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    absolutely Reed, I agree. That is really what I...

    absolutely Reed, I agree. That is really what I meant when I mentioned the word butt. I'm not advocating a direct hit, just allowing the softest part of the body to perhaps cushion the roll,...
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    Whinger/foot stomper/teeth gnasher here

    Actually, yes, after all the whinging/foot stomping/teeth gnashing about how unfair the one fall rule was, I DO still worry about THIS version of the rule that is now coming into play as of...
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    Hey, give the rule masters a little time & they...

    Hey, give the rule masters a little time & they will catch up with every scenario. It's for your own good, don't you know?
  4. skip the Tako sushi thing

    Have been there twice in 12 years, way over hyped. Maria's....on the other hand..... :)
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    One fall Rule

    As one of the proponants for the rule, I was not happy with this modification. I'm not trying to open up this hornets nest again but I believe it will be even more unsafe when riders try HARDER to...
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    Yes, we in the Rochester, NY area are hoping her...

    Yes, we in the Rochester, NY area are hoping her travel plans FROM the Carolina Horse Park go a little smoother this year! She got in almost a day late after all kinds of problems with flights and...
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    What's not to love?

    I will be there, trying to find the funds to ride both horses....but this annual visit is a must-do on my fall schedule. Thanks to all who make this clinic possible, the woman is a genius.
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    I'm not sure if you meant GVH or GVRDC, they are...

    I'm not sure if you meant GVH or GVRDC, they are NOT the same (as in lumping Genesee Valley events together). GVRDC has new course designer as of last year and has been getting great feedback on his...
  9. Thread: VaHT

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    Me toooooo!!! :D

    Me toooooo!!!
    :D
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    Ah....but who chaired the committee of the...

    Ah....but who chaired the committee of the above-mentioned organization that hired and then extended the contract with the coach in questions?

    Ding Ding Ding! You win! :D

    DOC and company. Do...
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    You can't blame other people. You can't always...

    You can't blame other people. You can't always say what happened wasn't my fault. And you know what, even if you have an excuse, Shut Up! ... Bruce Davidson Sr.[/QUOTE]

    This is a GREAT quote....
  12. I'll second this!

    They make fantastic "sport" sunglasses that are very lightweight & DON'T. MOVE. I love , love them.:cool:
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    Here's the deal- it is so much easier to say...

    Here's the deal- it is so much easier to say "THEY (the USEA) won't fix the problem WE ( the supposed 85%) have with the supposed problem with divisions, so THEY must not be hearing, believing or...
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    A FAD????

    :cool:

    Jack- you are killing me here. I have worn sunglasses, on & off horses, whenever I'm outside in the light for about 30 years. ( When have you ever seen me without them???).

    Not a fad,...
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    Amateur divisions

    THIS is sportsmanship. As a pro, I don't go hunting for divisions that I can "cherry-pick", I go looking for divisions that my horses will be fairly and suitably competing against other horses of...
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    I honestly believe it is only a matter of time...

    I honestly believe it is only a matter of time before dogs will be prohibited at all eventing competitions. To the person who described her husband being bitten by a dog as he walked by, you guys...
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    Agreed- perception of our team, our country, all...

    Agreed- perception of our team, our country, all of the above. The man ( & his girlfriend) don't seem to care what effect this relationship has or maybe has had on their coaching jobs and on our...
  18. Thread: Rolex jog up

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    Jog outfits giving ME fits

    Maybe I'm just getting old & cranky, but most of the women, in their attempts at being fashionable, looked really silly. I'm sure it's tough to put together something stylish that you can run in but...
  19. Well said. The rule creates a gray area that is...

    Well said. The rule creates a gray area that is too easy to circumvent. It is sad that it is ultimately easier to leave a badly crafted rule in place than to think our way out of the murkier waters...
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    Now that's the funniest thing I've heard about...

    Now that's the funniest thing I've heard about this yet. I can't wait to ask Brian about it.:lol:
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    Cooler heads?

    Come on Flutie, talk about agreeing to disagree, that would make the rest of us- hotheads? The issue here & now is the process and tactics used to deflect this. Whether you support it or not, it is...
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    My mistake, trying to get too much done at once....

    My mistake, trying to get too much done at once. My apologies.
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    The part about the opinions and concerns being...

    The part about the opinions and concerns being duly noted and will be considered is the sticking point here. Anyone close enough to Malcomb needs to give him a friendly reminder that the popular...
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    Short of a mob scene at the meeting, I'm afraid...

    Short of a mob scene at the meeting, I'm afraid we're going to have to hope for the best.... I think David & Malcomb are the two big players here & they seem pretty rooted to their beliefs.
    It's a...
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    It's not over yet

    It appears there are still a few hoops to be gone through before the peasants can celebrate the demise of the One Fall Rule. In a contentious and probably polarizing meeting of the Eventing Technical...
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