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Anyone headed to Poplar this weekend??

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  • Anyone headed to Poplar this weekend??

    Just a quick Poplar roll call!! Anyone headed to the event this weekend? I'll be in the OT with my guy, Patrickswell Stonehaven. If you see a rather large chestnut with a white stripe, birdcatcher spots, and strange liver chestnut dappling starting at the hocks and going up the hindquarters you will have found us. We'll most likely be in the dressage ring doing our best impression of a giraffe on crack drowning in a rainstorm . Other than the dressage I'm really looking forward to a great weekend and hope everyone else has a great one as well!!

  • #2
    A "rather" large chestnut? LOL! I spy an understatement!


    • #3
      I'm jealous of you, ID! You're going to rock it, no doubt. Wish I could be there too! Maybe sometime this season I'll make it to a show.
      Some nights I stay up cashing in my bad luck; some nights I call it a draw. -- fun.

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      • #4
        i'll be there! in ON with my bay mare with a star! we're pretty generic
        Pisgah: 2000 AHHA (Holsteiner x TB) Mare (lower level eventing, with a focus on dressage)

        Darcy: 7? year old Border Collie x Rottweiler? Drama Queen extraordinaire, rescued from the pound in Jan 2010


        • #5
          Please give best wishes to my student, riding in the JBN Champs. Jordan Duffett on Rising to the Summit.

          Tall think 12 yr old on beautiful not quite liver chestnut with a flaxen mane and tail.

          I can't be there (announcing at Greenwood), and will be anxiously awaiting reports!


          • Original Poster

            Dina-yes, "rather" large may be a bit of an understatement. He sure makes the jumps look small though!!

            Courtney- We have missed you soooooooo much!! Chelsea will have Godiva at Chatt Hills, you should come watch!!

            Emirae- Good luck this weekend!!

            FlightCheck- I'll definitely keep an eye out for your student!!


            • #7
              My trainer and her students will be there. I have exams at 4 pm Friday and 8 am Monday. I just could not pull it. Good luck to all those involved!
              I am on my phone 90% of the time. Please ignore typos, misplaced lower case letters, and the random word butchered by autocowreck.


              • #8
                Me and the Perchie Princess will be there- probably in TR.

                BabyRion is tagging along for the trip and schooling XC on Sun eve.

                Baby Rion is unimpressed.
                Big Idea Eventing


                • #9
                  I will be at Southern 8ths doing the training 3-day, but a good friend of mine is in the Prelim Champs on her Sweedish Stallion, Accolade! He won the 4 year old YEH in 2009 and then was in England with her competing when she took a job over there. They are back now and anyone interested in breeding one of their own should check him out! You can't miss him. Very shiny chestnut,white stripe, and man parts!


                  • Original Poster

                    Eponacowgirl- Your girl is gorgeous!! Good luck with her this weekend!!

                    EventingChase- I hope you have a great weekend at the Training 3 Day!! I'll keep an eye out for your friend and her stallion. I'm quite partial to chestnuts with white, but I may be biased


                    • Original Poster

                      Originally posted by FLeventer View Post
                      My trainer and her students will be there. I have exams at 4 pm Friday and 8 am Monday. I just could not pull it. Good luck to all those involved!
                      I hate when exams get in the way of eventing!!


                      • #12
                        I believe my youngster is going with Hevonen in the OBN
                        OTTBs rule, but spots are good too!


                        • #13
                          One of my boarders is going Megan Gosch on cor encore.novice

                          ride it like you stole it! "ralph hill"


                          • #14
                            ha ha.. .chestnut with man parts Good luck to you and lauren!!!

                            And Flecky and I will be there..... making our down debut back to training level. Sigh....... at least it's champs though. I'm making myself feel better by that fact. So.. we'll see.

                            And... you definitely can't miss us.... Big LOUD SPOTTY horse! Although... there will be at least one other big loud spotty horse there too!! Flecky is the mostly white one.... the other one is Oliver and he's awesome too


                            • #15
                              Originally posted by scubed View Post
                              I believe my youngster is going with Hevonen in the OBN
                              Yep! We'll be in OBN, look for a cute-asa-bug little chestnut with four white socks and a blaze! Potentially seen in the company of a gigantor plain bay gelding.

                              Excited for his second event ever, hoping we'll have another positive experience! Despite the heat... haha.


                              • Original Poster

                                I'm so glad that COTH is going to be so well represented!! Hoping everyone has great rides!!


                                • #17
                                  Me, me, me!!

                                  But not to show. Yet, anyway!

                                  I'm bringing the Princess up to see Patty Merli and hopefully to get her a saddle. I'll just be there during the day, but am looking forward to watching everyone go!

                                  Libby & Princess Shiraz, who will be the super plump grey pony, probably wearing pink accessories
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                                  • #18
                                    I'll be there on my Irish guy who has a first name no one can pronounce. We're in the Senior Training Rider Championship but I won't say how senior. Good luck everyone!!!


                                    • #19
                                      FlightCheck, tell Stuart hi for us, and Mike, and well everyone.

                                      Wish we were going this weekend. Have a mare qualified for the BNH Championships, but rider is off at horseshoing school....sigh. Can't wait for her to get back.
                                      May the sun shine on you daily, and your worries be gone with the wind.


                                      • #20
                                        I'm planning to come down to watch on Saturday. Libby, can you do jam deliveries? lol
                                        If you believe everything you read, better not read. -- Japanese Proverb