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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…

2008 Year End Awards

Dreamy was a rockstar in her second year of showing...and second year of being under saddle essentially. We moved up a level at both dressage and eventing competitions, so I knew not to expect the same year end results as last year. We are still in the baby tadpole levels, but nevertheless I am proud of my girl.

And our results are......we won 21 year ends this year!

Southern Maine Dressage Association (SMDA awards placings by TEST). Click HERE to see full results and my pic too! LOL!

  • Reserve Champion Intro test B - 68.333%

  • Fifth place Training test 1 - 58.083%

  • 2008 Champion High Point Senior Rider
    (for the third year in a row......with two different horses)

Maine Dressage Society
(MDS awards placings by LEVEL).

  • Reserve Champion Standardbred Horse of the Year

  • Third place Introductory level - 67.5%

  • Tenth place Training level - 58.261%

SPHO-NJ

  • Grand Champion Dressage division

  • Grand Champion Combined Training division

  • Reserve Champion Ambassador Standardbred of the Year

  • Third place Versatility Award

  • Third place 2-Gait Senior Horse division

  • Fourth place General division

  • Fourth place Demos, Expos, and Parades

National STB points

  • National High Point Standardbred – Fourth Place

  • 2008 Taurmade Memorial Dressage Training Level High Percentage Award (73.2%)

  • National Training Level Grand Champion


SPHO-ME

  • Champion 2-Gait Senior Exhibitor

  • Champion In Hand

  • Reserve Champion Games

  • 2008 Standardbred Promotional Award

  • 2008 High Point Senior Rider

Comments

  1. OMG! What great results! I can't wait to here how you do in the ones you don't even know yet! I am jealous already of the ones you do know! I hope you are super proud of yourself and dreamy! To get one tri color is amazing, to get more than that is just a wonderful year!

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