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    May. 25, 2016, 07:06 PM
    Gnep replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    Yes they could take the weight of a horse, if they would be made that way. But there is no requirement to do that, so they don't Same for vests,...
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    May. 25, 2016, 06:44 PM
    Gnep replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    Here is a nother angle to the Air vests. I had one on, but the pictures show that they are rigidly inflated. The lady at the Rolex was in near panic...
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    May. 24, 2016, 10:40 PM
    Gnep replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    This is the problem of the sport, just because you do not want to afford it, not a can do question, people are still getting killed at an...
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    May. 24, 2016, 10:25 PM
    Gnep replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    This is what I found out during my little escapad since the exo does not give, your head and what so ever has a lesser impact by the horse. The horse...
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    May. 24, 2016, 07:01 PM
    Gnep replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    There is no contempt intended. I imported my EXO, and since I had a very tight horse budget, the nearly 900 USD, for that vest was not in my budget....
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    May. 24, 2016, 06:20 PM
    Gnep replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    The problem with the safety equipment sharing is that people are not used to the equipment and that I see as a risk factor. But if a $1000 safety...
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    May. 24, 2016, 05:56 PM
    The old Trojan HT were something special, the courses at all levels were just maxed out huge and sometimes, some jumps, old fashioned, and probably...
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    May. 23, 2016, 03:51 PM
    That one had a pucker factor of 9.5. up that little hill than 2 smaller drops down, and than that big drop with the hanging log into the water. Ken...
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    May. 22, 2016, 04:44 PM
    Gnep replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    I do not see a clear goal setting and I have jet to hear from any or the orgs that in the future a fatality is deemed unacceptable. A clear goal...
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    May. 21, 2016, 09:19 PM
    Badger, its pony club. Yes it has its merits, it force folks to actually condition. But it is pony club . I understand that in todays eventing, were...
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    May. 21, 2016, 09:18 PM
    Badger, its pony club. Yes it has its merits, it force folks to actually condition. But it is pony club . I understand that in todays eventing, were...
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    May. 21, 2016, 09:02 PM
    I am making not fun of them. I question if they actually know what eventing is, know how to ride at a skill level and even are able to comprehend,...
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    May. 20, 2016, 08:41 PM
    Gnep replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    No, we have studied and studied and studied. How old is the frangible pin study, I aint going to google for it, 10 years, 15 years. Eventing is still...
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    May. 19, 2016, 11:55 PM
    Gnep replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    The VV has been around a very long time and is so to speak an iconic jump of 4 star eventing. Does it make sense, no, not by today standards, could...
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    May. 19, 2016, 11:40 PM
    Gnep replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    You are wrong. Your examples have nothing to do with eventing. If F1, Nascar, or WEC, would have taken your approach, their drivers would still die...
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    May. 18, 2016, 11:26 PM
    Gnep replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    You do.
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    May. 18, 2016, 10:22 PM
    Gnep replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    That is the problem, this culture of denial, is part of the eventing culture world wide and that is the problem. In Europe they are under great...
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    May. 18, 2016, 09:48 PM
    Technical stuff, please. They are perfectly strided. I wish people would look at what it used to be, to understand were the sport has come from....
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    May. 18, 2016, 09:38 PM
    good one. I only believe in the statistic I forged myself
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    May. 18, 2016, 09:28 PM
    Gnep replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    Do you need attention ?
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    May. 18, 2016, 09:27 PM
    Gnep replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    You know I go back in the sport, were I still had pampers on. The sport has made huge progress. I say it again 100 times saver than it used to be....
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    May. 18, 2016, 08:35 PM
    Gnep replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    Lets keep it straight, if eventing would have developed a culture of safety, that would consider a fatality as unacceptable, instead of brushing them...
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    May. 18, 2016, 07:18 PM
    Gnep replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    The reaction to kkj's post is actualy typical for eventing and that is the head in the sand. She got a point, doesn't she. Image and how quiet...
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    May. 18, 2016, 06:56 PM
    A BN Long Format ? Ahhhhhhhhm.
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    May. 17, 2016, 09:03 PM
    Gnep replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    The problem of the sport is not the progress it has made, concerning safety, it is how that progress was made. The sport has never progressed from...
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    May. 17, 2016, 08:20 PM
    The USEA is completely hamstrung, they try, but are basicly powerless. If the USEF is not game, nothing will happen. Just remember how the one crash...
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    May. 17, 2016, 07:17 PM
    Gnep replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    If it's always been this way and we are just now aware of the severity of the risk because we finally have access to the information, then we should...
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    May. 17, 2016, 11:03 AM
    If you want to prevent accidents, you first have to understand how they happen and what lead to them, they have a story and it is not just one page....
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    May. 16, 2016, 09:44 PM
    Gnep replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    This is a very good post. Our safety equipment is base on one size fits all, but it does not. I had to adjust or trim every vest to make it fit....
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    May. 16, 2016, 09:29 PM
    Gnep replied to a thread What Are We Doing ? in Eventing
    Eventing has always been that way and that is the point. When I was 18 two of my friends, with whom I rode team, club team, we were the most...
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