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    Date was my concern also. They said it would be...

    Date was my concern also.
    They said it would be "late summer". Wonder what that means. Currently the AEC is late September, so I am thinking they will move it to August. Guessing.
    If so, we are...
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    "Unauthorized assistance" is probably the worst...

    "Unauthorized assistance" is probably the worst rule in eventing, because of its chilling effect in doing this very thing - making people afraid to speak up! Dumb rule, needs rewriting.

    But to...
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    Thanks to everyone. I think this is the plan:...

    Thanks to everyone.

    I think this is the plan:

    Our group will sponsor a jump on the Plantation course (International, Sept.)
    Our group will sponsor a jump on the Fair Hill International course...
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    Memorializing Seema

    Hi folks - in response to the suggestion that not everyone who cares is on Facebook (which is where this idea generated) I am posting it here.
    A few of us who were friends and acquaintances of Seema...
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    I would love to see this be an ANNUAL thing at...

    I would love to see this be an ANNUAL thing at the Plantation June horse trials! Could we do that? Make it The. Most. Purple. Event. Ever. ? :)
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    There are many good horses. There are many...

    There are many good horses. There are many excellent horses.
    But this one is a GREAT horse.

    There are hardly any GREAT horses. The Triple Crown has always been a measure of greatness; that is why...
  7. A few thoughts. 2'11" is a hefty drop. You may...

    A few thoughts.
    2'11" is a hefty drop.
    You may want to scale one side down, so that you have clear drop-offs starting at 18 inches or so, that gradually increases to about 2'-2'3", then your...
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    I think there may be some purple ribbon and...

    I think there may be some purple ribbon and scissors for anyone who doesn't have a shirt or something.....just look for it....please if you are not near Plantation Field Horse Trials, or aren't...
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    Faybe and others: Thank you, thank you for all...

    Faybe and others:

    Thank you, thank you for all you are doing.

    We are so blessed to have known someone who pulled us all together in such a great way. There are so many good ideas and people -...
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    I know. I spent a good bit of time with her that...

    I know. I spent a good bit of time with her that morning due to the rain...and took her picture when she was giving me a big smile. What a great gift!

    I understand there are several folks...
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    Whatever anyone wants to do with the volunteer...

    Whatever anyone wants to do with the volunteer encouragement, I will help. Let me know.
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    Reading all the posts and can't stop...

    Reading all the posts and can't stop you-know-whatting....doesn't help that she was at the same town, and in the same place, my mother also passed away, and my heart is with her family and Henry.

    ...
  13. Some cautions: Be very cautious about using...

    Some cautions:

    Be very cautious about using staples, plastic that tears, or rope, or other such temporary stuff as stall doors. I have shown horses for many, many years, and there is always an...
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    I loved Surefire, it was a great event to compete...

    I loved Surefire, it was a great event to compete in. I think I went twice. Rugby won an embroidered saddle pad which I never used, and hung in the tack room; when he died, I buried it with him....
  15. Poll: As a point of clarification: Course designers...

    As a point of clarification:
    Course designers are not course decorators. The designer, in my experience, works with the organizers and sponsors as well as with the general type of event, spectators,...
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    Looks to me like the snap is upside down. I think...

    Looks to me like the snap is upside down. I think the snap was attached to the breastplate/breastcollar/martingale piece of tack.

    I've used a lot of snaps in tacking up all sorts of horses...
  17. Sky Classic is the damsire of my Nice Guy. ...

    Sky Classic is the damsire of my Nice Guy.

    Dances With Ravens is the sire of my hunt's 2015 TIP Awarded best Green Field Hunter of the year, Afternoon Treat. Both big rangy horses with big stride...
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    Most of the eventers in central area of the...

    Most of the eventers in central area of the Delmarva peninsula have their own places and there aren't any barns that I know of with eventing trainers in Delaware any more.

    Glendale in Easton has a...
  19. I really like my Majyk Equipe boots.

    I really like my Majyk Equipe boots.
  20. A three star and a four star track would still...

    A three star and a four star track would still have to be built. Yeah, this is pretty much appeasement and jacking around with the sport. But the hold point is well correct. Holds tend to give unfair...
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    Wow - that is a blue hen for sure!

    Wow - that is a blue hen for sure!
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    Hey if we had four riders at WEG with 60 who made...

    Hey if we had four riders at WEG with 60 who made it we would have had a 240 and gotten Olympic qualification.
    ........ I am so damn sick of the diss. I was watching the jumping warmup Sunday...
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    Taking funny pictures of friends at the end of...

    Taking funny pictures of friends at the end of the tailgate. See the gif on my FB page for proof.
    Bourbon in coffee at 8am. Yes. It works well.
    Seeing all my friends - and some on horses on cross...
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    I was out at the Hollow when the drone operator...

    I was out at the Hollow when the drone operator was trying to figure out how to send the drone over the cross country jumps, and this was being done while Kyle Carter was giving a course walk.
    To...
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    Thank you Lori! A COTH'er has an exhibition in...

    Thank you Lori! A COTH'er has an exhibition in the Walnut Ring very close to that time (Em [xcountrygirl] on her Gin Joint for the OTTB's)....
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