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    Jul. 10, 2014, 11:33 AM
    People are going to come away with widely varying interpretations of the video, such is the nature of the beast and I assume why OP preferred they...
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    Jul. 9, 2014, 11:25 PM
    Actually think she rode the horse beautifully. Held him together every step of the way as he flung himself over the jumps... Puts an interesting spin...
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    Jul. 8, 2014, 12:57 PM
    Oooh, more to say! This is how horse showing tends to go everywhere though. Every so often a circuit ends up with either a really wealthy family or...
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    Jul. 8, 2014, 12:44 PM
    Nothing to add other than I believe the proper analogy for this latest sparring would be a 3rd/4th level dressage rider executing a 2' course of...
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    Jul. 4, 2014, 07:00 PM
    That's a tough call, there's all kinds of stuff that could get tangled up in the horse's legs over a fence. Can't even imagine trying to make that...
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    Jul. 2, 2014, 10:35 AM
    dags replied to a thread Petition to FEI in Off Course
    Is this really the entirety of the petition? No definition of what principles they are expected to uphold? What exactly is the expected response? All...
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    Jul. 1, 2014, 11:37 PM
    ^^ Yeah, I know. Just thought maybe it should be considered. As others have said, valid points were raised, and then over shadowed, and it's kind of...
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    Jul. 1, 2014, 11:23 PM
    Don't know parties personally, but even if all said is true it shouldn't damn the kid for all future google searches. OP, perhaps you could change...
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    Jul. 1, 2014, 08:29 PM
    But do you think perfect prep will help the situation, as per the video he was given to critique? That's my only pause here. Remove all PP...
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    Jul. 1, 2014, 04:47 PM
    yup... but what gets me even more is that the suggestion, however inflammatory it may be, won't even fix the "problem"?! (problem in "" because...
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    Jul. 1, 2014, 04:28 PM
    I'm a little surprised folks think this is such an excellent example of a kid making up a green horse... second show and it's doing the USEF Medal?...
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    Jun. 29, 2014, 02:06 PM
    Horse really shouldn't leave the ground until he's told to, so you probably need to be less of a passenger and ride the very. last. step. Trot in...
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    Jun. 26, 2014, 02:36 PM
    dags replied to a thread Lost my nerve in Hunter/Jumper
    Once went for 4-5 years without falling off, which only served to build up an irrational fear of it. Then promptly fell off 4 times in 2 months,...
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    Jun. 25, 2014, 01:36 PM
    Horse did show a lot, but just a reminder that there is a rest week built into Thermal (apparently for good reason).
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