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Wentworth Hunter Pace - June 6, 2021

After Margaret and I had such a fun time at the fall hunter pace, we opted to go again this spring! This time, while I rode Rejoice again, Margaret rode her horse Jester and had a friend ride Ladyhawke. All Kennebec Morgans!! Jester and Rejoice have the same dam and Jester and Lady share the same sire. Unfortunately instead of a lovely late spring day, we had one of the first intensely hot and humid days of the year. It was definitely a bummer, but the ride was mostly in the shade of the woods and we had a great time!  most of the fences were 3' coops but we found a small log and this hay to jump haha Until we didn't. 😑 We brought along a third friend who rode Margaret's older mare, Ladyhawke. She's a good rider but hasn't known Ladyhawke for very long and didn't realize how much of a cranky boss mare she could be at times. She kicked Jester right in the front leg just about halfway through the ride, and while the cut itself ended up not being a big deal in the

Ellie and Rejoice's 2020 Year End Awards

Despite the fact 2020 was a year of cancelled shows and lots of horse show changes, I am still pleased with the fact Ellie was able to qualify for a few year end awards. Rejoice even got into the act with one of her own!


Maine Horse Association
  • First Level Champion 62.2414%
  • Family Pleasure Horse Program (Most Hours Award)

Maine Dressage Society
  • First Level AA, 3rd place 62.2414%

Western Maine Dressage Society
  • First Level AA, Reserve Champion 62.2414% (no pic because I have not received the ribbon yet)

American Morgan Horse Association
  • Bronze Medal in Dressage
*While they suspended the Open Competition in 2020, they still awarded medallions. For a bronze in dressage, we had to earn 8 scores for Training or First level tests completed in at least 5 shows with at least 4 different judges. At least 2 scores must be from First level. All scores must be 60% or higher.
Maine Horse Association
  • Family Pleasure Horse Program (25 or More Hours Award)


  1. Great job to still get a few year-end awards in a limited show season. Very cool that the morgan ass'n gives out those awards for dressage!!


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