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    Aug. 27, 2014, 01:14 PM
    I would be curious if BBC is broadcasting, being a big horse country. If so I'd try A UK vpn service and watch on bbc. Won't give fei a dime, and...
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    Aug. 26, 2014, 12:16 PM
    Okay, I can acknowledge your view. Personally I don't connect with that view, but we all have a different draw to a sport. The side of Eventing I...
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    Aug. 26, 2014, 10:16 AM
    You mirror my own thoughts. This is not a relay so we use the words "Pathfinder" and "Anchor" in the wrong manner. Eventing was a sport such that...
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    Aug. 21, 2014, 06:33 PM
    Ah...thank you.
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    Aug. 21, 2014, 04:22 PM
    (Sorry for the length, this just hit home for me...I can relate) tl;dr - Relax, don't do it, let your mind go through it :) Was it just gone,...
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    Aug. 21, 2014, 10:28 AM
    JP60 replied to a thread Meg Kep is a great blogger in Eventing
    Meg, is that you? :) If you provide a link to your blog I'll be glad to agree after reading.
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    Aug. 21, 2014, 10:25 AM
    hmmm....Clearly agree with the last thought, but when you look at the 3rd and 4th picture, the horses hooves are certainly above his head before he...
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    Aug. 21, 2014, 10:09 AM
    JP60 replied to a thread Burghley preview; in Eventing
    Check out this page (http://www.burghley.tv/fences.html). It is a ditch jump with water in the ditch. It looks like the idea of a trakehner fence...
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    Aug. 20, 2014, 02:56 PM
    Thank goodness they both were able to survive that fall. A technical question, would that be considered a rotational fall? I looks like it to me...
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    Aug. 20, 2014, 02:45 PM
    JP60 replied to a thread Burghley preview; in Eventing
    As I watched the coursewalk I was struck by a few thoughts and one question, why are there options. It is a 4* course and to be a little literal, if...
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    Aug. 18, 2014, 04:34 PM
    GASP!!!! :eek: WHAT???? That is not what I've thought when I read many posts (kidding, please :D) I also know nothing, but completely agree...
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    Aug. 18, 2014, 03:54 PM
    JP60 replied to a thread GoPro, Contour, BulletHD? in Eventing
    I went with a Sony HD Active cam. A little less expensive than either the Go Pro or the Contour though the contour was my first choice. The Sony...
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    Aug. 18, 2014, 03:44 PM
    JP60 replied to a thread How rude! /rant in Eventing
    Few years ago I was doing a Hunter Pace with my full blooded, old school trakehner mare. This is a horse that in her past had showed 2/3 level...
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    Aug. 14, 2014, 11:21 AM
    JP60 replied to a thread Reader at a starter trial? in Eventing
    As side note, looking at the USEA area events, the Fair Hill show in August (9-10) didn't even list starter (or BN for that matter). Is this an...
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    Aug. 13, 2014, 05:20 PM
    THis gives me an idea to get some thin white cardboard and make some blanks that I can fill in at a show and stick on the halter. A few times I was...
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    Aug. 12, 2014, 07:57 PM
    :lol: :lol: I'm sorry, I could not get out of my head the image of a rather refined lady, in a slightly panicked mode saying to someone, "Oh my,...
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    Aug. 12, 2014, 06:26 PM
    Holy Moly, I sound like a really bad guy, and you got all that context from one post. I'll make a confession, I never watched the video.... Now...
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    Aug. 12, 2014, 03:27 PM
    I love this story. Of course they can. :D Maybe not so much the words (but then, they won't tell us if they could ;)), but they can read the body,...
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    Aug. 12, 2014, 02:42 PM
    flight, I am far from qualified to question your riding ability. You may ride like Sinead for all I know, but nothing I said was even remotely...
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    Aug. 11, 2014, 04:49 PM
    Since I love to dig a little (I just can't take things on face value all the time) I found this statement about the origins of green as a term... ...
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    Aug. 11, 2014, 01:41 PM
    Okay, I can see that. It's nomenclature, though it seems more of a hipster thing to say then accurate. ;) Its easier to say "greenie" than "young...
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    Aug. 11, 2014, 11:36 AM
    (please take this as mainly tongue in cheek with a little thought for discussion) I sometimes ponder what the horses may think or talk about in...
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    Aug. 8, 2014, 03:44 PM
    Good things DO come in small packages :D The heck with the lead, it was fun to watch how that horse was balanced and how she carried herself over...
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    Aug. 8, 2014, 09:28 AM
    I figure it would not hurt to post the link here so we all don't have to go over "there" :winkgrin: You know we Eventers just hate to go over...
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    Aug. 6, 2014, 09:10 AM
    I'm surprised Area III had not been mentioned yet (so here it is). While it may not have the concentration of Area I or II, it has a longer show...
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    Aug. 5, 2014, 03:19 PM
    JP60 replied to a thread Cool video in Eventing
    That made my day and will inspire my ride (practice) tonight. I loved his thoughts on the connection and communication needed to ride and compete...
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    Aug. 5, 2014, 07:17 AM
    Just wanted to chime in as a thank you for the OPs question and all the answers. In Sept I'm taking my horse to the AECs in Texas, we live in SC and...
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    Aug. 4, 2014, 03:13 PM
    JP60 replied to a thread This weeks COTH in Eventing
    did a rare stroll around the COTH web site, found this article http://www.chronofhorse.com/article/so-you-want-be-groom A very good read. It...
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    Aug. 4, 2014, 02:08 PM
    JP60 replied to a thread This weeks COTH in Eventing
    KayBee, I think you both make valid points and it just goes to show that this is not a clear issue. In general I tend to lean more with ACME's...
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    Aug. 4, 2014, 10:00 AM
    At least from Winding Down's (WD) post, I would respectfully disagree. Let's pull back from the specifics fro a moment and look at this as an...
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