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Kairoshorses
Apr. 1, 2011, 10:55 AM
Someone posted this to FB, and I wanted to see what eventers thought. Frankly, it scares the <bleep> out of me! :eek::eek::eek:

lcw579
Apr. 1, 2011, 11:13 AM
Posted what? Or am I missing something?

BarnBrat
Apr. 1, 2011, 12:03 PM
Ahh, you can't leave us hanging like that. No link!

MunchingonHay
Apr. 1, 2011, 12:46 PM
bumping for a link....



or is this an April fools joke?

RougeEmpire
Apr. 1, 2011, 01:14 PM
Video tease!

Kairoshorses
Apr. 1, 2011, 11:31 PM
Oooops......

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pAz4RYxDc8s&feature=player_embedded

You really should watch it in full screen mode. Impressive.

Dakotawyatt
Apr. 1, 2011, 11:54 PM
WOW! Wonder if they get to walk the course beforehand.;)

dustbowl
Apr. 2, 2011, 01:26 AM
Very cool......:cool:

B Street Tango
Apr. 2, 2011, 08:22 AM
HOLY CRAP. That is not only scary it's down right crazy!

glfprncs
Apr. 2, 2011, 08:57 AM
They even have dogs that run out onto the course!

BigRuss1996
Apr. 2, 2011, 09:37 AM
Cool....thanks for posting. Having been an avid Mountain biker for many years though only in th country not city mountain biking (haha).....that was fun to see.
I have alot of respect for those who do it at that level. I know a Steeplechase Jockey who use to ride in mountain bike races and was really good at it.
I think one of the hardest things in mountain biking is the bike does not help you the way a horse does. Also when it came to jumps I found my bike had a nasty stop in it....lol
It is a fun sport but I'll take my horse over it any day....I still get out on the trails some in the summer but not so much since I fracture my knee cap falling on a rock.

OTTB FTW
Apr. 2, 2011, 09:42 AM
So if he doesn't ride the line? I kept picturing him coming off a jump into the crowd lol! Similar people and animals in the way on course..... :)

archieflies
Apr. 2, 2011, 09:57 AM
Could that be our solution to the loss of land problem? :) Use bad neighborhoods with crumbling sidewalks and road construction for our cross country courses!

Fractious Fox
Apr. 2, 2011, 03:49 PM
That was intense! Was the guy in a pinstriped suit?