2017 Carolina Horse Trials – Day 2

It wasn’t the greatest day. 5 rails in show jumping with Johnny is a strong reminder of how humbling this sport is, and why you really need to fight if you are going to succeed. The day also marked Corteo’s first dressage test in about two years. Needless to say, he was a little ‘exuberant.’Continue reading “2017 Carolina Horse Trials – Day 2”

Go Johnny Go!

On Sunday I went down to North Atlanta Equestrian with Johnny (aka ‘Simply Priceless’) to do some gallop sets as part of our training for Badminton in a month. While there, I helped my friend Rebecca Bowman with some mustangs and took my new OTTB for a spin. Practical Joker (aka ‘PJ’) is my newContinue reading “Go Johnny Go!”

He’s back!

The Rocking Horse Winter II horse trials were great experience for Indy and Emit. for Indy, it was his first competition at the Training level. For my big banana boat Emit, this was his first recognized show ever! I was so proud of him as he maintained his composure and stayed in the ring evenContinue reading “He’s back!”

Indiana Chrome’s first Training!

Since this was Indy’s first training, I decided to school him through the water first. So I made a little detour (which is completely allowed.) He did get a little confused (fussing a little because he was distracted by the other jumps). Once he got his feet wet, he was then very brave to dropContinue reading “Indiana Chrome’s first Training!”