Sick days are the best days to catch up with paperwork, website, youtube, etc. Hate to be sick but unfortunately these days comes every now and then. Since i had my chemotherapy every time i get sick i get completely knocked out. But that is a light price to pay to be able to sit her today. Hopefully i'm better soon so that i can prepare for Lanaken next week!
So it's been a while since i made a update and a lot has happened. Both horses have left and new has arrived. For the last month i have had CSI shows every weekend and we have had some great results.
First was CSI3* Opglabbeek where i had Diva, Indiana and Quinn in the 3*, in the 1* i jumped Gigi and Cleo. Cleo and Gigi are both 6yo horses and they had a good preparation for Lanaken. Indiana did her first bigger classes back in and finished up with a 10th place in the 3* 1.40. Quinn had a bit of a easier show and jumped the 1.35-1.40 classes she also had a good clear round and placed in the 1.40. Diva jumped as always fantastic, she jumped a clear round in the 1.50 LR the first day and finished on 10th place. In the 1.55 3* GP we had 2 unlucky mistakes. It was a very big and difficult GP with only 5 clear rounds. I'm so proud and happy with Diva. We still need to find these small details to get the perfect round. I never sat on a horse with this much quality so i need to stay cool and trust the scope;)
The week after it was time for CSI2* Lier. Here i brought Indiana, Quinn and then the babies Quincia, Bellona and Cadanza. The youngest ones kicked ass the whole weekend. Bellona 1st, 9th and finished of with winning the 5yo Final! This fantastic little horse what never disappoints you:) Cadanza also jumped great and 3 days clear with 1st, 5th and 7th place. Quincia finished with a 4th place in the 7yo Final. So hopefully they are all ready for the World Breeding Championships in Lanaken!
Germany and Lastrup was the next show on the schedule. First time showing here. Lovely show and great atmosphere. Quincia jumped great and was placed 8th and 5th. Gigi one down each day in the 6yo classes but her form feels good for Lanaken next week. Cleo (6yo by. Clintissimo Z-Lord Z) jumped 3 super clear rounds and was placed 10th and 8th the last 2 days. Very excited to have this guy in my team and who is now owned by Alia. So much scope and so careful, can't wait to see how he develops:) Diva jumped again a good show with a unlucky fault in the LR class.
Last week we made the trip up to Denmark and Absolute Horses nice 3* show in Sommersted. Indiana really starts to get back in shape and did 3 great rounds. One small mistake in the small 3* GP LR class. But so happy to have her back! Diva had 2 good rounds the first 2 days. And in the GP she jumped absolutely fantastic. It wasn't my best round riding wise but then it definitely helps to sit on a horse like her! We finished on 9th place in the 1.50 3* GP where it was only 1 double clear. Actually my first ever 3* GP placing. I hope there will come many more and now we will keep working hard to get even better results.
A few horses have left us these last weeks. Avicii got sold and we wish her all the best with her new owner! Catero left for Dubai and his owner Cindy. Cabachino, Cibeau and Ariana also left.
Some new exciting horses also arrived, 5yo Cartouche vd Cumel Z which i believe a lot in and is a really promising horse for the future. 8yo Drumhowan Baloubet Mystique, cutest little horse that will be a super horse for a junior/young rider. And then also 8yo Ferani Paulowna which is a real little winning machine! 7yo Orlanda by. Orlando-Come On, nice mare with a lot of blood. Keep an eye out on our youtube for new videos of new and old horses!
Have a nice week!