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    It's what I do after augering in and not being...

    It's what I do after augering in and not being too hurt.
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    Look, you all are trying to quantify and...

    Look, you all are trying to quantify and "standardize" something the can not be characterized. What works for Michael Jung works for Michael Jung, nobody else.

    What makes him good? He has the...
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    It is a "simple" concept that has been long done...

    It is a "simple" concept that has been long done in horses (old school horsemanship/training) but not really quantified or studied. Think of that old British training concept of long hacks on the...
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    Better the footing be too hard than to soft,...

    Better the footing be too hard than to soft, especially for jumping. Too soft tends to lead to soft tissue injuries (suspensory, tendon, etc.) while hard leads to joint and bone. However, bone and...
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    In scientific research it has been posited for...

    In scientific research it has been posited for the past 10 years we have reached the physiologic limits of horses, in almost every discipline, but especially in the Olympics. Man's stupidity as...
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    I'm not sure. I know there was lots of mind...

    I'm not sure. I know there was lots of mind altering chemicals involved and a brunette woman. Then again, that's how I've named all my horses, except I think there have been blondes and red heads...
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    You are right. So let's look where air vests are...

    You are right. So let's look where air vests are used and the research done. MotoGP. The "air vest" portion only protects the shoulders and they only came to being AFTER 10 years of instrumenting...
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    Happy to contradict your assessment here. There...

    Happy to contradict your assessment here. There is a myriad of data concerning people wearing body armor and protective vests who are thrown through the air and it shows that spine/neck injuries have...
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    Leave it to those Germans to design something...

    Leave it to those Germans to design something that actually has common sense in its functionality. It looks like they actually considered spine biomechanics in its design!

    Reed
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    I've ridden in my EXO through CIC**. Reed

    I've ridden in my EXO through CIC**.

    Reed
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    Sadly, I'm done with this shit. It is my...

    Sadly, I'm done with this shit.

    It is my opinion, the upper level riders, the owners, the governing bodies all are unwilling to make a true, concerted effort to understand the risks that are...
  12. 40 years. But then again, he and I grew up...

    40 years. But then again, he and I grew up together.
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    Can't Go to the World Cup in Vegas

    Where is the best place to liquidate Plaza Level tickets for all sessions, jumpers and dressage?

    Thanks

    Reed
  14. There is no proof that vests reduce broken bones...

    There is no proof that vests reduce broken bones and your assumptions are solely based on the idea that there is some form of padding. I have multiple vests, from the Mg cage EXO to a Tipperary to a...
  15. This is when I begin to build up for the Spring...

    This is when I begin to build up for the Spring events. So, I suck it up, slap some sleigh bells on and gallop in the snow.
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    Seema is an awesome person in the truest...

    Seema is an awesome person in the truest definition of the word awesome.

    awe·some adjective \??-s?m\
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    : expressive of awe (Seema is awesome in my experiences.)
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    a : inspiring awe (Seema...
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    How do I feel about grass rings? I like a mix of...

    How do I feel about grass rings? I like a mix of kentucky blue, argostis and sinsemilla. You can run 70 or 80 rounds on it and then get stoned to the bejesus afterward.
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    Ya'll need to stop looking at it from the...

    Ya'll need to stop looking at it from the horse/training perspective.

    This is more a case where the intent is similar to the H/J industry where they populate the low levels (3'6" and under) with...
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    Look, Training brush can be 4' so saddle up, shut...

    Look, Training brush can be 4' so saddle up, shut up, and kick up. 3'5" is a BS height.

    Oops. Was I thinking aloud again?
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    Notice that they Reference USHJA as the example...

    Notice that they Reference USHJA as the example business model. That is why this sport is falling apart. The USHJA is insular and incestuous in how they treat customers and obtain money. They are...
  21. I honestly do not know. I did it all on my own....

    I honestly do not know. I did it all on my own. Most of the times your will NOT need to replace the injector, but simply replace the o-rings to fix the seal between the high pressure oil rail and the...
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    I made my own.

    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10150120634282622&set=a.10150090643652622.282979.624807621&type=3&theater

    They double as seating and storage. I have a battery with an...
  23. Yes, the 7.3s need regular replacement of the...

    Yes, the 7.3s need regular replacement of the injector o-rings etc. And, yes, they absolutely make the engine more efficient. Mine runs about 19-20mpg with 15 towing a 3 horse after cleaning the...
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    Poll: Where is the "Jumpers don't have enough...

    Where is the "Jumpers don't have enough adrenaline" button?
  25. As a rider who went the other way, from the A/O...

    As a rider who went the other way, from the A/O and GP jumpers to predominately eventing (still hit the jumpers for a fun break), I want to let others understand that Advanced level eventing is the...
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