A great day today at Hunters EC with our 5 year old Don Federico mare, Armada Donna Bella qualifying in 2nd place for the Young Horse championships at Badminton on a mark of 7.7. Our homebred, Armada Floriana by Floriscount was a fraction behind on 7.6 in 3rd place ridden by Abbie Newbury. They had […]
Monthly Archives: March 2016
Another great outing for Dante at West Wilts today with a win in the Inter 1 with 70%. Still some mistakes to iron out and today the pirouettes were too big which normally score 7.5 or 8. So pleased with his attitude today though and he really seems to enjoy this test!
We had a terrific day at Hunters EC with Armada Floriana taking both prelims, topping one class with 78%! This mare, our first homebred by Floriscount out of our foundation mare, Latona (Laudabilis x Lauries Crusador) is so special to all of us and we know this is just the beginning of what promises to […]
Dante and I had our first outing for a while to take the Inter 1 on 70%. He really knows this test now which is good for him as it helps settle his nerves but we still need to polish up the zigzag-my Achilles heel!!
Lily and Armada Great Gatsby looked awesome at Moreton Morrell College, placing 2nd in N22 with 67% and then settling better to win N38 with 71%! He is so keen in his work and now it’s just a case of keeping him relaxed and focussed so he can produce his best work.
Armada Donna Bella produced a fluent first novice test at Hartpury College winning on just short of 70%. She dealt with the big indoor exceptionally well and is feeling more able to cope at this level.