S: Life with Dale...
BC: The End | ...well not really | Enough said | Made with love by Shorty & Slim
FC: Life with Dale...
1: Dale, To the adventures you have embarked us on because of your passion for horses and the friends that surround you. We hope you enjoy this album of the memories you have created for us and the memories we have of you. To our futures and the days of entertainment ahead. Love Always, Lori & Lyndsay
3: Prince is where our three musketeers story began....
4: Side by side, year by year... | Just to name a few of my memories... Running in to mail boxes....fast as lightening when his mom said giddyup (even though his rider didn't), the original grass hound, riding sideways, backwards, whatever....he was your rock...every horse girl needs a Prince in their life! | Your Prince Baby
5: Knowing you will be with me in all my tomorrows, makes my today so wonderful. | With you every time you ride...
6: Although Ginger was "the ugliest horse you've ever seen", you sure have done an outstanding job at filling her out into a very athletic and fit horse. Too bad you couldn't fit her into her ears though.... | June 25, 2005
7: IM MISS GLAMOUR | Ginger | aka GIINGER
8: For the
9: of | George
11: Riding | with | friends | There's nothing better than spending time on horseback with others who share the same passion as you | Clinton 2008 | Sandaraska 2011 | Thanksgiving 2007 | Sandaraska 2011 | Whinny Acres 2009
12: You have come such a long way with Ginger from the first time I met the both of you's. You should be proud of the achievements you have made in such a short time. I know you will only gain more ground now with all the work you do and you have such a wonderful companion in Ginger. She will truly be a very hearty trusted horse and will have such great confidence in what she does because of you. | ~Slim
13: A special bond
14: All things grow better with love.
15: George & Ginger
16: Recipe for a good time 4 cups of friends 3 pounds of horses 5 oz of laughs a pinch of alcohol Mix together. Top it off with Dale's homemade concoctions.
17: Dale's famous pie dough | 'Mamma" McKeeman | 1 lb tenderflake lard 5 1/2 c flour 1 tsp salt 1 tsp b. powder 3 tbsp white sugar Blend with pastry knife. | 1 egg 1 tbsp vinegar Beat slightly and add enough cold water to make 1 c liquid. Slowly add to dry mixture with fork. | Some days may not need it all some days may need a lil' extra water. Have to go by feel. | you definitely make the best pies
18: "So you can ride into Priceville and go to the general store and get some ICE CREAM".....clippity clomp clomp, SOLD! It didn't take any persuasion for us to hop on our horses and head into town to get some ice cream on a hot summer day. We sure do know how to come by food and one things for sure, we never will starve. | ICE CREAM
20: Lyndsay's 30th Birthday | Bayfest 2010 | Lyndsay's Stagette
23: Choosing you to be in our wedding was a no brainer...you have supported me from day one in all of my decisions in the boy world good or bad, and thankfully made suggestions that got me to finding the man of my dreams! | Thank You!
24: The last hooray! What a great time the MOOSE VAN was. We will truly miss having it on all our adventures. Hope the new truck can handle what the moose van could.
26: COFFEE + BAILEYS
27: And so we are famous..... This picture makes me think of the beginning of a beautiful creation. The creation of a lifetime bond.
28: To be in harmony with your horse means to become one heart beat to hoofbeat.
31: ... to ride! | JUNE | MAY
34: Among the many things we know about you, we know you're a great wife and a wonderful sister & daughter | A few things we know about you...
35: ...And you know how to rough it
36: "Hitting the slopes" - We know that horses aren't your only passion and and laughing with each other. We get the privileges of hearing about | Dale the "risk taker" | Dar the "sight-seer" | "Best buds" | We have also learned that you are a dedicated nurse, and that nurses definitely know how to have fun outside of work!
37: You's can't go anywhere without your flasks | that you and Dar always have a blast out on the hills, thrill seeking all the fun you two have while out on your trips to stir up trouble.
38: Adventure | Trails | One thing we love about you is that you are not afraid of who you are and you are always true to yourself
40: Overcoming obstacles...boundaries.... | Trust
41: The young Dale, not wanting to get her feet wet! | The more experienced Dale will do anything for her horse! | Time in the saddle or on the ground with your horse is never wasted time. Dale you can do anything with your horse. All it takes is time, and commitment. It's been said again and again that your passion to continue to grow with Ginger inspires us to be better horse owners.!
42: sunny days are here again! | Dale, life with you started way back with crappy tire, racing home with the boyfriend’s car against you and your Crown Victoria! You have been not only a horse role model for me, but a role model in many other ways. You are that friend that has the experienced opinion that I am willing to listen to! That’s a polite way to say that you will always be older and wiser than me! Ha ha! Without you I might have stayed with one of the many losers that I dated, and not found my way to Kyle, and I probably wouldn't still have Zee. I cannot express how thankful I am for those two things alone! I wish that some day (a long time from now) Zee and I will have the bond that you and Ginger have (and will have for life!). You saved and continue to give Ginger the life she deserves. You have been so understanding on how my life has changed in the last year. It means the world to me that you and Slim do all that you do to keep me in the loop of riding. Our friendship will continue to be invaluable to me. Thank you. Lots of Love, Shorty
44: ANNUAL CHRISTMAS RIDE!
45: NAUGHTY | NICE
46: Thankfully early in our adventures you were not judgmental in what we wore, those acid wash jeans were terrible! Not that you are judgmental now, we (mostly being Lori) just have better taste now...most of the time!!! | Beautifully Practical!
48: Going | It's a wonder why we go international when we have such beauty in our own backyard, but there is something about traveling and experiencing with friends that is so great. Looking forward to more international adventures! | RS Ranch | International! | Going | Part of our Photo shoot | Missouri Foxtrotters | The day trip...now we could show them a good day trip! | St. Louis Zoo...filling time!
49: Where to next? | Road to the horse | 2012
50: CAUTION! | GUNSIL! | Slim did you not learn from Shorty's bridle mishap? | SAFETY FIRST! (ha ha)
51: CAUTION! | When you ride with us, you need to know that we are not always what some would call "safe", we pull fun harmless pranks when you least expect it, we ALWAYS have a blast, it's more often than not a true adventure, and someone will be named the GUNSIL of the day! | You holdin' on?? | Ugh, I don't think your bridle is on... | Momma to the rescue!
52: Keeping Brad's GPS safe from the bumps of the trail!
53: You have been our guide not only on our trail adventures with your GPS and map reading skills but also our mentor through our horse journey(s) too...THANKS MOMMA!
54: Gotta have a page for Brad's "favourite" kind of pictures... ;)
55: Although Brad isn't a fan of these shots, I think they tell a story in their own way
56: CAMPING with your best friends!! | Rain or shine!
57: Meeting new friends! | Bear Claws? Sandaraska | You got your name from always being prepared from garbage bags, to dish soap, if we forgot it, you remembered it...but you never had back up tent poles!!!
58: SORREL MARE...
60: Because she just might melt your heart
61: Friends don't let friends ride alone! (too often). | Sometimes we even skip out on family gatherings like Thanksgiving to Ride! | The memories that fill this book are priceless, and invaluable, just like your friendship. Heres to many more tears, laughs, and adventures to come!