January 31, 2003, Newsletter Issue #110: February Hunter Tips

Tip of the Week

Hunter Regulations VS Jumper Regulations


All Riders Must Wear An ASTM Approved Helmet At All Times While Riding a Horse On All Show Grounds---At All Times in Hunters and in Jumpers~!

Hunters:Horse Must Be Over 14.2 Hands---VS---Jumpers:No Breed/Size Restrictions

Hunters:Must be shown in a Hunter Bridle To Receive Any Awards or Prizes---VS---Jumpers:Can Be Shown In Any English Bridle

Hunters:No Colored Browbands---VS---Jumpers:Colored Browbands Accepted

Hunters:Only Leather Reins Permitted---VS---Jumpers:Leather-Web-Rubber Reins ALL Accepted

Hunters:Snaffle, Double, Pelham, Kimberwick Only Accepted---VS---Jumpers:No Restrictions on Bit/Bridle, Except English Tack

Hunters:Only Plain or Padded Nosebands Accepted---VS---Jumpers:Drop-Grakle-Flash-Kineton Nosebands ALL Accepted

Hunters:Only Standing Martingales Accepted---VS---Jumpers:All Martingales and Draw Reins Attached At Chest Accepted

Hunters:Breastplates Accepted in Hunter Under Saddle only---VS---Jumpers:Running Martingales Attached at Chest Are Accepted

Hunters:Contoured/Fitted Saddle Pads in White or Cream Only---VS---Jumpers:All Saddle Pads Accepted Print or Colored in Contoured or Square

Hunters:No Boots, Wraps or Bandages Allowed---VS---Jumpers:All Leg or Foot Boots Accepted

Hunters:Whips under 30" Only---VS---Jumpers:All Jumping Bats Accepted

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