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post #1 of 6 Old 07-05-2009, 11:20 PM Thread Starter
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Talking My first AA show!

I'm so excited, it was a lot of fun. We both improved a ton with just a few rides, he's really starting to get a nice uphill canter and push off for the jumps. We jumped a wide 2'9" oxer in schooling and it was the best jump we've ever had. He really has power when he gets it right!

The last two days we did pre-childrens' horses (2'6") No ribbons Sat., but Sun. I got a 3rd and a 7th out of 17! I don't remember ribbons from the first days, but with the pro. rider he got champion in modifieds and reserve champion in baby greens. Oh, and we had such a great canter, we actually took out strides a few times, but didn't add at all!

Pretty cool that my four year old OTTB is holding his own with horses twice his age and 5X his price I've only had him four months, so I'm excited to see how we do in a few months!

Sorry no pictures yet, but I promise I'll put them up in the next few days!
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WOO HOO! CONGRATULATIONS!!!

*does happy dance* Be proud of yourself kiddo!!! Both you and your beautiful boy are becomming a wonderful team!


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thats incredible... good for you
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Congrats!
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Here's a few pictures of Baby greens with the pro rider. He was being a dweeb with his feet because of the mud, but he still got fourth, first and second out of tenish horses.
PhotoReflect - Vidal Photography

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Scroll forward after this one, there are a few nice ones
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It was pretty funny that we drove four hours to another state, and the judge was the person my trainer used to lease her barn from
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Sorry for the double post, but here he is looking silly over 2ft jumps
PhotoReflect - Vidal Photography

I won't post me because I look scary bad, I will post later with pictures of me in the lter show, but they haven't posted pictures yet
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