WELL...i rode at the harvey horse trails in october 2008, it was bad weather coming up to it, I was soooo excited!! I entered d grade because id was an efa event and I thought it would be huge! Well it wasn't...
Coming up to the event I got really sick with the flu!, I had a fever and cold sweats and couldn't breath, I was on every drug under the sun! I was out for 2 weeks before I could even see my horse! Then I was better in time for pony club....my horse was lame
so my friend went and got her other horse for me to ride at pony club. (another funny story)
2 weeks later it was time for the event, he just got right a few nights before we went, we went on the friday afternoon and went for a ride there (the second ride since he came good) he took off bucking like a bronco and I wlmost fell off!!
Next day was dressage, he was jogging around the warm up like he had a few screws loose, then cork screw bucked and almost kicked silver olympic medalist sonja johnson in the head who was riding past!! Then the dressage test was jig jogged and the walk in the test was almost a canter! So after that he dragged me back to the truck! (it was in town)
Then xc the next day was interesting....he was going soooo fast I had not much control, so here we are on a hilly xc course with long wet grass, I was heading down hill out of control to a drop down with a sharp turn, 1 metre behind another horse going "s**t, s**t, s**t" the other rider bails out of the way into the bushes and my horse continues and we don't die, but we miss a vital turn off then I had to do a you turn. I came in galloping uphill through the flags and everyone's waiting right near the finish and all bailed out of the way when I couldn't pull up at the end....every other horse stopped dead after the line!! Not mine!
I talked to the girl who had to bail out of the way on the course and she laughed and said that if I over took her she'd be in the same boat as me!
You wouldn't believe it...but I got time faults for being too slow!!!! (81.6 pens)!!!
Sorry wrote a novel!!