Pics from today's show!! Part 2!

       The Horse Forum > Horse Pictures, Videos, Artwork, and Contests > Horse Pictures

Pics from today's show!! Part 2!

This is a discussion on Pics from today's show!! Part 2! within the Horse Pictures forums, part of the Horse Pictures, Videos, Artwork, and Contests category

LinkBack Thread Tools
    11-12-2011, 11:17 AM
Green Broke
Pics from today's show!! Part 2!

Does anyone remember the show I went to last month, and things were a bit disappointing with Silver Sabre? But really great with Love Story? To refresh, here's the link:

Pics from today's show!!

Well, I am very happy to say that Silver was absolutley fantastic at our show today! I entered her in a 40cm class, and a 60cm, and I took Love in the 70cm... Last show I couldn't even get Silver over the first jump! So this time I knew I had to really drive her for it, and she jumped the first two jumps beautifully. But we had a bit of trouble at the third one; there was a tent RIGHT NEXT TO it, that was loose and FLAPPING over into the arena, so I don't blame her for wanting to pull out! She stopped, but I gave her a firm squeeze and a tap with the crop, and she jumped it nicely. We ALMOST had the same problem at number four, which was directly after the third, but I drove her on and we had no hassles. The rest of the course she did superbly. The judges were very nice and only gave me two penalties for the stop, because they realized it was the tent that caused it, as many other horses had done the same thing... So I didn't place there. But I did fall off lol! After we finished Silver turned right very sharply, and almost collided with another horse, so she leapt back and twisted, and I kind of slid off

Then it was the 60cm... Even though the show organizers had removed the tent from the side of the arena, I knew Silver would still be a little nervous of going there, so I was prepared; I rode her directly along the fence, giving her no chance to pull out, and a gentle nudge to encourage her, and she did them beautifully. Everyone laughed (good naturedly) when I was like "Good Girl!!" really loud after that line. The rest of the course went by perfectly, as did the jump off, the only scary moment was when I turned her to sharply to a fence, so she messed up her striding a bit, but she cleared it... I was so surprised and delighted when I heard I had placed SECOND! I was so happy I almost burst into tears lol, I was so proud of Silver!

Us in the 40cm:
40 1.JPG
40 2.JPG
40 3.JPG
40 4.JPG

Us in the 60cm:
60 1.JPG
60 2.JPG
60 3.JPG
60 4.JPG
60 5.JPG
60 6.JPG

I'm really sorry about the long read, please bear with me , more next post, on Love and I's round
Sponsored Links
    11-12-2011, 11:32 AM
Green Broke
Okay, so, it was Love Story so I had no worries what so ever. I go in, and she gives me a beautiful clear round, followed by an even better jump off. I was busy picking a small stone out of Love's hoof when I heard that I had WON the class, out of something like 15 riders! I stood up and was like "WHAT?" I was so happy I DID burst into tears lol, and I quickly got on and went in to get my rosette.

It was all in all a VERY good day, and I couldn't be more proud of my two wonderful mares *happy tears*











Please feel free to ask questions!
    11-12-2011, 11:39 AM
Green Broke
Congrats, you guys look great!
    11-13-2011, 12:09 AM
Green Broke
Thank you so much :) I was so incredibly proud of them.
    11-13-2011, 12:14 AM
Congratulations! :] It's really a great feeling to do so well when all you were concerned about is simply making progress with your horses! They're both beautiful btw, and you guys look great.
    11-13-2011, 12:28 AM
Green Broke
Thank you so much! I went to that show just to get Silver to see that she can jump at shows, that the bright poles and people noise wont eat her, and I accomplished it :)
    11-13-2011, 01:24 AM
Nice pictures, I especially like the one at the end where you are smiling. Love to see fellow esquestrians enjoying themselves!

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Pics from today's show!! LoveStory10 Horse Pictures 15 10-16-2011 02:06 PM
Today's pics ShutUpJoe Horse Pictures 20 11-03-2010 04:31 PM
Pics from today's pasture romp! equiniphile Horse Talk 9 05-24-2010 10:07 PM
Frustrated after today's show :-( Hoofprints in the Sand Horse Shows 34 08-06-2009 04:25 PM
Equine Affair Part 3 (5 Pics) SonnyWimps Horse Pictures 1 11-15-2008 06:53 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:43 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0