Sweet little Savvy is a superstar waiting for her chance to shine and I made it a goal to get this pony trained and out to events this summer.
I have been riding her at home and she has been such a treat to work with.
I heard about a CWHA (Canadian Western Horsemanship Association) show in town close by that was on this weekend and realized this would be a great first step in getting out and seeing how she handles it.
|Where have you taken me human?!|
My plan was to take her to the show grounds the evening before the show and do a warm-up in the more relaxed atmosphere with the few horses/competitors who had come early as well.
She does not trailer well--after an 8-minute ride there she was soaked with sweat (literally running down her legs, sweat!). She was a bit nervous coming off, but I walked her around and let her eat grass and she was manageable.
|Taking it all in and being generally awesome|
After ground work and showing her all the things, I hopped on and had no troubles walking and trotting in a relaxed loose rein.
|Relaxed enough I could take this pic!|
She surprised me for sure! I love this pony and
can't wait to see how far we get together this summer.
I decided not to go back for the real show (just a very busy weekend with real life going on), but I definitely felt like she would have been fine for it!
There is a dressage clinic/fun show in July. I have signed up to go with Miss Tea, but now I am thinking about changing to Savvy for this...