Headin' To The Mountains Live Show

How To Win Performance Classes

Posted by Eleda Towle on

While Halter and Collectability classes are pretty simple:  Basically, make sure your horse is in great condition and place him on the table, Performance Classes are a lot more challenging.  Creating your Performance setups can take some time, which is why we're sending this out fairly early! We're going to discuss what you need for your performance entry, how to make sure everything is in scale, and offer you some local sources for props and tack.   Performance Entry Requirements 1) A horse. Obviously!  The horse should be moving correctly for the move you state he's performing.   Is he...

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Tips From a First-Time Exhibitor and Fun Plans!

Posted by Eleda Towle on

Our last email broadcast before the show! Are You Ready For Some Fun? We've been all serious about getting you ready to show, but it's going to be a fun time!   *  During lunch break, you can enter our Star Wars-themed model costume contest!   This will be separate from the "regular" Costume class at the show (no Star Wars entries in that one, please), and everyone will get to vote on their favorite Star Wars costume entry!  It must include at least one model horse (any brand, original finish or custom) and any other props or figures you...

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It's Halter Time!

Posted by Eleda Towle on

[Arabian halter by Jennifer Buxton]   I hope I didn't scare you with last weeks tips on Performance entries!  You certainly don't have to show in Performance.  Halter and Collectability are a much easier way to break into showing if you're new to the hobby. This week we're asking our judge what she looks for when she's judging Halter classes so you'll get it "straight from the horse's mouth," so to speak!   Let's Meet Our Judge! Hello, My name is Ashley and I'll be the Judge for "Headin' To The Mountains Spring Novice Show."  I have been collecting model horses for...

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Classes Added + Star Wars Costume Contest!

Posted by Eleda Towle on

May The Horse Be With You! Since our show is on Star Wars Day, May the 4th, we're going to have some fun with it!   During lunch break, everyone is invited to enter a model into our Star Wars-themed costume contest!   This will be separate from the "regular" Costume class at the show (no Star Wars entries in that one, please), and everyone will get to vote on their favorite Star Wars costume entry! Let's see your creativity!     We've added two classes to the Halter Division! We're sliding them in between class #10 and class #11:...

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Let's Get You Registered! - Exhibitor Number and Tags

Posted by Eleda Towle on

Okay, we've talked about the show... Now it's time to get you ready for the show!  First, you're going to need an exhibitor number.  Then you'll need to let Eleda know you're coming.  Finally, we'll show you how to easily make your show horse list and foot tags! We're using the Region X system because they have a fabulous program that helps you keep track of your horses and print tags for them easily.  It will also help us post show results AND you'll start earning points toward Region X awards!  It may seem like a little bit of work,...

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