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**Official Thread of the COTH Adult Playdate. Come out and meet Brazilian Wedding!**

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    You know we can play lets go to the backside...and pull out horses do conformation critique, then loose school and free school to hone those eyes...and nope you can say or ask anything you like...I have the luxory of doing it all the time and am more than happy to share...XCgirl...can you print out a bunch of forms??? we can show stuff to look for..........


      Judy, Terrific Idea! That would really help us learn...
      Intermediate Riding Skills


        I can bring old copies of the Form. We should be able to find examples of just about anything in a typical couple of days worth of the DRF.
        F O.B
        Resident racing historian ~~~ Re-riders Clique
        Founder of the Mighty Thoroughbred Clique




            Best wishes to "the giant grey one" as he heads to his new home today!!
            F O.B
            Resident racing historian ~~~ Re-riders Clique
            Founder of the Mighty Thoroughbred Clique


              hmmmm. HMMMMM.
              May have company; may have weather. If not, may have to join you!


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                Ohhhhh if Sakatoonian comes I am gonna be giddy with the fun to be had!!!!

                Come on Chris!!! Come on Jeanne. Hell, you two could carpool!!

                "Courage is not the absence of fear but rather the judgment that something is more important than fear. The brave may not live forever but the cautious do not live at all." ~2001 The Princess Diaries


                  The more the Merrier...


                    Well you might just get another HUNTER gal....and the new owner of the "Giant Grey" and also the very proud owner of "Double Down"(formerly " "Devils Victory" Devil His Due)!! Both Three Plain Bays alumni!!


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                      Come on down Concetta!!! We want to hear all your stories!!

                      "Courage is not the absence of fear but rather the judgment that something is more important than fear. The brave may not live forever but the cautious do not live at all." ~2001 The Princess Diaries


                        If I didn't have to be on a plane to a work conference, I would so drive up from NC! I'm soooo jealous that I can't be there.
                        Flip a coin. It's not what side lands that matters, but what side you were hoping for when the coin was still in the air.

                        You call it boxed wine. I call it carboardeaux.


                          Anybody coming from NJ, NY, Bucks County?

                          I would absolutely love to go to this...but it's 4 hours each way for me from NYC. (Yes, I know, I'm a driving wimp.)

                          Anybody else out there from this part of the world who's interested in a road trip? I have a car, just looking for someone to help with the driving.

                          Open to all kinds of options--I'm in NYC, SO is near Gladstone ( unfortunately can't be convinced to skip foxhunting to meet BW ), I'm good to about Philly on my own but then I need back-up....Feel free to PM me if interested.


                            I'm coming from Albany, probably taking the Jersey route. Not planning on going into the city but if you can get out to a park and ride type place in Jersey maybe we can make it work.

                            Xctry, when do you want me to come down? Friday night? I'm not too fond of the idea of a 5+ hrs drive first thing in the am. (I stop alot because I drink alot of coffee )
                            F O.B
                            Resident racing historian ~~~ Re-riders Clique
                            Founder of the Mighty Thoroughbred Clique


                              Original Poster

                              Friday anytime! Would prefer thurs as I haven't seen you in ages!!!! Plus John is dying to meet the "other Jeanne."

                              (boss is also named that)

                              "Courage is not the absence of fear but rather the judgment that something is more important than fear. The brave may not live forever but the cautious do not live at all." ~2001 The Princess Diaries


                                Linny--Park n Ride is my middle name!

                                Just tell me what route you're thinking of, where you need me to be, what your ETA is, and I'll figure something out.

                                FYI, I usually head out from the city on Route 78; there are Park n' Rides all along there (Summit, Morristown, New Brunswick, lots of others). I can meet you anywhere that's w/in 2 hours of NYC.

                                Very, very much appreciated--just let me know your coordinates. Will bring lots of adult beverages


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                                  Do you need accommodations??

                                  If so let me know and I will procure something in the immediate area or get you to Judy's if she still has a place for you to lay your head.

                                  If you stay with us you may be forced into "Aren't Lad & Petey wonderful?" Land. LOL.

                                  If thats ok... feel free. We'd love to have you.

                                  "Courage is not the absence of fear but rather the judgment that something is more important than fear. The brave may not live forever but the cautious do not live at all." ~2001 The Princess Diaries


                                    Amtrak works too

                                    Driving wimp has another thought: give up on car entirely, take Amtrak to any station that might be convenient for anyone heading over to Conowingo(Wilmington, Philadelphia, Baltimore?)

                                    Basically I'll do anything that doesn't involve driving more than 2 hours or driving at night. Like I said, driving wimp.


                                      Let me look at some of the logistics. It would be nice to have someone to share t least part of the ride with and I have not heard from Saskatoonian re: coming from Vermont (!!!)

                                      I'll check out some maps, I hadn't figured out a path yet as I just got someone to work for me on Fri.

                                      Em, I'd love to go on Thu, but Big Nate won't be home 'til Thursday evening and though little man looks like he's 15, he's a bit young to be left alone when neither parent is close to home!
                                      F O.B
                                      Resident racing historian ~~~ Re-riders Clique
                                      Founder of the Mighty Thoroughbred Clique


                                        xtrygirl--why yes, I also need a place to stay...thought I'd deal with things one step at a time and get myself there first

                                        Happy to crash wherever there's room, if Petey and Lad have 4 feet and a tail (each) I love them already, but anything works, my standards are not high!

                                        I really hope this can all be worked out and many thanks to linny, xtrygirl, etc.!


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                                          OK here's what I got...

                                          At this moment I believe Saskatoonian is stuck in Vt. RATS!! If she isn't.... hell we'll fit you all in!!

                                          IF so and you don't mind a couch in a house with 3 (yes 3) dogs... you're in.

                                          If Linny will throw herself on the couch then voila you have a guest room complete with a door and twin sized bed. LOL

                                          I don't care who sleeps where I will do my best to be a good hostess and supply you with food, heat, showers with hot water, coffee and even a spare car to drive as we have 3 for 2 of us.

                                          We are very friendly and John is not (YET) upset by the idea of a horsey girls slumber party weekend. Popcorn, booze and chocolate will be provided. Doggie kisses are a given!! Bring your favorite horse stories and we will have a blast guaranteed!!

                                          Oh I am getting so excited!!

                                          We can even tour some fun "horsey spots" on Sunday before you guys leave if you like. Fair Hill track, 3 day course, Plantation and hell I take requests! Sunday requires us to go to the infamous "Whip Tavern" for brunch and that way I know you'll head home full of great memories and awesome food.

                                          "Courage is not the absence of fear but rather the judgment that something is more important than fear. The brave may not live forever but the cautious do not live at all." ~2001 The Princess Diaries