TAMU Online Horse Judging

Date of Publication
July 7, 2021
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This course is designed for youth and collegiate horse judging team members, their coaches, and anyone interested in learning more about horse judging. Learning objectives include understanding the rules for each class, applying the judging guidelines to each class, and learning to articulate placings during oral reasons.

Course Information In this course, you will learn the basics of judging halter and performance classes. Not only will the instructors teach how judges evaluate horses and the reasoning behind their judgments, but they will give you example horses for you to test what you have learned. Among other things, participants will learn about horse judging topics including:Halter horse basics and evaluationPerformance and junior mares and gelding classesReining basics and maneuversWestern riding judging and scoringWestern pleasure judging and scoringTrail judging and scoringWestern horsemanshipLeads and gaitsThis course is directed towards youth and collegiate horse judging team members, their coaches and anyone interested in learning more about horse judging. Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:Understand the rules for each classApply the judging guidelines to each class by judging video classesArticulate placings during oral reasonsNote: Learners will have access to this course for one year from the date of enrollment.

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