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Rolex (cabin) fever! Yee-Haw!

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  • Rolex (cabin) fever! Yee-Haw!

    who else already has tickets?

    this will be my second year, and Im SO excited about going again

  • #2
    One of my friends is coming down and bought our tickets 2 months ago in a fit of excitement. I cannot wait!

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    • #3
      Tickets, hotel, friends lined up and volunteer position secured. Can't wait!
      www.amiddle-agedmadwomantakesthereins.blogspot.com

      www.pegasusridge.com

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      • #4
        This is our second year too! The only thing we don't have lined up is our flights! So excited!

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        • #5
          Already done!!! 107 days today!!!!!
          "Lord if we should fall, my horse and I, please pick my horse up first."

          www.thestartbox.wordpress.com
          www.useaiv.org

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          • #6
            Originally posted by pegasusmom View Post
            Tickets, hotel, friends lined up and volunteer position secured. Can't wait!
            Ditto, except mine is a campsite instead of a hotel.

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            • #7
              Originally posted by LAZ View Post
              Ditto, except mine is a campsite instead of a hotel.
              Yes, but I believe our volunteer positions are the same - look forward to meeting you!
              www.amiddle-agedmadwomantakesthereins.blogspot.com

              www.pegasusridge.com

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              • #8
                Rolex is my reward for hitting my weight loss goal this year. I'm 10 days into my plan and haven't really started anything yet. It's not looking good...

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                • #9
                  I need to reserve a hotel room. Any recommendations? I haven't been in a few years.
                  Lindsay

                  Check out my blog at http://lindsayberreth.com

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by piaffeprincess98 View Post
                    I need to reserve a hotel room. Any recommendations? I haven't been in a few years.

                    I have stayed at the Sleep Inn on Plaudit Pl the past 3 years. The main reason I like it is because it is dog-friendly without being dirty. And I like the location - access to plenty of restaurants (and a big fat liquor store down the street! ) and close to the horse park. This year we have gone with La Quinta Inn, also because it is pet friendly but mainly because it had a suite room available since we have a couple more people coming with us this year.

                    Also - reserve that room ASAP! You won't believe how quick they fill up, especially now that we are getting a lot closer. I usually reserve mine in December or so.
                    Last edited by mustangsal85; Jan. 9, 2012, 04:36 PM. Reason: added a few things!
                    "Lord if we should fall, my horse and I, please pick my horse up first."

                    www.thestartbox.wordpress.com
                    www.useaiv.org

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by pegasusmom View Post
                      Tickets, hotel, friends lined up and volunteer position secured. Can't wait!
                      In process. As usual bought tickets too soon and then got volunteer job that comes with tickets (friends will benefit again), have checked on plane tix, but not taken the plunge and am hitting up folks to share a room. Psyched!
                      OTTBs rule, but spots are good too!

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                      • #12
                        I have a tailgating spot this year! I am also volunteering for the first time, so will be there much earlier than normal (Thursday night!) to catch the whole event. Amazing how fast the tailgating spots went--by the time the word got out the "prime" spots were already taken, but we're in the second flight. More details to come . . . I will probably not get to visit, but my barn is going to have a little tailgating setup where friends can stash their shopping, gear, etc. while they cruise around the course.
                        Click here before you buy.

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                        • #13
                          I bought my tickets in November!
                          I'm super excited, but kind of nervous too. I've never been before, and we're making the 15 hour drive in one day and hoping for a primitive campsite at KHP.
                          But I'm hugely looking forward to it!

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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by mustangsal85 View Post
                            I have stayed at the Sleep Inn on Plaudit Pl the past 3 years. The main reason I like it is because it is dog-friendly without being dirty. And I like the location - access to plenty of restaurants (and a big fat liquor store down the street! ) and close to the horse park. This year we have gone with La Quinta Inn, also because it is pet friendly but mainly because it had a suite room available since we have a couple more people coming with us this year.

                            Also - reserve that room ASAP! You won't believe how quick they fill up, especially now that we are getting a lot closer. I usually reserve mine in December or so.
                            Thanks! I knew I probably should start looking. Do the hotels inflate the prices obscenely? That usually happens when I go to Lexington, VA for the horse trials. I'm looking for cheap, but I'm probably going to be splitting the cost with (hopefully) two people.
                            Lindsay

                            Check out my blog at http://lindsayberreth.com

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                            • #15
                              Mr. ESG has been before (many years ago), but I'm a Rolex virgin. Any suggestions on which package is the best?

                              Also, recommendations for hotels not two hours away would be appreciated. I know the KHP website has a directory, but having never been there before, I'd like some advice from y'all who have.

                              Can't WAIT!!!!
                              In loving memory of Laura Jahnke.
                              A life lived by example, done too soon.
                              www.caringbridge.org/page/laurajahnke/

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                              • #16
                                At this point, I'd say beggars can't be choosers and would book hotels NOW. Other than the Knights Inn by the KHP, they're all about the same.
                                Click here before you buy.

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                                • #17
                                  Originally posted by deltawave View Post
                                  I have a tailgating spot this year! I am also volunteering for the first time, so will be there much earlier than normal (Thursday night!) to catch the whole event. Amazing how fast the tailgating spots went--by the time the word got out the "prime" spots were already taken, but we're in the second flight. More details to come . . . I will probably not get to visit, but my barn is going to have a little tailgating setup where friends can stash their shopping, gear, etc. while they cruise around the course.
                                  We looked into Tailgating for this very reason! Did you do it last year and how did it work? The only real down side that I see is having to stay late on XC day due to people traffic (which means wayyy more shopping of course!)

                                  Maybe next year we will do a barn tailgate setup.

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                                  • #18
                                    I volunteer, so I'll be there as always!

                                    I had a friend who did tailgating last year so I was there, it was really neat.

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                                    • #19
                                      This is my first time tailgating.
                                      Click here before you buy.

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                                      • #20
                                        Originally posted by scubed View Post
                                        In process. As usual bought tickets too soon and then got volunteer job that comes with tickets (friends will benefit again), have checked on plane tix, but not taken the plunge and am hitting up folks to share a room. Psyched!
                                        You, me and LAZ with Flutie at the helm. Should be fun! I have friends who get to benefit as well!
                                        www.amiddle-agedmadwomantakesthereins.blogspot.com

                                        www.pegasusridge.com

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