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    Sep. 16, 2014, 01:07 PM
    Willesdon replied to a thread Del Mar "issues" in Racing
    Zero should be the target. Over the last 15 years, the equine fatality rate in British Racing has fallen by one-third (from 0.3% to 0.2% of...
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    Sep. 15, 2014, 02:08 PM
    Willesdon replied to a thread Blenheim in Eventing
    Won by Francis Whittington. YAY!!! A lovely rider and horseman who puts a huge amount back into the sport. A very well deserved success.
    1 replies | 305 view(s)
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    Sep. 15, 2014, 02:04 PM
    That went away because speed can kill. Watches are not permitted in the lower levels of British Eventing to prevent people riding too fast to be...
    37 replies | 1284 view(s)
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    Sep. 11, 2014, 12:42 PM
    You have reason to be very proud of him. I recall seeing him running last year and he impressed me. A lot of people had run outs at the corners (0.19...
    12 replies | 584 view(s)
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    Sep. 10, 2014, 07:12 AM
    Willesdon replied to a thread 2014 Burghley thread in Eventing
    The problem of multiple registries and stud books. Everyone can claim him. Ah well, actually, in eventing I think that handsome is as handsome...
    197 replies | 14894 view(s)
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    Sep. 9, 2014, 11:25 AM
    Willesdon replied to a thread 2014 Burghley thread in Eventing
    Just to join the nerdy conversation, Chilli Morning is a TB/Trakehner cross, but with the TB stallion Deadly Nightshade in the 4th generation on the...
    197 replies | 14894 view(s)
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    Sep. 8, 2014, 11:06 AM
    Different discipline, but in a recent Horse & Hound article about training for cross country, Francis Whittington (4* rider) made the point that you...
    17 replies | 1584 view(s)
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    Sep. 8, 2014, 10:52 AM
    Willesdon replied to a thread Eventing in Spain? in Eventing
    Spain is a real horse country, will horses deep in the Spanish soul. However, its equestrian strengths do not lie in eventing. For a couple of...
    3 replies | 227 view(s)
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    Sep. 8, 2014, 08:56 AM
    Good manners and a sense of self-preservation. Fortunately, some horses have them built in.
    20 replies | 693 view(s)
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Ridden on five continents but don't like to jump. Love watching others go XC. Follow hounds all winter, jump judge all summer.

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