As I sat behind the barn at our third show in a row, sobbing into my dad’s shoulder after leaving the ring in the middle of a perfectly fine test, I wondered why I was still trying to qualify for the North American Youth Championships.
My dad and I arrived on Wednesday, November 29th at the Blue Grass Airport, checked into the Hyatt Regency, and planned out our week that included both the Convention and as much sightseeing as we could manage.
See the official publication of this article in the Dressage Today website.
I think I was more surprised than anyone else at being nominated by NEDA for the USDF Youth Volunteer of the Year award…
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