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Pony Prelim Videos of xc from Rocking Horse 2 and 3

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    #21
    I love eventing size because size of the mount doesn't matter! I have competed twice on my daughter's 13.3 hand pony. Not one person laughed at me or told me I was too big for her.

    The only problems I had when riding Lucy were fending off small girls who were cooing over the adorable white pony
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    Beth Davidson
    Black Dog Farm Connemaras & Sport Horses
    http://blackdogconnemara.com
    visit my blog: http://ponyeventer.blogspot.com

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    • #22
      That's awesome! I am 5'7" myself and ride a ton of ponies- nice to know I am in such good company
      "Sit back and prepare to be pissed off!"

      Eventer, Ballerina, Dancer, Model, and Waitress Extraordinaire (cos a girls gotta eat!).

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      • Original Poster

        #23
        And now she is on the front page of COTH :0

        http://www.chronofhorse.com/article/...elim-debutante
        Beth Davidson
        Black Dog Farm Connemaras & Sport Horses
        http://blackdogconnemara.com
        visit my blog: http://ponyeventer.blogspot.com

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        • #24
          congrats!

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          • #25
            So fun! Her tail is cracking me up; I think she's revving up with it...

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            • #26
              I got a huge kick out of reading your blog all the way back to the start. It amazed me how just 3 years ago you were talking about attempting your first BN event, then Novice, then Training, then handing the reins over for Prelim, now a CCI*.
              http://weanieeventer.blogspot.com/

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              • #27
                very cool story!
                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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                • #28
                  Nice job! I love her! I'm a proud pony rider myself, Felix is only about 13.2 and we seem well matched. I'm going to have to send him out for some jump schooling once I can afford it - too many years of time off have made me too timid to teach him through the bad stuff...
                  www.felixfjord.blogspot.com

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                  • #29
                    I think this pony's life would make a good book/movie!

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                    • Original Poster

                      #30
                      She is such a diva it probably would!!
                      Beth Davidson
                      Black Dog Farm Connemaras & Sport Horses
                      http://blackdogconnemara.com
                      visit my blog: http://ponyeventer.blogspot.com

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                      • #31
                        I have her half sister Fonteyn bred by Trevelyan Farm! She is quite the jumper and a great dressage pony...just needs someone to take her cross country!
                        Humans don’t mind duress, in fact they thrive on it. What they mind is not feeling necessary. –Sebastian Junger

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                        • Original Poster

                          #32
                          Same dam or sire? I love this pony.....I do a lot of her fitness work and for her gallops yesterday she was awesome
                          Beth Davidson
                          Black Dog Farm Connemaras & Sport Horses
                          http://blackdogconnemara.com
                          visit my blog: http://ponyeventer.blogspot.com

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                          • #33
                            Originally posted by pcwertb View Post
                            Same dam or sire? I love this pony.....I do a lot of her fitness work and for her gallops yesterday she was awesome
                            Sire, and she is for sale because niece no longer riding. She is a character, her nickname is pushy pony because she wants to be the boss...quite bold!
                            Humans don’t mind duress, in fact they thrive on it. What they mind is not feeling necessary. –Sebastian Junger

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                              #34
                              Have you seen him in person? Forrest is back showing with Jill Hardt at 4th and ready to go PSG soon. I have a photo somewhere of him laying in a stall with some girls crawling all over him and he obviously loved the attention!
                              Beth Davidson
                              Black Dog Farm Connemaras & Sport Horses
                              http://blackdogconnemara.com
                              visit my blog: http://ponyeventer.blogspot.com

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                              • #35
                                Originally posted by pcwertb View Post
                                Have you seen him in person? Forrest is back showing with Jill Hardt at 4th and ready to go PSG soon. I have a photo somewhere of him laying in a stall with some girls crawling all over him and he obviously loved the attention!
                                Yes!! I am happy to hear he is showing with Jill. I have an 8 year old warmblood I bought from Treveyan when he was a few weeks old...Forrest was there then.
                                Lesley's brreding program is top notch, I have purchased three babies from her and all three are wonderful! (1 pony, 2 warmbloods)
                                Humans don’t mind duress, in fact they thrive on it. What they mind is not feeling necessary. –Sebastian Junger

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                                • #36
                                  Love it!! Congrats, what an awesome combination.
                                  Always be yourself. Unless you can be Batman. Then always be Batman.

                                  The Grove at Five Points

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                                  • #37
                                    BEST.PONY.EVER. But her name doesn't fit-she's a Forrest Warrior, not a Nymph.

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