It’s been a while since my last blog but the rollercoaster continues. We had a huge confidence boost XC by going back to a course we used previously. He jumped like a pro and we both loved it!! Such a relief as XC was the discipline I didn’t think we would have too many issues with. Showjumping was continuing to improve and we had an amazing lesson about a month back where I think we could’ve jumped anythin, well other than a 6ft wing, a bad line on my part left Murphy no cho
Well today was lesson day it was a tad windy in the school, so the lovely instructor put me at the front of the ride eg biggest horse the gorgeous Gomez have i mentioned before he’s 17.2 of loveliness. Anyway off we went trotted round on the right rein then down the middle changed rein (think we may have been on the wrong leg not sure couldn’t hear down to the gale force conditions) quite proud of myself when we did sitting trot i had totally forgotten how wonderful Gomez's t
Not posted for a while and I apologise for that, so here goes, trying to get to know my horse. I have probably been riding him now for a couple of months but I must say I am on a huge learning curve at the moment! Thoroughbreds are so different to anything else!
Last week I had Naomi come out and take him for a hack as I had some concerns, couple of times he had napped going past his field and it had unnerved me, however, this said it has become apparent that I must relax mo
Yesterday Foxy and I (and groom daughter) set off for Tweseldown for my Wobbleberry Challenge. It was absolutely freezing and tipping it down ... AND for some unknown reason I had a brain freeze yesterday, didn't check the weather and clipped him - what WAS I thinking!! Anyway, he looked the part.. Got there, tacked up and warmed up (got frozen and wet more like) and did the dressage bit. Seemed to go OK, he felt as he does normally (HA!)... So, put him back in the lorry
This Saturday Foxy and I are going back to Tweseldown, but this time for our Wobbleberry Challenge, so going up to 80cm and it is affiliated to British Eventing! We did our last training session with Aaron Nobbs - who has been absolutely amazingly helpful and didn't make me feel fat and useless - and Foxy hopped over a pretty large show jumping course - or it seemed pretty large to me. I have had my son (totally non-horsey) testing me on my test and done some galloping (pos