On Mother's Day Weekend I judged the SLOCQHA Quarter Horse Circuit in Paso Robles, CA with Michael Bednarek from New York. Designer Don Lehman did his usual excellent job. This course was very forward with a lot of lope overs. It was a very rythmic riding course, my favorite kind. The gate, back and walk overs at the end of the course posed a challenge because the the horses had to be able use fine motor skills after all that loping and joging.
Last week Allen Mitchels from Indiana and I judged the class this course was used for at the Del Mar National AQHA Show. Course designer, Ann Dennis, desgined a very forward course that had a lot of flow. It is another example of Ann's excellent work.