In the Magazine: Common Equitation Errors Explained

Excerpt from the September issue of Heels Down Magazine.

Rebecca Agocs is currently pursuing her judges card with the North Carolina Hunter Jumper Association and will begin officiating horse shows in 2018.

Looking to unimpress the judges quickly? Here’s a list of six things common equitation errors and why they will knock you down in the order of ribbons.

#1. Posting at the canter

This isn’t the way a horse’s motion naturally moves us. So, by posting at the canter, you’re not only impeding the way your horse is moving but you’re also (more likely than not) speeding your horse up. Too much pace isn’t what you’re looking for.

#2. Getting left behind

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