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  • Hey CANTER addicts... it's auction time!

    Hello all!

    We are gearing up for the CANTER Mid-Atlantic fall auction. We are open for *listing* items from today through October 9. Bidding will run from October 10-20.

    I just know there are some folks here with some AWESOME things to contribute!

    Also, check often as we have several things coming in that haven't been posted yet!

    CLICK ME!!!!!

    (err, ok, if anyone's trying and failing? there seems to be a glitch right now, hopefully will be fixed soon! You can try an alternate url)
    Last edited by caffeinated; Oct. 1, 2008, 12:57 PM.
    "smile a lot can let us ride happy,it is good thing"

    My CANTER blog.

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    Can't wait to start bidding!! And I hope to see one of you in Argentina soon
    Visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ranchopampa or our website at www.ranchopampa.com

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    • #3
      Remember, you can buy things as small as a bag of carrots for CANTER ponies as well a week stay in Argentina.

      Please go support CANTER through bidding on and/or donating to the auction. If you've nothing to sell and don't want to buy what is being sold, just give cash at www.canterusa.org/midatlantic.

      And if you need a particular reason to donate, last week I lost my beloved mare who I adopted directly from CANTER two short years ago. You can see her progress from a CANTER listing to a very nice jumper through the link in my signature. Help give other horses the chance to change someone's life like Eve changed mine.

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      • #4
        Registered for the auction! (Using alterna link!)

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        • #5
          Bumping for the morning crowd!

          New things are still getting added, so keep checking back. If you want to donate an item or service, login and add it to the auction.


          Don't forget that bidding doesn't begin until October 10th.

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          • #6
            Or in my case bidding started Oct 1 !!LOL

            Just a bump, there are some wonderful things being offered for auction....and this is all to help wonderful and incredible OTTB's from CANTER.

            Take a look!
            "All life is precious"
            Sophie Scholl

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            • #7
              Everything starts when Moesha wants

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              • #8
                People, remember you don't just have to contribute horse stuff. You can donate your time, your cooking or your spouse! Big items in the past have included a day of farm labor, baskets of goodies to ship, and shawls from India.


                Ask your local vet clinic to donate some vet wrap, the local horse show to donate a division at a horse show, or the local tack store to donate a pair of gloves. Offer up yourself for 4 hours of jump painting or a day as a baby-sitter. Ask your local hunt to donate a cap fee or donate the cap yourself. Top notch braiding jobs are always a popular item.


                Or you can clean out your tack trunk and finally get rid of that bridle that is too small for your current horse, or the Mattes pad that doesn't fit your saddle. Used or new is fine, as long as the items are clean and accurately advertised.


                The goodies and services need not be limited to the Mid-Atlantic area, the more widespread the options, the more wide-spread the bidding, more bids mean more money for CANTER.

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                • #9
                  Bumping again, because CANTER is awesome.
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                  They're small hearts.

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                  • #10
                    Isaac told me to bump this again... he has a never-ending soft spot for Allie and CANTER Mid Atlantic.
                    Last edited by Delighted; Oct. 6, 2008, 02:33 PM.
                    "talking about love is like dancing about architecture..."
                    A Wink & A NodPlaying by HeartA Wing & A PrayerBest to be Elusive

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                    • #11
                      Shameless bump!!!!
                      "None of us can move forward if half of us are being held back." ~Anonymous~

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                      • #12
                        We're still accepting donations - so go donate!!! Or come back soon & bid!!!
                        Visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ranchopampa or our website at www.ranchopampa.com

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                          #13
                          Another shameless bump- because I just added another TOTALLY AWESOME ITEM!

                          I've even gotten my mom in on the action!

                          fun fun fun! Remember, you have until FRIDAY to add items, and they can be anything!

                          Bidding starts Friday, let's make it fast and furious! I will knock someone down for the scarf and lesson with boyd martin!
                          "smile a lot can let us ride happy,it is good thing"

                          My CANTER blog.

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                          • #14
                            Items in the auction include:

                            Breedings for a variety of stallions

                            Prepurchase Exam from Morven Park

                            Baskets of baked goodies

                            4 hours of hard labor

                            a 2hour photo shoot at your farm

                            Funny Cide's halter

                            Lessons with a variety of trainers from all disciplines

                            Hand-made scarves, note cards and jewelry

                            and much much more

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                            • #15
                              The waiting is killing me!

                              One more day until bidding starts!

                              ETBW rubs hands in anticipation.
                              "If you would have only one day to live, you should spend at least half of it in the saddle."

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                              • #16
                                Oh WOW! So many lovely things and timed just right for Christmas buying.

                                Fairweather's fox cub prints NEED to be framed and hung in a group in our guest bedroom.
                                "If you would have only one day to live, you should spend at least half of it in the saddle."

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                                • #17
                                  It's bidding time!

                                  Whoops, I'm a day early. Must refrain from bidding too soon!
                                  Last edited by Everythingbutwings; Oct. 9, 2008, 07:38 AM. Reason: I'm a fritterhead
                                  "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
                                    Slighty off topic: CANTER Mid-atlantic trainers listings have some VERY handsome horsies!

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                                    • #19
                                      Holy Moly folks! Tons of cool stuff is still being donated and bidding opens tomorrow!

                                      And I know of one super-duper cool item that isn't even posted yet!

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                                      • #20
                                        BIDDING IS OPEN

                                        WoooooooooHooooooooo

                                        Bidding is open! Go and check it out

                                        http://cantermafallauction.proboards104.com/index.cgi

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