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    Yes, "all the horses are friends" until one of...

    Yes, "all the horses are friends" until one of them kicks the other and someone has to pay the vet bill. Ask the trainer who it will be.
  2. Since the US isn't a third world country, I guess...

    Since the US isn't a third world country, I guess you could call it a first world problem. But why does it have to be labeled as such ? Why discount what happened to her ?

    The same happens in...
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    A junior rider (high school age) in our barn ...

    A junior rider (high school age) in our barn rides clients' horses for her trainer, has given lower-level lessons and done grooming/feeding/watering/turnout and competes in the Jr/YR division. ...
  4. Sorry OP, it just sounds so familiar, and I...

    Sorry OP, it just sounds so familiar, and I understand your frustration.
    Hopefully you've heard from the person and she can make it up to you in some way. You are the customer, after all.
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    No Olympics for Edward Gal and Undercover

    http://www.eurodressage.com/equestrian/2016/07/13/edward-gal-withdraws-undercover-dutch-championships-and-most-likely-rio-contention
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    Well said. Especially agree with sentence #2.

    Well said. Especially agree with sentence #2.
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    Aaargh ! As I said before, I'm not in training...

    Aaargh ! As I said before, I'm not in training with those trainers, and I like the barn !!! Why would I leave ?

    Now, would I have my children ride there and take lessons ? No. But for my...
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    You and I read horses differently. Another poster...

    You and I read horses differently. Another poster commented on the horse's ears being "pinned" back when she came in the ring. I didn't see a sulky horse or one with pinned ears (flat back against...
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    When was it surly ? Seriously....tell me when on...

    When was it surly ? Seriously....tell me when on the video and I'll take a look again.
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    Why do I need to find another barn ? I don't...

    Why do I need to find another barn ? I don't train with those folks.
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    IMHO this is a talented mare who was going good...

    IMHO this is a talented mare who was going good enough on course until the landing and subsequent poor attempt to turn left for the next fence (the bulging shoulder). That was pilot error; the horse...
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    May I add a 3rd concern ? How does this type of...

    May I add a 3rd concern ? How does this type of riding look to our junior riders, and less accomplished riders and trainers ?

    At our barn the hunter kids, adult amateurs, and the beginners, are...
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    And, how it did it work for her ? Mission...

    And, how it did it work for her ? Mission accomplished ??
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    Good ad. Makes me want both - Lipizzan and the...

    Good ad. Makes me want both - Lipizzan and the Audi. :)
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    ^^^^ Does RD know about this ?????

    ^^^^ Does RD know about this ?????
  16. Others judges saw the bloody mouth.... "Baarup...

    Others judges saw the bloody mouth....

    "Baarup [Danish judge] told Eurodressage that she 'saw something pink and tried to wave to Thomas [judge at C] and ask him to check it just to be sure. But...
  17. On the other hand we have Ken Braddick and...

    On the other hand we have Ken Braddick and dressage-news.com. He may not have an axe to grind, but he is a part of well run public relations machine.
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    Well......because the girlfriend is getting a...

    Well......because the girlfriend is getting a free room at my expense. She doesn't work for me, the trainer does. He's at the show to ride my horse. Why am I paying for her ?

    It seemed to me...
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    Question: if trainer brings significant other...

    Question: if trainer brings significant other (non-horse person) to share the hotel room that clients are paying for..... do clients still pay the full room rate ? Does trainer reduce the bill ? ...
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    Aren't horses wonderful ? The intimidation didn't...

    Aren't horses wonderful ? The intimidation didn't work on your daughter's horse, and he went around well enough to earn a 2nd place for her.
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    Still confused....How did "B"'s mom make sure...

    Still confused....How did "B"'s mom make sure that that your daughter heard about it ? Did she purposely send her daughter over to yours to report what the judge said ?

    That seems a bit cruel to...
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    Now that a slightly different version of the...

    Now that a slightly different version of the original story has come out, I'm not seeing what the hoorah is about.

    The results were announced while everyone was back at the barn, and not by the...
  23. How and when prize money is paid is listed in the...

    How and when prize money is paid is listed in the show's prize list. It's a USEF rule that this info must be included. Take a look...what does it say ?
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    Poll: What are the names of her sire and dam ?

    What are the names of her sire and dam ?
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