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  • Original Poster

    Well , I bit the bullet and finally bought a ticket for the Bundeschampionate. Might as well "ride the wave " till its over. This ride is a once in a lifetime for me!!!I have a feeling Statesman will do well!
    Anyone else going?


    • #42
      Congratulations!! Definitely "ride with wave"' as long as it's going. This sort of thing doesn't happen every day and is something all breeders dream about!! He is a SUPER horse!!


      • #43
        If I can swing it time wise !! my girlfriend just invited me to stay at her place since everything is sold out!!!

        Also, just to "clairfy" Statesman is 4 and will do the material class, and Benidetto 5 will do a "L" class. So Ann and I can still be friends
        Linda Woltz
        standing Benidetto (Belissimo M/SPS COrdoba)


        • #44
          Oh, thank God they are in different categories! I wasn't sure who to root for - fellow Vermonter or sire of my colt. PHEW, all pressure off!


          • #45
            Originally posted by ann kitchel View Post
            Well , I bit the bullet and finally bought a ticket for the Bundeschampionate. Might as well "ride the wave " till its over. This ride is a once in a lifetime for me!!!I have a feeling Statesman will do well!
            Anyone else going?

            I wish I could go and watch him and all other incredible youngsters. I've become internet webcast tv junkie. I hope the Bundeschampionat will be broadcasted too.

            Looking forward to hearing great news for Statesman.
            Wonderful Sport Horses


            • #46
              Originally posted by ann kitchel View Post
              Well , I bit the bullet and finally bought a ticket for the Bundeschampionate. Might as well "ride the wave " till its over. This ride is a once in a lifetime for me!!!I have a feeling Statesman will do well!
              Anyone else going?
              You go, girl! Enjoy every minute! I hope he makes you bust your buttons with pride!


              • #47
                Best of luck to both Ann & Linda, and your beloved boys! Croisadore - thanks for the super pics!
                "You become responsible, forever, for what you have tamed." - The Little Prince


                • Original Poster

                  Linda, will I see you there? Can we hook up?


                  • #49
                    Would love too!! sending you an PM! we can be each others cheerleaders

                    Linda Woltz
                    standing Benidetto (Belissimo M/SPS COrdoba)


                    • #50
                      Congrats to both of you!! Lovely horses!!
                      Home of Puerto D'Azur - 1998 NA 100 Day Test Champion
                      "Charcter is much easier kept than recovered"


                      • #51
                        Best of luck to both lovely horses and their very deserving owners. Take pictures!!!!!
                        Mary Lou


                        Member OMGiH I loff my mares clique


                        • Original Poster

                          Thanks everybody! I am sure it will be a blast!!! Linda, What is the schedule for your guy?
                          Don't the 5 and 6 year olds go on Wed and Thurs? I think Statesman will be on Fri and Sat. Do you know? I will PM you my Handi # . I will be staying in Vechta and I hope my friends want to go for those four days. I will keep you posted.

                          Exciting times !!


                          • #53
                            This IS exciting! It must seem like a dream come true. Good luck to both of the guys! Peg
                            Fleur de Lis Hanoverians