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  • <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR> posted May. 01, 2002 11:28 AM
    Strike it Rich was also owned by Georgeana Moroton who rode with Scott Kemory
    Abbie Sullivan and Caitlin Venezia had Brownland's Third Light
    Buttons N Bows is still around. She was walking around Tampa at 26 years old. The small pony Slumber Party (formerly Bow Tie) is her son.
    Buzz Light Year is Snow Goose's son
    Can anyone name all of Espresso's riders?

    <HR></BLOCKQUOTE> Espresso- the Savinos, Elizabeth Lynch, Jodi Einhorn, Georgina Bloomberg, ... Dominique Mungin. (I'm missing the ones between Jodi and Dominique. Ashley someone, I think, is one)


    • Prince Henry was once Samantha Darling's. He was then sold to Jubilee Farms, who also had Unlock The Magic, Stars N Stripes, etc. (Crystal and Amber Theissen)



        Courtenay Cooper had Treasure Hunt at FFLD. The Crowley family (who had Kiss Me Not pre Sarah Prant, Galen Mica, and Silver Lining) bred Treasure Hunt. They also bred Wynette Chu's medium pony Chardonnay. Wynette also had Captain Courageous; was leasing him to Courtney Jackson {who had Windridge Haagen-Daz after her sister, Ashley} when he passed away. Wynette also had Nautical Ned.)

        Sloan Fleckman had Change Of Heart during her green year. I *think* Sloan may have also had Strike It Rich at some point, but my memory fails me as to when.

        Merrill Indoe had Jordache; a girl at FFLD had Glannant Prelude until retirement. (Can't remember her name at the moment!)

        [This message was edited by Help On The Way on Apr. 29, 2003 at 08:00 PM.]


        • I don't know if anyone has asked about Who's Kidding Who? but this past weekend at Lexington, Katherine Newman was riding him/her-they did pretty well actually.


          • Who's Kidding Who is pretty young- did the greens in 2000.



            • Maybe I'm mistaken, but I thought that Victoria Grauer rode Espresso and Georgina Bloomberg rode Jet Setter.


              • Mary Lindsey also rode Espresso.



                • <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Help On The Way:
                  Prince Henry was once Samantha Darling's. He was then sold to Jubilee Farms, who also had Unlock The Magic, Stars N Stripes, etc. (Crystal and Amber Theissen)<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

                  yeah, then lisa eisinger bought prince henry from jubilee


                  • Katie Jaffe also rode Espresso.

                    formerly Emily A My karma ran over your dogma.


                    • There were like a million Espressos. One year in FL, my barn counted three.

                      Anyway, I started Unlock the Magic (formerly Mammy Yocum) and just heard an ugly rumor that she died. ANy truth?

                      "What contemptible scoundrel stole the cork from my lunch?"--W.C. Fields
                      \"What contemptible scoundrel stole the cork from my lunch?\"--W.C. Fields


                      • Yes, Unlock the Magic passed away last year.


                        • Yeah we had Unlock the Magic at our barn last summer and then she left and I heard several much later that she had passed away



                          • <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by AOHunter:
                            Yeah we had Unlock the Magic at our barn last summer and then she left and I heard several much later that she had passed away


                            Is this Emily Hartstone? Who had Kopy Kat?

                            formerly Emily A My karma ran over your dogma.


                            • Nope I am not Emily Hartstone!



                              • Unlock the Magic did pass away this summer.



                                • I am wondering if anyone knows where Foxlair's Fascination is now? I had him a long time ago and heard he might be in FL??

                                  I love this country!!


                                  • I believe Foxlair's Fascination is in PA with Meryl Olson, but I'll have to get back to you on that one.



                                    • Does anyone know what happened to the Theisen sisters Amber and Crystal? I haven't seen them since we were Juniors.


                                      • <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Stars:
                                        Does anyone know what happened to the Theisen sisters Amber and Crystal? I haven't seen them since we were Juniors.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

                                        Last time I saw Crystal was 3 years ago in CA. The family moved there when they sold the farm in Omaha. She was still riding, had many of the old horses still. Only seemed to show at Indio. Amber was in college and wasn't riding at the time.

                                        They had sold all the ponies, and most of Ambers really nice junior hunters.

                                        Not sure what they are up to these days, but Crystal should be in college, or getting ready to go.


                                        • Originally posted by rockstar View Post
                                          Indy... all are right i think, but I don't know the most recent riders! am looking for the older ones...

                                          Yes, Emma had Jet Setter before her sister, but someone had him before Emma in Massachusetts...

                                          good goin on the rest... more people who had I.C. though (at least one that I know of)...
                                          Allison Firestone Rode I.C. Blue Shadow against me as a kid!! I rode Brookfields County Cork