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  • Royal Winter Fair

    Do any americans drive down to the show, especially now Syracuse is no longer?

    Any Canadians planning on attending?
    Free braiding tips!

  • #2
    I don't know about americans but I, from Québec, am going! For the second week end.

    See you there!
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    • #3
      Which Royal are you speaking of?
      There is the national Canadian show in Toronto starting early November, in which case Americans would be driving UP to the show, and that yes, many Canadians will be attending.


      • #4
        I'm going for sure. Taking Two ponies to show in the half welsh classes. But I'll be going to watch a few days also.
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        • #5
          It is an annual rite of passage for anyone with an interest in agriculture, farming and equines.


          • #6
            I go every year Normally with my mom, and possibly some friends, but this year I'm going with my barn for opening night... so excited!!!


            • #7
              I haven't been around to go for a couple of years so I'm super excited to go this year! Can't wait for the food!!
              I'd rather be riding!


              • #8
                We're going! First year in a long time that one of our own isn't showing though.

                Kelly has some braiding slots left if anyone is looking for a braider


                • #9
                  I might go to watch some. It's such a fun show. Especially if you don't have to run up and down that ramp!


                  • Original Poster

                    haha yes, drive UP to the Royal.

                    Reagle Beagle- I like that. An annual rite of passage
                    Free braiding tips!


                    • #11
                      We are showing second week. Can't wait!
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                      • #12
                        My horse is showing in the jr hunters and jump canada medal-pretty excited!


                        • Original Poster

                          Originally posted by earlybird View Post
                          My horse is showing in the jr hunters and jump canada medal-pretty excited!
                          That is great, congrats! Who is your horse?
                          Free braiding tips!


                          • #14
                            Thanks! Spring Fling aka April


                            • #15
                              I'm going UP to see the Royal. I'm taking my 11 yr old son for the 1st time. We are going the second weekend.


                              • #16
                                I'm going down (being in Canada, and all) and am very excited! Just watching this year, hoping to qualify for the Hunter Derby Finals next year! (pipe dreams...)


                                • #17
                                  I went last year and will be going again this year as Blazing Colours Farm.

                                  Here is a link to some of what we did last November. http://www.blazingcoloursfarm.com/royalspirit.html

                                  We do 3-4 demonstrations a day in the Spirit of the Horse ring. It is in an educational format to teach people about colour genetics in horses. We take a few different horses to use in the demo's and it is ALWAYS a lot of fun. I can't wait, only another 3 weeks left...

                                  There is so much so see and do there. The big jumper classes are always a blast to watch and riders come from all over the world

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                                  • #18
                                    I'm going the first weekend to watch the ponies and juniors and then coming back the following weekend with my 2 ponies showing in the welsh classes and sport pony.
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                                    Hunters and Ponies


                                    • #19
                                      My daughter works for a tack shop and will be putting in long hours at the Royal!! IF she gets a day off and wants to go and actually see something I will go with her! I just love the Royal, but it has changed and is not what it used to be.
                                      Lots of great food though.. and I love seeing the big hitches! No tickets for shows this year, but I will probably get the streaming subscription again and watch it from home!

                                      We met with Faiths Cremello last year and had fun at the Spirit of the Horse (and donkeys)...


                                      • #20
                                        Im going!
                                        Ive gone every year for as long as I can remember!

                                        The food ALONE is enough for me