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She's Not a Baby Anymore!

Early spring saw some immediate changes in how Ellie carried herself and our dressage work started to truly improve.  There had been times last year where flat work felt like a fight and I wondered to myself if she was ever going to just relax and listen to me haha.

Thankfully, as the title suggests, Ellie has suddenly grown up in front of my eyes.  We have had some really stellar lessons lately, where I feel like I am suddenly able to make things click.  We also had an incredibly frustrating dressage lesson a few weeks ago where Ellie was in rip-roaring peeing heat (not normal for her) and we worked through 45 minutes of her refusing to bend right.  So, ya know, as much as she is improving, she is still an opinionated redheaded mare!  ;-)

But, I have to give her credit because she is really working her little butt off for me!  Sadly, I had not been able to schedule in a jump lesson before our first three-phase, which led to me riding her ridiculously backward at a slow trot the entire …

FUN CONTEST! Only two days left to enter!

Thank you all for entering so far! Here is what we have for guesses:

Emma 31
Teresa 25
Karen 26
Jamie 28.65
Carly 25.3
Rachel 19.7

Make sure you enter today if you haven't already!  Share with others! :-)


Here is the link with directions and to enter: https://cloverledgefarm.blogspot.com/2017/08/contest-time.html


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  1. Collectively we all have a lot of faith in you guys turning in one hell of a dressage test. Better not disappoint! ;)

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  2. Hahaha right!? No pressure! LOL! Someone ought to guess a 40 just in case.

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