September Shows

We have spent more of September away than we have at home, with what seems like event after event! We had a low key outing to kick off the month at Bendigo Dressage and Show Jumping Day. We took four horses and they all cleaned up! Luna Eclipse was reserve champion of grade 1 dressage and reserve champion of B grade show jumping. Hughie was champion of grade 2 dressage despite it being his first ever dressage tests and champion of B grade show jumping (What a good boy!). Lusty my young ISH and Barcelona, Penny Ward’s OTT TB also did their first ever dressage tests in the grade 4, with Barcelona winning champion and Lusty reserve champion. The only dampener of the day was that I managed to get a speeding fine in our rather slow truck on the way home! The following weekend we were off to Boneo Park for the Boneo classic, this time with just one horse which was very strange! I am so used to riding heaps of horses and being flat out at events! Geisha was the lucky one on the float, and while we didn’t have the best show, having rails or a rail down in each class, I did feel like we made a big improvement over the three days of jumping which was great. She has changed a lot recently, in her muscle development, strength and way of going, all for the better, but I am having to adjust how I ride her a bit and work out all the new … Read More