16845 Jane Street. King City. Ontario. L7B 0G8
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
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Under tack a willing attitude and desire to please makes a riders job much easier! Perfect jumping technique is not essential as that can be improved with training but braveness and natural carefulness is important as is a good work ethic and a willingness to learn.
I always consider an alternative career for a young investment horse such as an equitation or amateur horse so there is always another option if he does not end up having all the qualities required in a GP horse. A good temperament and desire to please often goes further than a horse who shows a lot of ability but lacks heart or character.
A good business sense is necessary to understand the costs involved and the overhead you will carry. It is essential to build a strong support team around you that each play a key role which includes loyal, experienced staff, blacksmith, vet, mentors and be able to articulate any changes in your horses behavior or health so that potential problems can be identified early.
Nowadays it is important to be pro-active in encouraging people to be involved and help you whether that is developing relationships with potential sponsors or investors or mentors, friends and family who can help you achieve your goals. Building as many positive relationships as you can and staying current in the sport is vital. It takes a village!