The judges, course designers, volunteers and helpers at the recent senior show at SNEC, near Broxburn, deserved medals for endurance after two busy days of competition from early morning to late evening.
Morris EC's 148cm Premier show may not have been the busiest but it certainly produced some excellent results for our home based riders of which two earned qualifying tickets for the British Masters and one will be heading off to the Royal International.
The Percy point-to-point took place on Sunday at a bitterly cold Ratcheugh, where Jessica McKie took her tally for the season to five winners from five runners, when Crazy Diamond was the impressive winner of the NPPA Club members' race.
Recently returned from a successful Aintree International Elite show, the Dixon family hit the road once again from their base in Cargo, Carlisle, with a full team of horses to scoop up plenty of prizes at the Morris EC's three-day senior show.
AT A time of year which is depressing for more reasons than one, it came as light relief to receive the accompanying photograph which had winged its way via the Internet from the other side of the world.