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    I thought the answer was 42

    I thought the answer was 42
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    I'm amazed by the number of people I know who...

    I'm amazed by the number of people I know who said that Maria had called them personally to ask about their TB's for sale or farms to lease. She must have been cold calling everybody and their dog. ...
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    My comment is that USEF has made up their own...

    My comment is that USEF has made up their own definition of "remuneration" to deal with cheaters and shamateurs.

    Remuneration in the regular sense of the word would not describe the things that...
  4. This thread is like a terrible soap opera! You...

    This thread is like a terrible soap opera! You tune each week hoping to find out what happens to the main characters, but the real scoop keeps getting pushed further into the future. :lol:
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    I think CR does understand the situation, but is...

    I think CR does understand the situation, but is implying the same thing as I am. It isn't "remuneration" for riding/training in the true sense of the word, i.e. the dictionary definition.

    USEF...
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    I know it's absolutely not about the honest...

    I know it's absolutely not about the honest person, it's about making it easy to close loopholes.

    It is unfortunate though that the honest person has to suffer on account of the people who do...
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    It's only remuneration in the true sense of the...

    It's only remuneration in the true sense of the word if the board bill was raised to include riding but make it look like that wasn't happening.

    If all boarders pay the same amount and receive...
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    That makes sense. It sounds like the rule was...

    That makes sense. It sounds like the rule was made to punish people who try to do extreme things (your $2500 boarding arrangement), but in the end the people who suffer are the honest ones. People...
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    One thing I don't understand is in the scenarios...

    One thing I don't understand is in the scenarios I provided, why is it a problem for a barn owner to ride a boarder's horse if absolutely no remuneration is given? Is it because it is too hard to...
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    Let me see if I get this: Situation 1: Person...

    Let me see if I get this:

    Situation 1: Person A owns the farm where they have their own horses and boarders' horses. Person A rides person B's horses for free while they are on vacation. Person A...
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    That would be very exciting indeed - although I...

    That would be very exciting indeed - although I have no idea who I would root for.
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    I think they did have a choice when they made a...

    I think they did have a choice when they made a decision regarding Longines however long ago that was.
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    and what is the FEI doing with this money? Who...

    and what is the FEI doing with this money?

    Who else was considered besides Longines? did they just get the "job" or was there some sort of competitive process?

    Or is something underhanded going...
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    politics abound...

    politics abound...
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    What was the reasoning behind getting Longines...

    What was the reasoning behind getting Longines involved?
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    Why was the sponsor changed anyway?

    Why was the sponsor changed anyway?
  17. Poll: :lol: oh that's terrible.

    :lol: oh that's terrible.
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    I think your best bet would be to go into NJ. I...

    I think your best bet would be to go into NJ. I live in NJ, but occasionally work in NYC and often take the express trains to and from Penn Station. If you can find boarding within a reasonable...
  19. Poll: After a particularly challenging lesson, I cooled...

    After a particularly challenging lesson, I cooled out my horse for short hack and then proceeded to dismount. I had no idea how tired my legs were until my feet hit the ground and my legs buckled. so...
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    Exactly. I'd like to see more money on developing...

    Exactly. I'd like to see more money on developing up and coming riders and not sending the same 4* horses overseas, particularly as those horses get older and in a few years will likely be stepping...
  21. I had a trainer that cancelled on me the day of...

    I had a trainer that cancelled on me the day of multiple times, typically hours before the lesson. "Sorry I can't teach you today". I discussed this with the head trainer/farm owner and it got better...
  22. ^^We aren't paying for lessons at a show. The...

    ^^We aren't paying for lessons at a show. The conversation is about judging.

    If one judge just gives out a score with no comments and one judge does, who are people going to pick, with all other...
  23. Some judges are just grumpy. three shows:...

    Some judges are just grumpy.

    three shows: same rider, different horses
    Show 1: schooling show, L judge. At the end of the test, as I walk out of the ring, the judge says "Your horse seemed...
  24. I feel like the middle of the road judges...

    I feel like the middle of the road judges represent the best value. I want someone who is going to be tough, but fair. In my area, it is well known who those judges are. I don't want an easy judge...
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    Seconding Lauren! She always has a great...

    Seconding Lauren! She always has a great selection!!
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