Hunt Seat

Learn the techniques and skills required to excel in hunt seat riding. Discover tips, exercises, and resources to improve your hunt seat riding abilities and achieve success in the show ring.
The hunt seat equitation class, per the AQHA Rulebook, is one that was “designed for a hunter rider to showcase the ability of both horse and rider through various maneuvers on the flat that lead to a natural progression to classes over fences.” Even though this is clearly stated in the rulebook, riders seem to … Quarter Horses, Hunt Seat Equitation, Riding Outfit Equestrian, Horses Jumping, Hunter Under Saddle, Hunt Seat, Horse Riding Outfit, Equestrian Events, Horse Riding Tips

GoHorseShow - 10 Quick Tips: Hunt Seat Equitation with Sandra Vaughn

The hunt seat equitation class, per the AQHA Rulebook, is one that was “designed for a hunter rider to showcase the ability of both horse and rider through various maneuvers on the flat that lead to a natural progression to classes over fences.” Even though this is clearly stated in the rulebook, riders seem to […]

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Heather Smith
English Pleasure, Hunt Seat Equitation, Quarter Horse Mare, Stakes Day, Hunter Under Saddle, Hunter Horse, Hunt Seat, Preakness Stakes, Equestrian Aesthetic

Past the Grandstand

Rather than growing out of my horse-crazy phase I have been in all my life, I built upon it. I formed aspirations attached to the horse industry, hoping that one day they would reach fruition. Having been around horses my entire life, it became apparent to me that dreams do not come true in the blink of an eye – especially not with horses. In order for them to become reality, patience, hard work, and dedication are necessities. I have grown up showing horses. I started out competing in…

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Sam Cole
Hunt Seat Show Clothes, Horse Disciplines, English Pleasure, Hunt Seat Equitation, Hunter Under Saddle, Hunter Jumper Horses, Aqha Horses, Hunter Horse, Hunt Seat

GoHorseShow - Five Unwritten Rules of Hunter Under Saddle

We’ve all seen that hunter horse that trots into the pen with athleticism and grace, whose canter is fluid and soft, but strong and cadenced. They possess the qualities, as outlined in the rulebook, for an ideal hunter under saddle horse. They have extended floaty trots, canters that cover ground and have a bright, alert […]

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Dxtch Edix

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