It was great to see the Christmas spirit amongst competitors today!
NextGen Equine are very proud to sponsor this event, supporting local Dressage with classes from Preparatory to Novice across Open, Amateur, Youth and Junior divisions. The winner of each class received a NextGen Equine Gift Card.
Here are some photos captured during the day:
𝘽𝙤𝙣𝙚𝙨 𝙅𝙤𝙣𝙚𝙨 and 𝙀𝙢𝙞𝙡𝙮 𝙎𝙢𝙞𝙩𝙝 powering up the final centre line in their Novice test, with Bones sporting his little Santa hat.
𝙅𝙤 𝙈𝙪𝙣𝙧𝙤 riding 𝘾𝙝𝙖𝙧𝙡𝙤𝙩𝙩𝙚'𝙨 𝙍𝙚𝙞𝙜𝙣 aka Lottie in the Preliminary AOR classes. Lottie is also wearing her E.A.Mattes Girth custom ordered via NextGen Equine.
Getting lots of airtime in the canter were 𝑶𝒍𝒊𝒗𝒊𝒂 𝑴𝒊𝒍𝒍𝒔 and her Bellissimo M mare 𝑩𝒆𝒍𝒍𝒂𝒈𝒊𝒐 𝑴 in the Novice Yth tests where they placed with a touch under 70% in both tests. A great finish to the year for this lovely combination.
Finishing of the year on a winning note was 𝗟𝗼𝗿𝗶 𝗠𝗶𝗰𝗮𝗹𝗹𝗲𝗳 and her horse 𝗕𝗲𝗻𝗷𝗮𝗺𝗶𝗻 𝗟𝗮𝘄𝘀𝗼𝗻 who achieved 72.321% in the Novice 2A Yth and 72.949% in the Novice 2B Yth. Congratulations Lori and Benjamin! Pictured wearing a beautiful blue saddle pad from our friends at Wilmont Equestrian.
𝙅𝙚𝙣𝙣𝙖 𝘿𝙖𝙫𝙚𝙮 (Romani Equestrian - Jenna Davey) giving 𝙍𝙤𝙢𝙖𝙣𝙞 𝙍𝙚𝙣𝙚𝙜𝙖𝙙𝙚 a well deserved pat at the end of their Novice test where they were awarded 1st place. I took this photo to post as an appreciation of their Christmas costume, decked out in red and green.
Just two besties and their ponies enjoying a day of Dressage while getting in the Christmas spirit. Pictured are 𝙍𝙚𝙗𝙚𝙘𝙘𝙖 𝙂𝙧𝙤𝙫𝙚𝙨 aboard 𝙎𝙣𝙞𝙩𝙯𝙚𝙡 and 𝘾𝙤𝙪𝙧𝙩𝙣𝙚𝙮 𝙇𝙪𝙩𝙤𝙫𝙖𝙘 on 𝙆𝙞𝙣𝙜𝙨𝙩𝙤𝙣.
Spreading the Christmas cheer was 𝑬𝒎𝒊𝒍𝒚 𝑭𝒂𝒓𝒕𝒉𝒊𝒏𝒈 aboard her Warmblood mare, 𝑳𝒐𝒍𝒍𝒊𝒑𝒐𝒑𝒔. The had a great day achieving a and place in their Preliminary Jnr classes. Congratulations Emily! Neil Farthing
The theme of the day was to wear your Christmas best, one of the best turnouts was 𝑳𝒊𝒛𝒛𝒊𝒆 𝑾𝒊𝒍𝒔𝒐𝒏-𝑭𝒆𝒍𝒍𝒐𝒘𝒔, pictured here riding 𝑮𝑷 𝑺𝒆𝒛𝒖𝒂𝒏𝒏𝒆 on their way to scoring 70.7% in their Novice test.