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So we ran our first Intermediate....Link to pics added, post 56

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  • So we ran our first Intermediate....Link to pics added, post 56

    ....and we won! I am still in shock, not sure that it will ever sink in.

    Here is a video (warning, there is music, so you might want to turn your volume down ) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SoLJnukuBsw

    Owen is 15 hds, a 13 y/o Connemara x Appendix gelding. This was both of our first Intermediate
    Last edited by GAEventer; Apr. 1, 2013, 11:16 PM. Reason: added link
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    Wow! Huge congratulations. What an accomplishment. I'd love to stare down the red numbers someday . . . .

    Can you change the settings of your video so it will play on mobile devices (won't play on iPad)?

    Congrats again!!
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    • #3
      Oh he is darling!! I love the relaxed tail in dressage. And the music fits his tempo. Quite the little popper over those huge fences! I can see the 'buddy' ride. Huge cudos to you, well done! enjoy that popping little package!
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      • #4
        That's flippin' awesome! Congrats!!! Very cute horse
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        • #5
          Congrats! Love his attitude cross country.

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          • #6
            Congrats!

            I live just down the road and had planned to wander over there, but the weather was miserable and I stayed home.

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            • #7
              Oh gosh, he is a ham! I love him! Great riding and congrats!! You must have been picking bugs out of your teeth after XC
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                Originally posted by ACMEeventing View Post
                Wow! Huge congratulations. What an accomplishment. I'd love to stare down the red numbers someday . . . .

                Can you change the settings of your video so it will play on mobile devices (won't play on iPad)?

                Congrats again!!
                ACME, how would I do this? I don't see anything under settings?
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                  #9
                  Thanks everyone, he's a special pony He definitely has a bit of pony-tude, but loves his job, the bigger the fences, the better he goes!
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                  • #10
                    Not sure, it just gave a message that said "the content owner has not made this available on mobile".

                    But I've since watched it and you guys were great! What a spunky guy
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                    • #11
                      FANTASTIC!! That is just fabulous!
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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by GAEventer View Post
                        Thanks everyone, he's a special pony He definitely has a bit of pony-tude, but loves his job, the bigger the fences, the better he goes!
                        awesome INDEED1



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                        • #13
                          Wow, BIG congratulations!! Love the spring in his jump on cross-country. What a fantastic achievement, thanks for sharing, and I'd love to follow the rest of your journey this season!
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                          • #14
                            Congratulations! Is he a Grange Finn Sparrow child ?
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                            • #15
                              Congrats! I finally got to watch the video this morning (couldn't watch last night on my phone either). He is adorable and you two make a great pair! Love his jumping bean spring - he looks like a blast to ride.

                              BTW - Love love love that first song on the Dressage test.
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                              • #16
                                Congrats! Go Connie crosses!
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                                • #17
                                  Congratulations! You both looked great and made it so smooth. Your horse reminds me a lot of Sterling so I could picture us there (even if that will never happen). The music was great, but can you provide the name of the last song. I loved the words and the melody.

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                                  • #18
                                    He is one athletic little guy and you gave him a great ride!
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                                    • #19
                                      OMG, I LOVE the springs for legs pony jump! He looks like so much FUN and what a lovely, consistent dressage test! This is why I shake my head at all those people who think you must have a big, uberfancy warmblood to win -- it is ALL about heart and consistent, quality training, which y'all have in spades. CONGRATULATIONS and I know you are so proud of your boy. Thanks so much for sharing this, it totally made my morning!
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                                      • #20
                                        I had a big, goofy smile watching the whole video. Congratulations!!!

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