A game plan is key to successful showing—whatever your level.
by Michele Vaughn
Summertime is show time for young riders in every discipline, and it never fails to bring out the hopes and fears of everybody who is involved, from parents to kids to trainers. Whether it’s a local schooling show or a championship competition, it matters to everyone.
Showing matters because, in addition to competing for ribbons and bragging rights, kids learn responsibility, consequences, goal-setting, sportsmanship and a whole lot of other life lessons that are important to their development.