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  • Is the COTH trail ride in SP still on???

    Haven't seen or heard anything recently, is the trail ride still on? Or did I miss something entirely? [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_razz.gif[/img] SUZ

    ***Hey you! Outta the gene pool!***
    Crayola posse~ orange yellow, official pilot
    Proud owner of "High Flight" & "Shorty"
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    Haven't seen or heard anything recently, is the trail ride still on? Or did I miss something entirely? [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_razz.gif[/img] SUZ

    ***Hey you! Outta the gene pool!***
    Crayola posse~ orange yellow, official pilot
    Proud owner of "High Flight" & "Shorty"

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    • #3
      Don't think we ever established where we're planning on parking - specifically if we have permission to park near where we were invited to breakfast... What foo/ I mean, generous BB person was that, anyhow???

      Joliemom is planning on it, last I heard, and Daydream Believer. I'll remind Hannahsmom, too.

      Will you be bringing a gator, Huntjump?? (Sorry, I can't help it, that's what I think of when I see your name. [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif[/img] )
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      • #4
        Yes, I'm still planning on it. I know that Sleepy, Jreventer and JB are coming too and possibly a few more I can't think of right now. We're all counting the days. We do need to iron out a few details though like parking, when to be there, etc...

        "I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself." D.H. Lawrence

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        • #5
          Bump!

          "I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself." D.H. Lawrence

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          • #6
            I emailed Lord Helpus, who is still willing to host a breakfast. She does wonder how many folks to expect. I guessed 8 to 20, which could mean 5 to 40. Haven't looked back through the old thread recently to count heads, though.

            To keep up with the Frying Pan Park crowd, we need to start selecting fine food to bring and share. Got any NC based EBTWings gourmets here?

            Lord Helpus is checking on the legality of parking at the Hunter Trials field, and whether anybody else will be taking up the parking spaces that day.

            This should be fun!!!
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            • #7
              Thanks Jeanette for following up on this. I'll be happy to bring something.

              What happened to everyone else? We must have had close to 20 people on the original thread.

              "I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself." D.H. Lawrence

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              • #8
                I'm going down to Southern Pines this weekend for the hunter pace, I'm meeting with the organizer on Saturday and was going to ask if we could get permission to park at Hobby Field. but if someone else has a lead, all the better!

                We were planning for Saturday the 24th. Getting there around 11:00, I think.

                On the original thread, I have the following list of possible attendees:

                Sleepy
                Meshach
                Midge
                ChaosTheory
                Daydream Believer
                Delighted
                Jeannette
                JrEventer
                Joliomom
                JenniferS
                Bustersmom
                RumoursFollow
                Lord Helpus
                Tackpud
                Maria
                JB
                Parminch
                Hannahsmom
                HuntJump SC
                Jumpsalot
                Loki5000

                Is this an accurate list? Should we confirm again who is definitely coming?

                We need to coordinate who's bringing what to the breakfast.

                I will bring my spinach dip, it's quite the party staple (and easy to make!)

                What's the next step? Should I ask about the parking at Hobby Field?

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                • #9
                  I'm coming. Could we plan to start at 11:00 instead of arrive at 11:00? I figure we'll want to ride for 2-3 hours and I'd like to be on the road home before too late. I have an hour further home than most of you guys in Cary/Apex.

                  I'll probably bring cold cuts of some sort.

                  PS- You got the date right but it's SUNDAY. [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif[/img]
                  'Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.'
                  - Pablo Picasso

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                  • #10
                    Seems like I remember Southern Moonshine wanted to come too. She was considering overnighting at my place which is why I remember. The offer is still good by the way.

                    Just tell me what to bring...drinks, chips, etc...I'm not a very imaginative cook! [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img]

                    "I never saw a wild thing sorry for itself." D.H. Lawrence

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                    • #11
                      Still checking to see if I had already made other plans that weekend, I admit I forgot the date

                      Are we eating before or after we ride? That will vary what snackies I'll bring.

                      Also, those going to the Moore County Hunter Pace this weekend, do you know where entries and such are posted? I would like to go but never saw an entry form. Hopefully I can still enter.

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                      • #12
                        Me and the fat mare will be there!

                        joliemom, covered in work

                        "If you ain't got it in ya, you can't blow it out." Pops

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                        • #13
                          ack yes, the 24th is a Sunday and I meant to say ride starts at 11:00 (obviously wasn't all there when I wrote my first note -- not unusual [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif[/img])

                          I vote for eating afterwards.

                          Hannahsmom - the hunter pace is on Sunday starts at Hobby Field (I'll be staying across the street at William Simpson's barn, if you see me crossing the road say hi! )

                          Call Betsy Rainoff at 910-692-8424. I'd call now for a spot, I think times fill up fast. Before Nov. 7th it's $50, after that $60.

                          I have an entry form if you want me to fax it to you.

                          It's a great hunter pace, through the foundation with a break 1/2 way. in the morning there's coffee and doughnuts and a lunch afterwards.

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                            Provided I have a trailer by then, I will be there with bells on! [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img] have a couple of really good leads on used Trail-ets, but I'm going to have to travel to Ohio next week to check them out. Anyone up that way care to put me up for the night? LOL [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif[/img] SUZ

                            ***Hey you! Outta the gene pool!***
                            Crayola posse~ orange yellow, official pilot
                            Proud owner of "High Flight" & "Shorty"

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                            • #15
                              We will be there. Instead of the matched chestnut QH's, I think we will bring RSG, Midge.

                              Member of the Baby Greenie Support Group
                              Finally down to a manageable number!

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                              • #16
                                I will be there and my mom and sister are coming. I am pretty sure JB is also coming.
                                Should we start the ride at 10? Or plan on ten so we can ride a couple hours and eat between 1 and 2?
                                We will bring whatever food. Not gourmet cooks, sorry If ya'll want I can try and plan the food list aka figure out what everyone's bringing and what else we need

                                "There are times when you can trust a horse, time when you can't, and times when you have to."

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                                • #17
                                  No trailer, and no coach to beg a ride from. Bummer.. Unless Suz wants to come pick me up, I'll be here with the horses while you all are having fun and eating well. [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img] Next time!

                                  "Now, honey, you don't know him well enough to control him yet.."
                                  \"A redhead and an appaloosa mare... heaven help us should one of you get mad...\"

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                                  • #18
                                    DANG

                                    If you can wait until august, then I'll come!

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                                    • #19
                                      bwa-hahaha, NC in August. Just you wait!

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                                      • #20
                                        I don't think so. I'd as soon be boiled in oil and be done with it. I think Hawaii is in for a bit of a shock. [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif[/img]
                                        'Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.'
                                        - Pablo Picasso

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