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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…

Pretty Pony and Adorable Son


OK, OK, so that is NOT a Standardbred in the header photo. XD

In honor of my wonderful mare Sparky (who is 27 years young!), as well as the imminent arrival of spring, AND my gorgeous little boy C, I wanted to post this cute photo from spring 2007.

I know Dreamy won't mind sharing the spotlight. :)

ADDED INFO: When I replaced this photo from the header with a new one, I decided to post it here. :)

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