Horse Shows: The Winner's Circle

Have you been in horse shows? Riding competition can be a lot of hard work but it's also a lot of fun. It's a great way to bond with your pony or horse and show the world how wonderful she (or he) is!

Whether it's your first competition, or you're practically a pro, this is the page to share your stories, pics and tips from shows and events.

Western, Dressage, Hunter Jumper, Endurance, Reining, Vaulting...all horseback competition stories are welcome!

Scroll down the page to read stories from other riders too.

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Look below for some great horse show stories...

First Hunter Trials ever!!! 
I've got a pony but I'm taking my friend's horse to a Hunter Trials because she can't- she's embarrassed about beating the same opponent again-. It's …

Time to move on, I think 
So everyone on here is a fan of horses, right? Most people on here ride. I do, I have been in shows. I ride Western, I do trail, western equitation …

Bento and the amazing fall 
I ride horses! I ride Western! I love it. It is my passion, pride and joy. One day, I was getting on my little Welsh Pony, Bento. And so what happened …

First jumping show in a week! Help! 
I have shown for over 5 years now (western and english) and I have recently started jumping. I am doing a 18" hunter hack course a week. My trainer is …

Help with Latte 
Okay, my horse latte is crazy! He is a professional barrel horse and I love him to death but he is a little hard to control even on the trail. When he …

Hunter Hack? 
I'm going to a show on Saturday and I'm jumping in Hunter Hack over 2 2' jumps. Do I do a Hunters Circle?

Will I win? 
(Please comment on my writing) The dawned early and I felt cold shivers go down my back. I looked out the window and gazed at the rising sun. I …

Help! Doing first show in Summer! 
Okay, so I'm doing my first show in the summer. I don't know what I'd like to do though as I haven't really got a specific talent yet. But what I really …

Dressage?! 
I've been working on jumping a lot, and my horse has good endurance. I'm definitely going to enter show jumping and cross country, but what about dressage? …

Help I am nervous about Christmas!!!!! 
Okay, so I have been begging my parents to get me a horse for a very long time we had the room the property but then we moved now we have no property whatsoever …

New Horse 
My friend got a new horse. His name is Teddy. He is a beautiful black Thoroughbred cross. He is trained to be a dressage horse and that's all his rider …

New horse and show story! 
Well I got my first horse he is a dark bay welsh/poa gelding large pony his barn name is prince but I don't have a show name -_- so any suggestions? Not …

Kid's First Show 
Kid is a friend's horse and he only been to one Dressage training day and the owner has asked me to ride him in the show because he is too scared to ride. …

I was soo close! 
I was flying over my jumps, never knocked any but there was a really tight turn. I was so close until my pony went the wrong way and I didn't expect …

EEP!!! Help! First horse show next month!  
So, I am having my first horse show next month. I will be showing on a horse I really trust, but I am still nervous. Please help?! What if I mess up, …

Horse Show Story: Canfield Fair Misshap! 
My pony's name is Cloie and we went into a walk, trot class. There was a boy behind me slapping something hard at Cloie that she bolted across the ring. …

First show, please help! 
I am going to one of the Equine shows located near me this weekend (Tarago Show, Australia). I am entering the Quarter horse led and Ridden gelding - Rider …

Dressage Show on Friday! Tips please? 
Hi! I have my first real show on friday (I did one at a camp, but it was just against 4 other girls), and I'm really nervous! I'm entering two classes: …

Help, too busy to train for horse show! What to do? 
I have a horse show in two weeks and I'm to busy with school to train what should I do?

How to do good at a hunter hack show? 
Hi! I am going to a horse show and jumping 2'6. I am having troubles of spacing my horse out. The 2 jumps are very far apart so I don't have to squeeze …

The Speedy Pony 
So on valentines day I was at a schooling show with my favorite school pony Crayola! I got to the barn early because my divisions (I entered 1division …

Really Worried 
I'm really worried about my riding. I am going to enter a ribbon day on the Arab horse I ride every week. The person I ride with seems to think I'm a good …

My First Show & Two Falls = A Kickstart to Victory!!!! :D 
Okay, so last year 2011, me and my pony Dexter entered our first competition!! We entered 2 classes: Tack and Turnout and also Best Ridden. At 9:30 …

Need help for upcoming first horse show! 
I haven't ridden very much but my friends say I'm a natural. My first horse show is coming up and I'm nervous! What if I mess up and do something wrong? …

My First IEA Show is coming up soon. Help!?! 
I used to compete on my pony, Subtle Abu, until I had a terrible accident. I just started back up a year and 5 days ago. I am back at a walk, trot and …

Have a horse show.. I'm so scared.. Any advice? 
Any advice would help.. really appreciate it!

LOST and FOUND 
One day my pony was in the pasture grazing (this was the same horse that died) and then my neighbor called and said why is your pony on the road? We …

Cantering!!!!!!! 
The first time I cantered I was scared to death! Then when I moved my body to the beat it feels wonderful! I learned how to canter on a lesson horse …

When I lost a horse 
One day at the beach my dad called and he said ''reagan I am so sorry.'' I said for what he said angel died 5min. ago.

What a Fail! 
So I was at my first real show and it was my second jumping course round and me and the school horse Katie were heading to a 2" fence and she refused …

Tips for any English rider! 
There are many things a judge looks for in an English rider. All judges are different. So experiment a little, and find out what he/she likes the best! …

Keep the hope! 
Haha okay, right now I ride this gorgeous bay quarter horse/mustang mix name KitKat and we do 4-h. I enjoy showing and I think Kit does too except I'm …

Golden Glimmer 
I entered a horse show thinking it was not to advanced. I entered in 60cm and 70cm but unfortunately I did not have a horse. But luckily my horse teacher …

Naughty Horsey 
It was your basic flat class. Walk, trot, canter, turn around and repeat. I had my horse in a snaffle bit which was not holding him back at all. My arms …

Horse Show Disaster 
I was out hacking with my mum on my cheeky gelding Paso and I had entered a comp with him but the rules said if anything happened I could change the horse …

Won Grand Champion! 
I was showing this pony named Fatty and his name suits him. I've been riding him for 3 years, almost 4 now. I had 4 classes two w/t/c and two jumping …

The Bad Show 
It started out Ok. We got to the show, tacked up,and schooled a little. When we schooled,we walked and trotted and my pony (Nemo) was fine. Then, I asked …

HELP I am scared of jumping! 
Last weekend we were practicing 30 cm jumps in the round yard when the horse suddenly turned and I fell off! (If you have fallen off at canter you would …

Warm-up Fall 
I was showing at the Youth Round Up in MN. This was my second show of the day and the horse I was showing, Valesano (otherwise known as Val, and I where …

Show Jumping Event 
A while ago I entered my chestnut Thoroughbred in a show jumping competition. It was really fun and me and my horse got 3rd place in our division!!

Ya Snooze, Ya lose 
This is (unfortunately) a true story! I own a purebred Arabian mare (Her name is Stylish Celebrity, which is SO like her personality!) and we show at …

*~Zoe~*  
This is a pic of me & my lesson horse Zoe schooling before a show. We did pretty well that show, we got 3 1sts & 2 6ths!!! Zoe did SO great! I was so proud …

CASEY 
This isn't a pic from one of my shows but this is just a picture of me & the horse I ride - Casey. He is a huge chestnut w/ a white blaze. He's so sweet …

~Pegasus~ 
This is a picture of me and my Anglo-Arab named Pegasus competing in a costume class. I named her Pegasus because her stride is so smooth, it really …

Showing Tommy 
My parents let me show my 13 yr old Thoroughbred cross paint gelding. He's beautiful, smart, sometimes silly, sometimes stubborn, but I love him! The picture …

Talk about a colorful personality! 
I got this pony last year. She was white and her name is Kenzie. I had Kenzie for 3 years until I grown out of her. Before I MOVED ON I BEGGED AND …

The Terror of Barrel Racing 
I clung to the reins my palms sweating inside my leather gloves. I took my gloves off and wiped them on my chaps, then I fixed my black cowgirl hat. The …

Crazy True Story!!! 
Last year I went to this summer horse camp for a week and we did this horse show with our lesson horses. My horse was a palomino appaloosa with a few …

Zorro 
This is my horse Zorro. He is SO sweet! In this pic we had just won Grand Champion at Crystal Brook stables in Miami. Zorro did so great that day. …

Dunn Near Perfect (Kody) 
This is my pony Kody. He's the sweetest pony EVER! Sadly I outgrew him and had to move to a different horse, but I'll never forget this show. My parents …

My Kind of Horse Showing 
So, first off I must tell you that probably most people that are on this website do showing like show jumping, dressage, etc. but I don't. I do shows …

Help! What To Wear For My Horse Show? 
Well I am going to a show this weekend (it is January 1 2011 when I wrote this) and I need help what to wear. What should I wear and do with my hair? …

Hannah and Lillie 
Hi it's Hannah from the stories: what dreams are made of and etc. And Lillie from the story: the night of the eclipse. We though we'd show you guys …

My 1st Horse Show 
In my first horse show, I rode a buckskin pony named Denver, I did 3 jumping classes and 1 flat class. Here are the results: Flat: 4th place 1st …

Crazy Horse 
I was riding my horse and we were doing show jumping. My horse jumped over it backwards! I won the competition, thanks to that!

Best Horse Show Ever 
Horse showing is one of my favorite things. But with 4-H, you get scores, not placings. Blues, reds and whites. No first, second or third. This was my …

A Fun Show!!!! 
I have to tell you my story!! I must! I was in summer camp so it was sorta a show. My parents came to camp and we had practiced EVERY spare second …

Just Read This Story 
This is a true story. Me and my horse Whisper and just entered our first halter show, and I was super excited. We had never done a halter show before …

My First Horse Show! 
At my first horse show I rode a horse named diesel. When they handed out ribbons I placed 6th out of like 15 kids. I think that is pretty good for …

The Canter! 
I was at my very first show. I was in a walk trot class and my horse PW (Pretty Woman) cantered and bucked on me! They told me to circle but i didnt know …

My First Show 
When I was about 5 I enterd my first walk trot and canter show and all i knew how to do was walk and trot i didnt know how to canter at all, I just knew …

Rainy Day 
We spent a whole week readying our ponies to ride in an equitation show. As it was going to be my first show I was doing walk/trot on my amazing loaned …

Raighle and Disrictes 
last year 2009 in augest we went to this show and i was in to clases the first one i didnt have any luke so it came to the open clase the one i was doing …

I'm so proud of Shorty! 
Ok, so this was the first time I showed in 2'3" with Shorty (AKA Feature Presentation). We've done up to 3'6" at the barn but this was her first time showing …

HELP!!! Refusal issues! 
Okay. I've had the same horse for five years. We're the perfect match and he's the most amazing boy in the entire world. We know each other inside and …

how to jump 
u have to trot and then canter to jump and its easyer to jump!!!

buckaroo 
for the past few days I'd spent all my time with my horse grooming, washing, riding and everything my horse even had it's hooves done. We practised and …

My First Show 
After alot of begging, my parents finally let me attend a county horse show. I entered show jumping with my lesson horse Lucky Lady, a buckskin mustang …

IEA show 
This was the last show of the IEA season before semi finals.In IEA they randomly choose a horse name and a rider name and whatever horse you get is who …

FIRST PLACE!!! 
One day i entered 4-H, so now I get to go to the Washington County Fair. My horse that i rode Buck a 19 year old chestnut and white paint. And Katie my …

My first English Show! 
At the beginning of fall, I had sent my horse to my friends for a training refresher. I knew my friend would make me show her before the season was up, …

HELP! What to wear to show? 
PLEASE PLEASE READ!!! I REALLY want to be in an english pleasure class and maybe jumping. What should I wear?

My First Show  
I was so excited! I couldn't sleep the night before. It was a local show so I didn't have to be there that early because I was riding a lesson horse but …

Jump off !! 
well i went to a showjumping class and i got through to the jump off and i came 2nd but my time was 34.001 andthe winners time was 34. 000 i was not happy …

My Very First Horse Show 
I still remember my very first horse show to this day. A couple years ago in July, I visited a horse camp that I go to each year. The only change was …

Barrel racing!!!!!!!!! 
Im not an english rider but I do ride horses!!! I barrel race in tx. and I love it!!!! I've won buckles and halters and all kinds of other stuff!! its …

I loved my first show 
When i went to my first show at wersbrought i was really looking foward to it. i know my new forest thoroughbred can jump really big. i knew we would place …

The Fall 
Hey there 2 or 3 years ago I was riding a little white pony named Blaze he was half Welsh and Half Arb. I loved him cuase he was small like me he was …

Help! I get nervous before horse shows... 
Heyy i had my first AA horse show last month and i totally freaked out!! i need some help with anxiety at shows. i don't know if its just me who gets nervous …

For english horse shows... 
For english horse shows how good do you have to be? My instructor said I was not ready but she did not ride english. I think I am good.(not to bragg) I …

How good do you have to be to be in a horse show? 
I was wondering how good you have to be to be in a horse show? Do you have to pay? If you do how much? Please respond! Thank you! Or in german Duncah …

I Dident know! 
Well i was working at the hampton classic and i was a leader for this 5 year old girl. As she was riding i was taling to her and telling her what to say...little …

uh oh 
It was the high jump and jolleyrancher had just got a pep talk from me. Our names were called.! i knew he was stressed he dosen't like the high jump! so …

Jumping 
Once upon a time i jumped this horse at a show. This jump was very very very very very big, we staked it. My horse broke its front and back legs, it had …

The Best Birthday Ever! 
It was my birthday and we thought we might go to Disney for the day. (You get in free on your birthday.) But we discovered Sydney had a horse show that …

The Great Fall 
Ok so it was my first time going to a horse show. I ride English by the way and I jump. I was a nervous wreck horribly nervous. As you all know horses …

denisees best horse story  
Hi! my name is denise and my age is 8 i am going to be 9 in august 1st. when i was little i road a black horse and my dad was holding the rope and …

Love<3 
I have an Arabian horse..of all my horses he is my fav.! i have a palomino, Oldenburg, and 3 thoroughbreds...and much more at the barn i plan on adopting …

NBHA 
I run with NBHA. They are an amazing club. Just some tips for future barrel racers: DONT EVER GIVE UP!!! It gets very Frustrating. Trust me I know. Just …

Perfect First Pony Her name is "Lady" or " Lady Bug" 
This is lady she is a welsh pony. Lady was my first pony. I remeber when we went to go look at her the first day she had not been out in the pasture for …

Fair Show Fun!!!! 
i was little...about 5 or 6. my pony was a beautiful pony all black..so i couldn't resist naming her black beauty. i barrel race. i was coming back to …

pony finals 2008 
last year i went to pony finals my first time in 2008 with my large pony named porter we got 26th in the jumping and it was so much fun whoever is out …

First Show 
On my very fist horse show I didn't think I do very well. In the middle of the day before my classes I wasn't even going to ride. But I decided to try …

The Noble Horse Theatre 
I haven't actually BEEN to the Noble Horse Theatre, but it's so cool!!! They do entire plays on horseback. Every Halloween they do Sleepy Hollow. They …

Two-timer who is very VERY nervous 
Okay, I'm sure I'm not the only one, but I get show nerves really badly. At my most recent show, I almost took a wrong turn in my dressage test. I still …

My VERY first Horse show 
My very first horse show i got 5th and 6th place. i always think i could have done better,but i know that my horse nick did his very best to please me! …

My Firs Show 
Well my first horse show was kinda well,hectic!!haha!!i was SO nervous and i forgot some stuff...my boots and my girth...so i borrowed a girth and some …

the bad horse show of rusty and boo the horse 
one day there was a horse named boo and there was a girl named rusty she was thanking of a horse show of her on but she was thanking of all the people …

Fun horse show!!! 
i went to a fun horse show.It was not a casual one, u could wear jeans, and a tshirt. my friend won 2 second places!!! i won nothing. but in 2 other …

TAKE! CARE! OF! HORSES! O!K!  
once there was a horse. she was a grate horse. to play with. AND once she went to eat some grass..... …

show jumping 
damion is a pro jumper and i am a novice jumper at are first proper showjumping we came first and the next one oh dear i fell off over the finish line

Wow!!!!! 
I never knew horse Shows can be so exciting I done almost a season of barrel racing and I loved it I am a purebred Cowgirl. Thats all I have to say right …

fancy dress 
me my sister and her 12 year old 15hh coloured cob spike were getting ready for fancy dress.as we bagan to get ready the fancy dress started 'hurry up' …

HALLOWEEN HARVEST FEST 
(LEVI IS THE ORANGE APPALOOSA) WELL IT WASN'T A COMPETITIVE SHOW ITS A FUN DRESS UP MUSICAL FREE STYLE DRESSAGE SHOW. WE WERE PUT IN TEAMS AND EACH …

Crazy Day 
Well at a jumping day a horse slipped over and fell on the rider then got up and kicked her in the face! People thought she was nearly dead! Another 5 …

My 1st Show 
It was in August. Not many people came because it was supposed to rain. My horse EZ Spirit was waiting for me when I got there. Me and my BFF's where …

My First Horse Show 
A few months ago I went to my first show. I could have gone sooner but my family sold our trailer a year ago and we're looking for a new one. But anyway, …

First horse show 
It was my first horse show ever and my horse and i went in and place 6th out of 23 people and they were mostly adults. Also we got two 5th place ribbions …

The Day of the Show 
The day i showed was a Tuesday and a Monday. the first day i was in 4 classes. 2 showman ship classes, and 2 riding classes. That day i got 1 first …

horse mayhem!! 
There was a girl on an Arab, who looked really gorgeous. She also had another horse outside the horse lorry, it was a cob, Patch. I'd gone over to congratulate …

The Arabian Association Horse Shoe Region 9 
Okay well i went to a horse show called the Arabian show with my horse Precious. We did in hand and got 6 place out of 22 people and under saddle witch …

My first show 
Well, I went to my very first show ever, and won fourth and fifth place, which I think is fairly good, seeing as I've never showed before.

Our first show 
I don't have any pics of my first show, but it was scary. here is a regular pic of me riding though,

me-and-my-monki 
I call him monki. He is supposed to be called mac, but i prefer monki. anyway, I was supposed to take my paint mare to a show in farvew and the last …

My first show on my new horse! 
It was my first show on my new purebred new forest pony Polly who was only 4 yrs old and still is. It was taking place at Wooten Warren and I had already …

Oxford Trail Riders 
Hey girls, I've been riding for 8 years now and been in alot of shows. But my first show I rode in Western pleasure and I can't tell you how nervous …

Plantation Acres Saddle Club 
I won Grand Champion of all of it... at Suncoast horse show I won the Novice hunter!

Shes too fat! 
I was going in to open pony. We got in there and Boonie, the horse I have taken in, it was coming to the end. He was putting us in places and he put me …

arina uk 
I was at the show and I saw the judge. The judge said to me that I've got to get my tack on my pony h but this was at the end of the show so I put my …

My Big Day! 
Hey all you horse crazy girls! i want to tell you i am entering my first BIG horse show on my horse Chief. I will keep you updated!

My Big Day! 
Hey all you horse crazy girls! i want to tell you i am entering my first BIG horse show on my horse Chief. I will keep you updated!

Don't give up! 
When I first started riding, my only dream was to be in a horse show. Little did I know that when you are only eight, your nerves can REALLY get to you. …

My horse Wonder  
I was at a show one day helping my friend Tina. My lease was over so I could not ride till I found a new horse, all of a sudden a stallion jumped out of …

The Scary Halloween Show 
I was riding a pony named Daisy. This was October 26 2007. I was in the Halloween show. At the end of the day there is a Halloween contest where people …

Me & Jay 
There was once this horse that I showed at a horse show at Happy Valley. The horse that I was riding was a horse named Jay. Everybody that had ridden this …

Me and Show 
Well I was walking with my horse and he stepped and I pulled on him, and he wouldn't move. Stepped one more step, and now I have a horse that won't move. …

We're Goin' To Fall Off! (LOL) 
My cousin and I were at a horse show in Leigh, Nebraska in about September of 2006. We were signed up to do the Pickup Race. The Pickup Race is where …

My first show 
This is me at my first show, riding a pony from our barn named Sparky (his show name is Fairy Dust). We had so much fun. It was a small show but I really …

Traven Jackpot 
Hey there everyone :) I just wanted to say hi and tell you guys that you all sound like awesome riders, good luck in the future x I would like too …

The 1st place pony! 
I love horse shows and my pony sparky is the best horse ever for them. My first horse show ever I got blues in all of my walk trot classes and I was so …

Dijon Jumping! (Horse show story) 
Two weeks ago I went to a local hunter show on the lesson barn I ride at. I jumped in the two foot hunter class. The pony I rode, Dijon was a angel, …

Going to Horse Show 
I'm riding at a large local show this weekend. I've been working with my instructors pony over 2'3" verticals and oxers. I will be doing Intermediate Hunter …

The last show I rode in 
At my last show I had seven classes. I'm the only person who has ever worked with my pony. He was a rescue. All of the other horses and ponies were dead …

My first show - poem 
My first show There I was at my first show, My horse‚Äôs ears flapping back and forth, Making sounds of delight While exploring this new place. …

Team Bento and Amylou - Part 1 
My first show. It was two hours away and my coach, also the owner of the pony that I ride, was making me and another rider clean a saddle. I was too nervous …

My first peewee gymkana 
It took days upon days, weeks upon lessons. then it was the big day. I was in a pair of short and a tank top. I was tacking up Bella (the horse). …

Not Fair! 
Me and my furry chincoteague pony Chessie went to a show in March. I wanted to ride over two ft jumps but I had an engagement so I had to ride in beginner …

Fell off twice in one lesson! 
I was riding one of my ponies pickles in a jumping lesson! He is a flea bitten grey Connemara x Arab x welsh and is 22yrs old he is retiring maybe next …

My big day 
Well, it all started when I began riding a friend's horse. We were great team and had been together for a while when I decided I wanted to enter a show. …

My first horse!!!!!!! <3  
Shawnee. That's her name! Shawnee is my best friend! She is my world! We found out that she has arthritis. We are trying different supplements that hopefully …

Little Annie (my little shorty legs) 
She was a little cute girl. We came 2nd in the first one show then 5th in the other, but it was our fist show. Sadly, she was sold but I wanted to share …

Saved by a friend 
On one of my first cross country competitions I was having to ride a horse I knew nothing about.( I had visited him in his stall and groomed him because …

My Total Fail 
So I have been riding for about 8 years now and I was about to go in the ring for my dressage test (bleck i don't like dressage) and my horse at the time …

My Best Show Ever 
"Great news! There's a show at Black Raven. Its a long drive, but the classes there are right at your level!" These words were the first thing out of my …

Bored! 
If anyone knows of any horse shows coming up in Indianapolis or somewhere close please let me know.

Showing with Hunter 
It was my 2nd year showing a horse in fair. I was nervous and excited at the same time. I was showing a 21 year old solid black paint named 'darn it mega' …

My Last Ride 
I was 10 years old when I stopped riding western. The horse I rode on was named Playdo. I loved him very much and I didn't want to go, but after my last …

Best First Horse Show Ever! 
In my first horse show I was nine years old. It was a local show, only 20 minutes from my house. I was riding the laziest horse in the barn (I did …

Horse Show Story: My First Horse Show 
I was 10. Going in I wasn't expecting much. My horse, Gentlemen Where Gucci, or Zack as i call him, is a Quarter horse. I got a pony for my 3rd birthday …

Horse Show Story: Cody's Blue Ribbon 
It was the morning of my first horse show. I was 10, and hadn't t really ridden for very long. My horse, Kingsland Calvin, a Paint, was out of commission …

Worst show experience ever! 
I own a hanoverian x TB and her name is Gavrah. Last month (May) I went to my 3rd show her 2nd show. It was at our fairgrounds. My horse is a spooky …

3rd show AWESOME!!! 
Well it was at my old farm and I was riding a pony. I had never liked riding I had to ride him because the pony I ride got leased. :( Well anyways... …

First Show Disaster! 
Ok so we are getting ready to load Cheyenne with my old trainer and I was with her since I didn't have my own trailer at the time. Well the horse in front …

Horse Show Story: Buddy, The Little Bay Pony 
When I was 7, I was riding my little bay pony Buddy. It was my first show and I was nervous. Before we got him he used to be a school pony so he was …

My first show (when I was 5)! 
I went to the Figsboro horse show and got first place in all ages when I was 5! Awesome, right?

The Last Ride 
Hi! My name is Taylor. I had a show on July 24-26. My horse Chloe and I were going to do all of the classes, but the one that still stands out the most …

HILANDSHOW 
I just go and watch but I don't give up. I am hoping to go there next year.

Canter with a Fall 
So this is not exactly a show story but it is still funny. I had been riding for about 4 months and had walked, trotted, cantered and had done some …

My first horse show on Dreami 
I entered my black QH mare of 3 years Dreami, in our first 'real' horse show this summer, it wasn't a schooling show, which I had been to before. I was …

Taken by Suprise 
I have been showing my favourite pony for 2 years at the Lollipop Shows. I have always had a great time. His name is Graydon and his show name is Dapple …

My Equitation Show 
I own a 7 year old 16.2 piebald warmblooded gelding, how's name is Spirit, for his spirited personalty. I was only doing hunters (3'0) and was also …

Any horse shows? 
Do you know any horse shows that are walk, trot and are in Ohio near Akron or Chagrin falls? If you could help that would be awesome. :)

Tired horse 
I was doing a flat class with a lesson horse, 3 people were riding him me and two other girls. I was the last person to ride him and he was so tired. …

Does anyone know of a flatwork or jumping show in Alaska? 
Does anyone know of any horse shows nearby Anchorage, Alaska???

RIP Christian 
I had the sweetest kindest cutest gentlest pony ever and his name is Rivelin Christian Dior, but sadly he died two yrs ago. It was the day after Horse …

Wrong Show 
Okay so I am only 10 but I have been riding for 7 years and love it! Anyway I ride a horse named Oasis. We do hunter together, well usually! So anyway …

Barrel Racing 
My horse Diva and I won in the Ariat Kentucky 20010 barrel racing. I made so many friends while I trained! I stayed in Kentucky for 3 weeks and …

We're the Single Ladies!!! 
My stables were holding a show jumping comp. Natalie, Hayley, Amber, Tally, Beth and various other people-including me entered. Then, the riding school …

My 4th horse show! 
I was in two divisions at my horse show. My first division was walk, trot, canter. I took 4th and my best friend that was in that division took 2nd. …

-Abby- <3 
This is me riding my Connemara mare, Abby aka Silver Fox. She rocks, I got her a couple weeks back from an old friend that couldn't keep her. Luckily enough, …

My Second Horse Show!!! 
I'm sorry but i don't have a pic of the horse rode but i do have a pic of myself.....so My story is about my 2nd horse show when i was riding a horse …

EEEP!!! Show on Saturday!!!!!!!! Help!!!!!!!! 
Hey so I have a show on Saturday!!!! It will be with my first pony Cheyenne aka Simply Irresistible!!! I will be entering English halter, English showmanship, …

The Showstopper!! 
Okay so during the summer I was leasing a bey Arabian gelding named Wintage Bey (Vinny for short), and I was at my stables' annual horse show. So I …

4-H Roundup 
I have been working on training my ex-racer Romeo to barrel race for fun. But I still like jumping. So one year in 4-H I entered us in a 4-H jumping show. …

Showing Spike 
I was in Ireland and I was at a camp there and I rode this horse called spike. He was a piebald horse. So I was coming to my second jump and the first …

First Show, Best Show! 
My first show ever was at Billy Nungessers in LA. I did great, I got 2nd place!

oğuz 
Hello, my name is oğuz, and I'm from Turkey. I have a friend whose been going to horse club. She loves the adrenaline. I always help her put the …

Unbeatable 
I've been to shows all over the state and also in a couple of other states. So far I haven't ever gotten anything but first place. Last month I …

My Show Tips 
Make sure your pony is clean and all of him/her is spotless. Clean round their eyes and nostrils with a clean rag! Happy showing.

Crazy First Show 
It was my first show and I was riding my new pony... joy!!! As I was meant to be trotting I went down the center line in gallop it was a bit scary and …

My Very First Horse Show aka The Day My Dream Came True! 
Ever since I was a little girl, I dreamed of being in a horse show. English or western I didn't care, I just wanted to show. I started riding at this …

WORST SHOW! 
OMG! I had the worst show ever! I started cantering when I fell and I lost but it wouldn't have happened if someone didn't put a stick for my horse …

The time I won Champion!!! 
Okay.. I had a horse show at my barn against a lot of people and I was telling EVERYONE that I was gonna win Champion at my home show so I was nervous! …

2 and 3 
In my second show I got 2 ribbons. In my third i got 3!!!

Read!!! HORRID DRESSAGE GREAT JUMPING 
I was riding my horse mystery (aka spirit by the river)in a dressage competition. Of course, he stinks at dressage. So when we reached the long side he …

MY 1ST HORSE SHOW!!!!! 
YaY!!! I went to my first horse show on Augest 7!!! It was soo much fun!!! I competed in barrels, poles and keyhole but keyhole ended up being thread the …

My Saddle?! 
I was anxiously waiting for my division to start in Junior Barrel Racing at the county fair with my leased, white Arabian named Lady. This was the most …

My First Year at Fair 
This was my first year at fair on this awesome horse that my parents were leasing for me. So I get into the ring and did the best I could. The first class …

My First Dressage Show! :) 
I had my first show on Sunday, May 30th, at Hoofbeats Dressage Club. I entered in First Year Equitation, Walk-Trot Test A, and Walk-Trot Test B. I got …

fun at the fun show. 
i entered a horse show about two weeks ago it was so fun i came in 3rd place on musical sacks. i almost won on a straw race but my horse would not run …

First Show! 
hey guys! i havent gone in to a show yet, but i will on may 30th! im doing my first dressage show! im kinda pressured tho, cuz i think i hav to fill out …

You have to be kidding 
I had been riding a horse named Dalton in lessons. And for some reason i couldn't get him to canter. And when i smacked him with my crop he would start …

My First Big Ribbon 
I was attending my second horse show, excited as usual. Feather, my arabian mare, was looking mighty fine and shiny today for the show. I had given her …

My First Big Ribbon 
I was attending my second horse show, excited as usual. Feather, my arabian mare, was looking mighty fine and shiny today for the show. I had given her …

S.B.C.A horse show at SARDA 
I competed in a horse show at SARDA last year in 2009!!! I rid on my big black friesian, bizmark.I rid with my best friend ellen and she rid her welsh …

Jumping 
I love jumping with my Horse Velvet we were jumping 4 foot but i fell off her and broke my pelvis and now i woult canter again

thehorseride. 
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Show Day Disaster!!! 
i had gotten my arab gelding Catch The Wind in the summer of '09. a couple months after i got him, i decided to take him to a schooling show. when we got …

The day that i won the juinior girl rider on my horse 
My horse is a show horse so I do a horse show like nearly every weekend. I have a really good horse called lana. Her show name is Sanlirra Just Heaven …

victorious 
it was my first ever show. i was really nervous. my pony beth was acting up and bolting everywhere and rearing slightly. she was excited too. I entered …

A short (but sweet and fun)horse show. 
I don't know if this really counts because it wasn't a competition. It was really a horse camp that you take care of "your" horse all week and then ride …

The Evergreen Classic 
Ok so the evergreen classic is an A rated hunter-jumper show. I haven't been to it yet i have watched from the sidelines but now in 2010 i'm going to compete …

The Evergreen Classic 
Ok so the evergreen classic is an A rated hunter-jumper show. I haven't been to it yet i have watched from the sidelines but now in 2010 i'm going to compete …

At my horseriding place 
Well im a nearly advaned and I first i did a eater egg hunt i found 6 and i won a ribbon then it was time for dressage and showjumping in dressage i didnt …

pony finals 2005 
One Year I was at pony finals and I won the 2 corses.I was on my pony nerle rollingwoods no rock like home and we showed in mediam ponies.A really …

A 1st and a 3rd! 
I have only been in one horse show so far. It was when I used to take english lessons at a great place called Morgan Valley, in Tecumseh Michigan. The …

The Magical Day, part 1 
It was a cool, late September day. I eagerly walked into the barn with my grooming kit, braiding tools, and my hair stuff. It was early, around 9:00. …

My third horse show  
this is my third horse show. It was so fun but it was raining.

grandobon farm show 
I had 4 classes 2 were walk trot and 2 were jumping on my first class wich was walk trot i got a first place on my secnd class i gota 2nd place a 3erd …

1st day of my competition 
i went to my first show ever on sunday and it was fun as. i got two 1st two 2nd two 3rd a 6th and a reserve champion!

Columbia Surprise 
Just a while back I went to a show in Columbia Missouri and rode a horse named Knight Hawk. We did really good at this dressage show. We got one first, …

mistakes all day 
lilly(my ponie) and i whent to a horse show it took 3 houres to get there when we arived i ented show jumping , handy ponie ,and some other in hand shows. …

Oopsie Daisy 
A couple years ago I was in my second or third show. I got up early and got dressed in the dark. We went to the show grounds, got my horse ready and started …

Houston's first show! 
Okay, this was my horse's first show and he did so well! We showed in the 2'3 classes, the 2'6 mini medal, and the 3 foot classes, plus a lot of flat classes …

my wonderful horse 
It was the morning of my first show. i felt sooo sick from nerves. i went out into the cool morning, the sun was just beginning to rise. before turning …

Blue Ribbion Boy- Just Jesse #3 
We had just unloaded Jesse from our trailer when silver Camaro zoomed past and spooked him. It was Jesse's first show and i was sooo excited, we were entered …

my horse at the dressage. 
Iwas tacking up my horse and i forgot to addust my sturp's and when i went to the show my sturp's went loose and suddenley my leg droped and my horse …

me and TONKA!! 
heyy my name is emily em for short. and my horse is named tatonka, hes a 17.1 hh clydsdale cross, 5 years old, has a great personality and willing …

The Hallway of Doom!!!! 
One day at the horse show my friends and I went down the hallway of doom, we called it that because it was almost a never ending hallway that was pitch …

Linden farms 
Ok this was my very first horse show and i was so confident about how i waould at least get a 3rd place ribbon.When it came to my turn for the walk,trot …

Told ya so!!!! 
When we got Squirt EVERYONE at the ranch thought that she would not make a good barrel racer. I never gave up with her. I worked and worked HARD with …

Gloreosss 
my horse has been in loads of compathions my horse just loves them she can jump rely big one's all my friend say's my horse in fantastic and she could …

Tack malfunction 
right before my friends class, her bridle broke. she was also in the next class, so we had to fix it. we ended up using a braiding band to fix it. apparently …

1st and 3rd 
The first and only horse show that i have gone to was very fun! i can always recommend doing shows for fun, to anyone! I got a 1st place ribbon, and a …

Show 
I just got back from a show I got 2 first place ribbons Hunter jumping. I was riding Rosie my beautiful Throubreed mare. She is 15hh. She is a roan. Rosie …

Lowell Fairgrounds 
I can't tell you how nervous I was on Shekeen, because he wasn't behaving. He usually always behaves!!

Tuxberry Farms Horse Show 
Well it was my first horse show ever and i was 9 years old and had been riding for a few months and the show was for people who rode at the barn and i …

fund raiser 
IT GOT CANCELLED...........................

the great crazy show! 
It was a great day,sunday and a horse show day! My favorite horse left for a great retirement barn and i had to ride a black and white paint horse named …

bucks 
On my very first horse show i had a horse named pretty woman. when i was in my trot class she started to buck!i was so scared. Then she started to canter …

The Barrel Race 
Well it was one of my first horse shows and i was riding my dream horse named Brownie. I had done really good on the others but this one was breath taking. …

Winning on a horse you don't know 
One day I was riding for a horse show. My number was 33 and when my trainer signed me up she put me on susie. Later when it was my turn My trainer told …

sama 
i love my horse and it is fun my horse is a girl cool i love racing it is fun

Blue Ribbon Butterflies 
It was the first show of the season.Like every show,I was a nervous wreck.I was so nervous i told my mom i was quiting riding!(I totally regret that …

Craziest Horse Show Ever! 
I was at my first horse show. I was overwhelmed by all the people riding their huge thoroughbreds jumpers, and me riding my small, 13.2hh, welsh pony hunter. …

Gold Creek  
I was riding a horse named Cookies n' cream. I was doing four classes two hunter and two equitation. I did awesome and so did my horse! At first we had …

my first show 
hi i love horses and i am nervous for my first horse show. i brush my horse and lunge her before then my halter class in showmanship i got a trophy and …

The pretty ribbon 
One beautiful afternoon i went to a horse show with candy of course and i was doing the walk trot and canter. with my horses pretty gates and my riding …

Hunt Master Farms 
I have a horse named Miya and we doing walk, trot, canter, and jump. Her show name is Somethin Special. So this was our second competition. I absolutely …

Hunt Master Farms 
I have a horse named Miya and we doing walk, trot, canter, and jump. So this was our second competition. I absolutely loved it. I got second in walk …

cappamore show 
before i was at a showjumping show with my pony.we got a clear round but at the very last jump on my 2nd round it was pouring down rain he refused it and …

lindsay central exhibition 
The lindsay centrel exhibition was in the fall of 07, that was when I had just got my new horse about a month before so he was a little crazy because he …

bobceogon fall fair 
I wen to the bobceogon fair in the fall of 08. I was in 5 classes with my horse named buddy. we didn't place in any of them but the classes had alot …

Jumping 
I have always wanted to be in a horse show and show to people my real talent. My dream is to become famous and to ride in the olympics

My Crazy horse show 
I was riding my horse up to the jump when a dog went running right infront of the jump where my horse was about to take off. My horse spooked of coursei …

My very first show 
I went to my first horse show and I got third place and a medal. I was so happy.

At the Beach with the horses 
march5,2009 this is not really a horse show story it is more of a beach story. Here it goes... Every year everyone at my barn which is Two Shannons …

My First English Show 
On my first english show I rode to the show with my mom and best friend. When we got there I got in touch with my horse trainer. She told me to register …

Amazing Sliver 
Only three day until my hunter show,my horse sliver got colic! I was so sad but until i noticed, I WAS FEEDING HIM THE WRONG FOOD! I was so happy! i got …

The Devils Shows 
rwqdamo is one of my ponies. he has got his name from behavior well we went to 1 show and we came 1sth class only about 15 entered and the next class there …

Hollis VICTORY 
well it was my first ever cantering class and i was doing it for fun and i was like ahh i'll do it and note that my horse and i have never ever ever …

abz horse show exsperance  
i havent done a horse show on my horse but i have done shows on otheres like my friends and have been really impressed with the out comes i did get 2nd …

My First Kur 
For those of you who don't know, Kur is freestyle dressage to music. It goes for about 6 minutes, and you have to choose different music for each gait. …

Me and Daley 
i was in this therapy program in the twin cites called We CAN RIDE and me and the horse that i was riding was named Daley me and him went to the MN STATE …

My beautiful grey horse.... 
hey everyone, I would like to share with you my beautiful horse, his name is Winsor, and he's the best partner anyone could have, he is a Lipizzaner and …

State Dressage WA 
We woke up early and got up for our musical ride all in costume. My horse Macca is a 4yr old pinto/Arabian derivitive was such a good boy that weekend!! …

Glitter Hack?? and then Puppy Los?? 
I Cant Believe It,But,My Highland Pony,Glen,Had Been Covered In Tinsel and For Christmas He got some mane and coat glitter.So My mum had to put some on …

Sugar Baby 
I have a really lazy barrel pony and all he wants to do is eat and sleep. One day I was at a local show (barrel racing and pole bending)and I wanted …

horse shows 
i was 7 and i rode someones horse it was white and spouted and i liked that horse.

Chja Medal Finals 
a couple of months back, I was at the CHJA (Colorado hunter jumper association) medal finals. I hadn't done very well in my jumping round before...so …

54 ribbons 
I show in 4-h shows and i got over 54 ribbons this summer they were alot of fun. My school just started an equestrian team that I joined. I was wondering …

Nov.29th w.pa.p.h.a show 
I went in a show on the 29th of nov. in 2008 and placed: 2nd-w/t crossrails o/f 2nd-w/t crossrails o/f 2nd-w/t under saddle 1st-w/t equtiation on …

Well here are some horse shows 
here are some horse shows in local Wisconsin (oxford): the Adams county rural wranglers 4h shows (must be entered in the 4h to go) Red Ridge Ranch …


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