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Time To Get The American Team Cheer On!

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  • Time To Get The American Team Cheer On!

    I think it is time to send our thoughts, hopes, and best wishes to our American riders over in England getting ready for competition! While we've not heard very much from the riders as to what is going on, and how they are managing, I hope that we can just post messages from EVERY eventer on COTH sending best wishes! And link to any signs or messages or photos you'd like to send to encourage them! Let's see how many we can get on one thread! Go Eventing!

    GO TEAM!
    USA USA USA!!!!
    Proud & Permanent Student Of The Long Road
    Read me: EN (http://eventingnation.com/author/annemarch/) and HJU (http://horsejunkiesunited.com/author/holly-covey/)

  • #2
    Of course, Go TEAM USA! Hoping everyone has their best ride and ALL riders and horses come home safe and sound!

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      #3
      Thanks, Runny. Looks like team spirit is
      not very present.
      Proud & Permanent Student Of The Long Road
      Read me: EN (http://eventingnation.com/author/annemarch/) and HJU (http://horsejunkiesunited.com/author/holly-covey/)

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      • #4
        Well I am excited for our team and the Olympics in general. I think we have an excellent chance of our team and individuals doing us proud. I know that not everyone is happy with all the individuals and horses selected, but everyone there is very talented and very capable of doing USA proud. The years of work is paying off for ALL the athletes at the Olympics and I hope that they are all proud of their accomplishment of making it to the world stage whether that be Equestrian, Fencing, Track, Swimming or any of the other sports that make the Olympics such a very cool event.

        Good luck Eventing Team USA and to the rest of the equestrian athletes and their superb mounts! Congratulations as well to ALL the Olympians, I hope that this is the time of your lives!!!
        Annabelle Mayr, Arcadia Farm
        Home of Fitz, Austria & Erin
        Now over the Rainbow Bridge: Daeo, Max, Finn, Jake, Seamus & Pleasure

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        • #5
          Originally posted by retreadeventer View Post
          Thanks, Runny. Looks like team spirit is
          not very present.
          Given the nature of two other recent threads many are still muttering about selectors and what they'd like to do with them.

          I wish the best for all of our riders, and in truth, all the riders; that they finish safe and well.

          I'm cheering the lone Austrian (Austrian Vielseitigkeit, rocken das Haus), Boyd, Tina, and one of my favorites, Mary King.

          (I went to EN and found this
          Ever been to Jamaica? Not really the type of place you'd imagine taking up 3-day Event training, right? Well, Samantha Albert isn't your average lady. This year, she will become the only Jamaican to ever compete in an equestrian event in the Olympics. Quick tid-bits: she used to improvise in training by rolling logs into the sea for water jumps, and she has a horse named "Squirt". [Usain Bolt ain't got nothin' on Samantha Albert]
          Reading the article I am all in for MS Albert. My dream podium, Jamaican, Austrian, Canadian. I am a sucker for the long shot :

          There wasn't enough time for me to connect with the "team" so I instead cheer on eventing and will gladly argue that it beats basketball any day and then some.
          Last edited by JP60; Jul. 19, 2012, 02:34 PM. Reason: update post

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          • #6
            Originally posted by ADM7040 View Post
            Well I am excited for our team and the Olympics in general. I think we have an excellent chance of our team and individuals doing us proud. I know that not everyone is happy with all the individuals and horses selected, but everyone there is very talented and very capable of doing USA proud. The years of work is paying off for ALL the athletes at the Olympics and I hope that they are all proud of their accomplishment of making it to the world stage whether that be Equestrian, Fencing, Track, Swimming or any of the other sports that make the Olympics such a very cool event.

            Good luck Eventing Team USA and to the rest of the equestrian athletes and their superb mounts! Congratulations as well to ALL the Olympians, I hope that this is the time of your lives!!!
            My thoughts exactly! Good luck to everyone — it's such a big accomplishment to have made it there, and they're all talented in my eyes.

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            • #7
              GOOO Team USA! Really excited for Will C, fingers crossed all our riders and horses make it through safe and more importantly sound!

              I'll drag out the final outcome since I will be pretty much off the grid for the entire Olympics, apparently wireless and Alaska are not symbiotic... who knew?

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              • #8
                Originally posted by JP60 View Post
                I'm cheering the lone Austrian (Austrian Vielseitigkeit, rocken das Haus),
                I'm envisioning you with your red-and-white giant foam finger that says Österreichische Vielseitigkeits ist die Nummer eins!

                (Not sure I'd go out in public in SC with that on my hand. Be careful, JP60. )

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                • #9
                  Best of luck to team USA! And fingers crossed for dry weather and safe runs for everyone

                  And now, thanks to JP60, I'll secretly be rooting for the lone Jamaican . . .
                  Always be yourself. Unless you can be Batman. Then always be Batman.

                  The Grove at Five Points

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                  • #10
                    Go Team USA - if you all perform the way we know each of you is capable of, this will be very exciting!

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                    • #11
                      Go Team USA! I'm very excited!

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                      • #12
                        I was thinking today how very much I would like to see Karen get a medal. And how exciting it would be to see Mystery Whisper take it all. and how wonderful it would be to hear the National Anthem.
                        I am ready for it to start!
                        www.ncsporthorse.com

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                        • #13
                          Wishing everyone home safe and sound, with rides they are proud of; beyond that, let the chips fall where they may. Medals would be frosting ... and I *love* frosting!!
                          "One person's cowboy is another person's blooming idiot" -- katarine

                          Spay and neuter. Please.

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