Suppleness and a light touch on the reins
What does a judge look for in the hands in addition to whether the reins are being properly held?
Between the knee and ankle- mainly the calf
In referring to legs in a hunter seat equitation, what part of the leg is used as an aid?
Side of the horse facing the ring
In saddle seat riding on which side of the horse would the rider hold his crop or whip?
To encroach youth to stay in school and promote high sportsmanship
What were the founding principals or reasons for High School Rodeo?
It progressively develops the horse's musculature and coordination
Why can dressage for the horse be compared to ballet training for humans?
Dressage has its roots in classical Greek horsemanship, but it was not recognized as an important equestrian pursuit until what time period?
American Riding Instructors Association
Which association was established to promote safe, knowledgeable riding instruction?
The athletic ability of a ranch-type horse in the confines of the show arena
Reining is a judged event designed to show what?
Individually from 0 to infinity. Starting score is 70 with plus/minus points given for each maneuver
How is a reining pattern scored?
The movement of the horse imparts movement of the riders pelvis the closely resembles walking
Describe how hippotherapy provides benefits for a paralyzed rider.