SHN 2009 - Friday

Dressage Mom Archive on September 26, 2009, 2:12

Today wasn't that great of a day. Well I didn't get bucked off or anything, so it was better than it could have been!

I rode Albert in his First level Open class. I was pleased with most of the trot work but wasn't happy with the canter work. I sort of froze up and was unable to refocus Albert when he got distracted by some trucks at the end of the arena. I just sort of steered him around like a bus. And this rattled me so much that I forgot what I was supposed to do in my test. Luckily I went the right way, but I went from the canter to the trot in the wrong place. This earned