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Competition Debut for Amilla-The Yard Sale Foal!

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  • Competition Debut for Amilla-The Yard Sale Foal!


    She is all grown up... or at least mostly grown up. The journey that began 4 years ago this coming July 1 has reached the point of Milla's first competition. She went to Cross Creek Equestrian Center's CT for pre-starter 2' fences and Intro C dressage (yikes! There is canter in intro C!). Expertly ridden by Sarah Slamer at Onalark Farm, Milla did NOT take down the walls of the indoor arena and had a very successful first outing!

    Original Thread
    Last edited by bounce; Apr. 12, 2011, 08:27 AM. Reason: Added link to original thread
    If you always do what you've always done- you'll always get what you've always gotten.
    Madison Ridge Farm

  • #2
    That's just awesome! I am pretty sure I remember the story, but it would be great if you could find the original link or summarize it again. It IS a story that should be retold!

    The above post is an opinion, just an opinion. If it were a real live fact it would include supporting links to websites full of people who already agreed with me.



    • #3
      Very cool. Amilla is a big girl, eh? What a cutie.
      I tolerate all kinds of animal idiosyncrasies.
      I've found that I don't tolerate people idiosyncrasies as well. - Casey09


      • #4
        I believe this is the original thread:

        Great to hear about her showing debut!
        OTTBs rule, but spots are good too!


        • #5
          I am personally partial to Ms. Milla's adventures in crime.


          Best yard sale purchase. . .ever!
          When life gives you lemons. . .say &%^# you lemons! And throw those lemons back in life's face so that it will be afraid of you and won't try that crap again!


          • #6
            Originally posted by LessonLearned View Post
            I am personally partial to Ms. Milla's adventures in crime.


            Best yard sale purchase. . .ever!

            OMG ROFLMAO!!!


            • #7
              Man she is a big girl. I missed the original thread but bless you.
              Pamela Ellis


              • #8
                I love when people get back and give follow-ups!! Kudos to you and look what you've gotten back in return for your kindness! She is a heart horse for sure.

                I enjoyed your links b/c I wasn't around for the story back then. TKS!!


                • #9
                  Originally posted by LessonLearned View Post
                  I am personally partial to Ms. Milla's adventures in crime.


                  Best yard sale purchase. . .ever!
                  I missed that story the first time. HILARIOUS!

                  And wow...I can't believe that Milla is grown up. Great update ~~~


                  • #10
                    That is awesome! Somehow I missed the original story also, but I just went back and read both threads.

                    I really needed something "uplifting" today, thanks.
                    "Everyone will start to cheer, when you put on your sailin shoes"-Lowell George


                    • #11
                      Oh my time has flown by. She looks wonderful and everyone attached to her should be very proud.

                      Wouldn't it be fun to let the 'yard-sale' folks know how she turned out?
                      "Never do anything that you have to explain twice to the paramedics."
                      Courtesy my cousin Tim


                      • #12
                        Never forgot the original story and I am so happy to get updates on a regular basis. She is so beautiful and I bet she is great to ride! Keep up the good work and keep us posted!!

                        Congratulations to all of you!


                        • #13
                          WOOT- Go Milla!!!!!!
                          If i'm posting on Coth, it's either raining so I can't ride or it's night time and I can't sleep.


                          • #14
                            Thanks for the great update ... way to go girl.
                            Nevertheless, she persisted.


                            • #15
                              Wow. I can't believe it's been 4 years!!


                              • #16
                                wow, she looks awesome!!! Congrats on the first show.


                                • #17
                                  Four years already? Wow.
                                  She looks amazing. Thank you for the update.


                                  • #18
                                    Amazing story!! (or I guess I should say, stories) Congratulations on her debut!