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    First of all, major kudos to Susan and Blake Harris and the army of volunteers who make Spring Run Horse Trial so much fun and make all the competitors feel so welcome. The farm was immaculate, the jumps beautifully done and the food fabulous! Anyway , I finished in second on my dressage score, no face plant this time! I think you can tell from the video I'm a scoochy bit nervous in parts! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ujguA7Vqlb0

  • #2
    Originally posted by riderboy View Post
    Anyway , I finished in second on my dressage score...
    Big, big congrats! So happy for both you and your horse.


    • #3
      Congrats Riderboy!!! I'm so happy for you! Now you need to show us the photo of your big grin of accomplishment. So the new tee shirt can have the 2 photos with the latin motto
      Ideally with your foot on a conquered stadium jump..
      Intermediate Riding Skills


      • #4
        Huge congrats. I was there spectating today. Awesome show and fabulous weather. I'm lucky that my barn is right down the road. :-)


        • #5
          Congrats on your great ride!!! It was a fun course and as always Susan puts on an amazing horse trials!! Scores were posted so fast, that they were up before I cooled out my horse, and I rode early in my division!


          • #6
            Great job!! Your boy looks like he is even happier out there with the Training level speed. I like him a lot! Congrats to you both!! Well deserved ribbon!
            Thanks for posting, love to see the courses in another part of the country.


            • #7
              Yay! Awesome job
              Always be yourself. Unless you can be Batman. Then always be Batman.

              The Grove at Five Points


              • #8
                Woo hoo! Those of us in the announcer's booth loved your roar of encouragement as you jumped out of the field there! You both looked fabulous! Aren't we lucky that Susan, Blake, and the Steinbocks allow us to run all over their farms!! Really a wonderful weekend - all the hard work preparation showed.


                • #9
                  Great ride! Makes me antsy to get out again. Love the "This horse is a flipping SAINT!" at the end. I usually say the same thing as I climb down.
                  Big Idea Eventing


                  • Original Poster

                    Originally posted by eponacowgirl View Post
                    Great ride! Makes me antsy to get out again. Love the "This horse is a flipping SAINT!" at the end. I usually say the same thing as I climb down.
                    Yes he was! I thought I could catch the first place rider by making the time, which I did, but so did she. Once again I got my ass kicked by a little girl! He was a ltle sticky to fence 2 and really backed off at fence 10, a very straightforward brush jump in the fenceline, hence the bear growl. I think we were leaving the field where there were a lot of horses, I really don't know why. It was the most fun XC run I've had, the course was varied and rode well. And I stayed on top.


                    • #11
                      wahoo! looked like lots of fun, great job


                      • #12
                        What a blast! You were flying around that course. My heart rate still has not dropped back down to normal.

                        You are my hero for moving up and for kicking butt. Congratulations on your 2nd place.

                        Are Gryhrs and you coming down to the MidSouth PC HT?
                        When in Doubt, let your horse do the Thinking!


                        • #13
                          DANG, those are some big ditches!

                          Great ride.
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                          • #14
                            That was great. What fun
                            OTTBs rule, but spots are good too!


                            • #15
                              Loved the kiss at the end.


                              • #16
                                Congrats, rb, on your fantastic finish!!
                                Life doesn't have perfect footing.

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                                • #17
                                  Originally posted by riderboy View Post
                                  And I stayed on top.
                                  Best advice I've ever gotten... "Just stay on top."
                                  Big Idea Eventing


                                  • #18
                                    Wow, looks like a great ride! Enjoyed watching, thanks for putting it up.
                                    "Red on the right, white on the left, insanity in the middle."


                                    • #19
                                      that was wonderful!!!!! Great ride
                                      No Worries!


                                      • #20
                                        Great video. My guy backed off #10 too. I think it must have been the leaving the barn area thing.

                                        Thanks to Susan and her whole village for a great event.