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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…

Team Penning Clinic VIDEO

I finally got around to downloading, uploading, saving, whatever the only video clip I got from the team penning clinic back in May.  Enjoy!



Team Penning Clinic 5.12.12 from Elizabeth Tewksbury on Vimeo.

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  1. Wow! Look at Dreamy go!

    She was cool as a cucumber and I saw her try to bite that cow! Too funny. I guess herding cows is somewhat instinctual, unless you have a horse afraid of cows, that is. ;)

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  2. cool! I like how Dreamy was walking calmly, focused on the cows and just trying to do her job!

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  3. Yahbbut, howcome your horse isn't rearing, tossing her head around or being a nitwit?

    >g<

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  4. Cool vid! That chestnuts quite keen, huh?

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