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Cindeye enters first show in 28 years -- and lives! Update pg.4, Pics pg. 5

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  • Cindeye enters first show in 28 years -- and lives! Update pg.4, Pics pg. 5

    Yep, it's official. We've sent in the entries to Woodside and Rudy Leone's for May. I'll be showing A/A on Brownie Points while we look for a horse for Me, Me, Me...NO MORE HORSES FOR ANNIE BOOTS!

    Here's Brownie Points AKA Teddy...he's soooooooo cute and carts me around like nobody's buz!: http://www.derbyhillfarm.com/pages/8/index.htm

    Meanwhile, Annie's new greenie is learning to trot with Vanessa in the irons. I posted a trotting video of Tucker at: http://s78.photobucket.com/albums/j1...t=DSCN0868.flv

    I'm thinking a lot of liquid courage will be needed at Woodside and Rudy's!
    Last edited by Cindeye; May. 8, 2006, 12:24 PM.
    Derby Hill~The Outside Course

  • #2
    Cindeye, you have a lot more nerve than I do. I'm slowly building up the guts to show Harvey. Good luck!!! Another old fart enters the show ring. That is so great.

    Great looking horses. They'll look fine with blue ribbons hanging from their bridles.
    People assume that time is a strict progression of cause to effect, but actually from a non-linear, non-subjective viewpoint - it's more like a big ball of wibbly wobbly... timey wimey... stuff.


    • #3
      Go, Cindeye!!! Good for you! Let me know when you need a quilt!

      I am VERY happy for you!
      see my ribbon quilts at: www.ribbonquilts.com


      • #4
        Gorgeous Boys...
        Go, Baby, Go......
        Aefvue Farms Footing Inspector


        • #5
          i don't even know you and it's still exciting to read your post! :-) Good luck and have tons of fun - the horse looks like a sweetie!!!
          Fun equestrian t-shirts designed by a rider like you:


          • #6
            YOU CAN DO IT!!!

            If I can do it after a long time like that, so can you!
            Check out my webshots for El's and my last foray.

            In fact, BNH is coming out here in a few weeks, and I am taking another stab at showing with her poking and prodding Els and I into the ring.

            Liquid courage helps.
            Starman Babies


            • #7

              Have you laid out your outfits for the shows?

              Like what breeches, with which coats and shirts.
              You need to be completely colour coordinated dear!
              And change outfits between classes if at all possible.

              Starman Babies


              • #8
                Miss Cindeye! Yeah yeah yeah!
                "I'm not always sarcastic. Sometimes I'm asleep." - Harry Dresden

                Amy's Stuff - Rustic chic and country linens and decor
                Support my mom! She's gotta finance her retirement horse somehow.


                • Original Poster

                  Scotchie...don't hold your breath waiting for me to have enough ribbons to make a quilt! You'll be turning blue.

                  Bumpkin...still working through the agony that is new boots. Oh my aching ankles! And, of course, you realize that I am not qualified/allowed to pick out my own show clothes. I have Ms. Van to tell me what I'm allowed to buy and wear!

                  Propped Up...see you at Rudy's on Memorial Day?

                  Thanks to all of you for the positive words. What's that phrase I'm thinking of??? Better to be thought a fool than to ride in public and confirm the fact?
                  Derby Hill~The Outside Course


                  • #10
                    Good to hear you got Professional help on the clothes, haha.

                    Good lord, I hope you have zippers in those boots!
                    Starman Babies


                    • #11
                      Cindeye, your gonna do great! Enjoy your time in the ring! Hope you find the horse that's just right for you, but I'm sure Annie wouldn't mind another.....
                      Jen Evans & DaBear


                      • #12
                        Have a blast, Cindyeye and look for my old trainer, Kelly Van Vleck with a passleful of students and horses! She will be at both shows I am sure!

                        That Brownie sure looks like a cute horse!


                        • #13
                          Originally posted by Cindeye_Aefvue Farms West_CCO
                          Propped Up...see you at Rudy's on Memorial Day?
                          You got your premium? I don't think I got mine...maybe I lost it. Anyway, since there are 3 shows 3 weeks in a row, my trainer says we are going to the Pickwick Summer Show at Brookside and to Rudy's for Beach Party...not Golden State on Memorial Day. I am trying to tell her 2 weeks in a row is TOO much for an old lady. So far she hasn't listened. If I have my way I will see you at Golden State, and be riding in the A/A's with you. If not, maybe I can come watch.


                          • #14
                            Well it sounds as if you're ready to be inducted into the re-rider association

                            You'll do fine because anything is better than you expect. Enjoy and put a little vodka in the morning orange juice so you won't feel the pain.
                            http://www.usAHSA.org and http://www.noreinstatement.org


                            • #15
                              Holy crap, Cindeye! You've really dived in head first. Didn't you just go from leasing the camp horse over the winter to owning not one, but two new horses? And now you're shopping for a third? Life must be grand!

                              Many congratulations on the new horses, the new barn, and your re-entrance into the show ring.
                              Keith: "Now...let's do something normal fathers and daughters do."
                              Veronica: "Buy me a pony?"


                              • #16
                                Major props for your guts, Cindeye! May the force be with you!


                                • #17
                                  Tucker looks fantastic!! You certainly have him with very capable trainers!!! Good luck at the show, Brownie Points looks sweet.


                                  • #18
                                    I watched the video you put up- your trainer sounds hilarious, like the kind of guy I would want to train with. Of course, the ring is gorgeous, too, which is another thing I like. And they horse. Okay, you know what? I like it all!


                                    • #19
                                      No Pebble? Too bad, that's the only one I'm going to....oh well! Your horse looks adorable.


                                      • #20
                                        Stupid question number 1 - what's a premium? Is that the same thing as a prize list? And where is that term used?
                                        People assume that time is a strict progression of cause to effect, but actually from a non-linear, non-subjective viewpoint - it's more like a big ball of wibbly wobbly... timey wimey... stuff.