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MD get-together Feb 19 5PM at Pub Dog in Columbia! RSVP now!

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  • MD get-together Feb 19 5PM at Pub Dog in Columbia! RSVP now!

    We had one a while back, and in Off Course they are planning a VA HH. Anyone from MD interested in doing one maybe Saturday the 29th? We could pick a central location, suggestions welcome!

    I thought it'd be nice, especially since it's winter and I know I haven't been able to do much with the ground continuously frozen! Then hopefully when I get out this Spring I will know more of you!
    Last edited by inquisitive; Feb. 14, 2011, 08:09 AM.

  • #2
    I'm up for it - and the 29th would work great for me! I live near college park but I'm up for driving pretty much anywhere
    ~Drafties Clique~Sprite's Mom~ASB-loving eventer~
    www.gianthorse.photoreflect.com ~ http://photobucket.com/albums/v692/tarheelmd07/


    • #3
      Gosh I'll be in MD the week before for the Expo...any chance to do something during that?
      Proud & Permanent Student Of The Long Road
      Read me: EN (http://eventingnation.com/author/annemarch/) and HJU (http://horsejunkiesunited.com/author/holly-covey/)


      • Original Poster

        Would the 22nd work for you Tarheel?


        • #5
          I'd be interested too, but the 29th won't work for me either.
          The 22nd would be fine for me.


          • #6
            If it got pushed back to February I could come. I'll be visiting family in SW MD from Feb 10-25.


            • #7
              I might be able to do dinner on the 22nd...though that is the Area II annual meeting day in Leesburg (and I'm taking the boys to a dressage show at Morven). Would folks be able to do a Friday or a Sunday?
              ~Drafties Clique~Sprite's Mom~ASB-loving eventer~
              www.gianthorse.photoreflect.com ~ http://photobucket.com/albums/v692/tarheelmd07/


              • Original Poster

                I think Saturdays are easier with traveling and work. I don't want to conflict with the A2 meeting. Let's just go back to the 29th or Feb 19th? Quick vote and then I'm just setting the date!


                • #9
                  either one works for me!
                  ~Drafties Clique~Sprite's Mom~ASB-loving eventer~
                  www.gianthorse.photoreflect.com ~ http://photobucket.com/albums/v692/tarheelmd07/


                  • #10
                    Are non-competing riders invited? I'd love to meet more horse people in the area. Could do any of the dates mentioned.


                    • #11
                      I don't compete either (hopefully soon!), and I'm in PA but it's not that much of a hike for me to get to northern MD. So I'm in depending on where it is!


                      • #12
                        I can't do the 29th, but Feb 19th s/b do-able.


                        • Original Poster

                          Ok, Feb 19th it is

                          And yes, everyone is welcome!

                          Suggestions for locations?


                          • #14
                            Hmmm dinner?
                            Bel Air? Aberdeen? or is that too far north? Both are off 95.
                            White Marsh shopping area, like around Ikea someplace?
                            Proud & Permanent Student Of The Long Road
                            Read me: EN (http://eventingnation.com/author/annemarch/) and HJU (http://horsejunkiesunited.com/author/holly-covey/)


                            • #15
                              White Marsh might be a good idea - lots of choices as far as restaurants go
                              ~Drafties Clique~Sprite's Mom~ASB-loving eventer~
                              www.gianthorse.photoreflect.com ~ http://photobucket.com/albums/v692/tarheelmd07/


                              • #16
                                I'm up to join, although a visit in White Marsh really favors the Bmore- north eastern MD crowd. How about something more truly central- like Columbia or Ellicott City? That would be easier for folks coming out of the DC area.


                                • #17
                                  Another vote for something more like central, like Columbia--I ride mostly out of Maryland, and would love to meet other folks who do--but Maryland as in Laytonsville, Damascus, Poolesville, so past Baltimore is pretty far. You don't realize how big Maryland is until you drive to New York (Folks from the West feel free to laugh hysterically here...)


                                  • #18
                                    White Marsh or Columbia work for me


                                    • Original Poster

                                      Thoughts about Columbia or Ellicott City (please add any suggestions as I don't go there a ton):

                                      - Clyde's
                                      - PF Chang
                                      - Unos
                                      - Cheesecake
                                      - Don Pablos
                                      - Olive Garden
                                      - Long Horn
                                      - Famous Daves
                                      - TGIF

                                      Ellicott City
                                      - Ellicott Mills Brewing Co
                                      - Kelsey's
                                      - Carrabbas

                                      I was trying to think of what might be best as a combined dinner/HH that wouldn't be too pricey so let me know if you have any suggestions!


                                      • #20
                                        I think TGIF is good because you can make larger tables since their tables usually aren't bolted to the floor. Anywhere that can accommodate a group will work for me.
                                        Last edited by Right on Target; Jan. 14, 2011, 08:39 AM. Reason: Just realized that the Feb 19 date was picked