After such a wonderful first day, I was feeling pretty good about day two, if slightly exhausted. The day prior to my classes wasn’t quite as long, but I still wasn’t on my horse until almost two, and by then I was just about ready to be done. Continue reading
Well waking up today (Monday) was rough, and the horse show hangover is real. I feel like I’ll never be able to consume enough caffeine, and all of my muscles are sore. Even my hands hurt from all of the photos I took. But it was still a really great weekend, and well worth the exhaustion! Continue reading
The short version is that I was a little rusty, but over all we both came to play and it paid off. Val has definitely redeemed himself after Labor Day’s weirdness. Continue reading
While I was visiting in Virginia, we headed over to the Virginia Horse Center to show the babies in the hunter breeding classes at the Lexington Spring Premiere. For Stellar, traveling to and hanging out for a day at rated shows is old hat, since she showed on the line all of last year, but for baby Beau, this was his first horse show. Previously he’s been to the vet once and inspection with Bethany, and that’s about the extent of his traveling experience. Continue reading
Here it is you guys: The final Pin Oak post! Though this will by no means be the last time you see pictures from this show.
By the time this hits the blog, I’ll be having fun on the farm in Virginia. I’m planning to have content ready to post between now and when I return on Monday night, but I may be slow to respond to comments what with the spotty service out on the farm. Continue reading