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DownYonder
Mar. 20, 2010, 09:52 AM
Wellington Dressage Classic Grand Prix Freestyle, March 19 - Jacqueline Brooks wore a helmet in riding Balmoral to third place with a score of 71.550%. :yes::cool::)

DLee
Mar. 20, 2010, 09:54 AM
I saw her warming up yesterday (did not know who she was, noticed and pointed it out to my husband. Cheers to her. :yes:

ise@ssl
Mar. 20, 2010, 10:01 AM
Bravo to her.

Mrsmph
Mar. 20, 2010, 10:09 AM
Bravo!!!!!!

DLee
Mar. 20, 2010, 10:28 AM
I believe this must be her? My first trip to Wellington ever, wowee, what a great way to spend a day!

SillyHorse
Mar. 20, 2010, 10:29 AM
Jacqueline Brooks, you are one smart cookie. :cool: Thank you for showing the way.

dwblover
Mar. 20, 2010, 10:35 AM
That is so wonderful. Thank you Jacqueline for starting what I hope is a new and permanent trend in dressage!

egontoast
Mar. 20, 2010, 12:15 PM
There's a photo on this page -scroll down

http://www.dressage-news.com/?p=5534

reefy!
Mar. 20, 2010, 12:21 PM
This makes me so happy! Now who else will join the trend............:)

For today, she's my hero :)

pcwertb
Mar. 21, 2010, 04:05 PM
At least one other competitor also showed in a helmet.

I was disappointed at how many h/j riders were still schooling in a ball cap as well.

Gestalt
Mar. 21, 2010, 04:10 PM
I like the look of the helmet. I think she is quite "sporting" in appearance. Top hats are lovely, but to me it's like a bull rider with a cowboy hat, wear it when you're OFF the bull/horse.

Congratulations to Jacqueline Brooks!!!!!

quietann
Mar. 21, 2010, 08:50 PM
I am thrilled to see this!

jkt1026
Mar. 21, 2010, 09:15 PM
Kudos to her! I had the chance to meet her and her lovely mom at the World Cup in Vegas in 2007 *i think it was 2007 - the years are passing me by*. She was so lovely and so nice, and her mom was so proud of her. So happy to see her success!

Paragon
Mar. 21, 2010, 09:44 PM
Hooray! Congratulations to her!

Zydeco Sport Horses
Mar. 22, 2010, 08:35 AM
We need a 'happy dance' icon. As the mom of an aspiring upper level rider who is required to wear a helmet at all times but 'wasn't sure you could even wear one instead of a top hat once you reached that level' a big thanks to Jacqueline for being such a wonderful role model.