May E-Dressage

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May was an interesting month for us. I had my final exams, finished my degree, moved me and Scottie home, lost a shoe and still managed to get our test filmed. Although I didn’t do a prelim this month due to the lack of work I had done with Scottie. However, we did well in our intro! (which might be due to a different judge as much as it could be due to us improving!)

May was Intro C in the ex racehorse class and marked the beginning of the 4 month ex racehorse league! And we did good! We got our highest ever score with 67.61% and coming 6th out of 15. This was great as 1, we got a rosette, 2, got our personal best and 3, this was the biggest the ex racer class has ever been!

We scored 6.5 or higher for all bar 2 movements where we got 6’s. We also got an 8, a 7.5 and three 7s! So by far some of our best scores. We have also got different comments! (ish) throughout the test the comments were to do with not being forward/active enough and not being supple enough, particularly on the right rein. This is the first time we have not had a comment about needing a more consistent contact!

Our collectives were much better than they have been in a while too:

Rhythm: 7 (14)
Suppleness: 6.5 (13)
Contact: 7 (14)
Rider’s Position: 7 (14)
Rider’s Effectiveness: 6.5 (13)

“Very Willing and Capable”

This month I hope to do an intro and prelim again as there are no excuses now! and will probably be filming in the next week.

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