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February 3rd Cheering Ann on at Sparsholt

Posted by A O'Neill on Sunday, February 10, 2013, In : Indoor Driving 
Today I am not competing myself (which is very strange!) as I am trying to watch the pennies and only compete in really necessary events. But I have instead gone along anyway to cheer Ann on with Socks and to backstep for Vicky in the obstacles (see pictures).
I always find it a weird experience being at a competition with the atmosphere that I associate with having myself in a particular mental state in order to maximize my performance (see all this sports psychology is paying off!), which i...
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January 17th Got my Bursary Kit!

Posted by A O'Neill on Thursday, January 17, 2013, In : Day to day 
Its all a bit doom and gloom here at uni at the minute as everyone is stressing about exams. To cheer myself up today (and to procrastinate in truth!) I went to collect my kit that I get as part of my Sports and Wellbeing Bursary at the University of Southampton. Just thought I would share with you how snazzy it is :D
Got my 3rd exam tomorrow and then just 2 left, literally cannot wait for them to be over and one with!
Also check out our video of Kiera, Ann, Hester and I messing about at Spar...
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January 6th Win at Sparsholt

Posted by A O'Neill on Saturday, January 12, 2013, In : Indoor Driving 
Today we headed back to Sparsholt to compete at in the Wessex Regions January event.
After being in second place after dressage, we then had a clear round in the cones with several time penalties to be 2nd place in the phase and then remain in second place after dressage and cones. Knowing we had to make up ten penalties to win (and the person in front of us is renowned for being speedy) we were hoping to hang onto our second place. However, Jasper thought otherwise and we had the fastest obst...
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