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Small Brag On My Pony ;) (Pics Included)

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  • Small Brag On My Pony ;) (Pics Included)

    This past weekend I went to Poplar Place Horse Trials for my first event in over 3 years. I was super nervous, but my boy was so good for me. He was consistent in dressage, had one rail in show jumping (my fault, not his), and he was a rockstar on cross country. I got about halfway around the cross country and started to realize how unfit I am. My sweet pony literally packed me the rest of the way around. We ended up in 3rd, and I just had to share with ya'll how pleased I am with him!!

    Dressage Pics:

    Jumping Pics:

  • #2
    Congrats!!!! You guys look like you are having a great time
    Harmonys Maestro: 1992-2008 RIP
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    • #3
      Great Job!!! You both look great!
      My horse of a lifetime!!


      • #4
        Congratulations! Your horse has such a lovely expression. What a nice pair.
        Loved. Thankful. Blessed.


        • #5
          Saw the pics earlier this week. Y'all looked fantastic! I'm so glad you had a good time!
          Some nights I stay up cashing in my bad luck; some nights I call it a draw. -- fun.

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          • #6
            What an absolutely lovely horse - he has such a kind eye! You both look great together....congrats on a successful experience!
            In memory of Rebuff (1974-2009)

            Rest in peace, my sweet man


            • #7
              Declan is such a handsome, sweet boy! Y'all look awesome! I'm so glad you're showing him now. Y'all are going to have so much fun.

              Tell Hillary congrats, too, and everyone at Foxwood, hello. I'm glad you all had a good weekend. Maybe we'll be ready to join you in the spring.


              • Original Poster

                Thanks everybody!!!! I feel so blessed to have a horse that absolutely LOVES his job and is willing to make up for Mommy's mistakes every now and then. He has such a good attitude for a young horse. He only just turned 6 in June so I'm super excited to watch him grow and mature.


                • Original Poster

                  Originally posted by SweetieG View Post
                  Declan is such a handsome, sweet boy! Y'all look awesome! I'm so glad you're showing him now. Y'all are going to have so much fun.

                  Tell Hillary congrats, too, and everyone at Foxwood, hello. I'm glad you all had a good weekend. Maybe we'll be ready to join you in the spring.
                  Hillary actually has Declan at Tryon this weekend. She was supposed to ride one of Susan's horses, but the mare ended up with a girth rub and Hillary couldn't take her. So I offered up my pony. They scored a 38 in dressage which put them in 3rd place. He dropped one rail in show jumping which bumped them down to 4th, but Hillary is really pleased with how he's going. They get to do cross country tomorrow, and I'm hoping he just cruises around. You definitely need to come out with us in the spring!!


                  • #10
                    Wow, what a great way to start off competing again! Congrats! Very handsome horse with a sweet, kind face
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                    • #11
                      Glad he and Hillary are doing well at Tryon. Keep us posted on how he finishes tomorrow. Sounds like another good outing for him! Hope to see y'all soon!