A select few students have qualified for the National championships, others are wrapping up their season at Dressage at Devon. For the majority of competitors the expenses of the show season hang heavily on the annual budget but the barn is bright with ribbons of a variety of colors demonstrating to all their sojourn into the world of the sport of dressage.
If the show season did not go as well as you had hoped this is a great time to reflect and take stock of a few key ingredients that you may have been missing in your quest for success.
Here is a list of thoughts to consider before you trot down the center line again.
Did I prepare my horse properly for the task I set? Most importantly was he 100 % sound? Was he 100% fit and prepared for the tests…