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  • Your favorite picture from this season.

    Would love to see everyone's favorite picture from this year's show season.

    Share 'em if you got 'em.
    Stoneybrook Farm Afton TN
  • Original Poster

    I think this might be my favorite. It's that moment before the buzzer sounds, when anything is possible.
    Stoneybrook Farm Afton TN


    • #3
      Absolutely love that picture TR! What a wonderful boy he is!
      ~*Friend of bar.ka*~


      • #4
        This is my 11 yr old son and my 26 yr old Appy.


        • #5
          This one! I got Champion at my first AA show!



          • Original Poster

            I have a feeling this thread is going to make me all teary eyed. Love the pictures charlo and bjd2013!
            Stoneybrook Farm Afton TN


            • #7
              The one that really sums up who my Billy horse is:
              He had never schooled open water before when we headed into the show ring where he was faced with a legitimate open water jump AND a big liverpool out in front of a vertical. Trooper that he is, he jumped both without a second thought.

              My favorite of my just-turned-4yo baby came from a clinic:

              Not to leave out my mare who I kind of randomly hop on and pop over bigger jumps than the gal who's been pseudo-leasing her: http://pets.webshots.com/photo/21182...94686761gbNzvk

              Gee, here I was relieved that the show season was over (because of the insanity added in by my insane work travel schedule), and now I'm wishing for spring again!

              TR - there are some GREAT shots of both Aero and Dodger from your KSP adventures....you should be so proud of your boys!
              Flying F Sport Horses
              Horses in the NW


              • #8
                I know I'm cheating a little bit but, this is my favorite photo from our Breed Inspection Season this year.

                Grenache S (by Chello III VDL) First Premium KWPN Colt
                Ryu Equestrian & Facebook Page
                Breeding Horses Today, for the Equestrian Sport of Tomorrow.
                Osteen & Gainesville, Florida.


                • #9
                  I have two favorite pictures from this show season (both on FB, apologies if you can't see them):
                  1. This is my heart-horse: http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fb...type=3&theater

                  2. A friend's mare with me in her first o/f sidesaddle class: http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fb...type=1&theater
                  Cherry Blossom Farm - Show & Field Hunters, Side Saddles


                  • #10
                    Originally posted by MCarverS View Post
                    Grenache S (by Chello III VDL) First Premium KWPN Colt
                    What a stunning baby, MCarverS!
                    Flying F Sport Horses
                    Horses in the NW


                    • #11
                      Great pictures, everybody.

                      Here is one of my favorites. Not sure why I like it so much, since it's nothing special. It's just that this horse and I have formed a great bond this year (okay, maybe it's just ME ). We started out showing 2' hunter classes this year and we are now schooling 3'6" jumper courses. He's just a special horse to me.


                      And my greenbean OTTB doing a "poles" class. He's up to schooling 2'9" now, but it's not always pretty. (wiggles a lot still, but we're working on it.).

                      “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
                      ¯ Oscar Wilde


                      • #12
                        This one is a picture from my first show with a friend's horse.

                        "It is difficult not to be unjust to what one loves" Oscar Wilde


                        • #13
                          I don't know if this counts since it is not from a show (or even english), but this is my perfect hunter packer and I. He is my heart horse, the dog is my heart dog and that was the best vacation ever in Big South Fork!


                          This would be my favorite show pic of him from this season: http://home-and-garden.webshots.com/...43029495lrTBFo


                          • #14
                            Great thread.... I will play....
                            The first is from last season but he is jumping like a freak so I like it:

                            The next is from this summer....my baby horse at her first show. Yup, she jumped every 2'6 fence for 3'6. Time to move up!


                            • Original Poster

                              flogarty, I just got new glasses and I can see my screen soooo much better, but your picture is too tiny even for my newly corrected vision! I would like to see your friend's horse, it looks really cute! Can we have a slightly larger picture?
                              Stoneybrook Farm Afton TN


                              • #16
                                Here is my favourite (the link is to a proof but the photo itself is on my mantel) - Darla & I. We had just jumped around our first 1m class, which isn't all that enormous but is a huge step up for this mare and I. I was scared by some of the big oxers set on a tight indoor course, but my super little mare packed me around. As soon as we passed the timers, I dropped the reins and hugged her.

                                This one would have been a sure favourite as well, if the giant green standards weren't in the way.


                                • #17
                                  Originally posted by Small Change View Post
                                  Here is my favourite (the link is to a proof but the photo itself is on my mantel) - Darla & I. We had just jumped around our first 1m class, which isn't all that enormous but is a huge step up for this mare and I. I was scared by some of the big oxers set on a tight indoor course, but my super little mare packed me around. As soon as we passed the timers, I dropped the reins and hugged her.

                                  This one would have been a sure favourite as well, if the giant green standards weren't in the way.
                                  I love that first pic!


                                  • #18
                                    Ditto on that. Love the first pic Small Change!
                                    “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
                                    ¯ Oscar Wilde


                                    • #19
                                      This is my favorite of my homebred KWPN mare Breathtaking (Abba). This was her first big class. It was 1.05-1.10m. It was a 5 yo qualifier and she wasn't really ready. She had a rail down. But it was the first day in which she really jumped and she also proved she would take any challenge.

                                      Not me riding her by the way!

                                      Love my Ab Fab!


                                      And another from a 1meter course


                                      Now I'm going to look at everyone else's pics! The photo was taken by jumpingaction.net and I have permission to use. Permission to use after I bought the big one!

                                      Last edited by Equilibrium; Sep. 28, 2011, 06:33 PM.
                                      COTH, keeping popcorn growers in business for years.

                                      "I need your grace to remind me to find my own." Snow Patrol-Chasing Cars. This line reminds me why I have horses.


                                      • #20
                                        I have a few I like of my new girl! These were taken at her second show in Canada, after 3 weeks out of quarentine. I was so thrilled with how she was for the 2 weeks of showing, I could not have asked for her to be any better!

                                        Waiting to go in
                                        Pinning in the 1.10 classic
                                        1.10m classic
                                        She was so proud of her self
                                        Trotting in the warm up
                                        Last edited by sansibar; Sep. 28, 2011, 06:12 PM.