Olivia B Dressage | 2 Questions | 11 Answers

How many days do you give your pony off after a show?

How many days do you give your pony off after a show?
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Depends how long I showed and how much they did. Usually no more than 3 and that’s if they did a TON of work
Around 2-3 days but I make sure the day(s) I give her off I hand walk her so she can stretch I her legs
2-3 day depending on the comp
If he or she did well I would give 2 or 3 days. if it was a small show and they did not do much work I would do one day off but it does depend on how much you work them too
If the show is about 3-4 days long we usually give them 1-2 days off but if it’s a two week long show we normally give them a week off
Only one day but if it was only a training weekend no days of
One full day and then after I slowly start back into work
With just a one day show, they get a lunge or hack day the day after the show. The 2nd day after the show they get a day off (field/walker and paddock).
Depends on how hard they’ve worked at the show and how far they’ve traveled for example I jumped a novice and a discovery on Saturday which was 2.5 hours trailer away she had one day off and walked today. However if I did the same classes but it was 1 hour away she’d go for a walk the next day
a week
if it’s a small one day show i just do a light hack the next day. if they’re going far and for a good amt of time they get three days and then light riding for two days then we would go back to normal rigor.
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depends on the distance of the show, if it is a short distance only 1 day, but for example I just competed in a place that was a three day trip for my mare, she only arrives Wednesday and I will only ride her Saturday.
1 if its a single day. If its a multiple day race 2
Usually 2-3 days and then they go back into flatting, and I'll wait longer to jump. (I do the jumpers)
It depends on how long the show was (like 1 or multiple days)
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