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SMDA Recognized Show - July 14, 2019

Ellie and I tried her first recognized show in July.  It was quite an interesting experience; I don't know why this has been such a weird year, but sadly it has!

I signed up to ride Training 2 and 3, paying the little extra to have T3 count as a qualifying score.  It didn't really matter since we cannot do enough rated shows this year to qualify for a USDF award, as I want to do horse trials and other things on weekends when the rated shows are scheduled.  But I wanted it to "count" just in case because you never know lol!

I didn't get any media as I went by myself.  Training 2 went great!  Ellie warmed up well and we had a really solid test.  She was calm and rideable, and I honestly thought we had done quite well!  The judge didn't agree and we scored a 62.241%, for third in a class of five.  Not a terrible score, but it seemed lower than the performance.  I figured it was just a difference between normally doing schooling shows and this was rated, so the sco…

Yeah, I am still here....

So it has been a while since I have blogged! LOL! Sorry all. Life has been chaotic, especially back during late July/August. I had a lot of things going on in my personal life and I just honestly did not feel like blogging. I was unhappy about things that were not specifically related to my horses, but it did impact my outlook on life and horses and such. :(

But, I do have LOTS OF NEWS! So I am going to try to get back into the habit of posting. :)