Yesterday Wanda and I were lucky enough to travel to Bury Farm, Bucks to compete in my first Baileys / British Eventing JAS competition. We had entered the 100 class as this will be the level I will be eventing at this season. The course consisted of 7 very twisty and strategically placed show jumps followed by […]Read more "Baileys and British Eventing Jumping and Style"
On Monday I found out that I have been lucky enough to be nominated as a finalist in the 2014 Equestrian Social Media Awards. The ESMA team received 17,131 nominations from 5,109 individuals. Then had the tremendously difficult task of selecting 10-11 finalists in each category from over 395 entrants. So it’s a real honour […]Read more "More great news – Im a finalist in the ESMA’s"
As I’ve been doing quite a lot of dressage training recently I have tried to focus on jumping over the past week as without realising the new eventing season is quickly approaching. I decided to enter a British Eventing Jump Training (JT) competition which was held at Houghton Hall at the weekend. I hadn’t jumped […]Read more "Jumping and trying to do it with Style"
While the thoughts were still in my head I have decided to jot down some observations that I’ve had while working on the flat with Wanda over the last few weeks. She’s really coming into her own and is quite a little powerhouse. Always a pony that enjoys her work and tries her best for […]Read more "Dressage vs. Eventing"
With the start of the eventing season only 8 weeks away and festivities almost certainly over I’ve turned my attention to loosing the 16lbs of baby weight I’m still holding onto, generally getting fitter and trying to get my core muscles back in shape. Despite trying hard to focus on this it seems that […]Read more "2014 Fighting Fit Me!"