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  • Snowdenfarm
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    Gorgeous pics, gorgeous girl, gorgeous horses. Used "sock" tie twice, so not a typo. Maybe the writer/editor envisioned its origin as an old sock around the neck.

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  • xeroxchick
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    I still have my "Seventeen" magazine featuring her mother on the cover. The article said she had a palomino. She looks so much like her mother!
    So relieved to see she doesn't wear one of those horrible skunk hekmets and that they have designed appropriate clothes. Stunning! Oh, the belt can be had, my friend. Try ebay before you go to the Hermes store.

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  • wcporter
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    does anyone else look at her in those breeches and then feel sorry for yourself?

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  • Watermark Farm
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    What a darling girl! Love her "sock tie," LOL.

    I guess I have been living under a rock. Is that true the upside down bow means amateur, and the 4 buttons mean that as well? In my world, 4 buttons mean a dressage coat.

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  • Long Spot
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    Originally posted by bits619 View Post
    She's gorgeous!! And I'm loving that grey shirt in the last photo (11/12). Beautiful! And her watch in that picture too, so pretty.
    I was drooling over that shirt too.

    She sure is a lovely young woman. Her smile lights up her face.

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  • bits619
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    She's gorgeous!! And I'm loving that grey shirt in the last photo (11/12). Beautiful! And her watch in that picture too, so pretty.

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  • Acertainsmile
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    Originally posted by Ace View Post
    Could the writer possibly have meant "stock tie"?

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  • Trevelyan96
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    She really is a lovely girl. Wish I could stay that clean in whites.

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  • Crown Royal
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    She's very pretty, and I'm jealous of her riding attire (and how clean they are)! Is this the girl that is sponsored by Gucci or something for her riding and they make everything, including the horse's jumper bonnet? Horse is gorgeous too. I love that belt as well.

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  • TalkIsCheap
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    Originally posted by Ace View Post
    Could the writer possibly have meant "stock tie"?
    I picked up on that too....

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  • Ainsley688
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    Can I have a pair of brown boots that gorgeous!? Oh, my, am I jealous about those! If only all of us could have Gucci outfit us for shows. :-P

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  • Ace
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    Could the writer possibly have meant "stock tie"?

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  • kcmel
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    She is just lovely!

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  • eclipse
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    My God, I wish I looked like that in whites.......sadly I do not!

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  • ESG
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    Originally posted by Ghazzu View Post
    Hunter hair is primarily an american affliction.
    "Affliction" is the appropriate word. Never seen any hairstyle or method of hair restraint so determined to render its practitioners so fugly.

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  • Jumpin_Horses
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    I still like the "shipping boots" style better

    http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fb...type=1&theater

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  • atr
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    That Hermes belt is certainly widely available--my trainer and a barnmate both bought themselves one at the World Dressage Masters. They reckoned they got a screaming deal, too.

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  • Ghazzu
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    Hunter hair is primarily an american affliction.

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  • The Centaurian
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    There was a nice little spread on her Gucci duds in vogue a while back. There was a great photo where her ponytail and her stallions tail were bouncing in exactly the same way.

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  • ESG
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    Stunning girl - the image of her gorgeous mother - but someone needs to tell her to put another auxiliary rein on that gag in photo 7.

    Also love that apparently the European riders haven't bought into the CO/GPA/alien storm trooper helmet look that ours have.

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