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    When I googled this kiddo to see pics of the cute ponies, the story about lending her ponies to others at a previous PF came up. Wow, what a kid! I would have balked at that at her age, for sure. If she is growing up with such a great attitude, it will be wonderful to watch her career and have her among us as a horsewoman. Applause to her parents and trainers, for sure!

    Does anyone know if this is for sure a record? It's an awesome accomplishment either way! Wow AGAIN!
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    I watched her ride Pink Floyd, Blackberry, Enchanted Forrest this weekend and she put in some great trips. I didn't get to see her trip on Vanity Fair, but she definitely modeled the pony extremely well, she knows how to work it!

    I have pictures for you all, but that will have to wait til morning. As I have been in the car for the past 8 hours and just got home.



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    Quote Originally Posted by grandprixjump View Post
    She had 3 650k ponies
    Why don't you just be quiet and let the poor kid enjoy her accomplishments.

    Jealous asshats. Jesus christ on a cracker!



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    Quote Originally Posted by Dazednconfused View Post
    Why don't you just be quiet and let the poor kid enjoy her accomplishments.

    Jealous asshats. Jesus christ on a cracker!


    I know. Who cares? People just can't let dead dogs lie.



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    I might just not have the best memory, but I don't think anyone ever said "Oh, Brianne Goutal only won all the eq finals, NAYRC, indoors etc because she has multiple $500k horses."

    How incredibly tasteless that comment was, grandprixjump.

    This kid is a hard worker and a great rider. She is becoming an all around horsewoman, which is what everyone on this board always wants the top juniors & pony riders to be. Just because her family has the means to get her some of the best rides should not take away from this AMAZING accomplishment.

    I doubt there are many other pony riders who could get on those exact 3 ponies and sweep Pony Finals.



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    Not only do 650k ponies need to be ridden, but she was competeing against tons of other kids on equally expensive ponies! It's not like she was competing against some kids and their ponies at the county fair, she was competing against all the other top combos in the country, and she wasn't just champion once, but THREE times! Some people don't understand when they should just give credit where it is due, instead of making excuses as to why they themselves didn't accomplish such an applause-worthy feat.



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    Quote Originally Posted by SLSDelmar View Post
    Anywhere from the ...

    30's for a middle aged teacher but not top of the line
    50-80's for a place in the ribbons at PF's
    90's - 100's 200's 300's (havent heard of higher) for a take home the top's

    Leases are typically a third, or whatever the loaded family is willing to pay

    I wasn't saying she can't ride, but I bet it's very unusual for ONE PERSON to have MORE THAN ONE pony in their possession to show at that level.

    And when I was 10 I was showing a 14.2 hand'er that qualified for the Worlds every year in the 4' open jumpers and went one year and got 6th competing against horses twice her size. 1972 Oklahoma City, OK
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    This thread is about congratulating a 10 year old on a fabulous accomplishment.

    Leave it at that.
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    Wow, what a talented young rider, I can't wait to see what she does with her coming years!!!

    And for those of you snarking of her many $$$ horses, I believe she only owns one of those ponies. According to Phelps (by the way of HunterJumperNews), Blackberry is owned by Heritage Farm, Enchanted Forest is owned by Chansonette Farm LLC (I am assuming this one is hers), and Vanity Fair is owned by Adrienne Sterlicht. Does it make it any more of an accomplishment b/c she doesn't own all three...not really.



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    I started this thread to congratulate a 10 year old, hard working kid on an incredible accomplishment. Those who want to rain on her parade - GO SOMEWHERE ELSE!

    Piggiejump - thank you for telling us more about this remarkable kid. My hat is off to her.



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    Well done her - sounds like one hell of an acheivement for one so young!


    FWIW I don't think there's any need for mean spirited posts, especially when you don't know the full story.

    My trainer's daughter was the first person ever to win 2 big classes on the same pony at the equivalent of PF over here last summer. She also won a few other big classes on other ponies. From the outside you might think that she had it 'easy' - unless you knew that she got the ride on the 2 class winner because no-one else could ride it.



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    Quote Originally Posted by grandprixjump View Post
    I wasn't saying she can't ride, but I bet it's very unusual for ONE PERSON to have MORE THAN ONE pony in their possession to show at that level.

    And when I was 10 I was showing a 14.2 hand'er that qualified for the Worlds every year in the 4' open jumpers and went one year and got 6th competing against horses twice her size. 1972 Oklahoma City, OK

    Again, this was a congratulatory thread and you still sound incredibly snarky.
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    No matter what the ponies might be appraised at, it's still a huge accomplishment

    And from the people who know more about her, it sure sounds like she could take anything in the ring and do well with it. I hope she continues to get all this support, as she sounds like the kind of kid the show world needs
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    Am I remembering correctly that I read somewhere that this is the child whose mother rode as a junior? It sticks in my mind, but I don't remember the details. I hate that that phenomenon gets more frequent.



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    That is an amazing accomplishment as a ten year old!!!!

    Sounds like she has a very promising career ahead

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    No doubt, an amazing accomplishment. I always love looking at pictures of Lillie on her ponies. Big Congratulations to her.



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    Lillie is a very nice kid - she had a rough ride on Floyd in the greens but was able to put it behind her and ride really well in the medal and regulars, that takes a lot of poise. Congratulations to Lillie, her ponies, Pam and Heritage.



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    Come on, I know someone wants to post pictures!!!!!



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    congrats to lillie!!
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    Congratulations to Lillie Keenan! That is such an excting accomplishment for anyone!

    However, and I don't want to be bombed for this... it is just a question/comment.
    Is she really as nice as everyone is saying? Because although she is a fabulous rider, I have seen a not so nice side of her twice. Once was last year when she was riding a pony who used to be owned by one of my really good friends. She had just come out of the ticketed warm up ring at pony finals, and me and my friend walked up to her to say hi. We walk over and say, "Hi! Is that Finny?", and her response was, in a very rude tone, "What do you think?". And then she walked off. Another time I was standing next to her, and I said hi, and she rolled her eyes and walked off. Maybe I just caught her at two really bad times, but that sure didn't leave a good impression on me.



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