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Halter and Showmanship

Horse Show Prep Videos

You and your horse have worked hard all winter. He's fit, you're confident, and you're ready to go to a…

8 years ago

Video: Western Show Grooming

Whether you compete in western pleasure, horsemanship, showmanship or all-around, making a good first impression when you enter the show…

8 years ago

Perfect Your Showmanship Patterns

Attention to detail is critical when you’re competing in showmanship. Follow these tips for maneuvering the patterns during a class.…

9 years ago

How to Fit a Halter for Showmanship

Click for a printable version of this chart. First impressions are important in showing horses, especially in the showmanship division.…

9 years ago

Showmanship Success

Precision and attention to detail are always important in the show pen, but they are especially crucial in showmanship competition.…

9 years ago

Show Your Stuff: A Guide to Showmanship

Showmanship competition reflects how a well-trained horse should behave on the ground. Every horse should be easy to handle, work…

10 years ago

Ten Tips for Showmanship Success

There is a lot to learn when you’re starting out in showmanship. It takes time and practice to become familiar…

10 years ago

Showmanship Set Up

Q: I want to start showing my Quarter Horse in showmanship classes, but we have a hard time with setting…

12 years ago

How to Band a Western Horse’s Mane

Here are some simple steps for mane banding from expert groomer Casey Warren. But before you begin, check competition rules…

14 years ago

Showmanship: Perfect Your Presentation

The purpose of the showmanship class is for exhibitors to demonstrate their ability to show their horses, rather than showcasing…

15 years ago