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an 80% correct stance, don’t correct it. The interference you’ll cause by correcting the stance is not worth the delay. Have your horse showing when the judge comes to you. Try not to interfere when moving around your horse and practice at home to be sure you can “get your horse’s ears” with ease when it’s your time to shine! Remember, it is your job to present your horse in the best light possible. FOR SALE all double registered: GMB Appaloosa bred colt, When setting up for halter, how do I know when to stop placing my horse’s feet and just show the horse? If the judge’s first impression of you is a rearview while waiting for you to set your horse’s feet, don’t expect any brownie points for efficiency. If the judge is looking at the horse in front of you and your horse is at palomino/cremello bred fillies, bred mares. Priced from $350 to $2,500. FOR SALE JOHNSTONS GOLD BAR son for sale - a rare Gold Melody Boy grandson! - 1998 Cremello Stallion - 32.50” - out of a buckskin Gold Melody Boy bred mare. Complete Sales List Upon Request JUNE/JULY 2013 Miniature Horse World 51 What do you do when there is a Single type horse entered in a Country or Classic class? When a horse enters the ring in a driving class he is being constantly compared to the other horses in that class. Each admitted to using the standard for that class, and looking for the best match. The horse might still be used if he is quiet in the bridle and is the best mover… but he won’t win. Attitude and manners classify a horse as a Single driving horse, not just movement, neither of which will win him any points in the other two divisions. “Judges use the standard of perfection as a guide. Make the changes to that and your judges will follow it.” Sid Hutchcraft LUV EM MINIS RULERS HAWKEYE Wittmaak’s Mickey Mouse Grandson – 31” — Double Registered ALAMEDA FARM was the final home for WITTMAAK’S MICKEY MOUSE and JOHNSTON’S GOLD BAR – GOLD MELODY BOY sons. We retained many fine sons and daughters. Other bloodlines include the Kahoka Palominos, Van Lo Overos, Winks and Gold Melody Boy appaloosas. Judith Kurth, BSN, RN PO Box 155023 | Lufkin, TX 75915 | 936/875-3759 | alameda@consolidated.net | www.alameda-farm.com


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