Wednesday, April 18, 2012
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Thursday, April 12, 2012
May 2nd: Stephen Bradley at A Bit Better Farm (Brookeville, MD)Come join us for another great day of lessons with Stephen Bradley. If you're heading to MCTA, Difficult Run or Iron Bridge ... this is the perfect prep for you!
Stephen enjoys teaching all levels of riders from beginners to the advanced competitor. His enthusiasm, talent for communication, and ability to inspire confidence in the horse and rider especially make him a hit with the pony clubbers! When training with Stephen, you can be confident that you will receive expert instruction for your level of riding. You can learn more about Stephan at www.stephensbradley.com.
Format: 1.25 hour group jumping lessons (3 persons maximum); Cost: $110/group lesson
Please contact Margaret Rizzo at firstname.lastname@example.org or (301) 502-8929 to sign up for any (or all!) of the clinics. Cash, checks and credit cards accepted.
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Monday, April 2, 2012
Just wanted to give a quick update on the Princess Lissell. Lots of work to catch up on, so I'll keep this brief.
After a brief meltdown at the trailer, I decided to lunge Lissell before getting on for dressage. It definitely worked, and I think I'll try this tactic again at Redland. Lissell put in her best dressage test to date, but unfortunately the dressage judge didn't agree. :-( I thought some of the 5's and one 4 were a bit undeserved, but what do I know! In any case, we started off the day in second to last. Boo! Here's her test:
On to stadium! Lissell was a rock star. Absolute rock star. I think we have the sucking back problem fixed, so now we just need to settle a bit. I'm discovering that she has quite a big stride, so there needs to be a "whoa" down the lines to make them a little neater. But overall, I couldn't have been happier. Here's that video:
Finally ... cross country! I can't even begin to tell you how much I love this mare. She was spot on perfect! I had a mistake at the stone wall where I didn't keep the power going up the small hill, but she got us out of it quite well. I gave her a pat, apologized and promised not to do it again. There were 3 "hard" questions that I was happy to have on the course as a test for our hopeful move up later this spring/summer. I'm mostly a speck in this video, but here it is: