Show preparation

The Way Champions Do It

Show Preparations

New to showing?

Or just getting back into it?
Not sure how to present your horse in the show ring?
Then you need me!

Please note that I am located in Gidgegannup, Western Australia. At this stage I can only assist people located with an hour or so of Gidgegannup.

If you are not near me then check out my Ebooks instead.


Information sessions

All sessions can be attended by more than one person so feel free to get a group together so you can all learn at once.
Camera's and notepads are welcome and encouraged. 

I can also teach for groups at Pony Clubs, Adult Riding Clubs etc.
For more information, prices etc please contact me.

Full Session

Makeup, Trimming & Tail



with your horse


for fence sitters


Takes approximately 2 - 2.5 hrs


with horse


for fence sitters


Takes approximately 1 hr


mane and forelock


mane, forelock and tail


for fence sitters


Takes approximately 1hr

This session covers absolutely everything you need to know about preparing your horse for a show including:

  • Washing
  • Plaiting
  • Coat
  • Colour Coordination
  • Trimming
  • Make up- Face
  • Hooves
  • Products to Use
  • Manes
  • Make up- Legs
  • Quarter Marks
  • Tails
  • Socks & Stockings
  • Saddlery
  • What to expect at a show

This session covers trimming for an event, makeup (legs, face, colours and application) and tail (plaiting or clipping as well as length).

There are 2 options for this session:

1.   I can plait your horse for you (mane plaited and sewn in and forelock braided is $50. Tail either braided or clipped is an extra $10) showing you how I do it, products to use and tricks of the trade.

2.   I teach you how to plait your horses mane, braid the forelock and do the tail however you prefer. We'll do it together.




includes the mane plaited and forelock braided


the mane, forelock AND the tail either braided or clipped
All plaits are sewn in


Takes approximately 1 hr

Full Show Prep


This includes your horse being trimmed, mane plaited and sewn,
forelock braided and sewn, tail either braided or clipped, tail length, socks whitened, feet blackened, teach you how to do quartermarks and makeup
so you can re-do it on the morning of the show.

Schedule your session!

Reserve your place with the best

If you have any questions regarding the sessions feel free to ask! I will be glad to explain each and every bit in detail.