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post #1 of 7 Old 02-13-2010, 08:08 PM Thread Starter
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Cool Ricky's First Show :)

So on Friday night, we took Ricky down to the showground, and I attempted to plait him up. Normally I sew in plaits, but he kept being an idiot and moving so they are the most ******ed plaits I think I've ever seen. I couldn't even braid his forelock, so I just went with the standard 'oh he's a baby, that's why they're ******ed' excuse. Excuse my stupid looks and red face. I was sunburnt and I didn't get to sleep til 4:30am and then got up and 6am. My hair was even done properly.

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He kept whinnying. I've never heard him whinny so much. He was just way too cute.

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Its a bad photo of me but an okay one of Ricky. As you can tell I was running late so I didn't even chalk up his markings. I just baby oil on his nose etc.

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There were only 4 quarter horses there :) The judge said Ricky will have an amazing trot when he's older.

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He looks kinda tall in this photo compared to that fully grown QH.

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Sporting his second place ribbon. I know its a stunning photo of him

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See his ******ed forelock :)

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Out in the ring :)

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Love this photo. :)

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Super zoomed up, but at least you can see how tall he is now.

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It was super hot, so I was trying to stay in the shade.

I'm still waiting for the professional photographer to upload pics, but if you wanna see the whole album, its on FB.
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post #2 of 7 Old 02-13-2010, 08:10 PM
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Oooh how fun! He looks so sharp :) Congrats!

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AWESOME pics!! Nice ribbon you two got there!! I don't think his braids look bad! Then again you are hiding them in all the pics! LOL. Congrates!

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post #4 of 7 Old 02-13-2010, 08:40 PM Thread Starter
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They were awful :( They were sticking up, half were flat, half were little knobs. He kept moving his head, so I just gave up on trying to fix them.
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Congrats on your placing! How exciting! I love the way your ribbons look! You never see that here unless you go to breed only shows. Thanks for sharing the pics. Looks like you guys had fun.
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All our ribbons are like that. Some are felt, some are satin. I've only ever gotten 2 rosettes. I love them way more than our sash ribbons. Its a shame Australia doesn't do them that often at shows.
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post #7 of 7 Old 02-14-2010, 09:31 AM
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Very cool pics!
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