If I were more of a pessimist I would think the world is out to stop me eventing. Im trying very hard to remember that is it just the ups and downs of horses and we will get there! So whats happened ? Eva lost a shoe. Farrier put it back on. Eva lost it [...]
Yesterday for the second time in our time together Eva and I went cross country schooling! It's been almost five years and we have been on a cross country course a total of twice but hey-oh I will get my own transport one day and that will change! Anyway back to yesterday, She was absolutely [...]
ABANDONED CANCELLED CALLED OFF DROPPED OH THE SHAME Sorry perhaps I'm being a little dramatic. While I watched others on Instagram celebrating their first outing of the year in lovely weather, up here in Scotland the rain continued and it won. As you can see the showjumping warm up arena was looking more like a [...]
|March 2019| Its been almost four months since we last competed in dressage. The horizontal sleet and rain wasn't exactly an encouraging first attempt back! Safe to say there was quite a few withdrawals. As dressage is my weaker phase I always feel I need to put some extra prep into practicing the tests, unfortunately [...]
This year I am hoping to get Eva out and about to some eventing! While I'm very excited I am also a pessimist. Therefore until Eva and I are trotting up the centre line of the dressage phase will not believe that we are actually doing it. However in saying that, I can be prepared [...]
In short I was devoting a lot of my free time to studying. I had one final exam to do in order to gain a professional certificate so I decided to book my exam and push myself to get to out the way as soon as possible. The result? I passed 🎉🎉 I'm so relieved [...]
I'm a bit late this year with the obligatory goals for this year post. Part of the reason was I couldn't decide what to put down and another part was I didn't want to put what I really want down because I don't want to jinx it. Does that sound paranoid? Anyway... Let's start with [...]
I recently shared this on my Instagram story but I thought I would share it on here and add a little more explanation to the photos.
I've been wanting to write about equestrian Instagram for a while now but never really settled on how or what aspect of Instagram to focus on. So today I am focusing on how I run my Instagram overall. Personally I really enjoy Instagram, and while I wish my feed was some sort of aesthetically pleasing master [...]
This competition wasn’t our finest dressage performance by far.