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Ellie's Big Adventure - Equine Affaire 2019

On the last day of September, I received an email from the Vermont Morgan Horse Association asking if I would be interested in bringing Ellie to Equine Affaire in Massachusetts from November 7-10.  I became a member of VMHA this year when I decided to compete at Vermont Heritage Days; so even though I live in Maine and not Vermont haha, I made a snap decision to say yes!  
Honestly, it was 21 minutes after the email came in that I responded yes!  Then I had to figure out how to actually make it all happen hahahahaha.  Typical.
I attended Equine Affaire as a spectator a few times way back when and then for many years I ran the breed booth for the Standardbreds, including a four-day stint in C Barn with Dreamy back in 2013.  It is fun and exhausting to travel 4+ hours one way from home to talk with thousands of people, walk thousands of miles around the venue (ok, not that far but close), and ride in demos on a horse that has never seen such a huge venue (though in her defense, Ellie was …

WINNER WINNER!

Well, the show is over and the results are in! Our dressage score was 35, which means EMMA is the winner of the USG saddle pad, bonnet, and socks with a guess of 31! Congrats Emma! Thank you all for playing along! 💚🐴🍀


I will have a full show post later on!  It was a great day!



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  1. woooooo congrats on the satin!!! and glad to hear it was a great show - can't wait to read the full details!

    thanks also for hosting the contest! i'm super stoked!!! :D

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  2. Congrats! That photo is adorable. You both look great.

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