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post #1 of 11 Old 06-27-2011, 10:02 PM Thread Starter
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Is there an Arab under all that hair?

Haha, Zierra is going to a show in July, this should be HILARIOUSLY interesting, it's a very small little local rodeo type flat show so it should be fun! We're avoiding group classes in hopes of keeping her brain a little quiet, she's been schooling marvelously. Anyway, she's also going in halter, so I also trimmed her whiskers, re-did her bridle path, clipped her ears and bought her a beautiful new black leather halter and she looked sooo kyoot! Hehe, she almost passes for a real Arab!!

Also, some schooling photos.

O hai!

Looking this good is just exhausting

My precious little chunky money



Canter, getting a little amped

And starting to calm down

A little nicer


Much more relaxed canter

Yay for happy canter! Now if we can't just combined some roundness with some relaxation we'll be set!

The fat Arab is tired already, LOL

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post #2 of 11 Old 06-27-2011, 10:10 PM
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Aw! Congrats, I've always liked her. Hopefully she'll get recognized for her Arab-ness.
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post #3 of 11 Old 06-27-2011, 10:11 PM
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Awww, she has those cute little Arab ears.

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post #4 of 11 Old 06-27-2011, 10:13 PM
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VERY cute mare. reminds me of my arab only a whole lot younger looking :)
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post #5 of 11 Old 06-27-2011, 10:16 PM
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She's beautiful!! I love her new leather halter. I hope she does well for you :)
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post #6 of 11 Old 06-27-2011, 10:53 PM
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you look like you have lost weight.
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post #7 of 11 Old 06-27-2011, 11:29 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks! I saw pics of me riding Zierra a week ago and my jaw dropped. I don't know if my clothing is flattering me (slightly loose but more fitted t-shirt) or if my legs have toned. I haven't lost weight, but I certainly have seen a change in photos. Maybe the increased riding and walking? I've also been doing a lot more around the barn, cleaning Jynxy's stall and hauling bags of shavings for Nicole every week.

This pic astounded me, I've never been this happy with a photo:

I also think riding in breeches helps - I have fairly nice legs that I hide in baggy jeans, and we all know all baggy jeans and hoodies do is add ANOTHER 20 pounds.

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post #8 of 11 Old 06-28-2011, 12:45 AM
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Awww looks like so much fun! She is beautiful

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post #9 of 11 Old 06-28-2011, 01:40 AM
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She is so pretty, good luck at the show!

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post #10 of 11 Old 06-28-2011, 02:22 PM
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oh my i just love her! she does look more Arab-y now and less QH lol she has such a gorgeous head and neck, after your show you could just bring her to my place, i'm sure she'll fit right in =)

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