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Horse show tomorrow and can I say I'm excited??!!!

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  • Horse show tomorrow and can I say I'm excited??!!!

    A welcome relief from this boring freezing rotten winter!!!

    The only way it could be better is if I were heading south instead of north!

    Stoneybrook Farm Afton TN

  • #2
    Have a great time!


    • #3
      Good for you!
      Free bar.ka and tidy rabbit.


      • #4
        Good luck and have fun!
        “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
        ¯ Oscar Wilde


        • #5
          Hope you have a GREAT show!


          • #6
            Yay!! Enjoy it!! Shoot, I'm planning on going to a show in 2 weeks and am already giddy with excitement (fyi..I live in FL and the weather has been beautiful..so that is not why)..but it's the first show I'm taking my boy to in 3 yrs, and he has been doing so well, so, yeah, I am EXCITED! (of course, that's all depending upon getting a trailer to get us there..but hey, that's logistics )
            Doesn't it just make you feel like a kid again?!


            • #7
              Good luck! Your don't want to head south to GA! Its been raining nonstop for 3 days. I was supposed to show tomorrow but its going to be another inch of rain


              • #8
                Good luck and have a great time.
                Quality Hunter Ponies


                • #9
                  Glad you got your truck and trailer out of the ice!!
                  We're spending our money on horses and bourbon. The rest we're just wasting.


                  • Original Poster

                    We're all packed and ready to go! can't wait to hit the road and the jumper ring!

                    Fun times ahead that's for sure!

                    Taking Ollie along. It will be his very first time undersaddle at a horse show. Of course it will be after hours when everyone else has gone home.
                    Stoneybrook Farm Afton TN


                    • #11
                      Have fun! Our show got cancelled due to snow- it was going to be indoors but no one can really get out on the roads. Sigh... I guess I am stuck here playing on coth this weekend


                      • #12
                        Good luck! My dad's going to a show too. Third time in the AA's. Wish him and his pretty new boy good luck!


                        • Original Poster

                          Originally posted by DLee View Post
                          Glad you got your truck and trailer out of the ice!!

                          Yes, Heavy D was hatched from his Ice Pod/Egg earlier today.

                          All systems are go.... Now if I could just make myself go to bed!!!
                          Stoneybrook Farm Afton TN


                          • #14
                            3 days ago I was thinking that I had plenty to look forward to myself.

                            But today my clinic is over and I'm jealous that you get to head to a horseshow! I wish there was something going on in my neck of the woods too. Can't wait to see pictures of Ollie going around like an old pro....after hours or not
                            Flying F Sport Horses
                            Horses in the NW


                            • #15
                              Yeah we have our first show next weekend, unfortunately I am not showing as I will have too many students. But a welcome change. Just hope the weather is DECENT! Then things start REALLY gearig up and schedule gets full fast!


                              • #16
                                Good Luck!!

                                I head to my first show of the season next weekend...with my small green pony...I am not showing but I am very excited for the show!
                                "If you are nervous you arent focused-if you are focused, there is no room for nerves!"


                                • #17
                                  GOOD LUCK & ENJOY ~

                                  GOOD LUCK & ENJOY !!!!!!!!!!!
                                  Zu Zu Bailey " IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE ! "


                                  • #18
                                    sooo....how did it go??
                                    “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
                                    ¯ Oscar Wilde


                                    • Original Poster

                                      It went great!!!

                                      Ollie went and did the "Baby Elephant" routine after hours Saturday. He was so brave!!!

                                      Dodger did the 3'- 3'3" jumpers and was great! He'll be 5 in may and he's coming along great! He got a 2nd place in his last class.

                                      A trainer in the warm up called me out by name, she remembered me from the GM clinic in October. Very nice woman, hope to see her again. Was funny though, made me think of GM and all his sage advice.

                                      BHRunner, you should come up in March with Roxy. There is a pony division and some adorable ponies and a ton of pony jocks and trainers... .might be a good place to make a sale????

                                      PNWJumper, Dodger is ready to go if you want to come out and show him!! If you find yourself coming through Ohio.....
                                      Stoneybrook Farm Afton TN