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Video: AQHA Western Pleasure Judging

Learn what western pleasure judges are looking for and see some of the common faults of gait that you should avoid with your western pleasure horse.



 

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  • This video was very easy to understand, follow, and grasp exactly what the judges were saying. i mysef wish to one day be a accomplished judge, and this video gave mme some helpfu insight to judging in the future. Thankyou

  • Excuse me. Do these judges even read? NATURAL GAITS Check out the descriptions contained in the rules for WP and you will find that these presentations violate the rules. Such violations inflict pain and distress upon the horses.

  • Thank you for posting this video! I now better understand how I should be riding. With all of the not so pleasant stuff in the past of WP, I was a little confused about what they wanted to see now. Thanks!

  • OMG, you're still making your horses move like cripples. They're TRANSPORTATION, not DECORATION. Learn from the TWHA and fix your obscene judging before someone fixes it for you!!!

  • Well this is some peoples talent just like your talent and don't think they just hopped on these horses and did this. At this level it probably took years to train these horses. These horses are amazing and they don't take that for granted.

  • Those horses look like they are limping when they perform those 'gaits'. Extremely unattractive way to present a horse. They all look beaten down with no light in their eyes. But maybe that's how those cowboys/girls like their horses?

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