Mountain Trail – Roxanne Davis
Written by Roxanne Davis
I decided to start using Rose-Hip Vital Equine in April on my 6 year old Standardbred Novac after trying multiple masseuses/physio workers to treat his stiffness. None of the results lasted longer than a week so I bit the bullet after reading many testimonials and the results have been amazing and I have continued to use the product since! Novac was extremely stiff around his sacroiliac area, atlas and off side during ridden work, liberty training and groundwork, he wasn’t working balanced or evenly and was reluctant to do canter work. Since being on Rose-Hip Vital there has been a huge improvement to his flexibility during stretches, concentration, comfort, his coat, hooves and canter! He is much more forward and willing in all of his work and I will continue to use this amazing product.
I train and compete in Mountain Trail which is under IMTCA (International Mountain Trail Association) which is only new to Australia but it is taking off massively! I had my first competition in May where I placed 2nd in hand for Senior Horse and 2nd in level 2 ridden. That being my first competition I didn’t know what to expect but Novac did amazingly, the person placing in front of me being my trainer! Competitions are taking off again in the warmer weather. I have attended many clinics over the winter and advanced further in my knowledge and skills and am currently preparing to compete at every IMTCA event on weekends.
I work at Lone Pine Lodge and started here in January. I rode here when I was a child and I learnt many life and horse lessons under my boss and coach, Dean Grass. I have worked in the equestrian industry my whole working life, from Dressage on the Mornington Peninsular to Show Jumping in Sydney where I competed up to 1 metre.
What I love about Mountain Trail is it is extremely challenging and you have to have a great partnership with your horse as all of the obstacles are based on trust.
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