My First Jumper Show

A friend talked me into doing a jumper show last weekend. I initially thought, but, I do hunters, but then I decided it didn’t really matter and I’m going to do it anyway. It’d be fun! It was a fun experience, but I do need to make some changes to make the next one much […]

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First Show of the Year

We took the mismatched bays out to a local hunter show, and overall, it went great! It was such a fun day, I can’t wait to do it again. D’Arcy rode little bay Pony Man. She was initially going to take him in the green pony division, but apparently green ponies is only for children, […]

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Thursday Night Dressage

The local GMO has Thursday night dressage shows. I find this very cool, because how many times have you been partially through a week and thought, “Wow, I really wish I had a mid-week horse show to look forward through.” But then you’d realize you have to send in your entry form in advance to […]

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4-H Show Prep

In case you are wondering, no, I am not in 4-H, as I am a full grown adult that cannot pass for a teenager. But, this 4-H show is catering to non-member apparently, and full grown adults can show at it. 4-H brings back such feelings of nostalgia. In my youthful, carefree days, I was a […]

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Great Meadow International

THE LAND ROVER GREAT MEADOW INTERNATIONAL, PRESENTED BY ADEQUAN A very long name for this event, but I feel like I should include all of it. I was very excited about the Nation’s Cup being so close, so I absolutely had to go. I bought the weekend pass, and I was there first thing Saturday […]

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2016 Upperville Hunter Derby

Upperville’s Hunter Derby was Saturday, and let’s get the preliminaries out of the way. Despite my reminder on Instagram, no one made the deadline to request my presence in their VIP space. I’m very disappointed in everyone. Additionally, standing next to the entrance of the VIP tent and looking really sad didn’t work either. But […]

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Attending Upperville Colt and Horse Show

Every year I go to Upperville, because it is always wonderful. I think this year was the best yet, with everything extremely organized, lots of vendors, and lots going on. For those who don’t know what Upperville is, here’s the briefest history: The oldest horse show in the nation The Upperville Colt and Horse Show […]

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