, license requirements and application procedures; finding judging assigments at recognized schooling, discipline and breed, and intercollegiate horse shows; the mechanics of judging - the basic requirements of each English and Western discipline or breed, "bookkeeping" or how to keep track of a class and use scorekeeping symbols; working with other horse show officials; and coping with unhappy exhibitors. Drawing on the author's own experiences and including instructive hints and lively anecdotes from other top horse show officials, "Horse Show Judging for Beginners" should be the first stop for any prospective judge's way to the English or Western show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 153.4 x 233.2 x 10.7mm | 276.7g
  • The Lyons Press
  • Guilford, United States
  • English
  • b&w illustrations
  • 1585744662
  • 9781585744664

About Hallie McEvoy

Hallie McEvoy is a USA Equestrian (formerly AHSA)-licensed recorded judge in hunter and hunter seat equitation. She is the author of the acclaimed Showing for Beginners (page 162). Her articles and photographs have appeared in Horse Show/Equestrian magazine, Horse Sport, Dressage Today, Horseman's Yankee Pedlar, and many other regional and national publications. She lives in northern Vermont with her husband, more

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"Praise for McEvoy's Showing For Beginners: "A great little book. I heartily recommend it." - George H. Morris "This book is a must for anyone recently introduced to showing, whether young or old." - Victor Hugo-Vidashow more

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