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Happy St. Paddy's Day: Show your Irish!

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  • Happy St. Paddy's Day: Show your Irish!

    Okay- I want to drool- so who has pics of riding in Ireland, or their Irish horses doing cool things???

    Let's celebrate the Irish Horse with PHOTOS!

    Even links to cool sites!

    Happy St. Paddy's Day!

  • #2
    Speaking of St. Patrick's Day...

    If, hypothetically speaking, one of your coworkers brings in a tray of cookies from the local supermarket, and if these cookies have green sugar crystals sprinkled all over them, do not think that you will get away with sneaking one - or a few - cookies before lunch without anyone noticing, thanks to said green sugar crystals that will stain your fingers, mouth and lips bright green.

    Or so I've heard.

    Sigh. Off to the ladies room to try and scrub off the evidence.
    In memory of Rebuff (1974-2009)

    Rest in peace, my sweet man


    • #3
      I have pictures of me with a horse from when I was in Ireland but they aren't scanned.

      I have always been a fan of this Irish horse: Hideaway's Erin Go Bragh. Anyone have any pictures of him to share?
      ***Honorary Member of the "What is BOSS?" Cult...er...CLIQUE***
      ***Prominent Member of the 'Irrelevent Posters Clique'***
      CrayolaPosse ~ Bluegreen


      • #4
        Well, my Mom was a typical Irish lass -- porcelain skin, freckles and beautiful red hair, RIP!
        Two of my horses are celebrating their birthdays today, both very special boys ...
        Murray's Law, Thoroughbred stallion is 20 today and My Sneak Preview, Thoroughbred gelding, is 16. Happy Birthday to Murray and Sneaky, two great guys!


        • #5
          My family went to Ireland this past summer. It was incredible!






          Happy St. Patrick's Day!
          Thoroughbreds: classic

          Turn. N. Burn.


          • #6
            HunterJumperGin, those pictures are just gorgeous. Everything is so green, the horses against all the green grass looks great! How long did you spend there?


            • #7
              My TB stallion is Irish .

              Here is a slideshow of him from last summer. Pictures were taken by my friend Robyn.
              Equine Web Design http://www.tbconnect.net | Kingsgate Stud home of Legal Jousting (IRE)


              • #8
                Go here and drool a little:

                Hartwell Stud in Ireland stand my favorite stallion of all time - Cruisin. Can't find a website for them.

                Originally Posted by JSwan
                I love feral children. They taste like chicken.


                • #9
                  No pics of me riding in Ireland (maybe some day).

                  But many thanks and Irish blessings for spelling the nickname of Patrick correctly.
                  "... if you think i'm MAD, today, of all days,
                  the best day in ten years,
                  you are SORELY MISTAKEN, MY LITTLE ANCHOVY."


                  • #10
                    Today would have been my Grandma's 102nd bday had she not passed away in November. I am feeling bittersweet as this is the first St Patty's day in countless years that I haven't spent in the old folks home.
                    McDowell Racing Stables

                    Home Away From Home


                    • #11
                      Originally posted by K~2 View Post
                      My TB stallion is Irish .

                      Here is a slideshow of him from last summer. Pictures were taken by my friend Robyn.


                      • Original Poster

                        Originally posted by mp View Post
                        But many thanks and Irish blessings for spelling the nickname of Patrick correctly.
                        Ha Ha- I guess that Trinity Degree I have is worth it!

                        Thanks everyone!

                        I've ridden in Ireland a number of times- but before I had a digital camera.

                        Some of my favorite spots are:
                        Since I had such a blast riding with them!

                        And to drool over sales horses:


                        • #13
                          SC, we were only there for a week, but I was ready to stay. Those pictures with the foal and all the green were taken right across from the Bed and Breakfast where we stayed. We quite literally stumbled onto that beautiful castle down by the sea.
                          Thoroughbreds: classic

                          Turn. N. Burn.


                          • #14
                            Dublin Horse Show 2008
                            Attached Files

                            chief feeder and mucker for Music, Spy, Belle and Tiara. Someone else is now feeding and mucking for Chief and Brain (both foxhunting now).


                            • #15
                              Just have a horse named Dublin (from Dublin, COTHer lost to cancer) and registered as Irish Mosaic. Should see her in my link. I'm a Murphy, so we suit one another.


                              • #16
                                Heh - I scanned these today in honor of St. Paddy's, so they can do double-duty: http://picasaweb.google.com/jecondon...eat=directlink
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                                • #17
                                  Just one of those silly Irish foal shots

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                                  Irish Draughts and Irish Draught Sport horses

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                                  • #18
                                    Coming in late, but here are a few of mine riding on the Connemara coast (have misplaced the disk with others)...

                                    Love the mustache on this little Shire...
                                    Is it me or do 99.9% of cowboys just look better with their hats on?


                                    • #19
                                      I'm a little late posting but my OTTB gelding celebrated his 25th birthday this St Patty's day. It's just about spring here in New England and he gave himself a birthday present by somehow opening up the paddock gate between him and the mares!


                                      • #20
                                        Originally posted by 4Martini View Post
                                        Ha Ha- I guess that Trinity Degree I have is worth it!

                                        And to drool over sales horses:
                                        Very nice & honest site - you can almost hear the brogue:
                                        "Makes a small bit of noise in his wind but does not affect his going"
                                        *friend of bar.ka*RIP all my lovely boys, gone too soon:
                                        Steppin' Out 1988-2004
                                        Hey Vern! 1982-2009, Cash's Bay Threat 1994-2009
                                        Sam(Jaybee Altair) 1994-2015