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  1. Thread: Fodder

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    The power usage the way I have set it up is not a...

    The power usage the way I have set it up is not a factor.
    The pump runs on 12 volts, car battery and uses a charger that needs 0.2 wh.
    The only thing that is a power issue is heating, 7500 feet...
  2. Thread: Fodder

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    Fodder

    Since here in the Southwest we are having a minor problem concerning water, it is getting kinde rare, I have played around with Hydro and Aquaponics for a few years.
    I still have a few hayburner...
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    vin has a very good point. But it is not just...

    vin has a very good point.
    But it is not just how well they are educated and trained. Its spoting a talent and than carefully built it.
    I have followed Jung since he is 16, through friends that...
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    I am sorry that your English is that bad, that...

    I am sorry that your English is that bad, that you have to translate.
    That makes me really sad.

    Empathy, I am sorry I could not find my OMG this is so horrible recording and improvised.
    If you...
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    Quiet simple we are able to choose, not the...

    Quiet simple we are able to choose, not the horse. She screwed up, that simple, got herself killed, happens, but she did not get the horse killed on top of it.
    The horse will get sold and moves on...
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    quiet simple, not horse screw up, but rider screw...

    quiet simple, not horse screw up, but rider screw up. As usal.
    The horse will live on
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    To pull up and admit that it is not your day, is...

    To pull up and admit that it is not your day, is a very difficult descision. We see that once in a while at the upper levels, one bad jump or a refusal and they call it a day.
    The horse loosing its...
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    You touch a very important point, before we step...

    You touch a very important point, before we step on, we should have had a very quiet minute in the trailer, thinking it through. If one can not find peace with the decision to step on, we should with...
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    Just poping in to clarify a few things. If a...

    Just poping in to clarify a few things.
    If a horse rolls or flips on landing aint a rotational. A rotational means the horse rotates over the jump.
    That requires a serious absorbtion of kinetic...
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    Yes todays horse are very often mentaly...

    Yes todays horse are very often mentaly overchalenged.

    Why, they just know one environment, stable and groomed sand boxes.

    Let me explain what I think the problem is.

    When I grew up, I took...
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    Blablabla, Sorry but you have no knowledge and do...

    Blablabla, Sorry but you have no knowledge and do not get the point.
    I am from a time were you would get points for the fastes ride and from a time were the intro level, in the country I come from,...
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    It has nothing to do with dressage. Not a bit. It...

    It has nothing to do with dressage. Not a bit. It is just a nother excuse.
    I grew up with the sport and competed from the mid 60s.
    There was plenty of carnage.
    But than nobody realy cared. It was...
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    Woman, we did that and tried it years ago. Some...

    Woman, we did that and tried it years ago. Some of us spent hundreds of Gringo Green and countless hours.
    His than all mightynes tried to restrict our work. He told us quiet simple we support you or...
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    Same here. Tried, but I would have had more...

    Same here.
    Tried, but I would have had more success pissing in the wind.

    Ain't my sport any more, it left me behind a long time. I am sure glad I quit, my horses are save now.

    By the way, the...
  15. Thread: Cross Country

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    They are working their buts of in US to make a...

    They are working their buts of in US to make a living, they do triple overtime.

    There is a difference between tryin to make a living and being a world champion.

    The business model that is...
  16. Thread: Cross Country

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    But than you need a certain amount of ruthlenes,...

    But than you need a certain amount of ruthlenes, if a rider does not deliver he is out.
    Klimke has been on that Team for ever, never counted for individuals.
    But she delivers, when ever she rides...
  17. Thread: Cross Country

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    He is now in the US, that's the problem. The US...

    He is now in the US, that's the problem.
    The US is an Island and it causes inbreeding. When do the US riders match themselves up against the top of the world. Not at Rolex, it has become a local...
  18. Thread: Cross Country

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    It is not about money. US Eventing has tons of...

    It is not about money. US Eventing has tons of money. The amounts spent on eventing are huge. The problem is how to organize that money and use it efectifly
  19. Thread: Cross Country

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    Absolutely correct, As horse was 10k. The...

    Absolutely correct, As horse was 10k.

    The problem the US has, there is no real program that develops young horses and riders under the guardian ship of the national coaches and than slowly...
  20. Thread: Cross Country

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    There is one family who has done that, on their...

    There is one family who has done that, on their own.
    But they are not establishment, even that the daughter has done Rolex and was spare for Aachen.
    No way that anybody of the establishment would...
  21. Thread: Cross Country

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    You could not be more wrong. A MJ after having...

    You could not be more wrong.
    A MJ after having won the Title in Lexington, showed up at a Dressage and Jumper Show the following week end, showing young horses.
    MJ parents bought his mare, its a...
  22. Thread: Cross Country

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    Those are just the seniors, the old farts. Take a...

    Those are just the seniors, the old farts. Take a look at the teens at 2 and 3 star level. The next MJs.
    Same in GB or France
    The depth of talent, not just horses, riders, is amazing. If one of the...
  23. Thread: Cross Country

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    At that level at the WEG, you better bring a...

    At that level at the WEG, you better bring a horse that can do it, or stay home.
    Look at the German Team, how may 4* do they have under their belt.
    The top 2 horses maybe 1 or 2. But when it...
  24. Thread: Cross Country

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    DOC just got his ass kiked. Because he did not do...

    DOC just got his ass kiked. Because he did not do what he did with the Canadians.
    He took the same old same old and got wasted big time.
    Desater, even Braziel managed to finish as a team.
    Talking...
  25. Thread: Cross Country

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    Thanks Love. But don't ya think that fresh...

    Thanks Love.

    But don't ya think that fresh meat is needed.
    Not just by reason of performance, but just by looks.
    She is kinde cute, she fits those breeches quiet nicely, I would say.
    Compare...
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