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PJ at our First Show together!

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  • PJ at our First Show together!

    Wow - 12 years ago I "met" many of you on the equisearch boards and shortly thereafter joined the newly established "Baby Green Support Group" with my 2 year old, Jade. And boy did I need a lot of support with that mare!!!!

    8 years later, I bred Jade, and my COTH friends held my virtual hand through 11 months of pregnancy and birth of my colt PJ.

    And 4 years after that (today!) PJ and I went to our first show and jumped around the baby greens. He was SO perfect! He didn't spook at a thing, was relatively straight, and didn't cause any scenes. Fortunately, I didn't embarass him too much either, and only missed a couple times. All we need are some auto changes because I seem to be the only one not capable of getthing them.

    Of course I wouldn't report without bearing evidence!

    PJ Baby Greens

    Lot's of people contributed to this milestone, so thank you! You know who you are!!!
    Last edited by Chef Jade; May. 24, 2010, 03:31 PM. Reason: Poor grammar in the title

  • #2
    First show? Baby Green? What a superstar! I'd be thrilled if he were mine -- you look great. Of course, I was blinded by all the chrome at first. Congratulations on such a good start to what is hopefully a long and successful partnership!


    • #3
      I got to see it in person on Saturday and they looked great out there. It was so much fun to see him in person all grown up.

      The changes will come. It's not nearly as easy to teach a jump like that!
      The Evil Chem Prof


      • #4
        Congrats! Wow that is so great. I can't wait until I can show my guy! He has a little while, but it is so much fun breeding and riding your own.

        Good Job. Maybe I will see you at some shows soon!


        • #5
          You guys look awesome!
          Owned by an Oldenburg


          • #6
            YAY Chef & PJ!!!! Congrats! He's an awesome horse.


            p.s. Let me know if you're going to be at Memorial Day. I will be around there on Monday.
            Aca-Believe it!!


            • #7
              I loff it! What a cute horse you have Jade!


              • #8
                What a nice,nice horse!!!!!!!!!Those changes will come....don't push,wouldn't want to change that quiet ,calm,way of going!!He has a great jump!


                • #9
                  Congratulations MOM! What a good boy.
                  "If you would have only one day to live, you should spend at least half of it in the saddle."


                  • #10
                    very nice Chef, and it looks like he got his mom's jump and that was surely a beautiful thing!
                    Your crazy is showing. You might want to tuck that back in.


                    • #11
                      Oh he's beautiful! Congratulations!
                      Stoneybrook Farm Afton TN


                      • Original Poster

                        Thanks for the nice words, everyone! "Grown-Up" is relative, he probably is just a smidge over 15.3, but he was only gelded a couple of months ago, so maybe that will start a late growth spurt.

                        Seb, Sofia and I will be showing at Memorial Day. Monday we should be doing the Low AO Classic barring any unforseen circumstances. Hope to see you there!


                        • #13
                          You guys look fantastic! Such a lovely jump on that boy.
                          Keith: "Now...let's do something normal fathers and daughters do."
                          Veronica: "Buy me a pony?"


                          • #14
                            CONGRATS You both look great!!!!


                            • #15
                              Originally posted by Chef Jade View Post
                              Thanks for the nice words, everyone! "Grown-Up" is relative, he probably is just a smidge over 15.3, but he was only gelded a couple of months ago, so maybe that will start a late growth spurt.

                              Seb, Sofia and I will be showing at Memorial Day. Monday we should be doing the Low AO Classic barring any unforseen circumstances. Hope to see you there!
                              Cool. I will come find you guys. And, don't worry...he'll grow. My filly, Cally, grew 1.5 inches in year six... Those WB babies don't really stop til about 7.

                              Aca-Believe it!!


                              • #16
                                Love it! His jump is just fab! I'm inspired to get my 4yo out and about now. :-)


                                • #17
                                  WOW! Look at that chrome! He's so cute! And that was a very impressive first show!

                                  My guy's first show consisted of wiggling up to the jump, staring at it with very wide eyes and then popping over it.


                                  • #18
                                    Wow! He's too cute!
                                    You must be a very proud mom!!
                                    Best of luck in the future!


                                    • #19
                                      I still have the baby picture of him with my photos. What a darling, I feel like a bunch of us are proud aunties.


                                      • #20
                                        And... I'm crying. To think that Baby Jade has a baby. I still remember her baby mantra "Jade is Brave."

                                        PJ was a superstar! He is jumping great for these little sticks and his canter is outrageous. Lots of step, hooray! He is going to be outstanding over the bigger jumps.

                                        Congratulations on a great debut. You should be so proud of both of you! It does not hurt that he is so good looking. Wow.
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