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NEJA Winter Schooling Jumper Show - April 25, 2021

Our final NEJA show in their winter series was at the end of April. On a whim, I decided to kick it old school and wear my rust breeches and navy coat. I definitely got a few "looks" from some of the HJ crowd, but it was worth being the weirdo eventer girl haha. It was a gorgeous spring day and our rounds were all excellent. Rejoice really seems to enjoy her newfound jumper pony status and powered around like she knew what she was doing haha.  My goals for the day were to win the ground poles speed class by taking a sneaky route someone's trainer would not approve of again haha like I did at the March show and to remember my jump off round like I did NOT do at the March show! Though there wasn't a super sneaky route to take in the ground poles class, I made sure to set her up for tight turns and rollbacks. We did win the class out of nine riders! Whoot! Our speed cross rails was also a good class, with Rejoice willing to listen to half halts, turn on a dime, and also

Wentworth Hunter Pace - October 11, 2020

With my show season with Ellie over after the RABT fall XC derby, it was time to enjoy the fall foliage and do something fun to end the crazy dumpster fire of 2020. Margaret and I decided to take our two older mares out to a hunter pace put on by a local fox hunt. 

It was a perfect fall day to enjoy being out and about with each other. Rejoice is the best trail horse ever and Margaret's horse Ladyhawke is always brave, too. Being out with the two matriarchs was so much fun!

of course, we matched

keeping a close eye on the sheep in the field