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Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Challenge Update

Nothing like slipping into a slightly too tight pair of white breeches to keep one on the straight and narrow Challenge path!

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Na-na-na-na NAP Time

Love this sweet picture of Ellie getting her beauty sleep between classes at Murieta.

Monday, March 27, 2017

Branded Hat

The mother of our one Junior found herself with plenty of time on her hands recovering after a surgery so she hand knitted a whole bunch a beautiful hats with our Landmark Equestrian logo! What a lovely treat to find in my trunk- super impressed by her skills!

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Favorite Show Moment

If I had to pick a favorite moment from the show it would have to be our Under Saddle class for the Pre Adult division. I had been so concerned when five numbers were called to the middle of the ring almost right after the class began, including Teddy and Ellie. That exercise turned out to be in our favor as the top five ribbons went to those horses. I was pleasantly surprised that Ellie was included in the lineup- there were a lot of very nice horses in a large division.

I am just so proud of her. First Pre Green Show (3ft division), first Derby- she's game and keeps getting better and better! Excited for the rest of the season!

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Let's Win a Horse Show!

Paul and I recently decided to reboot our lifestyle a bit prior to our trip to Japan coming up in April. The goal is weight loss: to lose a double digit number.
Ever-practical-Paul is winning eye surgery if he meets his mark. He knows that I tend to be motivated by things that are funner (plus my vision is already pretty spot on) so he's offered up a horse show. Yes- a free horse show. Although I'm not entirely sure he realizes exactly how much they cost and I don't know if I want to divulge that information.

We'll cross that bridge when we come to it.

I joined an MMA gym, Dragons Den, down the street from my office to shake things up while still keeping a few drop in classes at the studio close to home. So I can gym anytime, anywhere. The new place offers a noon class + evenings which works perfectly for my schedule and gives traffic the chance to lighten up a bit for the drive home.
Plus I get the chance to punch things during lunch- stress relief!

7 pounds down so far!