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  • Martha Stewart rocks a GPA!

    The reward on Martha Stewart's Apprentice this week is a trail ride on her Friesians followed by scrabble (LOL..) and while the winning contestants wore hideous yellow boots and mushroom-head approved helmets, Martha totally rocked what appeared to be an original black/silver GPA You go with your approved self, Martha!
  • Original Poster

    The reward on Martha Stewart's Apprentice this week is a trail ride on her Friesians followed by scrabble (LOL..) and while the winning contestants wore hideous yellow boots and mushroom-head approved helmets, Martha totally rocked what appeared to be an original black/silver GPA You go with your approved self, Martha!


    • #3
      riding friesians and playing scrabble...

      does it make anyone else wanna be on this show??? i wish i could be *insert sarcasm*


      • #4
        I thought it was the GPA look a like


        • #5
          Yuck! how crass and vulgar.Anything so self serving is in poor taste especially from someone who proposes herself as the ultimate in class.
          http://www.usAHSA.org and http://www.noreinstatement.org


          • Original Poster

            self-serving and vulgar? i totally didn't think so... martha comes across as very sweet, polite and even fun-loving on the show. she clearly loves those horses and it seemed like a really fun reward for the top three. JMO though...


            • #7
              The horses and the barn were VERY nice! It was a GPA! I would have loved a tour of that estate on horse back!


              • #8
                We have a difference of opinion. I do not see her as fun loving but as a manipulator. Don't you think that the chance to ride her horse is like inviting children into a candy store where they can see all the good things they don't have and may never get.

                Horses are not just a personal possession or a vehicle if they are truly loved.An old german I knew and respected said that sharing your horse was like sharing your wife. I believe that!
                http://www.usAHSA.org and http://www.noreinstatement.org


                • #9
                  Snowbird...There's some people in WA state, where "sharing your horse" IS sharing your wife!


                  • #10
                    I guess the way I saw it was that she was showing them what they too could have if they became a success after being her 'apprentice'. Much the same as Donald Trump doing the same thing with his helicopter rides, visits to his over the top (and gauche) apartment etc. In fact, he has even stated this was the reason.


                    • #11
                      He and she may justify that as their reason but in reality they have to have an audience to think they are so wonderful just because they make money. These candidates are captives willing to be humiliated to try and change their lives.

                      Trump is a very bad joke and given the opportunity he would put his name on every building in New York and then start tattooing the citizens to show which were his personal property. Rather like the wealthy ranchers branding their cattle which were grazing on free public lands.

                      Well Jetsmom I'm inclined to agree with them. There are working horses that have to tolerate new riders all the time but then there are private horses with whom we share.

                      We had a lovely black horse with a wonderful disposition and it was past his time to compete. So we thought to use him for lessons. He had a good disposition and he endured the first two to try him but when he got to the third he bumped them off and dropped them right in front of me. That's when I knew he wasn't going to be a working horse and would only perform for whom he had respect.
                      http://www.usAHSA.org and http://www.noreinstatement.org


                      • #12
                        Martha's a total bitch, but even a bitch has some positive attributes.
                        \"Riding a horse is not a gentle hobby, to be picked up and laid down like a game of solitaire. It is a grand passion. It seizes a person whole and, once it has done so, he will have to accept that his life will be radically changed.\" -- Ralph Waldo E


                        • #13
                          i heard the "horse lovers" from wa state were born and raised in Texas!


                          • #14
                            Now Duffy, I don't agree. My dog is a bitch and I love her and she is a the most beautiful faithful kind animal in the world. I think it's insulting my dog to call Martha a bitch. Now Witch I could agree to.

                            Well now twotrudoc I would say that's a possibility. Horses are a passion and Texans are very passionate in their beliefs.
                            http://www.usAHSA.org and http://www.noreinstatement.org


                            • #15
                              ROFL. if someone from TX comes knockin' on my door i am so outta here! my cousin met martha when she came up here several years ago. Said she is very cold and has a stringent personality. her words. you should have heard what she said after we finished the vino!


                              • #16
                                Ok, Snowbird - she's a witch by all accounts.
                                \"Riding a horse is not a gentle hobby, to be picked up and laid down like a game of solitaire. It is a grand passion. It seizes a person whole and, once it has done so, he will have to accept that his life will be radically changed.\" -- Ralph Waldo E


                                • #17
                                  I can tell you have a very intelligent cousin. I like wine too.

                                  Duffy, my dog can't type but she said to thank you!
                                  http://www.usAHSA.org and http://www.noreinstatement.org


                                  • #18
                                    Martha scares me no matter what she could cook, say, write or ride. I have seen her in action, behind the scenes and she is just plain scary!


                                    • #19
                                      I know nothing about the woman, other than what is churned out by the gossip and publicity machines -both good and bad. So I can't personally comment, (other than to give the opinion that I think she was unfairly judged compared to many other business people who have gotten away with much worse with much less harsh results), and really, I am not all that interested in her line of work in any event. I have never felt that it was important that everyone learn to fold a sheet a certain way so that you would be considered 'polished'. But, to each his/her own I guess. Whatever.

                                      However, I did not realize she was such a newbie to riding until I saw her trying to post. I guess she is more into driving than riding. She said she drives three abreast sometimes!

                                      Actually, I quit riding in 1997 for health reasons and took a driving clinic as a possible alternative. What a blast!


                                      • #20
                                        i wish i would have seen that now. i don't watch her show. by the way-didn't paris hilton fall off a horse? another one i'd like to see.....