Category Archives: horse show vendor progress

Richland Park Horse Trials & CCI*** !!

This was, as Ed Sullivan would have said back in the ’50’s, a  r-e-a-l-l-y- BIG-SHOW! Fortunately for me, Richland Park, which is just north of Kalamazoo, MI, is not that far from me. And in spite of its size, the … Continue reading

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A Kentucky Horse Park Adventure

I had not, until this past Thursday, set foot in Kentucky other than a brief stint awaiting a flight change at the Cincinnati airport–which ought to be in Ohio but is really in Kentucky. Go figure. Given how unadventurous I … Continue reading

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East Lansing Adventures

I spent three days last week at my second appearance at the Michigan Horse Council’s Stallion Expo held each spring at Michigan State University in Michigan’s capital city. My booth is not getting any bigger, but it is getting fuller. … Continue reading

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Inaugural appearance at the stallion show

Got back late yesterday from the Michigan Horse Council’s annual Stallion Expo. This one happened to be celebrating their 30th anniversary. Gotta say something for longevity! It was well run and well attended, two things that please me immensely as … Continue reading

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And now, the news you’ve been waiting for

I’m back from the big 3-day expo. Only problem was, it turned out not to be as big as advertised. From past experience, I know what a crowd of  only 1000 looks like, and the promised attendance of 8000-10000 did … Continue reading

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Perfect day for a horseshow at Harvard Milk Days

Perfect, that is, except for the sudden gusts of wind that threatened to blow everything away. Otherwise, sunny and pleasant. I thought I’d just make this post mostly a picture show, short and sweet. This was my third year at … Continue reading

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Kalamazoo 4-H Tack Sale–Shop until you drop!

Over 2100 people through the door. Here are a few of them– And that was only one corner of one room.

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