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    Oct. 21, 2014, 05:16 PM
    bambam replied to a thread Gin & Juice moving on in Eventing
    The ones I am familiar with are not that expensive and, given how key your online presence is these days, it seems to me to be worth the investment
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    Oct. 21, 2014, 05:14 PM
    bambam replied to a thread Gin & Juice moving on in Eventing
    :lol::lol: No kidding
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    Oct. 21, 2014, 04:02 PM
    bambam replied to a thread Gin & Juice moving on in Eventing
    Actually at least some of them do have people who do that kind of thing for them- not on the scale that Tiger Woods does, but someone who drafts...
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    Oct. 21, 2014, 04:00 PM
    bambam replied to a thread Gin & Juice moving on in Eventing
    I am with BFNE- the most professional thing to do would be to publicly thank them for the chance to ride their horses, wish them well in the future...
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    Oct. 20, 2014, 11:53 AM
    bambam replied to a thread Gin & Juice moving on in Eventing
    My (potentially faulty :)) recollection is that elimination of the whole team is an option and not required and I have not seen anything about a...
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    Oct. 20, 2014, 08:42 AM
    Elimination seems unnecessarily harsh even if it is permitted (not required) under the rules, especially for an unrecognized
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    Oct. 19, 2014, 12:02 PM
    There was an acknowledged error on their part that resulted in an injury to your horse- this does not fall directly into the unavoidable s*%t happens...
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    Oct. 17, 2014, 01:18 PM
    One of my favorites. My sister won't watch it with me because I recite half of it along with the movie. It is currently the favorite movie of my 11...
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    Oct. 17, 2014, 12:56 PM
    bambam replied to a thread Gin & Juice moving on in Eventing
    I will be sorry not to see them as a pair- I enjoyed watching them all these years. That being said, I am not sure where the negativity towards...
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    Oct. 11, 2014, 09:16 AM
    I spent most of my childhood in CT with parents from upstate NY. We had dinner, sat on a couch, and drank soda or coke. The big chair in the family...
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    Oct. 10, 2014, 11:07 AM
    :yes::yes::yes:
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    Oct. 10, 2014, 10:23 AM
    For me, contacts hands down. I really dislike riding in my glasses and never do it unless I do not have a choice. The dust, etc at the barn have...
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    Oct. 6, 2014, 08:33 AM
    Yes, yes I do. A few weeks ago I was riding while one of the farriers was there. When I was done, he asked if I had had a good ride and I said yes....
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    Oct. 6, 2014, 08:26 AM
    :D:D:D:D
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    Oct. 2, 2014, 03:11 PM
    well, Liza, Clark and Tiana are all based in the UK I believe so they are way cheaper to send than US based riders. I am sure that had something to...
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    Oct. 1, 2014, 11:50 AM
    bambam replied to a thread AEC question in Eventing
    I think this is why the numbers will continue to drop off if the AECs are in any region for more than a few years. It is a goal and I think it is...
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    Oct. 1, 2014, 10:23 AM
    bambam replied to a thread AEC question in Eventing
    While attendance numbers at regular HTs in Area II may not be the most compelling numbers in this discussion (although I think they are relevant),...
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    Oct. 1, 2014, 08:55 AM
    bambam replied to a thread AEC question in Eventing
    Oops I just went back and edited my post to add 2014 numbers before I saw you had posted. I counted 392 in the final scores (including ATCs...
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    Oct. 1, 2014, 08:29 AM
    bambam replied to a thread AEC question in Eventing
    Entries in 2010 were 647, in 2011 467, and in 2012 566. in 2013 (first year in Texas) they were 408. While the numbers were low the 2nd and 3rd...
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    Sep. 30, 2014, 01:20 PM
    bambam replied to a thread AEC question in Eventing
    I bow down to you as the superior person and eventer Angelico :rolleyes::rolleyes:
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    Sep. 30, 2014, 12:37 PM
    bambam replied to a thread AEC question in Eventing
    I get really tired of the mindset of some west coast eventers that they are superior (and conversely people like me are inferior) in some way because...
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    Sep. 30, 2014, 12:16 PM
    bambam replied to a thread AEC question in Eventing
    Maybe I missed it flea, but I did not see (or recall seeing) a single poster that thought the AECs should never leave the east coast. Who said that?...
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    Sep. 29, 2014, 02:23 PM
    bambam replied to a thread AEC question in Eventing
    The logistics involved in changing the venue are substantial and cannot take place in a short period of time and doing it at a new location every...
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    Sep. 29, 2014, 11:38 AM
    Of course. I was just responding to the statement that pros are too busy to volunteer. I am also, however, of the opinion that everyone to attends...
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    Sep. 29, 2014, 11:16 AM
    I don't know about 2014, but GS you are correct on the geo distribution of entries for 2013.
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    Sep. 29, 2014, 09:28 AM
    I know more volunteer than are sitting around at xc fence at the HT (and I acknowledged that in my post), but I still think it is a minority of UL...
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    Sep. 29, 2014, 09:00 AM
    bambam replied to a thread AEC question in Eventing
    I am not sure whether the decision to keep it in Texas was ever officially made and then revisited or only under very serious consideration, but the...
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    Sep. 29, 2014, 08:52 AM
    Winding Down, I agree with your distinction on the motives re action/decision questioning and it is an excellent point and one we should keep in...
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    Sep. 26, 2014, 09:44 AM
    Well said GS. The whole trust us, we are the pros thing has gotten really really old. I know of no profession or sport where decisions and choices...
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