Monthly Archives: April 2012

Another scrap with lesson notes…

This was from a jumping lesson, summer 2011. Key takeaways. 1. must count accurately for fairness to horse 2. I can demolish a jump without destroying my confidence.  The jumps fall for a reason.  So long as mistakes are not … Continue reading

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Cleaning house, literally, find motivational notes

I’m a terrible organizer of things like paper and laundry. I have a very difficult time deciding on categories in which to sort things. I am also a master procrastinator, which means that sometimes most of the time (to my … Continue reading

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Jec Ballou clinic – day 2

On Saturday, I was able to arrive much earlier and watch several lessons before my own. I don’t get to watch enough lessons as I’m usually off to ride more horses. I’ll be attaching a 10 minute clip from a … Continue reading

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Jec Ballou clinic Day 1

I used to go to a lot of clinics, but I hadn’t gotten into a regular lesson routine. There was the whole resource issue (money & time) and as the anti-DQ I have been a bit of a resistant rider … Continue reading

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Show video – April 2012 show

This will be short on words. These are the videos from the show a couple of weeks ago. The first one, is the 60.5 test (woot!) and my friend took the video and uploaded, so it is on her youtube, … Continue reading

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The second day of the show…meh

Day 2 of the show wasn’t so great. It wasn’t terrible, but while we still got 6th place, we missed our goal of 60% by a large margin. I was very glad to have video. I did have a good … Continue reading

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Nice day with a 60.5% and a ribbon

Bali was awesome!!! We were better in the warm up (this is always the case), but it was a respectable test! Our changes were late behind, which they have not been for a while, but I blame show nerves, and … Continue reading

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