On the week approaching the competition I noticed something was a little off in Evas canter. It wasn't that she was hopping lame and it wasn't even noticeable in the trot but almost like she had pulled something and was fine in trot but the canter was difficult. So I gave her a few days … Continue reading October Dressage
At the start of October I am planning on entering a dressage competition the classes I will be entering will be the unaffiliated prelim classes. This means I have two tests to learn. One test on the 20x40m arena and another on the 20x60m arena, its been a while since I have done two tests … Continue reading Learning Dressage Tests
If I don't plan for something and put a date in my diary I will not get it done - this is me and I know it. So when I want to get something done I need to either decide the date that I will do whatever it is or get something booked. When it … Continue reading August | The Works
Practice practice practice! I gave her a bit of a hair cut today... I think I might of done it alittle too short though 🙈
Quite a funny article that you can read on Eventing Connect Have you had any interesting comments from dressage judges ?
Pretty much ready for public consumption The verdict from our lesson. 😁 Our flat work lesson was... a sweaty one. The aim of the lesson today was getting her off my right leg as we were falling out to the right alot, if we were on the left rein we would fall out and on … Continue reading July Lesson
I recently read a post by another blogger about voluntary work at a BE event where they were fence judging - read it here - which got me thinking that this month, while I can't enter anything, I should think about doing something similar. As fate would have it a few days later someome posted … Continue reading Dressage Scoring – Volunteering
Last night was one of those not so pretty rides... With a pretty busy life at the moment my mare has been getting a reasonably light exercise for the past few weeks and last night I really felt it for both of us. The start was pretty good she was off the leg and holding … Continue reading Bad Habits 😳
When your favourite Jodphurs get a hole in the crotch #Riderproblems So I am now on the look out for a nice pair of jods that won't break the bank. Anyone got any recommendations?
I briefly mentioned in an earlier post that my mare can be a little "funny" catching sometimes and to be honest it can be very frustrating for me. A month will go past were she will catch everyday absolutely fine then the next month I have to be ready to wait 20 minutes before she … Continue reading To catch or not to catch, that is the frustration