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  • TEDDY ROCKS RIO!!! TWO GOLD MEDALS!!! Go (US Bred) Pony, GO!!!

    Yes, you heard it correctly, Theodore O'Connor has won BOTH the Individual and Team Gold Medals in Eventing at the Pan American Games this afternoon. Bred right here in the good old US of A by our very own P. Wynn Norman and ridden by Karen O'Connor.

    And just in case you've missed the memo, Teddy is a true pony, standing at 14.1 hands. Maybe it IS about the stride?!?!

    Once again, I do hope that this major, blatant BRAG is worth the exception. If not, I'll see you all in Three Days!

    The above post is an opinion, just an opinion. If it were a real live fact it would include supporting links to websites full of people who already agreed with me.


  • #2
    YIPPEE!!!!!!! Congrats to everyone involved!!!!

    LLDM, I'll happily be banned along side you. This is a major accomplishment for a US breeder!!!!!!


    • #3
      Fabulous news. Woo Hoo Teddy.
      (see you in 3 days LLDM)

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      • #4
        HUGE CONGRATS!!! That is so phenomenal, it just givew me chills!
        Already excited about our 2016 foals! Expecting babies by Indoctro, Diamant de Semilly, Zirocco Blue and Calido!


        • #5
          That is INCREDIBLE!!! Huge congratulations to everyone involved with Teddy.
          What a heart that amazing pony must have!
          Absolutely terrific news!
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          • Original Poster

            Well, since eventers do it three ways in three days, I guess ya'll know what I'll be doing! Hey, if a pony can do it, so can I! <Although not nearly so well>.

            Go Teddy, go Teddy... as SCFarm dances off into exile...

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            • #7
              Truly unreal. Way to go Teddy and PWynnNorman!!!


              • #8
                Wow! This is amazing. He is the bionic pony and I hope they do something at USEF and maybe Breyer will pick him up for a model.


                • #9
                  Teddy moves mountains!!!!!!!!

                  Big congratulations to everyone involved!!

                  Wynn, the washing machine must have had a premonition-it went into a premature spin!

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                  • #10

                    A HUGE CONGRATULATIONS to PWynn and Teddy. Could we have seen this on TV?? If so, I missed it.
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                    • Original Poster

                      Originally posted by mmt View Post
                      Wow! This is amazing. He is the bionic pony and I hope they do something at USEF and maybe Breyer will pick him up for a model.
                      Heck Breyer will have to do three models! Teddy does dressage, Teddy drops into the water and Teddy jumps a fence he can't see over! And why not? Everyone would want all of them!

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                      • #12
                        If I were a swearing type, I would say:

                        How &^^ &^%$ fabulous it that PONY!!!!!

                        woot woot woot woot woot


                        • #13
                          WOW!!! how cool is that??
                          Humans don’t mind duress, in fact they thrive on it. What they mind is not feeling necessary. –Sebastian Junger


                          • #14

                            GO TEAM PONY!!! This is such great news!! oh, man do I want to see PHOTOS!!
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                            • #15
                              HUGE congrats to Team Teddy!


                              • #16
                                Pics CC http://www.hunterjumpernews.com/v/20...o_001.jpg.html
                                Dressage http://news.yahoo.com/photo/070720/4...0faed513a0da7f
                                Show Jumping http://sports.espn.go.com/espn/appho...hotoId=1629884
                                Medals http://sports.espn.go.com/espn/appho...hotoId=1629959
                                Victory Lap http://sports.espn.go.com/espn/appho...hotoId=1629849
                                ... _. ._ .._. .._


                                • #17
                                  What an incredible accomplishment!!! Congrats to Karen, Teddy, Pwynn, and the whole U.S. team!!!

                                  Olympics next?

                                  Or what about the WEG right here in the U.S. in 2010. I'm hoping to be able to go as a spectator. How old is he?


                                  • #18
                                    WELL DONE TEDDY (and all his connections!). This shows that there should be some serious attention paid to including pony genetics in our event horse breeding programs. The smaller cattier athletes seem to be filling the first three spots in more than their "fair" share of the 4 stars this year - Theodore O'Connor and Headly Brittania being the prime examples.


                                    • #19
                                      Thank you (again), everyone.

                                      (And, yes, we signed the contract with Breyer last week.)
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                                      • #20
                                        Originally posted by pwynnnorman View Post
                                        Thank you (again), everyone.

                                        (And, yes, we signed the contract with Breyer last week.)
                                        WOW--- all three models (and maybe more)????
                                        Congrats on breeding such an inspiration. (But what an act for your mares to follow!!)