|Longing in the derby field.|
He got off the trailer and was totally calm. Longed in a derby field. Calm. Warm up in a covered arena (first time). Calm. Go into a new arena and tackle a crossrail course with extra colorful flowers. Calm. Stand around and wait. Calm. Dogs and people and loose horses. Calm. Go back to the trailer by himself. Calm. Get loose from trailer and have a stranger catch and retie him. Calm.
And OTTBs have a reputation for crazy. Ha! I got the *right* OTTB then!
|Thanks Weez for the pic! What a nice facility.|
- X-rail hunters (2nd of 3)
- X-rail handy hunters (2nd of 3)
- X-rail equitation (2nd of 3)
- Hunter under saddle (4th of 4)
- 2' hunters (3rd of 6)
I was quite fortunate to have a groom for this show. My husband's friend said she was interested in being near horses and "helping out"...so naturally I roped her into being a
Here's some more pics and video:
|From our first ever flat class.|
|JD on Pixie, left, Hemie and I, center. |
Congrats to JD on winning the blue in her first show on her horse!
Video is of 3 classes:
x-rail handy hunter (note stop after fence 1 - that was required in the course),
x-rail equitation, and
I'm so pleased with our performance. We have come a long way from our September derby, where we bounced around like bunnies. =]