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    I have lived in various urban and no urban areas,...

    I have lived in various urban and no urban areas, but in general, it does seem that in the case of a fatality ON THE site of the accident, roads are shut down. Here, we have more one lane each...
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    I think going back to hunt caps with no chin...

    I think going back to hunt caps with no chin straps will help as well.

    Think about it, if riders of EVERY level start out with no safety equipment and scary fences right from the start, we...
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    I am almost fanatical about Otter Creek, so that...

    I am almost fanatical about Otter Creek, so that as it is...

    While not "easy" - I do think that if you could get over and school the novice at Otter, you would find it Ok. It may not be a course...
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    From an older ammy perspective, who did one...

    From an older ammy perspective, who did one training in Area IV at what had been a true move up and that year WAS not for xc, or more importantly stadium, fences there were ALL maxxed out, as was XC,...
  5. First, I have never, in 50+ years, myself, used...

    First, I have never, in 50+ years, myself, used draw reins. I don't believe in them, for the horse, and no amount of whatever will have me use them, I just don't think I am talented enough to use...
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    BN is "recognized" so even me, who normally foams...

    BN is "recognized" so even me, who normally foams at the mouth, does not really have anything "bad" to say.

    IF they do it for starter, than I think we save the "money-grab" post and just have that...
  7. Thread: AEC coursewalks

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    May I ask if you have statistics/research in your...

    May I ask if you have statistics/research in your background?

    If so, I will just assume you actually know better than to use comments on this thread, or this board to form a conclusion as brazen...
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    Ah, the terrible 5s. It's been awhile, but I've...

    Ah, the terrible 5s. It's been awhile, but I've had some doozies. While one always has to consider pain, feed change, herd change, etc...I do think they have phases.

    Lots of good suggestions here....
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    Before I evented, and most importantly, before I...

    Before I evented, and most importantly, before I bought a horse with "much" greater potential than I shall ever use (I am certain she could do prelim), I would be in agreement with 1. the make...
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    Anytime one leads with "fair and balanced" I get...

    Anytime one leads with "fair and balanced" I get suspicious. Instantly.

    Thread would provide the same information without that in the title.
  11. Thread: Burghley 2016!

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    Curious, and too lazy to research myself, but who...

    Curious, and too lazy to research myself, but who is "missing" this year from the event that may have placed higher. MJ for example, or at AECs (maybe not much cross over) or post Olympic not at...
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    I agree with your about the "old fashioned kind"...

    I agree with your about the "old fashioned kind" just plain fillis, never heard of one breaking.

    I had MDCs break on me galloping XC, luckily schooling. It was very very odd feeling wise...and...
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    I take issue with this in this case. I have a LOT...

    I take issue with this in this case. I have a LOT of experience with developments, enough to be an expert witness, just in case someone wonders.... AND....barring acts of god, which I do not see...
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    BRAVO! Congratulations! No small feat, that...

    BRAVO! Congratulations! No small feat, that course! And, thanks for clarifying!
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    Thank you for sharing! I do however, find...

    Thank you for sharing!

    I do however, find your last two comments contradictory. Either you like this format and think it's the way to go, or you don't. Saying you don't want every course to be...
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    I used to have the AECs in the back of my head,...

    I used to have the AECs in the back of my head, but I guess good for my pocketbook, I have no interest in these courses with my current horse. 1. She loves to run on grass. and 2. I like more natural...
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    You are making a pretty brazen claim there. I...

    You are making a pretty brazen claim there.

    I have to disagree with this statement. I was stepped on by a 1300 pound mare, who was running, while wearing mine and I suffered no ill effects on the...
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    OP: I may seem like I am piling on, but I would...

    OP: I may seem like I am piling on, but I would freak out at only a month's notice. You overall seem to be really thinking on this, and keeping the boarders in mind, which is great, but 30 days isn't...
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    I jump judge, so get the "Free" education from...

    I jump judge, so get the "Free" education from show officials when doing so.

    Also, If I see something "I" would "worry about" I bring it up..for example, at a venue with excellent footing, no...
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    I think that when there is fatality or serious...

    I think that when there is fatality or serious accident, horse or rider, that it in 2016, it should not take a private detective to find a picture of the fence at which the fall occurred. We are...
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    This blows my mind. The picture of this fence...

    This blows my mind.

    The picture of this fence SHOULD BE VERY EASY TO FIND. It's 2016, not 1985 or even 2000.

    What is eventing hiding from?

    It's starting to get embarrassing, frankly. It...
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    I sent an email to the support, no hope for any...

    I sent an email to the support, no hope for any change given the whining about being understaffed..then, well, don't continue to provide crappy service, or staff up! Xentry is not new

    That said,...
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    I am too old and too corporate to believe ANY of...

    I am too old and too corporate to believe ANY of that (that it matters at all what I say to USEA). They don't care. They have records of how tried to register that day - I have pdfs to prove I almost...
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    I already caused enough stir that I won't post...

    I already caused enough stir that I won't post the email the show secretary sent, but it was full of lecturing and chastising "last minute changes from people like me always cause problems", and on...
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    I missed out on registering for a horse trial,...

    I missed out on registering for a horse trial, yes, it was closing day, but the circumstances were that for specific reasons - (unexpected death of a young person and the memorial conflicting with a...
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