|Fancy hair! For maybe the third or fourth time in my life...|
|"OK Lizzie, I'll put my head down too to match you, but I think I should keep my legs on the ground."|
It was the same music/costume as Hartpury, but a slightly adapted routine to make up for the fact that I'm not quite as good on the horse as the barrel! The only major problem was that they played the wrong music, which made the whole routine a bit random. It was a useful lesson to learn in a low-key event where it didn't really matter: never give the person in charge of the music the opportunity to play the wrong thing if you can possibly avoid it!
|Desperately ad libbing in the bit that should have had demonstrative arm moves to the lyrics!|
|This is one of the ones that's easier with a horse to lean on! I couldn't get my foot up high enough because I kept falling over even with a door frame to lean on...|
|It's not an injury without a stupid face photo.|
|This book even advises you on running your own competition, for when I want to inflict that misery on the world.|