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Upperville Weds, June 9th

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  • Upperville Weds, June 9th

    I am planning my annual "mental health and overall rejuvenation retreat" and would love to have company railside, Hunter Ring II for the snacking, gossiping and viewing pleasure.

    As is tradition, there will be plenty of tasty treats to snack on in the shade of the oaks while the A/A's go round and round before us.

    The 1st & 2nd year greens, conformation and regular working hunter classes, as well as the Paul & Eve Go-As-You-Please Handy Hunter will be doing the lovely in Ring 1 and the jumpers will be "leaping tall buildings in a single stride" across the street.

    Oh the pretty horses, the vendors, the NOT AT WORK ON WEDNESDAY bliss of Upperville in early June.
    "If you would have only one day to live, you should spend at least half of it in the saddle."

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    hmmmm.....I might see if I can manage to be away from the farm that day! Never been to Upperville and would really love to go!!
    www.shawneeacres.net

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    • #3
      I'll be there

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      • #4
        I always go to Upperville on Wednesday!
        "Can you imagine what I would do if I could do all I can?" Sun Tzu, The Art of War
        Rainy
        Stash

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        • #5
          I've never had the privilege of attending Upperville, but I'm hoping to be there that Wednesday to watch. Next year, I'll be bringing my gelding if all goes well. *fingers crossed!* I'm actually kind of shy in real life, but I'd love to stop by and meet some of you all in person.
          "I was not expecting the park rangers to lead the resistance, none of the dystopian novels I read prepared me for this but cool."

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          • #6
            I plan on doing the Old AA's- so will see you there!
            see my ribbon quilts at: www.ribbonquilts.com

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            • #7
              Of course I'll be there to tailgate with you Wingsie, no one makes a better Upperville spread.
              ---
              They're small hearts.

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              • #8
                Just don't ask for any of her champagne, or you may lose a hand.

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                • #9
                  Count me in too! Although I think the GreyHunterHorse turned GreyJumperHorse and I may be showing that day too.... wow, nervous now!
                  Equus Doth Indeed Makeus Brokeus. Or Brokeus Meus -- when you have a baby warmblood, it could be either one!

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                    Originally posted by Offset View Post
                    Just don't ask for any of her champagne, or you may lose a hand.
                    Pish posh!

                    Trixie, there will be roasted veggie wraps w/provolone and scallion/basil mayo for you.

                    Vodka soaked pineapple and strawberries in the adult fruit salad for Offset.
                    "If you would have only one day to live, you should spend at least half of it in the saddle."

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                    • #11
                      Planning to be there myself. I was actually there the Entire week last year well until the weather got bad.
                      OH and LET'S ALL DO A HAPPY DANCE FOR GOOD WEATHER
                      I see the footing looks great.
                      Totally makes it look nice now . Gonna miss the grass though.
                      "YOU create your own stage. The audience is waiting."

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by Equinoxfox View Post
                        Planning to be there myself. I was actually there the Entire week last year well until the weather got bad.
                        OH and LET'S ALL DO A HAPPY DANCE FOR GOOD WEATHER
                        I see the footing looks great.
                        Totally makes it look nice now . Gonna miss the grass though.
                        They didn't eliminate ALL of the grass, did they? I thought there was still some surrounding the trees and such?
                        "I was not expecting the park rangers to lead the resistance, none of the dystopian novels I read prepared me for this but cool."

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                        • #13
                          Hey See U X.
                          yes it is around the trees and it looks nice .
                          I hope to FINALLY run into you there.
                          "YOU create your own stage. The audience is waiting."

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                          • #14
                            I'm glad this thread was posted. Had been preoccupied with other things and the Upperville excitement hadn't set in yet. Its in full swing now.

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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by Equinoxfox View Post
                              Hey See U X.
                              yes it is around the trees and it looks nice .
                              I hope to FINALLY run into you there.
                              I know, we keep just missing each other! It'll happen this time, though...3rd time is a charm!
                              "I was not expecting the park rangers to lead the resistance, none of the dystopian novels I read prepared me for this but cool."

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                              • #16
                                I'll be showing Mon, Tues, Thurs, and Sat, but I think I can pop over to say "Hi" on Wednesday as well.
                                Cherry Blossom Farm - Show & Field Hunters, Side Saddles

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                                  #17
                                  Three kinds of cookies, brownies, perhaps. Hummingbird cake or Apple spice?

                                  Veggies & dip, chips and a 7-layer (8) mexican dip, Trixie's roasted veggie wraps.

                                  MINI QUICHES - oh yes!

                                  The aforementioned adult fruit salad to keep our A/A's lubricated.

                                  Brie, of course, I must make a list...
                                  "If you would have only one day to live, you should spend at least half of it in the saddle."

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                                  • #18
                                    Hey EVERYTHING.
                                    what are you doing here. Trying to get everyone all Fat and Slick for the show season. LOL
                                    YOU are such the hostess. Sounds like a fun day....
                                    "YOU create your own stage. The audience is waiting."

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                                    • #19
                                      Yum! Precisely where will this feast be?!
                                      see my ribbon quilts at: www.ribbonquilts.com

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                                      • #20
                                        Apple spice, with that bourbon sauce.

                                        Or carrot cake, or cheesecake. Maybe I'll bake something.
                                        ---
                                        They're small hearts.

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