Apparently Penn's dressage is some kind of rain dance, because remember how the last show was soppy as all hell?
|This might just be worse.|
However, this is better than the original forecast of tornadoes.
We're doing a one day recognized show on Sunday, just when the east coast is going to get hammered with some pretty severe weather. The original forecast was brought to my attention via weather.com app giving me a "Severe Weather Alert for the Upcoming Weekend". Original forecast was for extremely severe thunderstorms with a high likelihood of tornadoes- the affected area stretched the entire way from where I live to the show we're going to. Great.
|Penn did a perfect and too large turn on the haunch Thursday evening! Just gotta tighten it up for 2nd level.|
At least it seems to have been downgraded from "extremely severe" to "potentially severe" thunderstorms. I like thunderstorms. As in, I like sitting on my porch watching them with Husband where he's attempting to get pictures of the lightning. I'm a bit nervous, only because I had a dream last night about really super severe thunderstorms and tornadoes.
|A freshly dragged arena Thursday night meant I could see all my tracks, so I made my own dressage court in the middle (probably about 10m too short) and kept myself in it and working my corners properly!|
It seems we'll be working around thunderstorms all day long- showing between them, then driving home in them. I ride at 8:10 and 11:20something, so I'm hopeful that I'll at least get to ride before most of the rain happens.
I am glad I never got my show coat to the dry cleaner- I'd be super pissed for it to be spiffy clean and get rained on again. I'll take it first thing Monday morning! Also, I still haven't gotten the stains from Morven's footing out of my breeches...
The cats love it when Penn gets things from Smartpak. Their boxes are perfect for box catting.
New toys post coming soon! And a post about Flexible Fit Equestrian!
I did consider scratching and saving the gas money, but I'll be out my entry fees and hotel at this point. We'll go and see what the weather does, and possibly scratch once we're there. I'm not sure this facility's footing will hold up to intense rain like Morven Park's did.
Well blogosphere, I'll certainly let you know how this weekend goes!