Bridleless western pleasure and Disciplined rail should be added to horse shows. These two classes show real difficulty and are fun classes.
I love dressage, but would also love to gain points on my hus horse. Dressage seems to be a growing discipline for the quarter horse. Why not show off their abilities in this discipline and gain participants at the recognized breed shows, instead of relying on other shows to be recognized by AQHA?If dressage classes through first level were held at actual breed shows, many of these horses could also compete in hus and... more »
I already know that this one is going to be a powder-keg of negativity and disagreement on this issue, but it needs to be said and added here. Helmets. I really don't need to go into gory, scientific statistics, studies and reports on how they can save your life, your head etc. I don't need to site the number of deaths that occur in riding and horse-related accidents where people were not wearing helmets. I don't need... more »