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  • Pictures of you riding from the Dark Ages.....

    I just found a beloved pic of me (almost 10 years ago) on my adored, yet incredibly crabby Morab King....what a guy! He's probably 32 yrs in this pic. [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img] [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif[/img]
    Anybody else have CUTE pics they want to show from a long, long time ago in a galaxy far, far away??? [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif[/img] [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif[/img]

    "United We Stand, Divided We Fall"

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    I just found a beloved pic of me (almost 10 years ago) on my adored, yet incredibly crabby Morab King....what a guy! He's probably 32 yrs in this pic. [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img] [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif[/img]
    Anybody else have CUTE pics they want to show from a long, long time ago in a galaxy far, far away??? [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif[/img] [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif[/img]

    "United We Stand, Divided We Fall"

    "I know that the best things in life are free, but why do the next best things always cost so much??"
    "Give me ambiguity or give me something else..."
    \"Horses change lives. They give our young people confidence and self esteem, they provide peace and tranquility to troubled souls, they give us hope.\"
    - T. Robinson

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    • #3
      here is a pic of my friend and me riding. This is my first show, a walk trot class. (I'm on the chestnut, Robin). This was taken about 10 years ago.

      ~Christina~
      "Chaos is what killed the dinosaurs, Darling!"
      JD;Heathers
      *Nothing is foolproof to a talented fool.*

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      • #4
        This was taken on my 9th birthday. (1987) I was riding a LITTLE pony named Merrylegs. [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img]

        Speaking of "the dark ages," I had to lighten the photo a little because it was taken just before dark!

        P.S. Check out my gigantic crop! I don't think they make them that big anymore! [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_eek.gif[/img] Not that Merrylegs never needed it [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif[/img] She ALSO needed the ingenious baling-twine anti-grazing device that my trainer invented (and which I have since used myself on grass-happy lesson ponies!)
        And YES, I am wearing a helmet WITH a harness that WAS approved at the time!
        [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_razz.gif[/img]

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        • #5
          I'm not really old enough to have lived in the Dark Ages...but this was still pre-short-stirrupers-in-tall-boots. Me at my first show, probably around '92, how cute was I?

          E

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          • #6
            This was only about 4 years ago, but I guess that's the dark ages for me..hehe. This was me at my first show on my first horse. You gotta love the matching tack and hip show clothes, but, hey, I had fun and I thought I was soo stylish, hehe. Of course this was when I was at my old QH barn and we only did little dinky local shows, but I had a blast...

            Laura, Casey, & Uno
            http://www.hometown.aol.com/viprincesss/one.html
            Laura & Casey

            http://photobucket.com/albums/v97/bluedinosaur/

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            • #7
              Here's another, LOL.

              Laura, Casey, & Uno
              http://www.hometown.aol.com/viprincesss/one.html
              Laura & Casey

              http://photobucket.com/albums/v97/bluedinosaur/

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              • #8
                oh this thread is so precious! This pic is from 1990...i was ten

                ~Carla~
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                Carla

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                • #9
                  Ladies, ladies, ladies, you are making me bust a gut this evening! The header said "Photos from the Dark Ages" and you all are posting photos taken 6 years AFTER MTV debuted!!! [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif[/img] [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif[/img]

                  I shall have to get my scanner and a web host set up so I can show you "Dark Ages"!

                  FTR, all the photos are wonderful!! What a lifelong gift those lesson and first horses/pony's give us!

                  SLW

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                  • #10
                    OK

                    Auto release time.
                    co-author of 101 Jumping Exercises & The Rider's Fitness Program; Soon to come: Dead Ringer - a tale of equine mystery and intrique! Former Moderator!

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                    • #11
                      A few years earlier...
                      co-author of 101 Jumping Exercises & The Rider's Fitness Program; Soon to come: Dead Ringer - a tale of equine mystery and intrique! Former Moderator!

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                      • #12
                        <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by SLW:
                        Ladies, ladies, ladies, you are making me bust a gut this evening! The header said "Photos from the Dark Ages" and you all are posting photos taken 6 years AFTER MTV debuted!!! [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif[/img] [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif[/img]

                        I shall have to get my scanner and a web host set up so I can show you "Dark Ages"!

                        FTR, all the photos are wonderful!! What a lifelong gift those lesson and first horses/pony's give us!

                        SLW<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>


                        hahaha well it only us juniors who are posting when we should be doing homework!

                        ~Christina~
                        "Chaos is what killed the dinosaurs, Darling!"
                        JD;Heathers
                        *Nothing is foolproof to a talented fool.*

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                        • #13
                          I can do that. [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img]

                          This is a picture of me in [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_eek.gif[/img] 1966 [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_eek.gif[/img] on my first horse when I was thirteen.

                          [This message was edited by LaurieB on Oct. 14, 2001 at 11:25 PM.]
                          www.laurienberenson.com

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                            And a few years later...
                            co-author of 101 Jumping Exercises & The Rider's Fitness Program; Soon to come: Dead Ringer - a tale of equine mystery and intrique! Former Moderator!

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                            • #15
                              These pictures are great! Good idea!

                              Here's me & my first "horse" (after the terrible pony many of us had) at a schooling show maybe '81 or '82. The quality's not so good, but it's still one of my favorite pictures ever.

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                              • #16
                                Can't help it... one more picture

                                This is my next horse, an OTTB who was an excellent horse and I wish I appreciated him more when I had him. Probably '84? maybe?

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                                • #17
                                  Does 1977 qualify as "Dark Ages"? http://jmatt.net/beasts/summer77.html

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                                  • #18
                                    Here I am in my first Jr. Jumper class in 1967, age 13.... Don't you love those boots!! [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img]


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                                    • #19
                                      [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif[/img]

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                                      • #20
                                        Everyone's pics are just wonderful!

                                        I have a very mushy soft spot for those plain/aged/fuzzy/multi-breed/incredibly sweet horses & ponies that we start out on as horse-crazy kids - when ANY horse is absolutely magical. [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif[/img]

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