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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…

My horse rolls like a boss

I ought to have more time to blog over the next few weeks!  Lots to catch up on!  

In the meantime, check out how my mare likes to roll!  It makes me giggle every time I see her do this!

Snap Dancer Rolling Like a Boss from Elizabeth Tewksbury on Vimeo.

The first time I saw Snappy roll like this, I thought she was either stuck or something was wrong.  Today I finally made sure I had my phone ready to film her, because after I hosed her off I knew she would roll!  LOL!!

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  1. OMG! My last 2 posts were something of the sorts. My horse "sits" like a dog! He's got that funny stb roll (moving like a sitting dog move) hahahahaha, I giggled watching bc my guy does the same thing!

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  2. Cute! Fun to get that sort of stuff on video... :-)

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  3. The efficiency! Why get up and down again when you can just roll around on your butt! :D

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  4. Love it! And so much better for the intestines!

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  5. That's so talented and smart!

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