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NER United States Pony Club Show Jump Rally - July 20, 2019

Ellie and I had SO MUCH FUN at our first Pony Club jump rally this year.  We drove up to Clay Brook Farms, where we had our D-1/D-2 rating, in order to compete for the day on July 20.  This happened to be one of the hottest days of summer, so the organizers modified the schedule a bit.  Instead of doing two rounds in the morning and one in the afternoon, we all did just two rounds (with a ten-minute break in between) all in the morning, so we were done and headed out just after lunch.  
Everything ran so smoothly despite the condensed format.  We were able to do our formal inspections right before we mounted up, and we were all encouraged to limit our warm up time.  We were not allowed to wear jackets, and there was a TON of horse water and ice cold human water available at numerous stations around the field.
I was competing with Epona Pony Club, but I was again put on a Horsemaster team with two other adults from Foxcroft Pony Club, Angie and Beth, the two riders I competed with at the…

Horse Illustrated Profile - I am FAMOUS!

I was featured in the June 2009 Horse Illustrated HI Profile section. Yes, your friend STB Eventer is FAMOUS! LOL! I filled out the information back in the summer of 2008 and sort of forgot about it. I received an email a couple of week ago congratulating me on being chosen! I even won an Absorbine Stall Disinfectant Kit, which is a $50 value! And Absorbine sent me a shirt too! :)

I thought I would keep it a secret from everyone until the issue came out. I was able to purchase it today. Here is the full page...

And here is the close-up....

I hope you can read it! Go out and buy your own copy today! Maybe I will even sign it for you.......ROFLMAO! ;-)


  1. YAY!!!!! Hooray for you and Dreamy! Yay STBs!

  2. That is FANTASTIC!!!! I think it is very cool! If I see one I am totally going to buy it and make you sign it when I meet you :P

  3. Good for you at least they got your's right. hee hee.

    Sounds like you have been and will be much busier than us. I amso glad you are doing well. Love all the rear end action in the picture LOL

  4. I got a phone call last night (5-20-09) from a good friend in Calif, telling me ALL about this lady in Maine LOL for sure.

    I had sent this friend pictures of that lady from Maine up on the big guy doing the Dressage Test at the National in 2008. He "got it" then. We had a great laugh and he told me to tell you he enjoyed the heck out of the piece in HI and told a few of his friends out there about the little Standardbred mare that CAN!!!!


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