are required to take 4 photographs to submit for judging:
Left side profile
Right Side profile
leather, web or rope halter may be used. Your halter doesn't have to be
expensive but it should fit well.
your horse in an area with good lighting and in a simple background with little
clutter or distraction.
to keep the person holding the horse out of the shot. For profile and rear
pictures, it is acceptable to tie the horse.
sure your horse is clean and well-groomed.
your best to get your horse's ears up and alert. Do something that will get
your horse's interest, but not spook it. Some people throw grass or sand in the
air, lead another horse in front of your horse, or make a funny noise.
your horse's entire body, including its head, at a 90-degree angle to the
camera for profile shots. Be sure to stand your horse on level ground to ensure
that its proportions appear accurate in the photos.
there are not shadows covering the pictures of the horse
sure your horse isn't so far away that it's hard for the judge to see.
your horse to stand square.
Ensure videos are in focus and clear
Do not take from too far away so each maneuver is clearly
Patterns all outline where the videographer should stand
Depending on your internet service, videos may be slow uploading, ensure you give yourself lots of time