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    May. 28, 2016, 10:39 PM
    There are a lot of flakes in the world. This girl is one of them and has a dim future in the horse industry (where there are lots of folks that are...
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    May. 25, 2016, 11:56 PM
    Do over... Rider fitness definitely has an effect on rider stability. I've always ridden better with quicker reflexes when fit. Men...
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    May. 25, 2016, 09:45 PM
    LAZ replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    Interesting racing link back when Danny On-the-gas had his horrific crash at the IMS....
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    May. 25, 2016, 12:36 PM
    LAZ replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    i had a boarder here riding in the ring on her fresh and happy, but generally super reliable and good guy horse. He put in a leap in a canter...
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    May. 24, 2016, 04:51 PM
    LAZ replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    i don't disagree on all your points, but it is also up to the members then, to not give push back about having to buy new safety equipment, about...
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    May. 24, 2016, 11:01 AM
    LAZ replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    Perception is such a funny thing--I didn't get that at all from Jon's post. I got a sense of frustration, the same frustration that I feel as a...
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    May. 24, 2016, 10:55 AM
    LAZ replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    Reed, That's a great idea. The link is: http://emsaonline.net/ There is a donate link on the website (I just looked). It's not eventing...
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    May. 24, 2016, 12:19 AM
    LAZ replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    i don't presume to speak for the USEA but the short answer is money, and push back from members on expenses. I remember the hue and outcry here when...
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    May. 23, 2016, 03:26 PM
    LAZ replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    Not a snark--it's a comment, based on all your suggestions. You're somebody, too, and somebody needs to do something, right? We're all somebodies,...
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    May. 23, 2016, 01:09 PM
    Kevlar vests would need to be made into a cage like device such as the Exo. The Kanteq vest is not of that type. I think (but do not know) that a...
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    May. 23, 2016, 01:02 PM
    LAZ replied to a thread Anyone hear about this... in Eventing
    i ran into her at Gibbes Farm in March--hadn't seen her since she left Dan Hobyn. It's hard to mistake that trailer! OP--good luck to you. It...
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    May. 22, 2016, 09:55 PM
    I dunno, we had a weird one here today--a horse jumped down a drop perfectly, cantered away a few strides, tripped over his own feet, went down on...
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    May. 22, 2016, 08:25 PM
    LAZ replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    Perhaps you can start your own, independent task force on this matter; it seems you have a very clear vision for where it should go and how to...
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    May. 18, 2016, 01:16 PM
    LAZ replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    Yikes, you're pretty hard. From your reasoning no horses should be ridden because anytime you put a leg over a horse you are endangering it in a...
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    May. 17, 2016, 11:58 PM
    LAZ replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    i know that in 1983 the three hunts that were in Indiana all had significant falls in a very similar time span. One rider died at Romney (crush...
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    May. 16, 2016, 09:20 PM
    LAZ replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    i have no idea what they could be produced for, but I'm sure it would not be cheap. BUT--crush injuries generally happen at the upper levels so I...
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    May. 16, 2016, 09:36 AM
    LAZ replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    Carol Kozlowski is the Cochair for the Safety & Equine Welfare committee, and president elect for the USEA. She is a person that gets things done...
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    May. 16, 2016, 08:35 AM
    LAZ replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    I think a carbon fiber vest is worth pursuing--molds could be individualized relatively easily by using expanding foam (but they would not be cheap)....
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    May. 16, 2016, 08:30 AM
    LAZ replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    Forgive me, as I haven't had time to read the entire post. Is there a link to where you can donate to the research? ...
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    May. 16, 2016, 12:04 AM
    LAZ replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    I don't think course designer certifications are given that lightly; I remember Ian Stark showing me the manual he was studying before he got his...
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    May. 15, 2016, 11:39 PM
    LAZ replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    I, for one, am tired of the insults. You have a specific issue with a CMP course, put it in print and mail it directly to him, the USEF and the FEI ...
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    May. 15, 2016, 10:49 PM
    LAZ replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    Thanks, Gnep, I'm touched. I'm pretty much a nobody in the big scheme of things but I do care, and it's my nature to be involved. FWIW, I do...
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    May. 15, 2016, 10:23 PM
    LAZ replied to a thread Horses Collapsing XC in Eventing
    USEA has a program for horse welfare that includes research on this issue. It was previously called the Equine Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Research...
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    May. 15, 2016, 05:28 PM
    LAZ replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    Yep, I grew up in car racing, raced myself for a while (SCCA) and worked in the industry. Safety is taken very seriously and my exposure to it has...
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    May. 15, 2016, 01:58 PM
    LAZ replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    Quite honestly, I see nothing wrong with this fence. It has a rounded edge, there is a mulch patch out front in center to give a ground line. It's...
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    May. 15, 2016, 01:31 PM
    LAZ replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    Gnep--it's got to start somewhere, and Ms. Mars donated $25,000 to this study. I would like other people involved in making their living the sport...
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    May. 15, 2016, 10:39 AM
    LAZ replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    Jo Whitehouse emailed me Lee Ann, I cannot tell you how much I value your email. This has been the saddest day in the sport in the US for many...
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    May. 15, 2016, 09:23 AM
    LAZ replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    This is what a Frangible study is for, tofind the best way to support safe deployment in need. We really need to get behind the research, both...
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    May. 15, 2016, 12:14 AM
    LAZ replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    I urge everyone that is concerned and is willing to be part of the solution to contribute to the USEA Collapsible Fence Study. We we all need to...
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    May. 12, 2016, 11:41 PM
    LAZ replied to a thread Allison Springer and Arthur in Eventing
    Actually, I remember being really impressed with Allison when she rode around Rolex on Tenacity. I have some photos of them somewhere, and it was...
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