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To celebrate the launch of our new website, the run up to Christmas and the fact that me and Scottie are finally back to Dressaging, I thought this would be the perfect time to talk about one of our fantastic sponsors, EquiMind. Who are EquiMind? For those of you have…

After my frustrating attempt at filming our dressage test this month for EquiMind I decided to cheer myself up by taking full advantage of my Sponsored rider’s 50% discount and enter some of their fun photo showing classes. Despite being a bit of fun, they are still judged by traditional judging criteria…

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I am really pleased to tell you all that I am one of the new EquiMind Sponsored riders! EquiMind is a new (ish) online competition for; dressage, showing, western and horsemanship classes. I entered for the first time in April and you can read all about my first experience with…

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We had a very good month for E-Dressage’s new(ish) showing classes. Since Scottie’s injuries have healed enough that they are not easy to spot, I planned to enter the ex racehorse ridden class and the in hand, plus a couple of fun classes. Unfortunately, due to the low winter sun,…

scottie ridden showing

We had a very successful weekend! On Saturday we got our feedback video and results from E-Dressage, where we came 4th for our Intro and got 60% for our Prelim! Thanks to these results, we are now currently 5th in the racehorse league, only a few points behind joint 3rd…

Scottie in hand showing

Yesterday I took Scottie to do his first ridden showing classes. It was a good day out and although it wasn’t as successful as we had hoped, it really showed how much Scottie has improved. I also learnt that Scottie doesn’t cope well when I am stressed! Saturday Scottie was…

ridden showing horse

Some of you may have read posts about me getting ready for the show season and my plans to start doing showing classes with Scottie. Well our first show is on Sunday, which also happens to be Scottie’s Birthday! I have been working really hard this week to improve our…

scottie ridden showing

We have done very little jumping recently and on the few occasions we have popped over a jump, it is very apparent how much confidence Scottie has lost jumping. I have therefore decided that the best thing to do would be to go back to complete basics when I have…

scottie at a show

One of the local Pony Clubs held a show just down the road today, so I took Scottie along for a nice morning out. It was a qualifiers show with showing classes, hunter classes and show jumping, as well as some fun pony club bits in the afternoon. I entered…

scottie showing

On Saturday I took Scottie to a local show to do some in hand classes. The original plan was to do some jumping in the afternoon. However, the weather put us off with no where to keep us or the horses dry. It was close enough for us to hack to.…