first show of the year! - The Horse Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 5 Old 04-18-2010, 10:42 PM Thread Starter
Yearling
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: I don't know
Posts: 1,158
• Horses: 1
first show of the year!

Today was the first show of year and let me tell you we TANKED it I DQ in trail because Champ thought it would be funny to not lope or jog. My western pleasure class went well actually! got 2 out of 8. Horsemanship was pitiful. I didnt know it could get so bad after all that practice but I got 3rd because he walked nicely and spun properly otherwise we just . So first show I mentioned to embarres myself and my horse. Thank goodness there werent many people there and my friend had some of the same problems. Next Saturday is my fav show of the year and its really fun maybe it will be better.
Anyways enough of the self pity. That was my day!

Live to ride. Ride to live.
Tasia is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 5 Old 04-18-2010, 11:02 PM
Yearling
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: central PA
Posts: 1,228
• Horses: 2
Dont be too hard on yourself , it was the first show of the season. I went to cheer on some girls that ride with my daughters instructor on Sat. Her girls did great but there were many horses that were keyed up, it was really windy and kinda drizzly at the show plus it was the first time a lot them got out and about.
Look forward to the next show , you will do better ....good luck!

Horses and children, I often think, have a lot of the good sense there is in the world.
Josephine Demott Robinson
Feed, muck, groom, ride. Repeat daily!
RadHenry09 is offline  
post #3 of 5 Old 04-18-2010, 11:09 PM
Weanling
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Canada
Posts: 372
• Horses: 1
I second RadHenry09's sentiments. First show of the season is like the first ride of the season - you never know how things will go. And it takes a while to get truly in the swing of things. The important thing is you and Champ did it, and now you have the second show to look forward too:)
writer23 is offline  
post #4 of 5 Old 04-18-2010, 11:13 PM
Trained
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Connecticut
Posts: 8,157
• Horses: 0
Yeah, this weekend was a bit chilly for first shows. Horses were jumping around like pin ball machines at our show. If you stayed mounted, you did well!

You just have to see your distance...you don't have to like it.
MyBoyPuck is offline  
post #5 of 5 Old 04-21-2010, 02:56 PM
Yearling
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: In A Saddle
Posts: 979
• Horses: 1
I'm sorry your first show didn't go all to well. If it makes you feel any better I MESSED UP the same showmanship pattern from last year in the EXACT same way at the first show LOL that pattern & I are doomed! LOL watch it will show up at the last show as well or something LOL.

*+*Know Jumps Know Glory, No Jumps No Glory*+*
Dartanion is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

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:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









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
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
First Horse Show in a Year ModernDayCowgirl Horse Talk 2 06-15-2009 09:12 AM
Critique from a show a year ago! juju Horse Riding Critique 10 01-08-2009 01:25 AM
First show of the year * pic heavy * ak_showgirl Horse Riding Critique 41 12-23-2008 12:30 AM
First show of the year :D Fisher.Cat. Horse Talk 1 04-06-2008 07:00 PM
First Show of the Year Tomorrow!! hunterequlover781 Horse Shows 1 01-29-2008 08:05 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome