Show Season

Show Season

Saturday, September 24, 2011

Some Great News!

This will be us at Oktoberfest in Edinburgh next month!  Dr. A cleared Riva for more work yesterday.  She said Riva's feet look fantastic and her trot the best she has ever seen her.  Much relief at our house :)

Dr. A took pre and post shoeing x-rays yesterday and watched her move.  We had her fronts re-shod and will wait to re-do the backs at the next shoeing in 4 weeks.

I came home, printed off the entry form for Oktoberfest, and will pop it in the mail today.  I am entering Riva and I in Intro Test B and Lex will ride Riva in Intro Test C.

Dr. A wants us to begin with 30-40 meter circles for the next two weeks, then we can add 20 meter circles - just not drilling her on them.  She wants us to take it slow.  Doc also advised not over practicing the test - as she said - Riva knows how to do 20 meter circles - she will do fine.

Excited to get her out to a show again.  I competed her at Edinburgh in April and in May we took her to Come Again Farms - but she was lame and couldn't compete.  Other than hauling to the vet, she hasn't been anywhere.  She has been to Edinburgh several times and always seems comfortable there.  We took her last October just as a companion for Hennessy.  Hoping she remembers!

6 comments:

Amy said...

Yay!!!! So happy for you! Maybe we will get to meet. I will be there with Steady. We will be doing BN CT for the first time. Hope to see you there and I am hoping for good weather.

Yvonne said...

That's so awesome!

Karen said...

Yay! Hope to see you there as well. :)

Emme said...

Oh how great. I am sure you guys will have a great time.

Sarah Y. said...

Funfun! I'll be there as well, showing my pony Sadie and one of the farm's young horses. The other intern will be showing two farm horses plus around 8-12 others from our barn will be showing or just coming out to watch and help out. I'm so looking forward to it! I'll have to keep an eye out for Riva.

achieve1dream said...

That's awesome! Congrats! Have fun and I can't wait to read how it goes.