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    May. 25, 2016, 11:46 AM
    vineyridge replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    Then why are we talking about safety at all? I thought crush injuries were the primary cause of death in rotational falls when the horse landed on...
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    May. 25, 2016, 10:57 AM
    vineyridge replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    You may have had too many concussions. Because you are twisting and misrepresenting what I (and others) have said. I did NOT say a lip. I said a...
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    May. 24, 2016, 09:59 PM
    vineyridge replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    Unfortunately (or not) the cause of Humphreys's death has not been made public. If the EXO wouldn't have prevented death and she was wearing a...
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    May. 24, 2016, 07:09 PM
    vineyridge replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    Do you own an air vest? Do you own a GPA or Charles Owen helmet? Do you own one of the $100 vests? Or do you own a Charles Owen or Airlyne vest? ...
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    May. 24, 2016, 11:31 AM
    vineyridge replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    Dear God, you call what's going on here vitriol? You should read the comments to political articles on The Guardian's website. Or the Bernie...
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    May. 23, 2016, 10:18 PM
    vineyridge replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    I still want an answer. Why has not USEA proposed a final, emergency rule to the USEF for certified vests along with helmets in dressage? Why has...
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    May. 23, 2016, 10:12 PM
    Some time in the middle 2000's I found online a Kauffman's in Maryland or New Jersey that sold quite a bit of polo stuff. I think it may have been a...
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    May. 23, 2016, 12:37 PM
    AFAIK, "Bless your heart" can be said quite sincerely as thanks to someone for something. It can also be said sardonically/ironically for the same...
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    May. 23, 2016, 11:23 AM
    I read a story or two on The Bloodhorse website. You could try googling there. I just went back and read the 2013 story. It wasn't a formal...
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    May. 23, 2016, 11:08 AM
    Stick to your guns! Working for something that she loves is good for her and you. This is a good start to a long process. You've got another five...
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    May. 23, 2016, 09:47 AM
    vineyridge replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    after Jordan McDonalds's death BE made certified vests a requirement. They have also made changes to their helmet rules in the past year requiring...
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    May. 23, 2016, 01:01 AM
    vineyridge replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    It wouldn't be too hard to start with helmets and protective vests, though. As I said earlier, if US Eventing can't even get around to passing a...
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    May. 22, 2016, 10:30 PM
    vineyridge replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    JER has been saying the same thing for many years. It's not as if her thoughts are new. If Formula One can prevent deaths from crashes, why...
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    May. 22, 2016, 10:25 PM
    I get the newspaper a week or so late. There was an article in the USToday section of the state paper talking about NASCAR changes. Dale Earnhardt,...
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    May. 22, 2016, 03:39 PM
    vineyridge replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    Della Chiesa is far from past. He is overseeing the changes in eventing today as head of the FEI Eventing Committee. Roycroft, you could say, is...
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    May. 22, 2016, 01:44 PM
    It sounds to me like Kent Desormeaux may have been living up to the stereotype of a typical Cajun. Work hard and afterwards party even harder. "Let...
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    May. 22, 2016, 01:18 PM
    Devil's advocate, but studies have uncovered the uncomfortable truth, IIRC, that Lasix disrupts the normal calcium loss and replacement system in a...
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    May. 22, 2016, 10:39 AM
    vineyridge replied to a thread My kid is a jerk.... in Eventing
    From an expert voice of authority.
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    May. 22, 2016, 09:17 AM
    vineyridge replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    Can't you see how very different "the freak accident" mindset, exemplified by two of the International people at the very highest level of the...
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    May. 22, 2016, 08:59 AM
    Actually there are race circuits for QHs, Paints, Arabs, and even Appaloosas in America. The QH racing circuit is infused with big money, corrupt...
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