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  • What is on your Christmas list?

    Like the title says...what is on your Christmas list? Im working on mine...I need ideas
    ~Soft hands, Strong legs, Quiet mind~

  • #2
    Blunnies And a nice winter riding jacket, maybe the this one http://tinyurl.com/yzrrty5). Can you tell the cold is getting to me, lol?

    Although I'm digging the Joules Wellibobs, too... cute and practical!
    Vancouver Equine
    www.vaneq.com

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    • #3
      Royal Rider stirrups (I'm finally doing away with my ancient fillis irons...big step!) and maybe a new hunt coat since mine is super small.
      Equestrianism
      Photography

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      • #4
        Ooh, I'll play! I just created mine earlier this week. (Yes, I make an actual list. )

        Just a background, I'm 20 year old college student, horse-less, ride on the IHSA team.

        Roeckl gloves
        Show breeches
        Helmet (really need this one)
        Practical Horseman Subscription- REALLY hoping for this
        And lots of horse books including "Ultimate Horse Barns" "Equine Massage" "Centered Riding" and some other ones.

        Since I actually make a list, and I'm still somewhat considered a "kid" I try to pick things that are different prices to make everyone happy. (Last year everything on my sister's list was $100+ )

        The best gifts I ever got were an Ariat vest (LOVE it!), warm jackets (this is the first year I'm not asking for a new one) and bags/carriers for my show clothes.

        Non-horse wants (for my relatives who refuse to buy horsey) include clothes, a crock pot, and a netflix subscription.

        I'm very curious to see what everyone says.
        Proud member of the "I'm In My 20's and Hope to Be a Good Rider Someday" clique

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          #5
          I just have half chaps on my list so far....hmmm...what else do I want/need??
          ~Soft hands, Strong legs, Quiet mind~

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          • #6
            Oster Clipmasters
            Coolmax fleece girth
            Winter Roeckl Chester gloves
            Equifit boots
            Black polo wraps
            Charles Owen AYR8

            BUT.... seeing as how I have non-horsey parents, I doubt any of that will be under the tree So I can only dream!
            ~ Unexpected ~

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            • #7
              Those bluhorse jackets that have the giant hood that goes over your helmet! I have it, but my mother decided to hold it hostage until Christmas morning =(.

              Tailored sportsman Trophy Hunters, my new favorite breech by Tailored. I thought it would end at the comfy schooling breeches, guess not!

              Roekl summer gloves, being that I've been showing all summer and fall with my winter gloves, not realizing. Haha.

              A new show jacket.

              ..... I'm going to have to come back to this thread! lol

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              • #8
                -close contact sheepskin show pad
                -a gr8(which I probably won't get! lol)
                -saddle pads(I can't help myself!)

                Most of the time, I prefer getting money from relatives just because the things I want cost a lot(like a new saddle-well used but still a lot of $$-going to shows, a lease, etc.) and their money is put to better use than just buying me random stuff I don't need and won't use. So that way I can save up the money I get and the money I make and get something I really enjoy.

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                • #9
                  Antares Hunter Bridle
                  Antares Open Front Boots
                  Another pair of showing breeches
                  Money for show entries next year hahaha

                  non horsey wants:
                  PS3
                  a puppy
                  a bunch of comics haha
                  If only horses would use their athletic powers for good instead of evil. ~ MHM

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                  • #10
                    Needs and Wants on my Christmas list:

                    Needs:
                    Walsh leather lead (horse ate last one)
                    Bigger stirrup irons to safely fit my winter riding boots (Ariat Iceburgs)

                    Wants:
                    Matching Walsh leather halter (can never have too many!)
                    Coolmax fleece girth (again - can never have too many!)
                    Toklat III classics AP pads in paprikia, red, purple or teal, all with white piping
                    Slimmer fitting winter riding jacket
                    New irish knit cooler - still using the one from my old horse (that I sold 7 years ago) on my horse and it is only 8 inches too short for him.

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                    • #11
                      I am getting my girls:

                      A barn to hold Breyer horses
                      Breyer horses and accessories

                      Each pony needs a show bridle
                      and I would Like two nice half pads ( although I will go with fleece since I worry about the kids and the good sheepskin ones!)

                      my older Dd wants:
                      uggs
                      WII
                      new breeches
                      new Sox
                      new paddock boots
                      Kim
                      If you are lucky enough to ride, you are lucky enough.

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                      • #12
                        a custom seat saver =)

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                        • #13
                          Boot bag
                          New stirrups and leathers so I don't have to switch every time I switch saddles.
                          A whole bunch of horse related books
                          A brightly colored lunge whip so I can find it if it falls in the dirt.
                          A saddle pad for trail riding with pockets on the side.

                          There are a lot of other things that I would like but they are too expensive:
                          New Paddock boots
                          Wool Cooler
                          Show bridle
                          Show Britches
                          A horse ranch located near a major ski area.

                          But I already have my best present and that is my wonderful horse!

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                          • #14
                            SmartPak gift certificates!

                            I'm about to tell my mom that I'd like a bunch of boot socks, and, if sh's feeling fiesty, some of the dark grey Ovation piped half chaps

                            I mainly want the gift cert because I need a new helmet but am not sure which one so need to try them on!

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                            • #15
                              • A nice sheepskin half pad
                              • A nice leather show bat (I've developed a new crop obsession!)
                              • A trip to the Melting Pot fondue restaurant!
                              • New boots: Probably the Der Dau stock boots or maybe Sergio Grasso's if I can find a really good sale or discount
                              "To do something that you feel in your heart that's great, you need to make a lot of mistakes. Anything that is successful is a series of mistakes." -B.J. Armstrong

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                              • #16
                                Irideon Cadence Full seat Breech
                                SSG Hope Riding gloves, white with pink
                                Roeckl Chester riding Gloves
                                Charles Owen GR8 Riding Helmet
                                Ariat Bridle bag, Blue
                                Irideon Rythm Polo
                                EquiFit T-Boot XCEL Hind Boot
                                EquiFit T-6 hind boots
                                Nice leather crop

                                Gift certs to Dover, Adams, Smartpak

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                                • #17
                                  Another pair of colored tailoreds
                                  Pikeur Ciara Britches
                                  Leather halter w/name plate
                                  Essex show shirt
                                  new rubber reins
                                  another pair of t-sport polos
                                  new uggs

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                                  • #18
                                    Since I am going to London for 3.5 months just after Christmas and won't be riding a lot, there aren't really many riding things on my list. But, I would love:

                                    -Lots of Tall Boot socks! The warm kind, because it gets at least kind of cold in Northern California. I loff the Epona ones.
                                    -More hairnets
                                    -A carton (is that the right word? tub?) of horse treats. LOVE the Paddock Cakes ones.
                                    -Some riding lessons over winter break/before London.

                                    I can't really ask for too much though because I got to lease a wonderful mare for a few months while down at school, and got to take her to an 'A' show so that pretty much counts as everything that would have been on my horsey list. I consider anything else as WAY extra

                                    And non-horsey related:
                                    -The NorthFace puffy jacket--for London!
                                    -A bunch of good books

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                                    • #19
                                      A show jacket
                                      A fun saddle pad.
                                      A show shirt

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                                      • #20
                                        Originally posted by ThePerfectFit View Post
                                        Those bluhorse jackets that have the giant hood that goes over your helmet!
                                        Do you have a link to these? They sound too good to be true! I want one now

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