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post #1 of 5 Old 01-13-2013, 09:50 PM Thread Starter
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My first reining/cowhorse show!

Hi all!
I just wanted to share some pictures from my first show in reining/cowhorse, it was just a local schooling show but I was more nervous than a long tailed cat in a room full of rocking chairs! We actually had fun[ after the first half of the first pattern, I relaxed and got over myself, Even though my trainer told me that winning any class shouldn't be the highlight of a show, its if you had fun and did your best, and don't get me wrong I had a hell of alot of fun most of the day, It just felt awesome to win the 2 classes I entered (Youth Stock Horse, and Beginner Stock Horse), They are defiantly not legendary scores, 60.5 and 61.5, but I'm proud of Comanche and I!
Does anybody else have first-show experiences/pictures to share?
I hope my pictures show up its my first time trying to upload them into a post!

Very serious/funny face while practicing lead departure

Spinning!

Very happy at the end of the day :)
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post #2 of 5 Old 01-13-2013, 09:55 PM
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Good job! You guys look good!
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Good job! You guys look good!
Thanks!
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post #4 of 5 Old 01-20-2013, 09:57 AM
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Fun, congrats!

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post #5 of 5 Old 01-21-2013, 09:50 PM
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Poor horse looks so fuzzy for your warm climate (Or what looks like it) I am jealous lol
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