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Cold Weather Hits Mid-West (Event Cancellations)

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  • Cold Weather Hits Mid-West (Event Cancellations)

    Unseasonable cold weather has caused at least two cancellations this weekend. The MVPC XC Schooling at Longview Horse Park in Grandview , MO (KC area) both days and the Oklahoma Eventers' Schooling Show at Prairie Lane Farm in Collinsville, OK on October 10th have both been the victims of the recent rains coupled with near-freezing overnight temperatures.
    Last edited by ksbadger; Oct. 10, 2009, 06:49 PM. Reason: Restoring original intent of thread
    Brock
    Brock n. (Anglo-Saxon) badger as in Brockenhurst, Brocklebank etc www.area35.us

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    LOL...and here I sit drinking wine with 6 inches of snow falling outside. It's been unseasonable ALL YEAR long!!!
    Proud to be owned by Just Walter
    and member of the *Barefoot Eventers Clique*

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    • #3
      PLEASE send some our way. The heat index has been over 100 for the past 4 days.

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      • #4
        Ditto!

        It was 90 here yesterday in Charleston. My pony is already in "half-yak" phase with "full yak" likely by the end of the month. He was sweating before I even got on yesterday at 10 a.m.


        Originally posted by FlightCheck View Post
        PLEASE send some our way. The heat index has been over 100 for the past 4 days.
        When life gives you lemons. . .say &%^# you lemons! And throw those lemons back in life's face so that it will be afraid of you and won't try that crap again!

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        • #5
          28 degrees this morning, windy and looking like it should snow. Brrr! Not ready for this yet!
          “And live like you ain’t afraid to die. And don’t be scared, just enjoy your ride.” Chris Ledoux ~ The Ride

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          • #6
            Hate to rub it in, but us Kansans actually have snow flurries in our forecast.
            A proud friend of bar.ka.

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            • #7
              Was quite surprised when I got up this morning and the temp was 31 degrees; supposed to get up to 51. Totally not ready for the cooler weather yet. We just got back from London and it was a bit warmer than I was expecting. Had to adjust the wardrobe a bit.

              Flightcheck, wish we could send some your way.

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              • #8
                Ok weather officially sucks. All roads in and out of town are closed, 8 inches of snow and more continues to fall.

                COME AND GET IT!!!!! I'm not ready for this!
                Proud to be owned by Just Walter
                and member of the *Barefoot Eventers Clique*

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                • #9
                  Where are you Just Walter !!!??? Remind me never to move there ARUGH !!!! So sorry about your SNOW that is A FOUR LETTER WORD in my book !!!!
                  Zu Zu Bailey " IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE ! "

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                  • #10
                    Wyoming!!! UGH!!!!
                    Proud to be owned by Just Walter
                    and member of the *Barefoot Eventers Clique*

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                    • #11
                      Um it was 105-107 weekend before last at the event and now it is 67 highs today and in 40's at night.. What the hell.. Yuck rain on monday and even cooler :-( So much for California having the perfect weather :-)
                      To be successful, you have to have your heart in your business, and your business in your heart

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by FlightCheck View Post
                        PLEASE send some our way. The heat index has been over 100 for the past 4 days.
                        Take all you want. Hard freeze predicted tonight, "soft" freeze last night.

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by JumpingBug View Post
                          Um it was 105-107 weekend before last at the event and now it is 67 highs today and in 40's at night.. What the hell.. Yuck rain on monday and even cooler :-( So much for California having the perfect weather :-)
                          Burrr...you must wear your down parkas and mucklucks!
                          Proud to be owned by Just Walter
                          and member of the *Barefoot Eventers Clique*

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                            Originally posted by flutie1 View Post
                            Take all you want. Hard freeze predicted tonight, "soft" freeze last night.
                            Was it less than a month ago we were enjoying perfect weather at the AECs?
                            Brock
                            Brock n. (Anglo-Saxon) badger as in Brockenhurst, Brocklebank etc www.area35.us

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                            • #15
                              Hunter Oaks had to cancel after dressage. Merciers did their OUTRIGHT BEST to complete, but the rain just soaked the ground.

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                              • #16
                                I feel really lucky--I had a schooling HT here this weekend & it rained all day Thursday & Friday--we got about 2". It was steady enough to not flood me out and by the time we ran x/c this afternoon the footing was almost perfect.

                                I hope we don't get a freeze tonight, though, I'm too tired to go out with a flashlight & pick the remainder of my tomatoes & herbs!

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                                • #17
                                  OK everyone!

                                  You need to get this weather thing sorted out before the 20th. We have to travel home to ID from Fair Hill in MD and I don't want to have to pull the trailer thru KS and WY in a snow storm/wind storm. We have been snowed on in WY just about every time that we have been thru there! I 80 is no fun.

                                  We need to get home in time to watch our University football team play on Saturday night.

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                                  • #18
                                    Originally posted by ksbadger View Post
                                    Was it less than a month ago we were enjoying perfect weather at the AECs?
                                    Something like that. Life in Chicago is a challenge!

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                                    • #19
                                      It was very chilly at Feather Creek for the John Staples clinic but the footing held up great! Hopefully the Nov clinic will be as good. But I still am going to whine and complain about this cold weather so early! Grrrr........
                                      Bobbi
                                      ~ Jus Passed My Zipper aka Spanky, 11yo QH gelding.
                                      ~ Muskogee, 2yo Oldenburg Colt.

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                                      • #20
                                        I had to clip my mare already for the ARk on Oct 10th, little early for that. But then, the predicted rain didn't come, even though it was muggy as all get out.
                                        My theory is the freaky weather is a sign that we are all going to hell
                                        www.ncsporthorse.com

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