Henrik and I had a particularly fun Easter taking part in numerous Pony Club rallies, in preparation for upcoming events. During training sessions we have been focusing on keeping a forward rhythm in the XC phase to ensure we get within the time, and to stay positive throughout. In addition to this, I have made sure that I have regular flat work sessions, to continue to improve our dressage. During the past few months we have been competing 80-85cm ODEs, achieving team 2nd and individual 4th at our Pony club’s ODE, despite doing the XC in the pouring rain.

All our training paid off at the BRC Horslyx Champs, where we competed in the 85cm Combined Training. Henrik jumped a tidy clear round but there was a slight driver issue in the Dressage. But to my surprise we came 8th and came home with a lovely rosette. As well as this, we have had a very successful time at the BRC Qualifiers, we came team 1st in the 80cm ODE, in which we achieved a 32.5% Dressage and double clear which lead to us qualifying for the L&SE champs and the Animal Life Champs in the summer! We also qualified for the BRC Nationals in the Style Jumping as an individual and as a team in the Show Jumping.

Throughout all of these events, Henrik had been proudly powered by Blue Chip Original and Blue Chip Joint RLF.

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