Tag: Tips and Tricks

Nov 10, 2016

Tips and Tricks of the Trade: Competing in Cold Weather

My name is Laura Holland, I am the head groom for Dani Sussman, the rider and owner of Aspire Eventing located in Colorado. Living in Colorado, the cold weather is inevitable. As the head groom, my job is to keep horses and rider looking and feeling their best at all times, which includes when the temperatures are low. Here are some tips for showing in not so ideal conditions.

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Oct 04, 2016 Education

Tips and Tricks of the Trade: Tail Braiding

While the pulled or clipped tail is more popular in eventing, the braided tail is gaining popularity. A braided tail shows is a great option for showing off your horse's hindquarters, and gives a very polished look in the show ring.

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Sep 23, 2016 Education

Tips and Tricks of the Trade: Kathleen Murray's Secret Grooming Weapons

At any show impeccable turnout is essential. From your tack to the braids to the sheen of your horse’s coat, how you present yourself and your horse makes a lasting impression. Want to up your game? Make a note of the three things world-class groom Kathleen Murray wouldn’t head to a show without:

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Aug 02, 2016 Education

Tips and Tricks of the Trade: The Vet Box

Tips and Tricks of the Trade is an article series being provided through a partnership between Athletux and the USEA. Shelby Bornheimer, a groom for Phillip Dutton, gives us the inside scoop on what happens in the vet box after a big three-day competition.

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Jul 12, 2016 Education

Tips and Tricks of the Trade: Staying Organized at A One-Day Event

As the summer eventing season progresses, many riders will be packing up their tack, and trucking out to a variety of one-day events. One-day events are fun and educational, but can get hectic especially if you are taking more than one horse. Staying organized during a one-day event is crucial to a successful show day, for riders and grooms.

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Jun 07, 2016 Education

Tips and Tricks of the Trade: Keeping White Horses White

Tips and Tricks of the Trade is a new article series being provided through a partnership between Athletux and the USEA.

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May 03, 2016 Education

Tips and Tricks of the Trade: Post Cross-Country Leg Care

Tips and Tricks of the Trade is a new article series being provided through a partnership between Athletux and the USEA.

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Apr 05, 2016 Education

Tips and Tricks of the Trade: Tail Care

Tips and Tricks of the Trade is a new article series being provided through a partnership between Athletux and the USEA. This month's article comes from Mia Bouslaugh, head groom for four-star rider Jen McFall of Dragonfire Farm.

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Feb 01, 2016 Education

Tips and Tricks of the Trade: Winter Grooming

Winter can be a hard time to keep your horse looking clean and tidy, especially without access to warm water.

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Jan 08, 2016 Education

Tips and Tricks of the Trade: Blanket Rubs

Tips and Tricks of the Trade is a new article series being provided through a partnership between Athletux and the USEA.

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Dec 07, 2015 Education

Tips and Tricks of the Trade: Clipping with Cecily Clark

Tips and Tricks of the Trade is a new article series being provided through a partnership between Athletux and the USEA.

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