The first session of dressage & cones is now complete. Today, we saw the advanced-level drivers (one single pony, three single horses, and one horse pair), the intermediate-level horse pairs and pony four-in-hand teams, and the lone preliminary-level four-in-hand team.

Tomorrow, we’ll have intermediate single ponies, single horses and pony pairs; and all the rest of the preliminary drivers (single horses, horse pairs, single ponies, and pony pairs).

The setup for these combined dressage / cones days is a huge grass field at the back of the Horse Park. The dressage arena is at one end, the cones course is at the other, and there’s a lovely shady tent in the middle.

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the lovely, shady tent, which everyone is welcome to enjoy

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if you want to join us at the KHP to watch the dressage and cones on Saturday, these flowers mark the entrance to the shade of the tent

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Donna Crookston during the canter portion of her advanced-single-horse dressage test

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Mary Ruth Marks on the cones course

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Misdee Wrigley Miller during her dressage test

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Sterling Graburn’s team of Hackney ponies, all in perfect step, on the cones course

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You can get results here throughout the weekend.