In what is shaping up to be another tumultuous show season, the Trillium Hunter Jumper Association (THJA) is asking its members to take part in 1,000 hours of horse-related education through reading articles, watching webinars, taking in-person or virtual riding lessons or participating in shows, clinics, watching equine practitioners, or just spending quality time with their horses.
Those who log 1,000 hours by December 15, 2021 will be entered to win $1,000 towards any horse-related expenditure, plus there will be other great sponsor prizes. For more information, eligibility and how to receive a time sheet, visit here.
HorseSport.com and Horse-Canada.com are proud to be participating and offer the following educational articles to get participants started on their 1000 hours:
1) Early Education: Instilling a Foundation of Trust and Confidence
2) Trailer Loading Tips: Keep it Calm, Safe and Uncomplicated
3) Social Distancing for Sport Horses: A Taste of How it Feels
4) How You Can Build a Better Bond with Your Horse
5) Horse Shopping Tips: How to Choose the Best Horse for You
6) 58 Cool Barn Hacks (and a few things you should never do)
7) Money-Saving Tips for Horse People
8) Finding and Keeping Sponsors
9) Pro Grooming Tips
10) Equine Mythbusters: Twenty Tricky Horse Health FAQs
11) Reduce the Risk: 8 Colic Prevention Tips for Horse Owners
12) The Advantages of ‘Trickle-Feeding’ and Your Horse’s Health
13) At-Home Strength Training for More Effective Riding
14) Are You Smarter than a Pony Clubber? (Part 1)
15) Are You Smarter than a Pony Clubber? (Part 2)
16) Top 10 Rules for Being the Most Awesome Boarder
17) 7 Basic First Aid Skills Every Horse Owner Should Have
18) Five Important Jumping Skills, One Simple Exercise
19) Fixes for Common Rider Position Flaws Over Fences
20) How Smart Riders Deal with Ring Stress
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