Hmmmmm, where to start!?! Let's go with the actual day - Happy Mother's Day to all the moms out there! Thank you for your unselfishness, stern words, constant encouragement, dedication, support and wisdom. I hope that all the mommies get to do what they enjoy most today and have some celebratory event to mark their day.
On the horse show front ('cause what would be a better way to celebrate???) Avebury WF finished in 8th place at MCTA in his Preliminary division! Congratulations to Team Avebury!!!! Ryan was very enthusiastic about their cross country ride and quite pleased with dressage and show jumping! One onlooker texted me after she saw them go and had only positive things to say, so it is great to hear that they looked good! Full results can be found HERE.
Don William WF went to his first show! He is a super star in the making! Sincere thanks go out to all the staff at Phillip and Evie's barn for all their hard work - he was a dream to compete!! No baby silliness, no spooking, just rock solid through the USEF Four Year Olds Test. :) I couldn't be happier as he is a tall horse and he was as cooperative as could be! He ended up with a lovely rosette, a picture frame and 2 8's for a score of 7.5! Thanks to all the lovely folks at Blue Waters Farm for their gracious hospitality and charming facility! The full results of the day can be found HERE. Bill Alphin of A&A Photography was on site - so we should have a link to proofs in a few days to share with everyone.
When we returned home to the farm, Mom and I brought our filly in and shot some video along the way. It's a bit unsteady with the camera, but hopefully everyone can enjoy her lovely uphill movement. If it is not to your liking, more will be added in the coming days as we are delighted with this little diva!