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Hidden Brook Farm Dressage Schooling Show - June 2, 2019

Ellie and I did a show at our lesson barn this past weekend instead of taking a lesson.  I would have done a lesson on Saturday before the show, but my instructor went to NEDA Spring with her eldest daughter, who was able to get her last Grand Prix score for her USDF Gold Medal!!!  So that is a good reason to not be able to lesson haha.

I admit I was a little bummed about our low scores at the SMDA show two weeks prior.  I know a score of 6 (60%) is called satisfactory, but I really thought our performance was better than a low 60%.
I was determined to ride well and even though Beth was not there, I had her youngest daughter as my back up if the wheels fell off the bus LOL!  She was already in the warmup and at the show ring with her actual students, so it was nice to have her there to remind me to breathe and not hang on the left rein!  ;-)
Ellie unloaded and was totally calm.  Honestly, she loves her lesson barn and knows it is her second home haha.  She was much calmer tied to the tra…

SPHO-NJ Banquet Pics

Pics of the award table...



I tell you, SPHO-NJ knows how to put on an awards banquet! The awards are gorgeous!


Some of the gift baskets from the Chinese auction....


Here is the Taurmade award Dreamy won, with presenter Helene.


Here I am with Rob winning the Training level horse award from the National show.


Here I am winning the reserve Ambassador Standardbred award.


Here I am winning the overall Combined Training award.


Here I am winning the overall Dressage award.


Here I am with ALL my awards! :D


Thanks SPHO-NJ!!!!!!!!! :D And can I just say that I LOVE Rob's shirt??????? I am dying for a Burberry purse in that pattern! ROFL!!! ;-)

Here is the ad I bought for the banquet program. Rob designed it.

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  1. Were you in jersey getting all of those? And those awards are something I DREAM of (no pun intended). I am very jelous right now!! oh and congrats!

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