Blood when I pricked my finger on an old staple when checking my horse’s show stall for nails, sweat when it warmed up for the two seconds the sun was out all weekend, and tears when I realized that this wasn’t what I wanted to do. Mostly tears.
If I had to sum up this show in one word it would be “lucky.”
With Finals looming in the distance and some mediocre shows behind us, I have been on the hunt to get Ax and I into the show ring and over some fences a few more times. Because I am currently trailer-less, that isn’t exactly easy—my options are to pay for someone to truck us in orContinue reading “September Schooling Show”
When I started this show season, my only goal was to have a “learning curve year” after being out of the show ring for a bit. Ax and I have definitely had our fair share of struggles—in fact, lately it has felt like more struggle than success—but we have also had a decent amount of success.Continue reading “NHHJA Show—Point Chasing”
As made obvious by the title, Ax and I survived our longest (and probably biggest) show together to date. There is no doubt and plenty of video evidence that we hit some bumps throughout the week, but I would say that we ended on a good note and the ribbons we took home agree.