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    Apr. 24, 2015, 11:47 PM
    Omeprazole is the only active ingredient here that will treat ulcers. Compounded omeprazole doesn't always work well. What does s/he think adding...
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    Apr. 24, 2015, 11:32 PM
    J-Lu replied to a thread 2015 Rolex Kentucky in Eventing
    I actually don't think this would be a good idea. Dressage tests, and I suspect eventing dressage tests, are very carefully designed to "test" the...
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    Apr. 24, 2015, 11:15 PM
    J-Lu replied to a thread 2015 Rolex Kentucky in Eventing
    I'm finding the USEF website is crashing alot for me today. It might just be the website.
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    Apr. 24, 2015, 09:52 PM
    J-Lu replied to a thread 2015 Rolex Kentucky in Eventing
    Hmmm, I have to disagree with you here. The dressage is third level, and the horses who score well here would probably score well in any "pure"...
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    Apr. 23, 2015, 11:43 PM
    As a horror aficionado since childhood (which was bad, in retrospect), the scariest movies I saw affected me "at the time". They were: The...
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    Apr. 23, 2015, 11:34 PM
    I'm not sure I'd vote for her, but I officially snort at the idea that she's either stupid, arrogant or a crook. Unfortunately, leaders of major...
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    Apr. 23, 2015, 11:28 PM
    J-Lu replied to a thread World Cup Predictions in Dressage
    These are also warm-up videos. I've seen Undercover win at s'hertogenbosch in person and IMO, there are problems ("problems") with his gaits that...
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    Apr. 23, 2015, 11:19 PM
    J-Lu replied to a thread World Cup Predictions in Dressage
    Call me crazy, but I see two GP riders trying to stay out of each others' way and trying to school what they need to school on the tracks required...
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    Apr. 23, 2015, 11:01 PM
    Wellllll, I live in the Triangle and I ride dressage. I have met in person several of the people who posted here. I now know the subject of the OP....
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    Apr. 23, 2015, 10:49 PM
    It can make a huge difference! Properly spaced cavaletti (which are poles OFF the ground) encourage the horse to raise the front legs and bend the...
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    Apr. 23, 2015, 10:37 PM
    J-Lu replied to a thread Stephen Peters in Dressage
    Oh fer Geez's sakes. We all know who the OP is talking about. Can we be nice? Chisamba, pull-ease. This isn't OT forum. Luckily. OP, although...
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    Apr. 23, 2015, 10:28 PM
    I would believe Steffen's account... I think he owned up to what was an accident and an unfortunate set of circumstances. I've seen him ride as he...
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    Apr. 23, 2015, 10:16 PM
    BTW, OP, I invite you to look at the dressage show winners, even regional champions, across the levels in the AA division. You'll find many TBs and...
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    Apr. 23, 2015, 10:10 PM
    Dear OP, you likely have alot more to work with than you think! The only thing that makes me concerned is what you say is "less than ideal footing"....
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    Apr. 23, 2015, 09:49 PM
    Really? I free-lease a mare I technically still own (I hold the papers still). I only had to write and sign a simple letter like the one above. I...
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    Apr. 23, 2015, 09:26 PM
    The USDF or show would only need a copy of the papers to compete in breed specific classes. In fact, with a simple letter saying "I, sole owner of...
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    Apr. 20, 2015, 11:17 PM
    J-Lu replied to a thread World Cup Predictions in Dressage
    Interesting, I would like to see a video of this ride. El Santo is NOT an easy horse - he can get very strong. Lets see if it's online...
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    Apr. 19, 2015, 09:13 PM
    J-Lu replied to a thread World Cup Predictions in Dressage
    This person is my friend, Natalie Pai (young rider to watch out for, peeps!), and is the video I linked to above.
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    Apr. 19, 2015, 08:17 PM
    J-Lu replied to a thread World Cup Predictions in Dressage
    Yes, but the judges don't seem to enforce it much. ?????? I'd love to know the rationale from a bona-fide FEI judge. I understand that harmony is...
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    Apr. 19, 2015, 08:12 PM
    J-Lu replied to a thread World Cup Predictions in Dressage
    THANKS, Silverbridge!!! Much to chew on in that post, thanks for taking the time to explain.
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    Apr. 19, 2015, 08:07 PM
    George Bush Jr. created and administered the plan, Obama followed it. Blaming Obama is cheap. Some of the repubs in Congress and on this very...
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    Apr. 19, 2015, 07:54 PM
    Thanks, guys. I complain alot about "outrage" on COTH, but I was so incredibly OUTRAGED when this happened and people in the media were calling...
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    Apr. 19, 2015, 07:23 PM
    J-Lu replied to a thread World Cup Predictions in Dressage
    Oh, I apologize for misreading your post - I'm sorry!!!! Some people get weird if you "pick on a champion" and I was hesitant to post this. I think...
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    Apr. 19, 2015, 07:16 PM
    J-Lu replied to a thread World Cup Predictions in Dressage
    Thanks, Silverbridge - great post. Bonfire used to do that alot when he was younger. It scored well, and some people thought he had a phenomenal...
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    Apr. 19, 2015, 06:55 PM
    J-Lu replied to a thread World Cup Predictions in Dressage
    You miss my point, but thanks. I'd love it if knowledgeable people could chime in.
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    Apr. 19, 2015, 04:50 PM
    With all due respect, I have to point out that this post rings false. If the girl got bucked off and broke her arm, the video wouldn't be on Youtube...
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    Apr. 19, 2015, 04:38 PM
    I have to laugh! I worked in a vet office in High School and we noticed that the meanest cats (from our perspective) seemed to have the most up-beat...
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    Apr. 19, 2015, 04:31 PM
    Oh fer God's sakes, OP, the answer is so clear. Oh, sorry, I'm premature here. I'm going to wait three years and then post. Many people will post...
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    Apr. 19, 2015, 04:07 PM
    J-Lu replied to a thread World Cup Predictions in Dressage
    His right hind and left hind shouldn't share the SAME footprint. Horses do that when they are swinging the hind end left to right - -it's easier. ...
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    Apr. 19, 2015, 02:45 PM
    J-Lu replied to a thread World Cup Predictions in Dressage
    BTDT, to me, the big thing I'd like to see Valegro develop is a piaffe where he isn't swinging the hind-end (his hind end tends to step into the same...
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