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  • #41
    There's still a pic of Fox in the DM lounge. He was so tight up front and round as a ball. I was tring to recall his name in the post above about some old DM horses.
    F O.B
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    • #42
      Tommy Moore & I went to high school together!! one year we rode back from a show in Buffolo together in the back (with the horses) of DK's goose-neck..at that time I was riding at a barn in Rochester but needed a ride back to CD..those were the days!<UL TYPE=SQUARE>Oh, I do remember Fox Chapel, nice horse..I was into jumpers then so I'm having trouble remembering the rider (sorry)[/list]


      • #43
        I just heard that Janet Sandola, a rider in the Capital District, died. I guess she died a while ago - a year? Maybe more.

        I found that very sad - she was a wonderful, big-hearted person.

        Does anyone know what she died from?

        (She rode with DM for years. She might have ultimately switched to Skidmore. And at the bitter end, I am told she had her horses with Pat Snow.)


        • #44
          See how Skysmom's post has different margins? Why does that happen sometimes?!


          • #45
            skysmom is posessed!!!


            No, she's not my alter, she's older than me, and owns a beautiful Mandarin baby that she, um happened to buy from, ummm me.


            • #46
              I have taken lesson from one of the well know trainers. I used to ride at Skimore w/ Cindy for 5 years, now I ride with Don Bourque. So I know whats going on with what you are saying. I am just saying that that happens everywhere you go not just in CDHJC.


              • #47
                Elizabeth...last I knew Pat's horses were at a barn near me on First Dyke Road...I don't remember her dying (not Pat..)...ussually the CDHJC sends flowers to people close to organization when they die and I don't remember ever sending any?? I'll have to ask Jimmy he could have a more accurate memory...
                laurie...ask Tommy to stop and say hi at St Clements...I have to go there (as opposed to Garden State, becasue of the boarders [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_frown.gif[/img] )Enjoy the "entertainment".... [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif[/img] [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_eek.gif[/img]

                The thing about smart people, is they look like crazy people, to dumb people.


                • #48
                  Alf, where was Don when you rode with him? He started (in this area) in a barn a couple miles from me. He was wonderful. His partner at the time was a moron with an attitude.
                  Jill - please tell Don that Carol (the refrom Chatham says "hi". And, if you would, please e-mail me his address - I'd like to get in touch.
                  Equine Photography in the Northeast


                  • #49
                    Nothing more to say...


                    • #50
                      SillyMommy, thanks for the pic.of my boy!! Cutie if I do say so myself!! Good Luck at PHA, hope to be there on Thurs. to cheer ( or heckle ) you on [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img] [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img]


                      • #51
                        Yup Don is still around. He is the best. He be at St. Clements. If you see him riding a big plain bay horse in the baby greens that is my horse.


                        • #52
                          Jill since you have told us who you ride with you dont need to say anymore There is a reason why Don B was not in the area for awhile and as for DD I have one word to describe that man "BUTCHER" any more said on that man would be a waste of my typing skills
                          POG MO THON other nations may swear,but the Irish really mean it.


                          • #53
                            Jumphigh I believe we know each other I used to work for Judy Richter I thought you would be quicker to pick it up your slacking girl
                            POG MO THON other nations may swear,but the Irish really mean it.


                            • #54
                              We may know each other as well. I rode with JR back in the mid 80's. I also was not brave enough to voice a certain opinion about someone mentioned earlier...


                              • #55
                                Why cait I say anymore? I only started riding w/Don 10 months ago. Before that I had been at Skidmore for the 5 years w/ Cindy Ford. Since I still have an opinion i can still say whatever i chose to voice


                                • #56
                                  Hey Josie...do you know my friend Louise McN??? She worked for Judy for a time several years ago..she LOVED Judy..she tells me I need to be more like her! I guess I have "sucker" tatooed on my forehead (under the bangs!) Maybe I'll get a zebra...???..hmmmmm.....

                                  The thing about smart people, is they look like crazy people, to dumb people.


                                  • #57
                                    need some company!!!

                                    The CDHJC is nothing compared to the TCRA.

                                    Can I bum a smoke?
                                    That would be backwards


                                    • #58
                                      FM, are we transitioning from organizations in the Capitol District? I have the same oppinion about both. One is on the bottom step, and the other is falling into the basement...


                                      • #59
                                        OMG! Beth where did you hear about Janet? She was SUCH a sweetheart!! Gosh, she could not have been all that much older than us. I remember her from DM, but I also rode w/her for quite a few years at Skidmore when she had Gator. That's terrible!!!


                                        • #60
                                          Suz, there was a reference in an old CDHJC newsletter to the Janet Sandola memorial fund. That's all I know. . . .