Kirstie Leightley’s worldwide showjumping vlog: on flying type in France
It’s been a busy couple of weeks since I final vlogged, and there’s a lot to inform you all about.
After a quiet January, we set off to Royan for the two-star competitors. In comparison with a whole lot of the exhibits we go to the drive isn’t as far for the horses as they are often. Nevertheless, one thing I at all times love to do with all of the horses after they’ve been travelling for any period of time to a present is hack them out on the primary day. I discover this makes a distinction for them in serving to them to chill out and stretch out after being on the truck.
When you observe me on Instagram (@kirstie_leightley), you should have seen that whereas at Royan I bought the thrilling information that I’ve been chosen to be an envoy for Equine America. To me, deciding to be an envoy for a product is a extremely huge resolution and I solely need to work with manufacturers that I exploit and love. This why I’m over the moon that Equine America selected me. It’s no secret that chestnut mares aren’t everybody’s first option to journey, however I appear to have a wierd attachment to them. I’ve at all times used Equine America to assist me be sure they’re match and wholesome, whereas barely taking the sting off them!
So, for this present I took Thais, Love and Roaletta. Rosaletta is a horse I haven’t talked about in my blogs earlier than, however she is one in all Man’s home-breds. This was her first present again after some time off and he or she jumped fantastically.
My predominant woman Thais completed within the placings in each class we competed in, which is one thing I’m actually pleased with as we’ve been working so exhausting collectively. To high this off we received our first world rating two-star grand prix, which properly rounded off the week after Love and I jumped our first rating class collectively. I wouldn’t have been in a position to obtain any of this with out Man and everybody at workforce Williams, and I do know I say this so much, however I’m vastly grateful to them for the alternatives that I get.
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Talking of the workforce, we’re all now seeking to work on our health and vitamin to maximise our efficiency. With a lot focus happening the horses’ well-being, and getting them competitors prepared, it’s really easy to neglect that we ourselves are athletes and we want to ensure we’re as match an wholesome as we will be with a purpose to the horses justice. To assist us obtain our objectives we’ve partnered with Intergrum Vitamin and I can’t wait to maintain you all up to date on our outcomes (though I already miss the cheeky plate of chips that everyone knows and like to bask in!).
Subsequent up we head to Le Mans two-star then I’m on to Lanaken for the under-25’s. I’ll be sure to maintain you posted with how we get on, and I promise to be trustworthy if I break my vitamin programme!
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