A Few Rosettes Won

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Two days out this weekend.

Saturday we took Sprout and Massimo to Hillview for a dressage show.

The lovely selection of photos above are by kind permission of Jess Photography her website can be viewed by clicking here

Sprout won prelim 14 on 70% and Massimo won the Novice on 71%. Then another fab result for Annabel McCourt, who I coach, finishing 2nd in the Novice. A very happy Tracy Haines, who I also coach, had 2 scores over 60% in the prelims on her TB mare, with several people commenting on their improvement. It was a really feel good day for me, both from a horse and rider training point of view, and several others whom I coach felt they achieved their personal bests too, it was great to see so many of you out competing! Photo below is of Massimo with Milo who I bought as a foal and sold as a 6 year old to Maria Norrell. Massimos sire Miley is Milos Grandad, both such lovely boys. Thank you to Maria for the photo.

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Sunday it was off to Hartpury with Massimo for the smaller BS classes. He jumped well in the 90 to win his first BS £ prize. £16 & I was so pleased with him. Then we jumped in the discovery but he got unbalanced, over bold and had 3 down. I rode rather too much with the XC eye of an Eventer and asked him to put 3 strides in a 4 stride distance, so maybe it was me being over bold rather than him!!!

lastly it was fab to see Saffron Cresswell jumping so well on her new horse, a super partnership in the making and one I am really excited about coaching.

 

 

 

 

 

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