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Musical Monday: All American Girl

Monday, May 20, 2013

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Shelley rode in her first association horse show Saturday.  She rode very well, and wasn't expected to place in any of her classes.  She placed third, fourth, and sixth out of seventeen riders.  Awesome, Shelley!  We're so proud of you!

But before you read the rest of the post, please listen (and watch) the following video, Carrie Underwood's All American Girl.  I kept thinking of this song at the Horse Show, and Shelley said she wanted me to post this song today.

Carrie Underwood
All American Girl

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Mr. Art @ Home is so proud of his girl!

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It's nice to see the kids put up the iPads and enjoy the day regardless of the mud!

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An academy the ribbons!

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Picnicking on the boulders

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Shelley riding Elmo

What did you listen to over the weekend?  Link-up to Musical Monday!

Until next time...

Ricki Jill


  1. Way to go Shelley! Yes, All American Girl, what a doll your are. I know you made your momma and daddy very proud...........I enjoyed this post so much RJ. Great pics and video.

    The French Hutch

  2. Well done Shelley!!!! Loved this post! xo

  3. Whoohoo
    Love the pic's

  4. I know you are both so proud of her! She's beautiful and so talented! Way to go Shelley!!!

  5. Great song and video, and so fitting in this post! Love it!

  6. Way to go, Shelley! Heeheee...I love her face in that last shot. It's so nice to be able to do something that makes her so happy. :)

  7. Yes, love the smiles! Congratulations to her.

  8. Great pictures horses have always scared me........the song was good I liked it all in all this was a great post

  9. Way to go Shelley! So pretty too!!! The photos look like a scene from a movie.

  10. I love this song. I love the fact Shelley had a wonderful time even more. Congratulations Shelley. It looks like it was the perfect weekend for the family.

  11. Congratulations to Shelley! Love that last photo :)

  12. Well done Shelly! Can totally see why you picked this song this week!


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