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    I was just going to add this. I KNOW for a fact...

    I was just going to add this. I KNOW for a fact horses heights CHANGE. When a horse fills its lungs with air at top speed their barrel expands up to 6 inches! Why wouldn't the height change? Of...
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    It's more than a nice gesture, it's required -...

    It's more than a nice gesture, it's required - they may NOT keep drug fees if the horse does not compete. Many people don't get those back but you shouldn't have to ask for them, they should be...
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    I also disagree about the food, it's much...

    I also disagree about the food, it's much improved, many good choices, salads and wraps, excellent chicken, red beans and rice to die for, many other healthy choices, don't need to eat fried all...
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    I have a blog covering this subject a bit coming...

    I have a blog covering this subject a bit coming up, keep checking HJU, it will be up.... I need a Micklem bridle and I have this on my list.
    Highly recommended:
    Elation breeches - Top Rail Tack...
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    I think the flow looks as it does because I am...

    I think the flow looks as it does because I am under the impression the horses I am watching are fairly green to the level. I am not familiar with a lot of the names I am hearing so I think it there...
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    This is a terrific story! It looks like her horse...

    This is a terrific story! It looks like her horse did the Amazing Race to get here! Everyone should check out my entries blog at HJU, I mentioned her incredible journey from NJ. This is not a horse...
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    And that's for dressage. I am cheering for the...

    And that's for dressage.
    I am cheering for the same for Cross Country! :)
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    I've got some stalk video from that! I learned a...

    I've got some stalk video from that! I learned a LOT from that course walk.
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    hey was that the Jeep course walk? we were there...

    hey was that the Jeep course walk? we were there too!
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    Total coolness and what Pony Grandma said! ...

    Total coolness and what Pony Grandma said!
    There is nothing bad about Rolex. I will not permit any of you to list any negatives about Rolex. Mr. RE is now reading COTH since he got his new phone...
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    And Scubed is always willing to lend a hand when...

    And Scubed is always willing to lend a hand when needed and she volunteers as much as she works as an official or participates as a competitor. This sport is the RICHER for Scubed and she is one...
  12. FADS Dressage show Apr. 11 - does anyone want a (cheaper than $25) dressage test?

    Putting this out there in hopes we can find someone willing to take a donated dressage test voucher for minimal $ off my hands! We received a donation of one free test from Carolyn at Loch Moy for...
  13. There is certainly no shortage of dreaming in the...

    There is certainly no shortage of dreaming in the event world.
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    Purplnurpl - I'm replying to your message about...

    Purplnurpl - I'm replying to your message about not the score but the place.
    I think that is the allowance for dressage judge marking variance. And I'd like to make a point about quality.

    Viney,...
  15. To that effectively LAZ there would have to be...

    To that effectively LAZ there would have to be properly recording cameras from several angles running at those fences for all competitors. That's the only fair way to assess a penalty in such cases.
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    no way around it

    no way around it
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    Ha ha ha! Ah well. Everything happens for a...

    Ha ha ha! Ah well. Everything happens for a reason.
    I say as I am watching a six foot pile of snow melt down in my backyard....
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    This is very sad and I certainly feel for the...

    This is very sad and I certainly feel for the connections of the horse. You never ever want that to happen or think that you will have an empty stall at the end of the day. As tough as it is to hear...
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    OK we are adding some nice eventing stuff! A...

    OK we are adding some nice eventing stuff! A lesson or clinic space with Tim Bourke!!!
    And....
    a starter event entry
    hunter/jumper entry
    dressage entry

    all donated by Maryland Horse Trials at...
  20. Fairly common, Poltroon. Fences with pins are...

    Fairly common, Poltroon. Fences with pins are jumps that meet the designer's criteria for an FP fence -- which could be big oxers, jumps in combinations, etc. I have volunteered at several XC venues...
  21. I agree the deaths of both horse and rider MUST...

    I agree the deaths of both horse and rider MUST be thoroughly and completely studied and examined. Interviews conducted and all aspects of the incidents recorded. Not saying info gathered has to be...
  22. This seems like a reaction to a political problem...

    This seems like a reaction to a political problem and not necessarily about the frangible pin. I think it's about protesting and the annoyance thereof. Just sayin'.
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    ASTM is not the same as the British as I...

    ASTM is not the same as the British as I understand it. ASTM is an engineering standard for materials with purported safety properties. The British standard is industry specific. I do not know which...
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    Charitable auction alert - FYI

    Hey just a heads up there are some good eventer-type things available for online bid at our hunt's online auction - lessons from 4-star rider Caitlin Silliman, cross country schools from Olde Hope,...
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    I think the testing standard being changed is the...

    I think the testing standard being changed is the culprit, as Equibrit posted - I tried to make sense out of that....
    Meanwhile, in 'Murica, we have the ASTM standard which is from what I know,...
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