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    May. 21, 2015, 12:17 AM
    A quick clarification, there is no such thing as "all aluminum." Federal law, correctly and wisely requires that all hitch and axle mounts must be...
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    May. 19, 2015, 11:47 PM
    RAyers replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    Which is all well and good, yet parents of the dead will sue the manufacturers because THEIR kid was killed by the product. Think how much money I...
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    May. 19, 2015, 08:38 PM
    RAyers replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    I am using the FEI stats that BNFE provided the link earlier in this very own thread! Dates are 2004-2014. JER describes what "culture of...
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    May. 19, 2015, 04:23 PM
    RAyers replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    OK, then now let's really dive into the numbers: 1) You have a 1 in 5 shot of s SERIOUS injury if you have a rotational fall, a 1 in 20 for...
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    May. 19, 2015, 03:12 PM
    RAyers replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    I think you describe a great example of a culture of indifference. The only reason safety equipment is being used is because the consumer is doing...
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    May. 19, 2015, 12:30 PM
    RAyers replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    Nothing will be done until there is enough of a push from the constituents to force the USEF/FEI/safety device manufacturers to do something. At...
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    May. 5, 2015, 11:17 AM
    I can't even believe that people (e.g. the governing bodies) are even considering this stupidity. Look, if we need to make this TV ready and...
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    May. 1, 2015, 12:33 PM
    RAyers replied to a thread "Patting the ground" in Eventing
    It's what I do after augering in and not being too hurt.
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    Apr. 28, 2015, 11:21 AM
    Look, you all are trying to quantify and "standardize" something the can not be characterized. What works for Michael Jung works for Michael Jung,...
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    Apr. 28, 2015, 09:38 AM
    RAyers replied to a thread Talk to me about footing? in Eventing
    It is a "simple" concept that has been long done in horses (old school horsemanship/training) but not really quantified or studied. Think of that old...
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    Apr. 27, 2015, 12:42 AM
    RAyers replied to a thread Talk to me about footing? in Eventing
    Better the footing be too hard than to soft, especially for jumping. Too soft tends to lead to soft tissue injuries (suspensory, tendon, etc.) while...
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