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Favorite Jumping Picture of You and Your Horse

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  • #21
    I have 2

    Cross country schooling for the 2nd time:

    First time EVER riding in a BNT clinic. This was with Jeff Cook.

    My boy is a 7 year old ottb, and I LOVE HIM TO PIECES!


    • #22
      Originally posted by Small Change View Post
      Here's mine. I know I've posted it a million times before, but he was one special little horse, and this picture captures all that was wonderful about him.

      Still here procrastinating and had to say this is a cool pic! Just beautiful.... it should be on a magazine or something! I haven't seen it... so good thing you posted it again
      Live in the sunshine.
      Swim in the sea.
      Drink the wild air.


      • #23
        My eq is terrible but my pony is adorable!

        Favorite Pic
        It's not having what you want, it's wanting what you've got.


        • #24
          This is old, but I still really like it.

          This horse is probably one of very few who scored ribbons at Washington and successfully negotialed about half of the Marylend Hunt Cup. He was also an excellent field hunter and dabbled in eventing.
          * What you release is what you teach * Don't be distracted by unwanted behavior* Whoever waits the longest is the teacher. Van Hargis


          • #25
            Originally posted by Small Change View Post
            Here's mine. I know I've posted it a million times before, but he was one special little horse, and this picture captures all that was wonderful about him.
            did not see this one before , really cool picture


            • #26
              Originally posted by two sticks View Post
              My eq is terrible but my pony is adorable!

              Favorite Pic
              your pony is so pretty


              • #27
                My hunter going cross country for the first time:


                My baby horse jumping for the first time (he was put down last summer, shortly after this picture was taken):


                My first jump after my baby horse died, remembering that riding and jumping is still fun:



                • #28
                  From almost two years ago.. me and my 22 year old OTTB over 3'6" our first and only time: http://i53.tinypic.com/66elit.jpg

                  I love his expression... if you didn't know him, you'd think he's a very quiet, chill jumper. His show name is Suicide Run for a reason .
                  Against My Better Judgement: A blog about my new FLF OTTB
                  Do not buy a Volkswagen. I did and I regret it.
                  VW sucks.


                  • #29
                    Pixie0304 and doublesstable, thank you very much.


                    • #30
                      This is my jumper when he was 5. My fav pic as this is his classic style -- http://pets.webshots.com/photo/11209...53911905xRJBMM

                      This is him fooling around a few years later when he was around 10 or so over 5'. a second too late and I am ducking to catch up to him but at least it is proof he can jump 5' when I bury him to the base, oops! Good boy!: http://pets.webshots.com/photo/24307...53911905DklTsr

                      I don't have many pics of him in recent years, but he's still going strong at 16. Love my old man and his powerful jump! Horse of a lifetime, found him running barrels. Bought him on a feeling. Best move ever.


                      • #31
                        Fun thread! Everyone's pictures are so nice! Loverly horses!
                        Stoneybrook Farm Afton TN


                        • #32
                          Dakota and Madeline -

                          I love those pictures! I love the rider's hands and the steady legs. I love the traditional look in Madeline's - that's the sport I aspired to when I started riding in '67. Where'd it go? I think Dakota may have found it, with a different "habit".

                          Pixie - how lucky were you to have that one in your life?!

                          Facebook photos still unviewable for us unsocial site users.
                          Last edited by HiddenAcres; Mar. 25, 2011, 09:52 AM. Reason: add


                          • #33
                            Luka - I mean it's Spruce Meadows!! http://a3.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphot...8_802985_n.jpg

                            Chianto - Competing in Europe http://a2.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/photo...05135_6605.jpg and making the Grand Prix wall look tiny http://a6.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/photo...05137_7474.jpg

                            Cora - what do you mean she's not a hunter http://a4.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/photo...94_1575894.jpg

                            Capi - his first 4yo jumper course https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net..._2163675_n.jpg
                            Last edited by mikali; Jan. 24, 2012, 03:20 PM.
                            Alison/Mikali Farms


                            • #34
                              doublestable... love love love your horse! and you look great!!

                              And of course i loveeeeeeeeee sarah and stretchy.. except they are leaving me!! boooooo!!


                              • #35
                                When I've had a bad day, this picture makes me smile
                                My 1.10 child/adult horse heard we were riding in the "Grand Prix" ring, figured he oughta try clearing 1.60m and impress the GP horses.

                                And my favorite picture, that's just classic him
                                won me some free boots from Smartpak!


                                • #36
                                  My current horse:
                                  C:\Users\Owner\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Tem porary Internet Files\Low\Content.IE5\E9QWTFWJ\36345_1349806398581 44_100000386271897_251375_2494494_n[1].jpg

                                  I also love this one because he thought the jump was four foot
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                                  My old horse (aka the best horse in the world
                                  C:\Users\Owner\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Tem porary Internet Files\Low\Content.IE5\C1UMKHPC\38069_1378567895705 29_100000386271897_264031_1614527_n[1].jpg
                                  Last edited by horse n' around; Mar. 25, 2011, 10:41 PM. Reason: or not cause the links apparently do not work


                                  • #37
                                    Originally posted by SkipChange View Post
                                    When I've had a bad day, this picture makes me smile
                                    My 1.10 child/adult horse heard we were riding in the "Grand Prix" ring, figured he oughta try clearing 1.60m and impress the GP horses.
                                    Holy crap!
                                    "Those who know the least often know it the loudest."


                                    • #38
                                      Originally posted by Equine Studies View Post
                                      Holy crap!
                                      Though it was only set at 1.10 that's definitely the biggest jump I've jumped, in terms of distance between me and the ground! Thought I was going to die!


                                      • #39
                                        One of my favorites from when I was a kid on my pony -

                                        My jumper leaping over the "ghost jump" (i.e. water puddle in the ring)

                                        Out playing on the XC field with my jumper -

                                        and the landing...

                                        on a sale pony in the jumpers -

                                        My young jumper from his 3rd show -

                                        On another of my sale horses -


                                        • #40
                                          This one is my first time doing the higher jumper class in Germany last summer. My expression clearly shows I'm scared ****less.


                                          This one is better with smaller fences and more my comfort level (equitation vs speed)


                                          I miss this horse. He was my favorite of all my German horses, but was sadly deemed too old to import. Next time somone posts this thread I'll have some good ones of me on this one (below), who did come home to the US with us

                                          (not me on him, lol. He'd have jumped me right out of the tack)
                                          A good man can make you feel sexy, strong, and able to take on the world.... oh, sorry.... that's wine...wine does that...