Post-competition care is a critical step in keeping horses sound, healthy and happy to head to the next show. Many riders have a well defined plan to get them ready for the show ring. But in many cases, it is the work and routine that take place back at the barn that will determine success at the next event.
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The biggest hurdle to starting any new sport is getting the necessary equipment. What do you need to just try the sport? What can you borrow? What would be nice to have? What should I wait to buy until I am fully committed to the sport? Here is what you will need before your first riding lesson.