What a year it has been so far! Rock Diva (Rocky) never fails to astound me!
At the beginning of the year I decided I would enter the 6 yr old young horse classes just to give Rocky more show experience, never with any expectations of qualifying . Well, I was shocked at Wellington to qualify for the semi-finals of the 6yr old Shearwater British Dressage Horse, so you can imagine how I am feeling now having come 2nd to Michael Eilberg on a score of 8, to qualify for the finals at the British Dressage National Championships in September. I would never have imagined my little horse would end up being one of the top 6 yr olds in the Country and I did shed a few tears!
Rocky felt amazing and although she was nervous in the main Hartpury arena, she gave me everything and completely did her job. She looked fabulous and I have to say a huge "Thank you" to supergroom Catherine Owens and also Heidi Troniseck for all their help in getting us ready and looking beautiful.
I'm so excited for our future and I just love this little mare!
Next week we will be at Sparsholt for the Regionals where Rocky will be competing in the Elementary and Medium Gold classes. I also have another two horses there in the Novice and Elementary gold classes, so I will be busy!