This is the time of year a lot of us are thinking about all the shows we are hoping to go to this year, filling out entry forms and writing a lot of cheques. When the first entry form of the year showed up in my email forwarded from a friend I was thrilled (Shows!! Right?).
Now I have a stack of show entry forms with the first show being 33 days away.
33 days away!
I haven't ridden all winter, and the one time I was on, I got hurt. Badly. I still can't bend my knee.
But this is what I do. Eternal optimist or simply a total fool.
Seriously though, this first show really is a unique opportunity that will allow me to show at a venue that I have always wanted to go to and it offers a lot of flat classes which I know I can totally handle (if my knee can by then), no matter what brain comes with my horse that day. I am entering two jumping classes: X-rail Hunter and 2'0" Hunter.
I emailed my entry yesterday, and last night I had my first sleepless night of the show season.