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    Apr. 25, 2015, 08:51 PM
    J-Lu replied to a thread 2015 Rolex Kentucky in Eventing
    Thanks! I agree, as I mentioned previously in this thread. I'm very surprised that this jump wasn't on the frangible list despite it's obvious...
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    Apr. 25, 2015, 08:18 PM
    Thank you for taking the time to explain, vineyridge, I now see what you are saying.
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    Apr. 25, 2015, 08:12 PM
    J-Lu replied to a thread 2015 Rolex Kentucky in Eventing
    This frangible pin versus collapsible jump rule has to change. WTH, eventers?
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    Apr. 25, 2015, 08:05 PM
    J-Lu replied to a thread 2015 Rolex Kentucky in Eventing
    Very interesting, thanks. If you're such a fan an I'm not an event rider, can I ask why this horse had so much trouble over this course, esp fence...
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    Apr. 25, 2015, 06:55 PM
    J-Lu replied to a thread 2015 Rolex Kentucky in Eventing
    Oh Geez, thanks for reporting back. How sad.
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    Apr. 25, 2015, 06:52 PM
    While this is true, I do think this makes our sport unique. I've been able to ride several schoolmasters under "the requisite approved trainer" for...
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    Apr. 25, 2015, 06:41 PM
    It happens but in my experience in dressage land, it's more word of mouth. Also, in my experience, leases of quality dressage horses are cheap or...
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    Apr. 25, 2015, 06:30 PM
    J-Lu replied to a thread 2015 Rolex Kentucky in Eventing
    Good to know. The horse seemed to finish cross country just fine. I obviously don't know what goes on at this level of eventing and it's good to...
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    Apr. 25, 2015, 06:16 PM
    J-Lu replied to a thread 2015 Rolex Kentucky in Eventing
    Oh no, the horse that the commentators said "get out your checkbooks" for? That's too bad. I guess I was right - don't have the check cashed until...
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    Apr. 25, 2015, 06:13 PM
    J-Lu replied to a thread 2015 Rolex Kentucky in Eventing
    Thanks! I liked the horse, I like the rider, but I wasn't sure what to make of their round. The way the horse tried to step on top of fence 2 -...
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    Apr. 25, 2015, 06:08 PM
    In my uninformed opinion, I think Michael Jung is that rare combination of amazing talent who grew up in a professional sport horse family with $$...
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    Apr. 25, 2015, 06:00 PM
    What are the extra penalty points? Can you give a "thumbnail" version what you're taking about?
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    Apr. 25, 2015, 05:51 PM
    J-Lu replied to a thread 2015 Rolex Kentucky in Eventing
    I saw that unfortunate fall, too. It looked like her horse rolled over on her. I'm so glad she was OK. It took them a whole lot more time to...
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    Apr. 25, 2015, 05:48 PM
    J-Lu replied to a thread 2015 Rolex Kentucky in Eventing
    Oh, I'm talking about Easy Target and Francis Whittington. They collapsed a wedge when the horse left out a full stride and landed on the...
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    Apr. 25, 2015, 05:43 PM
    J-Lu replied to a thread Colleen Rutledge is awesome in Eventing
    Shiraz was amazing and absolutely did make the course look like a novice course. It was really cool that Shiraz was first and Fernhill Fugitive...
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    Apr. 25, 2015, 05:35 PM
    J-Lu replied to a thread 2015 Rolex Kentucky in Eventing
    Really??? I can't imaging that it wasn't a frangible fence - it was clearly designed to break on impact. In my opinion, ET would have broken at...
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    Apr. 25, 2015, 05:12 PM
    Oh! Thanks! After a ride like that, I think I'd have leaped off and did somersaults.
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    Apr. 25, 2015, 04:57 PM
    Oh, see, Rolex isn't that hard! I clucked a few times in my chair here and I made it through the course without breaking a sweat! Wow, what an...
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    Apr. 25, 2015, 02:24 PM
    J-Lu replied to a thread 2015 Rolex Kentucky in Eventing
    :mad: Wofford had to go and be NICE about Buck in the COTH Rolex preview issue. One might say he was even a little flattering. Thanks alot,...
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    Apr. 25, 2015, 02:07 PM
    J-Lu replied to a thread 2015 Rolex Kentucky in Eventing
    Check won't be cashed until after show jumping tomorrow! Haha!
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    Apr. 25, 2015, 01:57 PM
    J-Lu replied to a thread 2015 Rolex Kentucky in Eventing
    Thanks!
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    Apr. 25, 2015, 01:53 PM
    J-Lu replied to a thread 2015 Rolex Kentucky in Eventing
    Dumb question: what are the whistles for - is it to tell the crowds that a horse is coming?
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    Apr. 25, 2015, 01:51 PM
    J-Lu replied to a thread 2015 Rolex Kentucky in Eventing
    All I can say is that Rolex cross country is like crack. I missed my rain-free riding window today and I've been glued to my computer since 9:45 am.
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    Apr. 25, 2015, 01:47 PM
    J-Lu replied to a thread 2015 Rolex Kentucky in Eventing
    AAAAAGGGHHHHH!!!! Why did you look at your watch Michael!
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    Apr. 25, 2015, 01:44 PM
    J-Lu replied to a thread 2015 Rolex Kentucky in Eventing
    Yea, Jung is an amazing rider. This run is amazing to watch.
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    Apr. 25, 2015, 01:37 PM
    J-Lu replied to a thread 2015 Rolex Kentucky in Eventing
    Good to know, thanks for reporting in here!
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    Apr. 25, 2015, 01:36 PM
    J-Lu replied to a thread 2015 Rolex Kentucky in Eventing
    "anyhoo" :)
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    Apr. 25, 2015, 01:32 PM
    J-Lu replied to a thread 2015 Rolex Kentucky in Eventing
    Interesting how quiet Karen is right now during WFP's ride. I bet she's also miffed that they're not showing Veronica much. Or Marilyn. Or, she's...
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    Apr. 25, 2015, 01:30 PM
    J-Lu replied to a thread 2015 Rolex Kentucky in Eventing
    I'm beginning to think that a) they focus on the leaders/bigger name riders and b) cut away quickly if something looks like it could be be ugly.
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    Apr. 25, 2015, 01:24 PM
    J-Lu replied to a thread 2015 Rolex Kentucky in Eventing
    I hope she posts her helmet cam feed online.
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