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  • #21
    Did anyone catch the name of the photographer who was there thos past week?

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    • #22
      I got a chuckle at the drive when they made fun of the dressage people not wanting the carriages drivers in their area. I didn't hear about any dressage horses running away or injured riders but I did see many cart horses that were not undercontrol, run aways, injuries and drivers that were doing very unsafe things.

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      • #23
        I wish I had been able to stick around to meet more people. China Doll, what barn were you in/ what were you driving?

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        • #24
          I'm curious China Doll, without naming names or pointing fingers- if you could elaborate about the things you saw that you took issue with (maybe in another thread) it might help other people to learn/ avoid doing the same thing.

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          • #25
            Originally posted by FoxChaser View Post
            I wish I had been able to stick around to meet more people. China Doll, what barn were you in/ what were you driving?
            Barn 14 we had a small group with black horse, buckskin horse and a pinto mini. My black horse was recovering from an injury so we just took a lesson and did the CAA certification so we were not driving much.

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            • #26
              Originally posted by Plainandtall View Post
              I'm curious China Doll, without naming names or pointing fingers- if you could elaborate about the things you saw that you took issue with (maybe in another thread) it might help other people to learn/ avoid doing the same thing.
              http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/sh...84#post6615484
              I tried to be as generic as possible and not name and of the kinds of turnouts.

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              • #27
                Originally posted by FoxChaser View Post
                I wish I had been able to stick around to meet more people. China Doll, what barn were you in/ what were you driving?
                We also spent a few days in Georgetown sightseeing

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                • #28
                  I was in barn 18 with a "Thelwellian" pinto Shetland, but was only able to come out on Friday and Saturday (my husband ended up heading out of the country on a last-minute business trip). I had a friend "groom" for me on Friday and my son came out to enjoy the day with me Saturday. You can bet we'll be back next year

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                  • #29
                    Originally posted by FoxChaser View Post
                    I was in barn 18 with a "Thelwellian" pinto Shetland, but was only able to come out on Friday and Saturday (my husband ended up heading out of the country on a last-minute business trip). I had a friend "groom" for me on Friday and my son came out to enjoy the day with me Saturday. You can bet we'll be back next year
                    Yes if I lived that close I would be a regular also.

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                    • #30
                      Were there.many drafts there?

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                      • #31
                        anyone have pics?

                        Our farrier was there & it sounds like tons o' fun

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                        • #32
                          Typical amount of drafts and I didn't get any pics except of general people that I wouldn't want to post with out there knowledge.

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                            #33
                            Originally posted by FoxChaser View Post
                            Did anyone catch the name of the photographer who was there thos past week?
                            I have his card in the trailer. Will get it later and post his name, etc.

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                            • #34
                              Thank you Meghan! I bought a couple of photos, but didn't catch his name & there is no watermark or anything on them. Nice guy & gorgeous photos!

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                                #35
                                Here it is.
                                Branam's Photography
                                593 Gemstone Lane
                                Danville, VA 24541
                                434 685-2710
                                Cell: 434 489-3183
                                Email: branamphotography@comcast.net
                                www.action-fotos.biz
                                www.branamsphotography.photoreflect.com

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                                • #36
                                  These were posted on Facebook, over 600 photos this person took at there. I assume it's okay to post them here since they are public on FB.

                                  http://s114.beta.photobucket.com/use...20Drive%202012
                                  Kanoe Godby
                                  www.dyrkgodby.com
                                  See, I was raised by wolves and am really behind the 8-ball on diplomatic issue resolution.

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                                  • #37
                                    Thanks for posting those!

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