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Prairie Hill Socrates... won the Stallion/Geldings Sport Horse class at Morgan Grand Nationals

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    Prairie Hill Socrates... won the Stallion/Geldings Sport Horse class at Morgan Grand Nationals

    I came back for an update on my daughter and her horse Prairie Hill Socrates at the Morgan Grand Nationals. Over the many, many years that we have shown Morgans this was my daughter's first Win.

    Prairie Hill Socrates was in a class of eight who were all older older/experienced horses, he is only two.

    A few days ago a trainer was looking at him commenting on his size telling my daughter that he is going to be Huge. He currently stands 15.1+ but they were looking at his joints expecting his to go well over 16h... they were saying he has a lot of growth yet to come.

    He was also awarded the Morgan Sport Horse High Point award over all stallions/gelding/mares .... so two wins

    Once I get his award photo and release I will come back to post it.

    My daughter has worked for over twenty five years to win a class at Nationals.... we have lot of seconds but these are the first wins.

    Up Date at Post #54 to correct my forgetfulness..... she won a prior Morgan National Championship with our Foxie horse

    Last edited by clanter; Oct. 18, 2020, 07:02 PM.

    WOW, WOW and triple WOW!

    All those years of learning, picking a great colt and there is the reward.

    It is very nice to let us be part of it, thank you.

    Pictures would be lovely, please.


      Congrats! It’s been fun following his journey with your family so far.


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        WORLD CHAMPION SPORT HORSE IN-HAND.... so he won a National and a World championship and he lives in my backyard ... he had the highest score of the In-Hand classes


          Congrats Clanter! Yes, pictures please and an update on what Bonnie and Lakota thought of all this glory???




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              no photos of the lad but got these of some of the stuff he won, found out he has to go the awards presentation in the main coliseum tomorrow (Class 83 .. PRESENTATION Dressage All Levels/Sport Horse In-Hand)

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              Aimee tried hard with Mulligan, he was Reserve in several class (he did win his National Championship as a Competitive Trail Horse)

              Socks has a big job ahead of him to be a good as Mulligan was, but he is only two having a long career ahead of him

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                Originally posted by PaddockWood View Post
                Congrats Clanter! Yes, pictures please and an update on what Bonnie and Lakota thought of all this glory???
                will get some new photos of these two, it was 98F here today and they were just happy to put into their stalls to set under their fans. They are doing well. Lakota is on a diet as he was getting Fat. Bonnie is set to go back to work this week after having the summer off.


                  You’ve got a pretty nice backyard for horses, and a darn good groom, and trainer. Congratulations, and many more!
                  Courageous Weenie Eventer Wannabe
                  Incredible Invisible


                    clanter - I thought we had lost you. Glad to see you back and with such amazing news. That must be some backyard you have to have two winners.! You must be so very proud of your daughters to have these accomplishments. Waiting for pics!!!!!
                    "Cats aren't clean; they're covered with cat spit."
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                      RIP Mydan Mydandy+
                      RIP Barichello


                        Congratulations!, You picked a lovely horse and have obviously taught him well! Thanks for sharing!!

                        I remember your post when you brought him home between blizzards.


                          Congratulations @clanter!! That's quite the honor.


                            I can't edit but I forgot to say I don't envy you guys your 98 degrees. I'd be parked out in the stalls with the horses and their fans, while sharing some cold watermelon. Lol


                              Congratulations and I’m so happy to see you! I looked for your posts all over, (found Mike Matson,thanks to one poster, on FB).
                              I look forward to your “looking at the sunny side of life” posts and your horses, both the show winning ones and your beautiful rescues.
                              Hope all is well.


                                Huge Congratulations to your whole family on this one! You all must be on cloud nine! I can not wait to see the photos!


                                  Humans dont mind duress, in fact they thrive on it. What they mind is not feeling necessary. Sebastian Junger


                                    Congrats!! WOW!


                                      I also want to add, thank you for coming back to share this. Your horse stories are always fun.


                                        congrats! hope to see more pics today