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    So, this is the unofficial "Who is coming, are you riding/coaching/grooming, where are you staying, can't wait to see you thread"!

    I arrive tomorrow so I can help Flutie before Thursday.

    Yeah!! I get to see FlightCheck before next winter down south. I'll be there Saturday and Sunday volunteering and apprenticing. I get in Friday late afternoon and will be staying with deltawave in St. Charles. Very psyched to be there. Haven't been since I competed in 2002. Weather forecast looks OK. Better for Wed-Fri, scattered storms for weekend and HOT! on Saturday, a little cooler Sunday.
    OTTBs rule, but spots are good too!


      Originally posted by FlightCheck View Post
      So, this is the unofficial "Who is coming, are you riding/coaching/grooming, where are you staying, can't wait to see you thread"!

      I arrive tomorrow so I can help Flutie before Thursday.
      I may drop in!




        I am planning to be there on Saturday & Sunday to spectate! We had gorgeous weather this past weekend, and I actually hacked around in the forest preserve on Sat.

        The footing looks fantastic, I'm thinking this little bit of rain we are getting this week will make it even better! XC looks awesome, I am really excited to see everyone ride it!

        Safe travels everyone!
        No Trouble
        2/2/05 - 7/29/13
        Rest In Peace my quirky brave boy, I will love you forever.


          The weather forecast changes more often than i change underwear. We have "Ice Horse" from California coming to demonstrate two of their super cooling gadgets on XC day. They run on a battery, and you can spray a horse with cold water where there is no electricity. I'm anxious to see them work!



            If it is really 90 degrees, they are more than welcome to demo their product on my horse!!! I ride late in the afternoon on Saturday! Otherwise, we will just cool out the old fashioned way, I guess!

            I will have 2 training horses and a ** horse. I always look forward to Maui Jim! Yeah!



              Me and Shiv the "wonder horse" (because we all "wonder" what the f"*$k he is thinking) may be there tomorrow or Wednesday. I'll go with what makes life easier at home.



                Original Poster

                and Reed if you don't hand in your bio sheet I'll tell the tree story again


                  Originally posted by FlightCheck View Post
                  and Reed if you don't hand in your bio sheet I'll tell the tree story again
                  And you can let the BB denizen fill out the rest of the blanks on his behalf <insert evil cackle>.

                  I'm riding in the one-star and the training horse division on two homebreds, and another I bred is doing the two-star. Can't wait!
                  Hindsight bad, foresight good.


                    Go ahead, it only works when I follow Bruce Davidson and Jam.



                      Woooooooooooow, now those girls even want your Bio-Data = Biological Data, please buddy don't give them to them, hihihi I would like to hear what they make up
                      That I have no use for them, does not mean, that I don't know them and don't know how to use them.
                      Caveman extraordinair


                        I will be volunteering & spectating! Can't wait! Hopeflly the weather will be as nice as it was last weekend! Good luck to all competing.


                          making his advanced debut...

                          is Border Lion (our lion king baby - recently sold to Cathy W)

                          We're here in GA and KY - but our hearts will be at Maui Jim! Please send good reports.


                            I don't know yet if I'm going... But if I am going, our trailer is leaving at 7 in the morning, so I will be on my way in a little under 12 hrs. Eek! There has been some chaotic confusion around here, hence the last minute possible participation on my part. I really hope I get to go!!! We are stuck right now in the middle of not wanting Horse and rider to make 2 day drive all alone, and needing to find someone to take care of the horses here so that I can go with her. The other rider she was going up with had to back out at the very last minute, so we are in a bind.

                            I am going to be SORELY disappointed if I don't get to go!!! I absolutely LOVE this show!!! Our big man is going to be in the Advanced division.

                            Jdufort- Bodega is moving up to advanced?! WOW!!! That's awesome! I didn't realize Cathy had bought him from you. That's cool! Congrats!


                              the ONE and ONLY, ladies and gentlemen

                              Originally posted by flutie1 View Post
                              The weather forecast changes more often than i change underwear.


                              (I love you, flutie!)


                                I'm going! I'm psyched, I've wanted to go to Maui Jim for a while, but last year my boy had only done a BN and a N at this time in the year, so T was a big fat no go. I thought about bringing him up for the 5 yr old YEH but the Prelim heights stated in the rule book scared me off. So this year I finally get to go T, yay!

                                And thank GOD it's going to be cool! Well, comparatively for me anyways, I've been riding weather with 105 high days! Let me tell you, even at 8 am lessons, it's about 95-100 degrees already! 87 as a high for my XC day is going to be freaking awesome!


                                  I'll be volunteering on saturday, so I'll be rooting for everyone when they run past!


                                    No chicago for me...

                                    Our boy will be there running in the Advanced though, so give him a cheer when they run by! He's been running Intermediate this Spring just to practice some technical questions (and they weren't doing a 3 day this spring so nothing to hurry about). So this is his first Advanced back. Hopefully all will go as planned!

                                    Good luck to everyone! And I'm jealous you actually get to go!!!!!!!!


                                      Hey Everyone:

                                      As usual, looking forward to Maui Jim. I hope to see each of you that are riding at the awards table. That is the best job of all. I get to see all the happy riders and get to hand them their wonderful prizes for a job well done!!!! Also can't wait to see Deltawave's Smurfs -- priceless. Y'all don't forget to hug the organizer (Flutie).


                                        Bonnie did the "test jump" over the Smurfs today and didn't bat an eye, so they aren't TOO scary, apparently.

                                        My son, who looked very much like a Smurf today, wanted to pose with them.

                                        Look for them on SJ day! (Thanks, Flutie!!!)
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