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post #1 of 8 Old 02-23-2010, 07:49 PM Thread Starter
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Is the weather messing up anyone else's show schedule?

...I'm kind of annoyed.

We had 3 dressage shows scheduled for Beau in February. On 2/13, 2/20 and 2/28.

The 2/13 show was moved to 2/20 because of a blizzard that came through on 2/9. I was already committed and pre-entered to the original 2/20 show, so we were able to go to that one.

Last night I went to check ride times for the 2/28 show. Found out it's postponed because of all the snow/mud in the field they use for trailer parking.

So, we're 1-for-3 in February. And we're supposed to get another storm this coming Thursday.... I'm so over winter and ready for showing weather!!!

Rant over ;)

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post #2 of 8 Old 02-23-2010, 08:24 PM
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thats terrible!! haha we dont even have shows in feb because its still to cold, haha our showing season usually starts in march, and thats jsut 'warm-up' shows haha

i will try to send some of our nice weather your way!! :)

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post #3 of 8 Old 02-23-2010, 08:51 PM
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It's annoying and not. Most of the shows going on now are in covered arenas so that's nice but I personally do not have a covered arena >.< so lol that makes it difficult to practice BUT I did get a lot of riding in the past couple of days I am not too upset yet lol.

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post #4 of 8 Old 02-23-2010, 11:13 PM
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Other than I can't even begin to start getting ready due to my ring being a gigantic pool of deep mud, weather's no problem whatsoever. Sarcastic enough? (heh heh) Yeah, I'm ready for spring too.

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post #5 of 8 Old 02-24-2010, 02:24 AM
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The shows I have planned have covered arenas. Also live in california lol

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post #6 of 8 Old 02-24-2010, 07:40 AM Thread Starter
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All of the shows I had planned are in indoor arenas, too. It's just the trailer aspects that are messing things up...

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post #7 of 8 Old 02-24-2010, 05:13 PM
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No, but it is messing with our arena.....giant puddle in one side and in two corners. So long as it doesn't rain anymore..(yeah right har har) we'll be fine.

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post #8 of 8 Old 02-25-2010, 06:42 PM
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So far, I've had 3 shows cancelled this spring due to cold or wet weather. UGH !!! So ready for spring.
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