This weekend we had a great training at our yard with some of the girls who are competing a lot at the moment. We had one of Denmark's highest ranking judges, Leif Törnblad, to judge each equipage in a test relevant for their level. The junior girls Celine Silfen, Sara Van Deurs and Frida Dam Pedersen rode MB1 and MB2 which they have to ride the following weekend at ECCO Cup on Hovgård Ridingcenter. Our ponyrider Filippa Lauritsen rode PRM which she also has to ride the following weekend for ECCO Cup the same place as the junior girls.
I rode my 6yr old Edison in a L-level class, even though it would have been funny to practise a M-level I didn't thought he was totally ready for this yet. He performed well and I can really feel that he's becoming older and more used to things happening around him. I think that the horses actually thought it was a competition, because they were braided and polished just as for competition, and they warmed up outside and then changed arene to the inside, before riding their test.
We all got a lot of nice things to work on, and I learned a lot about how to improve on some technical things while riding a test. Now we are all ready to perform our best the following weeks!
Huge thanks to Sanne Svendsen for the great pictures.