Got a 3rd place rosette for in hand veteran (20 year old horse). She is my family and I only ever want her to be comfortable.
Month: August 2018
This was an unofficial dressage competition where bitless was allowed. I was the only bitless competitor. We placed 4th and 5th in the Novice tests.
18yr old moor bred Exmoor, Anchor Rossi, places 3rd in Lead Rein class with Leila, 7 & 5th with Leo, 9.
Placed 4th in the unaffiliated Novice dressage on Invasor, and he had a floppy lower lip throughout the test! We did have comments saying “hard to judge as bitless” so don’t feel our score was necessarily reflective of the test.
Riding my friends horse, this was my first time showjumping in two years, due to my old boy retiring earlier this year, and I believe only my third time jumping Bow. We were the only bitless pair at the event, and went on to get a double clear for fourth place in our showjumping round!
Iman was super in his classes and placed in both the in-hand PRE mares and geldings, and the veteran class (5th and 2nd respectively).
4th place at BE90 Snaffle has to be used for dressage 🙁 but dr cook in other phases
Pictured is my horse Moonshine showing his salute ~ we were asked to be part of the demonstration team at California State Fair. Moonshine and I are top level in Western Dressage USA ~ allowed to show bitlesss. Level 4 Western Dressage USA
Megan and her off the track thoroughbred, Buddys, first competition in a bitless bridle. This horse has been very anxious previously in a bitted bridle and achieved a great relaxed round to come fourth in her class. She was the only bitless competitor in her class.
Cygnet took two young, first time showing, riders around the family working hunter course at the 95th annual Connemara Pony Show. She was foot perfect and did me so proud helping them take 5th and 6th place. Only bitless pony in the whole three day show! Second time out for her this year, bitless both […]