Heron's Crest Stables offers a fun and competitive Show Team that competes on a local, regional, and 'A' rated level. Students are encouraged to participate on our team when they have attained the riding skills necessary to compete. Showing helps students set goals for improvement and deadlines and pushes riders to strive for a higher level; competitions teaches kids how to deal with nerves and perform under pressure and builds up confidence in and out of the saddle. And most importantly it is fun to show horses and be a part of the team.
Heron's Crest Stables offers Home Shows to their students and ship ins year round. Our Home Shows offer a variety of Show Jumping, equitation, and fun game classes.
HCS NEECA Jumper Show Series
Heron's Crest Stables has partnered with NEECA to host a series of schooling Jumper Shows. The Schooling Jumper Show Series is a great confidence builder for horse and rider for regional jumper shows. All are welcome.
IEA Hunt Seat Team
Heron's Crest Stables offers a Middle and High School Hunt Seat IEA team. Students must have previous horse show experience to join and must attend all required team practices in addition to regular lessons.
Qualifications: All students wanting to participate in shows need to buy appropriate attire for showing, ask Abby for a check list. Students must be taking at least one lesson weekly. There are opportunities for all students to show. The level and competitiveness of the shows is dependent on the level of commitment of the rider.
Kids under 9 can participate in this division (show depending)
Students must be able to walk off lead line and post the trot on the lounge line with good rhythm and balance. Trotted off the lounge line a couple times.
Can be any age and can walk and trot very competently with good control, equitation, and rhythm off lounge line for 6 + months and done some cantering. Can identify diagonals at the trot and pick up correct one fairly consistently.
Walk- Trot- Canter Division-
Shown 1-2 years in Walk Trot division and cantering regularly in lessons with good control and equitation.
Over Fences Division-
Shown 1 + in WTC division and can hold good form and control over poles and fences for 6+ months.
Shown 1+ Over Fences hunter/equitation. Show Jumping requires greater control, bravery, and decision making than hunter/equitation. Classes are divided by height of jumps not by age and ability.