Ways to Preserve Your Horse Show Ribbons
You have spent hours and hours training, you traveled, you performed at the horse show, and you won that coveted ribbon! So what now? Below are some ways you can preserve your ribbons.
Fair Ribbons Quilt
Fast Friday Fabric Challenge #51. Rules - All pieces the same shape. I had been wanting to do this for awhile and when I read the rules I decided this was the time. I started sewing the ribbons on a piece of pre-quilted fabric on November 26 (The day after Thanksgiving) The ribbons are from 1990 thru 1993. One fair had a 50th anniversary in 1992 so all their ribbons were gold that year.
Equestrian Decor: Outside the Tack Room
A few years ago, I had the daunting task of going back home and packing up all my childhood belongings. Along with the usual stuffed animals, board games and boxes of teen novels, I grew up on a show horse farm, which means I have my fair share of “horse gear” that I’m not ready to part with. Is there a way to tastefully incorporate equestrian decor into my home, without making it look like a tack room or scene from National Velvet?
Decorating With Ribbons and Trophies
Horse Show Ribbons Everyone has received a show ribbon or show trophy at one time or another. Ribbons for horse shows, dog shows, cat shows, fair ribbons, the First Place ribbon from your art project in the 6th grade, baseball tropies, 4H ribbons, a trophy for memorizing scripture or a certificate for no absences in Sunday School in 1992. There are the big trophies like the huge silver trophies for winning a tractor pull or the big crystal bowl for winning the golf tournament. All these mean…