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    Sep. 22, 2014, 08:14 AM
    JER replied to a thread Plantation Field in Eventing
    A further illustration that dressage scores mean absolutely nothing if you can't get around XC. Priorities. :) (I would like to say that I agree...
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    Sep. 21, 2014, 11:06 PM
    Very happy to see this, Rockin'. My Nina had a year off from eventing due to a (very) late growth spurt but is now back in the swing of things. ...
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    Sep. 21, 2014, 11:04 PM
    JER replied to a thread Plantation Field in Eventing
    If these BNR always made the best decisions for their horses, then perhaps the USA would have completed a team at WEG. Trading Aces (albeit with...
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    Sep. 15, 2014, 10:18 PM
    Aoife Clark has received two verbal warnings recently at WEG and Burghley. At WEG, she was warned for 'irresponsible riding'. At Burghley, she...
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    Sep. 12, 2014, 03:37 PM
    JER replied to a thread OK, "ISIS." in Off Topic
    Maybe we should all watch Eisenhower's farewell speech, take a deep breath, and just stop. If alcoholics can go cold turkey, so can compulsive...
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    Sep. 12, 2014, 02:57 PM
    JER replied to a thread OK, "ISIS." in Off Topic
    This is the equivalent of saying that the US becomes less 'democratic' when the standing president's approval ratings fall. If Hamas or the Muslim...
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    Sep. 12, 2014, 01:54 PM
    The problem is the 'stand your ground' law that allows someone to get away with killing someone based on a defense that they 'felt' threatened. If...
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    Sep. 12, 2014, 01:32 PM
    JER replied to a thread OK, "ISIS." in Off Topic
    That's disproven by reality. The US has supported -- and even empowered -- all sorts of non-democratic, oppressive, autocratic regimes: the Shah in...
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    Sep. 11, 2014, 11:52 PM
    The Speedo Endurance+ fabric (example here) usually lasts longer than most. There's also the issue of body type. TYR and Speedo suits are quite...
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    Sep. 11, 2014, 11:32 PM
    My Chihuahua-Papillion mix was incredibly fussy about dog food. The Royal Canin Chihuahua was the one he liked most. But he really preferred cat...
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    Sep. 11, 2014, 09:37 PM
    Which brand and material are the suits? That makes a difference.
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    Sep. 11, 2014, 09:31 PM
    I came first. Because I was the only one in my Masters division. :winkgrin: This year, it was something of a personal goal for me to be able to...
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    Sep. 11, 2014, 07:11 PM
    JER replied to a thread OK, "ISIS." in Off Topic
    Nothing. Except having qualified people in the intelligence services lawfully keeping an eye on it. No. My summer holiday this year was to...
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    Sep. 11, 2014, 03:30 PM
    JER replied to a thread OK, "ISIS." in Off Topic
    Are you not aware that Saudi and (to a lesser extent) Qatar fund these groups to keep them out of Saudi and Qatar? This is also true of al-Qaeda,...
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    Sep. 11, 2014, 03:04 PM
    JER replied to a thread OK, "ISIS." in Off Topic
    'Won backing from', in this particular usage, is a euphemism for 'bribed'. Wonder what's in the deal for those 'allies', especially Saudi and...
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    Sep. 10, 2014, 11:44 PM
    JER replied to a thread OK, "ISIS." in Off Topic
    Damn. I thought this was a Bob Dylan thread. I'm thinking 32 pages, that's some real Dylanology going on. Then I see it's about the Caliphate...
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    Sep. 10, 2014, 10:29 PM
    I started swimming regularly about 3-4 years ago because I got shanghaied into the world of pentathlon. For the first year or so, I hated it. ...
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    Sep. 10, 2014, 02:04 PM
    How often do you see horse and human, smiling together for the camera, both showing teeth? Smile! This was at our national pentathlon...
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    Sep. 10, 2014, 12:10 PM
    JER replied to a thread 2014 Burghley thread in Eventing
    I do think it's a good thing, and even more so in a stallion. We should expect a stallion (or mare) to have an opinion. My best horses -- mostly...
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    Sep. 9, 2014, 10:25 PM
    And I thought that saddle was its own circle of hell. :lol: Seriously, I cannot sit in that saddle. My hip angle is all wrong, so wrong it...
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    Sep. 9, 2014, 08:55 PM
    JER replied to a thread Ground lines in Eventing
    I won't see him for probably a couple of days. Still trying to solve some well/water issues and still trying to catch up on sleep post-Nanjing, but...
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    Sep. 9, 2014, 08:21 PM
    The Wintec All-Purpose is my favorite saddle for young horses, fox hunting and LTD endurance rides. So I'd disagree on the 'poorly suited' part. ...
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    Sep. 9, 2014, 07:18 PM
    JER replied to a thread Ground lines in Eventing
    Why don't you ask Mike Plumb? I doubt there's anyone out there with more experience training horses to jump. Or stronger opinions about it. :lol:...
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    Sep. 9, 2014, 12:48 PM
    Then how come nobody but me and the occasional child likes to ride in my 16/16.5" saddles? There's a point at which a saddle becomes too wide...
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    Sep. 8, 2014, 10:48 PM
    ebay listing here Posting this as it is a much sought-after model that does not turn up often in the sales listings. For those unfamiliar, it...
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    Sep. 8, 2014, 12:55 PM
    JER replied to a thread 2014 Burghley thread in Eventing
    I'd have agreed with that until my '13 foal was born. :) Mare is very good quality. Foal is a stunner, really took us by surprise. But I'd agree...
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    Sep. 6, 2014, 05:15 PM
    JER replied to a thread Five Points HT in Eventing
    Good-looking riders? Name names, ACME. :)
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    Sep. 5, 2014, 09:35 PM
    JER replied to a thread Oops, positive tests at WEG in Eventing
    What is your evidence for these conclusions? If you go through the FEI hearing documents, the use of prohibited substances seems to be mostly...
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    Sep. 5, 2014, 09:07 PM
    You can buy one for less than that.
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    Sep. 5, 2014, 08:29 PM
    But the UK also has showing. Better than US hunters, but still another draw for horse money. IIRC, Charlotte DuDressage turned to dressage because...
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