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I met Willem in person!!!!

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  • I met Willem in person!!!!

    Had I stumbled upon Madonna with her hair up in curlers, buying a slurpee from the 7-11, I could not have been more startled.

    I helped a friend move her horse to a lovely facility and was walking up and down the shed rows looking at the horses. And there he was. Standing like a king on top of a mountain of shavings, his flymask on a rakish tilt, he looked briefly towards me with a dismissive glance. I wanted his autograph! what a star!
    My heart skipped a beat. How embarrassing: I think I let out a squeal. My friend thought I had lost my mind. IT'S HIM- IT'S WILLEM!!!
    But she didn't know him, for she rides Western.
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    Had I stumbled upon Madonna with her hair up in curlers, buying a slurpee from the 7-11, I could not have been more startled.

    I helped a friend move her horse to a lovely facility and was walking up and down the shed rows looking at the horses. And there he was. Standing like a king on top of a mountain of shavings, his flymask on a rakish tilt, he looked briefly towards me with a dismissive glance. I wanted his autograph! what a star!
    My heart skipped a beat. How embarrassing: I think I let out a squeal. My friend thought I had lost my mind. IT'S HIM- IT'S WILLEM!!!
    But she didn't know him, for she rides Western.

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    • #3
      very cute

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      • #4
        This is BIG! This is BIGGER than big! I think you should post it in "Off Course" and let everyone know!

        SillyHorse
        ~ Incredible as it may seem, my life is based on a true story.

        Donald Trump - proven liar, cheat, traitor and sexual predator! Hillary Clinton won in 2016, but we have all lost.

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          #5
          great idea! could somebody move this for me, since I am cyberdweeb? I want the world to know that Willem exists in the flesh. He was just a cartoon figure in my mind until I actually met him

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          • #6
            I will be glad to move this for you, feisomeday. I think that you are quite lucky to have met him. Everyone should know about this, immediately!

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            If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.
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            • #7
              I am so jealous...

              Maybe someone should do a "Stalls of the Stars" map (like the Hollywood maps of stars' homes) so everyday people like us can drive by and wave at celebs like Willem? Next thing you know, Willem would be in the tabloids!
              "A goal without a plan is just a wish."

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              • #8
                I can see it now:

                "Ben Affleck fumes - J. Lo seen kissing Willem!"


                feisomeday -- I am very envious!!

                "The power of acute observation is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it." - George Bernard Shaw
                \"So shines a good deed in a weary world\" - Willy Wonka

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                • #9
                  How cute, was his accent as funny in person?

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                  • #10
                    Now THAT is the coolest celebrity sighting I have heard about in a while!

                    Add me to the "Envious of Those Who Get To Meet Willem" clique!

                    Did he have any good advice for you??

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                    • #11
                      OMGiH! Der next time wenn you come to mein howse you haff to say "I be von der BB!" Then I don't nott to haff no problemo mit talking.

                      Aber I would haff getted dressed up for you becose mein howse it be verrie dusty now und mein modder Coreene (I loff her), she haff sayed to me that I be looking shabby becose mein winter hair it don't nott to all haff falled out yet. She say this mit mannie four letter words wenn she be using der lava rock thingie wot it stinks.

                      Wenn you come back to see me und mein modder Coreene? She want to meet you too.

                      Mein selve I stand on mein mountain during die day wenn I don't nott to be surfing. Then I can to watch every thing wot it be going on.

                      This it be verrie exciting!

                      Loff Willem.

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                      I haff sayed this be fore, I be ein German horse und this it be straight from mein mouth.
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                      I haff sayed this be fore, I be ein German horse und this it be straight from mein mouth.

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                      • #12
                        FEI, please email or PT me and let me know who your friend is. How cool! Will you be down again soon?

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                        • #13
                          O Mein Gott in Himmel!!!!!

                          What a treat !!!!

                          ps to Willem: Sweetie, ALOT of western riders know who you are, your fan club is getting larger and larger all the time....would you care to come to a western show and dazzle us sometime?? Maybe you could even be the judge

                          Eileen


                          "If the world were truly a rational place. men would ride side saddle." Rita Mae Brown

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                          Eileen
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                          \"Always saddle your own horse.\" Connie Reeves 1901-2003 Member of the Cowgirl Hall Of Fame

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                          • #14
                            Dere Eileen, mein selve I loff Western. I think it be verrie wunnerful. I loff fringe und silver und cha cha colors. Und OHMiH I proberbly be der last horse in der world wot loffs buck stitching, I loff it.

                            I didn't nott to get no Western zadel yet aber I haff beed looking fur ein verrie nice western black halter in schwarz. Mit mein name on it in der silver letters. OMGiH!

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                            I haff sayed this be fore, I be ein German horse und this it be straight from mein mouth.
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                            I haff sayed this be fore, I be ein German horse und this it be straight from mein mouth.

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                            • #15
                              Willem, I have 2 words for you......Billy Cooke, and I am donning a MAJOR flame suit in saying those 2 words

                              Eileen


                              "If the world were truly a rational place. men would ride side saddle." Rita Mae Brown

                              The Long Island Horsemen's Society web page
                              http://www.angelfire.com/ny5/lihs/
                              Eileen
                              ~~Cowgirl Clique~~ ~~Reriders/AKA Fossils On The Flats Clique~~~


                              \"Always saddle your own horse.\" Connie Reeves 1901-2003 Member of the Cowgirl Hall Of Fame

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                              • #16
                                Willem, did you tell your modder that winter hair doesn't fall out until June when you have Cushing's? My horse had this too, and I thought I would solve the problem by clipping it all off. She did not think this was very glamorous, and told me so by breaking the crossties.

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                                • #17
                                  To meet Willem is like meeting God!!! WOW!! I guess I will have to start being a better child so one day I can walk up to the golden gates of Willem's stall and beg for his almighty forgivness. WOW!

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                                  • #18
                                    After a pretty stressful day -- reading this changed it all, so thank you, Willem, for making me laugh out loud. And when the tour map's published sign me up for a copy.

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                                    • #19
                                      Mein Miss Herr Doktor she haff sayed mein hair wot it don't nott to be von der Cushing's, this wot it be von being twenny year old old style W Hannoveraner. She haff sayed that mannie von mein Mature Comrades wot they don't nott to haff Cushing's they also haff late shed this year. This it haff maded me verrie relieved. I haff beed verrie luckie that we haff catched der Cushing's all most be fore it haff registered on der Richter Scale Von Cushings Earthquakes. Coreene she be verrie mucho mit der Cushing's under der microscope.

                                      This it all ways be why I haff sayed that mit your horse, wenn you think mebbe there be things wot they don't nott to be normale that you don't nott to can dicken a-round, you haff to call your Miss Herr Doktor mit posthaste.

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                                      I haff sayed this be fore, I be ein German horse und this it be straight from mein mouth.
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                                      I haff sayed this be fore, I be ein German horse und this it be straight from mein mouth.

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                                      • #20
                                        Wenn die mare she haff breaked cross ties this it haff beed becose it beed your fault mebbe. Like mannie times wenn we say "I want to go to mein howse," und peoples they don't nott to listen, so we go home any ways. Und then they say "Why you haff doed this?" Und then we say "Duh, mein selve I haff TELLED you that I want to go to mein howse und zo I haff doed this." Mannie peoples wot they don't nott to listen.

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                                        I haff sayed this be fore, I be ein German horse und this it be straight from mein mouth.
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                                        I haff sayed this be fore, I be ein German horse und this it be straight from mein mouth.

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