Sunday, July 3, 2011

Baby Huey and Flash rock the schooling show

It was a super day for Baby Huey and Flash! They each got a blue ribbon, and Huey and I picked up the first level high point championship with a 65.8% on first-three. Go, Huey! Flash, who can sometimes be a little challenging, won his first-one class and behaved very well, after a slightly rocky first halt. You can see in the videos what great dressage potential he has. Such a free shoulder. Flash also took third in his other class. Huey and I got only a 59 on our first-two test. I didn't have him forward enough (but he was very obedient). Trainer Leslie told me to get him into a higher gear for first-three, and our score went up almost seven points. Trainers know best.

It was a beautiful day -- around 75 with a light breeze. The facility was extremely horse-friendly, the judge was consistent and fair, and the show was very well run. It was just an all-around good time!

1 comment:

Kathleen @ ForgingAhead said...

Congrats! That's a great debut for Huey - he's coming along very nicely!