Well… it wasn’t a great first outing for Mr. Dandy. Not awful but certainly not what he is capable of. This seems to be a trend with Dandy. Last year’s first outing was not fabulous either.
The big problem was his terrible dressage score of 45.5. Thankfully we all know he can do better than that. unfortunately he also picked up a rail in stadium.
In the end, he did go double clear in XC. We know this is his favorite phase and his best. It also moved him from his 13th place start to 11th, so that’s something!
Here’s hoping for a better outing at Galway.