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  1. Thread: AEC question

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    I can spend 6 hours just getting to an event one...

    I can spend 6 hours just getting to an event one state away from me. From where I am to Texas? Not 6 hours. Not 12 hours. Not even 24 hours.

    And the difference between other sports and eventing is...
  2. Thread: AEC question

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    Who is belittling? I think the only thing I heard...

    Who is belittling? I think the only thing I heard was that at the upper levels, it didn't draw the big names and so wasn't representative of the best of the best, going by both names and the numbers...
  3. Thread: AEC question

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    Nope. Not doable for me. Never going to be. I...

    Nope. Not doable for me. Never going to be.

    I don't own my own trailer; can't haul myself. Have limited funds to spend on horses and competing and spent (and will continue to spend) a lot of that...
  4. Thread: AEC question

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    It is a very different choice between needing to...

    It is a very different choice between needing to take at least 5+ working days (plus the weekends on either end), if not more off, and having to take off 3. There's a difference between having your...
  5. Area 2 Adult Eventers at the Lower Levels

    Just curious about your experience with the Adult Rider program. I can't speak to this because due to not updating my address, I was getting all the Area 1 emails.


    Roughly where in Area 2 are...
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    I will raise my hand and plead "guilty" on the...

    I will raise my hand and plead "guilty" on the not volunteering this year (my first year as an active competitor). (I have volunteered at HTs in the past, and this year at my barn's schooling shows...
  7. Thread: AEC question

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    Just curious about responses to these thoughts: ...

    Just curious about responses to these thoughts:

    Do we need a national championship for BN, N, T, and possibly Prelim? What about just having area championships?
    Whether a national or area...
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    Speaking outside the context of this thread: it's...

    Speaking outside the context of this thread: it's hard for me to see for "calls for civility" as anything other than a directive for people to just shut up. (Within the context of this thread, it...
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    Hee. Also, I had to look up 2 words: one I...

    Hee.

    Also, I had to look up 2 words: one I thought I knew (recce = reconnoiter/reconnaissance) and one I had no idea bout (catachresis = http://literarydevices.net/catachresis/ )
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    As someone new to eventing, I'm not sure what US...

    As someone new to eventing, I'm not sure what US past successes looked like, or what kind of leadership is lacking. It would probably require a long response. Er, hint hint?

    I mean, I know some of...
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    Speaking specifically to the "some people...

    Speaking specifically to the "some people questioned horses running again so soon after the WEGs..." aspect of the article.

    It sounded to me that the ULR riders didn't know the question was out...
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    Yep. Delighted to have qualified but... distance,...

    Yep. Delighted to have qualified but... distance, cost, time. Not possible.

    Good luck all!
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    Agree. As an aside, I did a XC school last...

    Agree. As an aside, I did a XC school last weekend, with a few other people. And the advice my trainer gave me was very different from what she gave others (and this is a group of 6 people riding at...
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    So, what you're saying is, I should stop thinking...

    So, what you're saying is, I should stop thinking about driving down this weekend and actually drive down this weekend. Prob too late to get a hotel room for Sat night, though. But otherwise it's 2.5...
  15. For Bob's education, someone needs to post the...

    For Bob's education, someone needs to post the link to the video of Doug Payne going XC wearing his heart rate monitor. Anyone out there signed up to make comments on the NYT site?

    I wore my Polar...
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    I have Road ID. I included Name Year of birth...

    I have Road ID. I included
    Name
    Year of birth
    "No meds" (meaning I do not take prescription products regularly, such as for a chronic condition)
    My 1 drug allergy
    An emergency contact (who...
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    Agree with cranky - if you start out at...

    Agree with cranky - if you start out at Elementary, it' s not that you don't want to get good distances (you always do), but your biggest issue off the bat is going to being out in the open, away...
  18. Found it! (Thanks highflyer) 8. At Eventing...

    Found it! (Thanks highflyer)


    8. At Eventing Tests or when all three phases of a Horse Trials are contested over one day - Protective headgear and protective vests as above. Clothing as...
  19. Thanks for the info. Was just curious about this...

    Thanks for the info. Was just curious about this based on another thread about the difference between recog. and unrecog. HTs.
  20. I really believe this to be the rule, and yet...

    I really believe this to be the rule, and yet when I read the rules, it said:


    5. DRESSAGE TEST.
    a. Horse Trials (Beginner Novice through Preliminary)—protective headgear—
    predominantly black...
  21. Spin-off: Dressage judges at recognized vs unrecognized HTs

    According to the USEF, judges at recognized HTs have to be on "the roster of judges of the federation (ie, the USEF)."

    So, to judge at the lower levels (BN/N) what do you have to do to be on the...
  22. If you are in Area 2 and you can do unrecognized...

    If you are in Area 2 and you can do unrecognized HTs and that satisfies your eventing yen... that's great! As has been mentioned, many of the venues run both starter and recognized trials. But if you...
  23. It's my fault. I regularly go looking for the...

    It's my fault. I regularly go looking for the "oddest/funniest comment on a dressage test" threads (I like to read them just before I show -- puts everything in perspective).
    ...
  24. LOL. Maybe she'll come back to update us? That's...

    LOL. Maybe she'll come back to update us? That's what happens when you search for a thread and become engrossed in reading alll the search results...
  25. Oh god. A thunderstorm interrupted dressage so I...

    Oh god. A thunderstorm interrupted dressage so I was told to wait a while before coming up to warmup. So I did. Warmup, Maresie was antsy so trainer took whip away. Then, into the ring, but because I...
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