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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…

FEA Fall Finale Horse Show - September 14, 2013

The FEA Fall Finale was held on September 14, 2013 at the Hollis Equestrian Park.  Dreamy was fantastic as usual, showing in several disciplines: in-hand, hunt seat, and sidesaddle!  It was the first time we tried sidesaddle at a show besides the dressage test we did back in August.

1st NEHC Pleasure Horse/Pony - sidesaddle (out of 3 entries)
2nd Hunter Type Horse in Hand (out of 3)
2nd Hunter Pleasure Horse (out of 7!!!)
2nd Ladies Pleasure Horse - sidesaddle (out of 5)
2nd Standardbred In Hand (out of 4)
3rd English Horse In Hand (out of 6)
3rd MHA Medallion Pleasure - sidesaddle (out of 4)
4th Adult Equitation (out of 4 - had a bobble in the canter)
4th MHA Pleasure Horse (out of 4 - another canter bobble, I think she was getting tired)
5th Hunter Pleasure Championship (out of 6)






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