The big day finally arrived! We had walked the course a couple of times the night before. I had run through it about 1 billion times in my mind. I walked it again in the morning. I was feeling confident in the plan and the jumps didn’t look scary at all. We’d jumped much bigger … More Sundance Farm H.T.: Cross Country Day!
First off, it was hot as the sun this weekend. Oh, you thought a late-September weekend in Wisconsin would be perfectly pleasant weather for horse trials? You, like me, were dead wrong. It was 95 degrees on Saturday, and they waived coats by like 8:02AM. I still wore mine for dressage because of tradition and … More Sundance Farm H.T. Recap: Dressage & Stadium
I took Stryder to a CT at Beginner Novice and it was pretty good! We struggled a bit in the dressage warm up. He started great and then after our canter warm up, his trot felt less like riding a horse and more like sitting on top of a freight train. But we got it … More Silverwood Beginner Novice C.T. Recap