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  1. This conversation just brings to light, how so...

    This conversation just brings to light, how so called experts and even judges, don't have real knowledge of what good riding is.

    Wrong diagonal?? a local equitation concept that makes no sense.
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  2. A good show jumper needs dressage above 3rd...

    A good show jumper needs dressage above 3rd level. Example. Canter Piroutte is basic for good show jumping training.
  3. Insults? calling the black cat, black, is an...

    Insults? calling the black cat, black, is an insult?

    This discussion was elocuent and elegant until someone was bored at home and decided to come here and start a series of nasty comments.
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  4. After reading your comments I have reached the...

    After reading your comments I have reached the conclusion, that your knowledge of show jumping is as deep and profound as your knowledge of the English Language. Is a crime what you do to the...
  5. What GM did wrong was to got to Europe and not...

    What GM did wrong was to got to Europe and not learn how good flat work improved the jorses jumping ability.

    Regarding your comment about "get on your horses and put your money where your mouths...
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    It can only be as tough as the competition!! The...

    It can only be as tough as the competition!! The Country is granted a number of spots for the World Cup, doesn't matter the toughnes of the system, the better riders are going to take those spots. If...
  7. I usually think interms of leg down, the stirrup...

    I usually think interms of leg down, the stirrup gets in the way of my toes and keeps them up, while the heel goes down. Never the less I am not obsessed with heel position. I am always more...
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    I know at least a couple riders that specialize,...

    I know at least a couple riders that specialize, in working young jumper prospects, very patient, lots of good gymnastics, little jumping, lots of flat work, very European and a lot of work in the...
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    That many good American riders don't have a shot...

    That many good American riders don't have a shot to get a top horse, is true. But that is also true to anywhere in the World. There are many talented riders in Germany, Frnace, Holland, etc. that...
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    I am sorry, I don't want to start the wrong...

    I am sorry, I don't want to start the wrong discussion, but where do you see Pessoa or Whitaker riding in a forward seat?
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    And I am going to agree with you again, because...

    And I am going to agree with you again, because you are absolutely right and was also the comment down in the paddock.
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    WHAT!!!! first news I get, that jumpers are...

    WHAT!!!! first news I get, that jumpers are supposed to have ceratin position.
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    Is so much fun to read a well written...

    Is so much fun to read a well written explanation, with logic and without passion. Congrats on tthis very clear explanation and smart post.
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    EXACTLY, you are absolutely right. Candy was one...

    EXACTLY, you are absolutely right. Candy was one of the worst horses in the World Cup, that horse didn't have the World Cup level that other horses had. Their great results, were the product of the...
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    The issue of accepting that Americans have a...

    The issue of accepting that Americans have a problem with their ridign concept or style, has turned in to a sensitive issue. I am surprised because that is not the American Way.

    Tiger Woods, being...
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    In that case I apologize, that is right. (still...

    In that case I apologize, that is right. (still have problems with the translation some times).
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    She was not overmounted. Felix is a new horse and...

    She was not overmounted. Felix is a new horse and it was the first time she rode the horse indoors and no one new how he was going to react. He was not vehind the vertical at any point, he was not in...
  18. Exactly

    Exactly
  19. Thanks for your kind comments

    Thanks for your kind comments
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    Is almost 1:30 in the morning, everyone already...

    Is almost 1:30 in the morning, everyone already went to their rooms. Most of us we are leaving to different places by 7 AM. Beat Mandli celebration was a lot of fun, specially making fun of those who...
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    The Grand Prix was interesting, it gave an...

    The Grand Prix was interesting, it gave an opportunity for the regional riders (not in the World Cup) to gain some experience. Most of them did what was expected, others surprised as potential future...
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    ????????????????? Jump off lacking difficulty?...

    ?????????????????

    Jump off lacking difficulty? The comment down in the waiting area, before going in to the ring, among riders and treainers was that this course designer "is a genius". How he can...
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    Rich Fellers went out of course and got...

    Rich Fellers went out of course and got eliminated.

    Jill thinks she made the errors, she was nervous and made a couple bad decisions for 3 fences. ! fence was Kaskaya that went a little flat....
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    I had a casula conversation tonight at Las Vegas,...

    I had a casula conversation tonight at Las Vegas, with someone that works for Anky. He confirmed me, that the only reason Sjef quited was because of the lack of commitment of some rider to the...
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    Double posting

    Double posting
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