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post #1 of 10 Old 05-15-2012, 11:06 PM Thread Starter
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Hello from Virginia (:

Hello everybody! I just thought I'd introduce myself. I joined in February but wasn't exactly what you'd call active.
My name is Sam, I've been riding for four years, and I just moved up to Virginia a few months ago. We bought a house with seven acres of land, 3 1/2 of which were already fenced for a pasture. It came with an amazing barn with nine stalls, a wash stall, a tack room, and a utility room. Needless to say, I am one happy person.
As of right now I don't actually own a horse, but we're about to. We went up to a rescue yesterday and we fell in love with a Tennessee Walker named Frosty. We went out to ride him today, and we decided he was coming home with us by the end of this week, and we put a deposit down on him. We're going to have a thirty day trial on him and if he works out, we're going to adopt him (:
I'm also in the process of finding out about free leasing a horse offsite. 10 year old Thoroughbred mare, trained in dressage and perfect for eventing. Needs some tuning up but that's understandable because she hasn't been ridden in a year. We're trying to see if we can free lease for a year and then buy her at the end of that time period at a price we set now. If the owners are willing to lease her out to us, she'll be arriving with Frosty on Friday or Saturday.
That was really long, oh my gosh. I like to talk, if you haven't noticed! But that was my not so short introduction to the boards x]

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post #2 of 10 Old 05-16-2012, 02:04 AM
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welcome, what part of VA ? I am in Surry County. What kinda riding do you do?
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post #3 of 10 Old 05-16-2012, 11:10 PM Thread Starter
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welcome, what part of VA ? I am in Surry County. What kinda riding do you do?
I live in Suffolk county.
I currently don't have specific discipline but I'm going to start eventing soon. I'd like to do western for fun as well.

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post #4 of 10 Old 05-16-2012, 11:24 PM
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Welcome to the forum!!

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post #5 of 10 Old 05-20-2012, 11:15 PM
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I'm from Virginia too. I also just got a Tennesse Walker mixed with Mustang. I have 2 colts and 2 mares, but none of them a rideable yet. :/
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post #6 of 10 Old 05-21-2012, 09:31 AM
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Did you mean city of Suffolk ? Don't think there is a Suffolk county. If so you are right down 460 from me.
Lets See in your area some interesting organizations,
SEAT southeast area trail riders,
Tidewater horse council,
Wakefield area is starting up cowboy mounted shooting,
Tidewater horse trail is decent close place totrail ride, very expensive though
Petersburg battlefield a bit farther up the rode but only $15 for a annual pass,
I don't know much about the arena side of riding in the area.
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post #7 of 10 Old 05-21-2012, 09:43 AM
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Welcome to the horse forum!! I just moved from there, though I was closer to DC and Maryland.

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post #8 of 10 Old 05-21-2012, 09:48 AM
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Welcome! I am originally from Southern Maryland. Charles County. Congrats on the horses and the farm!
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post #9 of 10 Old 05-21-2012, 10:55 AM
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Your farm sound ideal & even better w/horses on the way. Congrats on all that & Welcome to the forum!
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post #10 of 10 Old 05-21-2012, 03:54 PM
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Welcome to the forum Sam
Nice to meet you
Hope you get your horses

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