For someone who has been riding for thirty years and competing on and off for most of those years, you might be surprised to know that I had yet to compete in the jumper ring in white breeches.
Did you know that every ride could be a “win”? Yep, even the rides that suck can be a success.
e have been working our (nice) asses off all year. Sure, we’ve had ups and downs, but that’s training. Is the show going to be perfect? No. But I can’t wait!
If you had a weekend like I did, please, be kind to yourself and try to reflect on what did go right for you, no matter how small it may seem.
The second edition of the Mane Girls horse show recap is brought to you by unplanned dismounts, colic scares and new pants.
Defining disappointment is easy. Getting over it is a little harder. This feeling is something that we all have dealt with when it comes to horses, and it will surely come up again in the future.
Sharing out feelings, and a serious case of the “mondaze.”