Sandstone Show Videos

2’6″ Benefit Hunters: 1st out of 15ish. If I were to change one thing, I would hold out my corner a little more after the diagonal line. Other than that, I felt really great in this course!

3′ Working Hunters: 1st out of 2 womp womp. I chipped in to the near outside line and didn’t close my leg enough, so we took a flyer out of there. I wish I had also sat back a little sooner in the diagonal line, but I’m very glad she woahed and waited for the six with me.

Yesterday was super hot and Addy has been working very hard lately, so we just walked around for a while, went on a little trail ride, and then had a brief little gallop in the grass. Beastly loves to run. Our barn is in Lake Placid this week for the show so no lessons, but I’m sure I’ll have plenty to report!

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24 thoughts on “Sandstone Show Videos

  1. Erin 06/23/2015 / 8:55 am

    You two look great! You should switch to hunter!

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    • hellomylivia 06/23/2015 / 9:10 am

      Thank you!! I definitely think we’ll spend some time in the hunter ring now that she’s relaxing a bit πŸ™‚ It’s fun to keep things mixed up!

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  2. Jenn 06/23/2015 / 1:16 pm

    These are GREAT! While I don’t suggest that you go back to Hunterland (because I’m selfish and I’ll make a jumper out of you yet πŸ˜‰ ) you and Addy are really solid doin’ the Hunter thang! Good job!

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    • hellomylivia 06/23/2015 / 1:26 pm

      Hehe thank you love ❀ I promise we will join you in Jumperland again soon!!

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  3. Lynn 06/23/2015 / 4:03 pm

    Picture perfect 2’6″ round and really nice 3′ round! Congrats to you and the Dragonmare! My barn’s away at Penn State so no lessons for me this week either.. womp.

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    • hellomylivia 06/23/2015 / 6:54 pm

      Thank you so much! Wish we could tag along to these big beautiful shows!

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  4. DIY Horse Ownership 06/23/2015 / 4:30 pm

    Are you going to Lake Placid? That’s my favorite horse show. I love the ski jumps in the background.

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    • hellomylivia 06/23/2015 / 6:55 pm

      Sadly no, but a bunch of girls from my barn are there! They’ve been posting such gorgeous pictures, including the ski jumps πŸ™‚

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  5. Karley 06/23/2015 / 5:21 pm

    Looking awesome!!! She looks so effortless over it all πŸ™‚

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  6. The Exquisite Equine 06/23/2015 / 7:18 pm

    So smooth and effortless! What a different in tempo from the last hunter show, especially in the first video! Well done!

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    • hellomylivia 06/24/2015 / 8:05 am

      Thank you so much! It definitely felt like a completely different ride, she was so much more relaxed. I’m glad she’s starting to have more fun with it!

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  7. emma 06/24/2015 / 10:10 am

    you guys look wonderful! your eq is great too – solid lower leg and general ‘effortless’ look that the hunters love. nice job!

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    • hellomylivia 06/24/2015 / 10:28 am

      Thank you so much!! I’m definitely working hard to improve my eq so Addy’s job will be easier!

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  8. Tracy - Fly On Over 06/24/2015 / 1:34 pm

    Beautiful rounds! You are such a nice rider, and Addy has the CUTEST jump. She tucks her knees up to her eyeballs!!

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    • hellomylivia 06/24/2015 / 1:35 pm

      Thank you so much!!! She’s really been giving me such a great effort lately, it’s been a ton of fun πŸ™‚

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  9. Courtney 06/26/2015 / 6:23 pm

    Wow, what a great round! You two are such a good team. (Those 3′ jumps look terrifying)

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    • hellomylivia 06/29/2015 / 8:25 am

      Thank you! You should totally pop Vinny over them (they ain’t got nothin on that stone wall)

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      • Courtney 06/29/2015 / 11:13 am

        Only if I can do the whole course with my eyes closed

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      • hellomylivia 06/29/2015 / 11:14 am

        I’ll tell Vinny the course so you don’t have to steer.

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      • Courtney 06/29/2015 / 11:18 am

        Good plan. Follow up: can you call my course the way they do in dressage? You could just scream instructions from the ingate.

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      • hellomylivia 06/29/2015 / 12:16 pm

        Go back and watch my videos from our jumper show. I will SCREAM instructions at you for every stride, just like my trainer does for me. It’s a great system.

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      • Courtney 06/29/2015 / 1:28 pm

        i’ll have to check it out! I usually have the sound muted. I feel like I missed a big part now

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      • hellomylivia 06/29/2015 / 1:40 pm

        My trainer and assistant trainer basically spend the whole time trying to remind me how to actually ride the darn horse. LOUDLY.

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