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  1. #1
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    Default Pentathlon jumping

    I am watching todays pentathlon jumpers and was noticing a big improvement in riding from the last olympics, until the Korean rider.......

    http://www.nbcolympics.com/liveextra/vi ... ent-medals

    His ride starts at about 1:30.25.

    Not only does he have a death grip on the horse but actually pulls him over onto himself during a rear. Then they go on to ride that course. Not even a vet check on a horse that just flipped over. Dang if that were my horse that was borrowed I would be having a fit!!!!

    I realize that the riders only have 20 min to get to know their horse but !!!! This horse's first go round was just fine.



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    Sadly, cannot watch because NBC has any and all streams/videos/etc on lockdown if you don't subscribe to a TV service....which we do not.... *sigh*

    Also, I think your link is broken
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