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    May. 23, 2016, 12:03 PM
    I'll be the voice of dissent here OP. I'm not sure why everyone is giving you a high five. You've effectively confirmed to your daughter that a...
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    May. 21, 2016, 10:49 PM
    NCRider replied to a thread My kid is a jerk.... in Eventing
    As long as the current trainers are safe and competent, I certainly wouldn't be switching trainers and rewarding her jerkiness any time soon. ...
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    May. 19, 2016, 11:05 AM
    I'm totally confused. I don't understand why adding brush to a fence makes it friendlier. I could understand if you swapped out a 3 foot fence with...
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    May. 18, 2016, 01:25 PM
    Maybe I'm reading the OP wrong, but I don't think you should have a brush fence with a drop landing into shadows at BN. BN should be straight...
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    May. 18, 2016, 12:58 PM
    NCRider replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    kkj, you should be so lucky to sell your horse to an eventing home. I assume you prefer to sell them as hunters/jumpers or equitation horses. As...
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    May. 17, 2016, 06:46 PM
    Boring horses are the best because you can do anything with them. You don't have to worry about whether they trailer alone, or trail ride alone, or...
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    May. 17, 2016, 06:41 PM
    Always, then you can shorten it to Allie or more phontetically Holly if you want. Ari Abbie
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    May. 16, 2016, 04:44 PM
    NCRider replied to a thread Jersey Fresh XC in Eventing
    Actually, in some ways stadium jumping (and/or dressage) may be the issue, and we are seeing it manifested in xc problems. The increased importance...
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    May. 16, 2016, 03:41 PM
    As an aside, as much as I like Clark and Loughan Glen, if the xc in RIO is anything close to a proper track and it's hot, I'm not 100% penciling them...
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    May. 16, 2016, 11:40 AM
    NCRider replied to a thread Jersey Fresh XC in Eventing
    Cancelling the event doesn't bring her back. At $30,000-$40,000 per season for an upper level event horse campaign (and 120 entries), it's hard to...
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    May. 15, 2016, 12:31 PM
    NCRider replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    Logically, it would make sense to me to also avoid having anything on the "roof" of the jump that would catch a horse's leg on the way up or the way...
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    May. 15, 2016, 11:17 AM
    NCRider replied to a thread Jersey Fresh XC in Eventing
    We have no idea what Philippa's family would have wanted so to do something to comport with some random internet stranger's concept of "respect" is...
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    May. 14, 2016, 07:13 PM
    NCRider replied to a thread Jersey Fresh XC in Eventing
    At one point late afternoon all of the horses now showing MR were listed as RF including Philippa. I wasn't there so I have no idea if any of the...
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    May. 14, 2016, 06:27 PM
    NCRider replied to a thread Jersey Fresh XC in Eventing
    Maybe because it's an important qualifier for Rio, etc. Although there's always Bromont. Or maybe her family didn't want them to. Impossible to...
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    May. 11, 2016, 02:59 PM
    NCRider replied to a thread BNR or BNH? in Eventing
    I still think the split of divisions increases the focus on ribbons and decreases what I like about the sport historically. If a show without a...
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    May. 11, 2016, 12:37 PM
    JP, You're looking at the wrong photos. There's a series where you can see clearly that Arthur has his eyes down on that ditch 2 strides before the...
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    May. 11, 2016, 12:12 PM
    NCRider replied to a thread BNR or BNH? in Eventing
    As an aside, does anyone else think that the current trend of splitting into divisions into groups of 10 riders or less has been harmful to the...
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    May. 10, 2016, 09:31 PM
    Huge Arthur fan here, but to me, he's already staring in the ditch before he lands shallow, and continues to stare in the ditch as they skid towards...
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    May. 10, 2016, 07:09 PM
    NCRider replied to a thread BNR or BNH? in Eventing
    Why? Eventing divides based on experience not whether a rider makes $ teaching up down lessons or exercises horses while getting a break on board. ...
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    May. 10, 2016, 10:02 AM
    Hightstown is about 15-20 minutes away and is pretty cute. Not sure if there's a hotel in town though. You might check it out. Most competitors...
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    May. 9, 2016, 04:46 PM
    JP60, I think Libby and her horse are absolute Rockstars (no pun intended) and their 2014 Rolex xc round (with minimal time faults) is an absolute...
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    May. 9, 2016, 04:07 PM
    It's because you are used to watching the US riders pick and SJ their way around a xc course these days. Our riders pick to the fence and then race...
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    May. 9, 2016, 11:19 AM
    In looking at what it would likely take to make our team competitive at the international level, I, personally, have decided that I'm not willing for...
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    May. 6, 2016, 05:03 PM
    Eh, Carl wasn't saying anything Buck hasn't heard before. He's not an elegant or pretty dressage rider and never will be. He's just not built that...
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    May. 6, 2016, 04:07 PM
    the "better way" is to pay for it out your ears. I for one am incredibly grateful for all of the volunteer hours put in at dressage and eventing...
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    May. 5, 2016, 11:50 AM
    It's funny, both at the trot up and for the dressage they kept talking about how pretty Sir Rockstar is. The not Carl commentator totally wants to...
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    May. 3, 2016, 03:13 PM
    Re: Rolex, particularly for a three day, I would guess that some of them got a tube or more of Perfect Prep for the dressage so don't assume this...
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    May. 3, 2016, 03:07 PM
    It will be interesting to see how far Elisa Wallace can go. She's pretty good with the social media and the mustang training gives her a hook with a...
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