Western Pleasure

Discover the exhilaration of Western Pleasure riding and take your equestrian skills to new heights. Explore top tips and techniques to enhance your Western Pleasure experience.
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The Western Pleasure class is often the largest performance class at any horse show, be it real or model. This is a basic rail class with the horses competing in a group, at three different gaits and in both directions of the arena. The ideal pleasure horse should exhibit smooth, relaxed gaits and perfect manners. In other words, he should be a pleasure to ride! All of today's photos were taken at the Rocky Mountain Quarter Horse Association's Youth and Amateur Show held last month at the…

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Johanna Young
One of the hardest maneuvers to master in a horsemanship or equitation pattern is, ironically, one of the most simple concepts known to mankind: a circle. In the show pen we have seen them come out like eggs, squares, and footballs.  We have also seen those exhibitors who seem to nail their circles every time. … Horse Riding, Instagram, Quarter Horse, Horseback Riding, Horse Training, Horseriding, Equestrian Helmet, Riding, Rider

One of the hardest maneuvers to master in a horsemanship or equitation pattern is, ironically, one of the most simple concepts known to mankind: a circle. In the show pen we have seen them come out like eggs, squares, and footballs. We have also seen those exhibitors who seem to nail their circles every time. […]

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Cortney Rekis-Dieringer
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Shannon Castaneda Photography is the official photographer for the LAJUF Shows at Fannin Hill Farm in Brooksville, Florida. We also offer private client coverage at select horse shows in the state of Florida.

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Shannon Castaneda Photography

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