I signed up for my classes for next Sunday's local schooling show. It isn't a major show, but I haven't done a show in a long time. We are doing a few hunter hack classes, a few walk/trot, and one open pleasure. My mare is a green jumper, so there is no telling how she will do. But I'm just so nervous and SO excited. I have shown before, and I've done -one- show with my mare before, but never as her owner. She is my dream horse beyond all doubt, and is everything I wanted. I've never ever owned a show horse before. I've never gotten to ride my very own horse while at a show!
I can honestly say that the thing I'm looking forward to the most isn't the classes. It isn't the possibility of winning. It isn't even having fun while at the show. No, the thing I'm looking forward to the most is hearing them call me:
Judge: "Number 256, Chasing Dreams, ridden AND OWNED by Horsequeen08"
(Obviously they will call my true, full name at the show, but I got my number while I was at the show today, and it is 256. I'm so excited!!!)