We survived the final show at Global, the show was as busy as ever, and the Canadians came out second and third in the Nations Cup. Karen didn’t ride in the Nations Cup which gave me the chance to actually watch some of the competition!

Karen’s young mare, Jolie, made an exciting debut and got High Point of the show.

Everyone has started packing at the barn, lots of horses have already left. Karen and I are pretty much the only ones still  riding, which is nice because we get the ring to ourselves most mornings.

There is lots to organize to prepare for the trip home, and lots of laundry, which you have to be fast to get yours stuff in there!

As we prepare to hit the road, I just want to thank everyone that helped me spend the season learning and riding at the Global Dressage Festival. This would include my coach and the owner of Anton, Susan Thompson of Crescent Stables, Greenscene Agritek, Paul Turner of Three Peaks Health, Mary Ann Liu, Douglas Coupland and Tim Coupland, as well as my family and barn family!  I could not have done this without all of you!  Thanks to Karen Pavicic as well for her help and for allowing me to ride her wonderful horses here at the Global Dressage Forum.

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