It was only my second time competing in the discipline of Western Dressage (WDAA) and I was so excited to take first place. Call it hours of dedication and tremendous discipline that brought me to this point of competition with my stunning chestnut horse named Smart "Diamond" Lynx - this was also an opportunity to wear and sport my first collection of equine show shirts. Made with colorful prints, tailored to fit all body shapes in lite weight wrinkle free fabrics, I felt comfortable while waiting my turn in humid sunny temperatures of about 95 degrees. My only disappointment was not being able to wear my matching Teal Cowboy Hat as helmets are required in this California Chapter. It was July in Southern California and I had just entered into the next chapter of my life!