Maryland Horse Trials – Adamstown, Maryland. July 12-13, 2008

On Saturday, Competing at Novice were Courtney on Star Dazzler (Simon) and Kelley on Scout. Both pairs did well, with Courtney and Simon placed 7th in dressage before going clean in cross country and adding a rail in stadium to finish 5th. Kelley and Scout, who was competing in only his 2nd event and first time at Novice, placed 6th in dressage, and the jumped double clears in cross country and stadium to finish in 3rd place.

On Sunday, Courtney competed four horses at Training with ribbons for all. Chocolate lead the way, placing 1st in dressage and jumping a double clear in stadium and cross county to take home the blue ribbon. Only slightly outdone was Dunlavin No Pajamas, who placed 2nd in dressage and also jumped double clears to finish with that placing. Similarly, Dunlavin Fox placed 4th in dressage and jumped double clears to hold onto his placing. Rounding out the horses was Who’s a Star (Tag), who jumped a double clear in stadium; he also added 2 seconds on time on cross county to maintain his dressage standing and finish in 5th place.