‘Showmanship Is The Art Of Showing Your Horse,’ Equine Seminar Clinician Explains

“Showmanship is often the most important class at a horse show.”

Of course, that is not the opinion of many horse owners and exhibitors.

“But, the basics of horse training begins on the ground where horses learn to respond to a variety of cues including pressure on the halter, body position and voice commands. The showmanship class provides a great opportunity to display that training,” according to Sandy Jirkovsky, horse trainer, coach and judge from Kearney, Nebraska.

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