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    kdow - excellent post.

    kdow - excellent post.
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    The COTH update with the trainer's comments was...

    The COTH update with the trainer's comments was very helpful and clarified the chain of events post-accident, and the young rider's decision to ride again so soon. My heart goes out to her for...
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    Please know that I am not judging her for...

    Please know that I am not judging her for continuing to ride. My point is about the position we put these riders in. I was simply surprised that the adults close to the situation - owners, trainers...
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    Yes, that's what I wrote: "allow her to". You...

    Yes, that's what I wrote: "allow her to". You say she's tough and old enough to make her own decisions, while a previous poster said she was a child. Isn't she a young teenager, 14 or 15 years old...
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    But what owner would expect her, want her, or...

    But what owner would expect her, want her, or allow her, to "fulfill her commitment" to ride their horse after she had such a traumatic experience ?
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    Poll: So she's not "plagued by anxiety" anymore ??? ...

    So she's not "plagued by anxiety" anymore ???

    Is her anxiety from her surroundings or how she's ridden ?

    Sorry, confused.
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    Poll: Exactly. The OP would be taking Izzy for reasons...

    Exactly. The OP would be taking Izzy for reasons that benefit HER, not Izzy.

    "Bonus of taking her is that I can get a better idea of the more advanced thing and I can either ride her one or two...
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    Poll: Taking her to a busy environment and expecting...

    Taking her to a busy environment and expecting her to learn will only add to her lack of self confidence. The stress will not help her; you said yourself she is "plagued by anxiety". Please don't...
  9. Question for those who prefer to shop in Europe...

    Question for those who prefer to shop in Europe instead of with US owners and breeders: what is the #1 reason you shop in Europe ?

    Are you looking for specific bloodlines, or is it quality of the...
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    I know what you mean, but still, this horse was...

    I know what you mean, but still, this horse was quite an investment to be just her gap-filler ! :)
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    I don't think the date of their first GP has been...

    I don't think the date of their first GP has been announced; they will wait and see. They have said the horse will move to Idaho for the summer months where Debbie McDonald's farm is located.
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  12. Thread: Who Can I Trust?

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    Good point. I was thinking that at a horse show,...

    Good point. I was thinking that at a horse show, you see a nice horse competing in the ring, but you have no idea if he's like that naturally. :(
    So to shop at shows, make a purchasing decision...
  13. Thread: Who Can I Trust?

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    For those who horse-shop at shows, how do you...

    For those who horse-shop at shows, how do you know if the nice horse you're interested in isn't on a calming medication ? Since many medications don't test, and it seems common for hunters to be...
  14. Thread: Who Can I Trust?

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    Take a look at the US Sporthorse Breeders...

    Take a look at the US Sporthorse Breeders Association.
    http://www.usshba.org/

    Their breeder's directory is filled with good people with horses for sale.
  15. If you truly know about conformation, then you...

    If you truly know about conformation, then you can see it in a video.
  16. Also there's Threadneedle Embroidery. They do a...

    Also there's Threadneedle Embroidery. They do a lot of work for hunter/jumpers and dressage people on the west coast.
    http://threadneedle-emb.com/
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    I "think" what reitmeister is trying to say is...

    I "think" what reitmeister is trying to say is that when the word gets out to a seller as to who the interested buyers actually are, the price goes up. It's one thing to tell a seller that a US...
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    There is some hope by the new owners that...

    There is some hope by the new owners that Adrienne will qualify for Rio with him.

    From the Eurodressage article:

    "There is no deadline set on the new partnership between Lyle and...
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    If anyone doubts that Rosie is being aimed as a...

    If anyone doubts that Rosie is being aimed as a possible Olympic team horse, please read:

    This is from a Dressage Today article, published last year, pre-WEG....

    “Steffen is our flagship...
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    His goal is to get the US to the Olympic medal...

    His goal is to get the US to the Olympic medal podium. The Owners Task force also have the same goal.

    From Dressage Today (pre-WEG):
    "The WEG is fantastic, but our eye is on the ball of the...
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    The purchase is aimed at the 2016 Olympics.

    The purchase is aimed at the 2016 Olympics.
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    The OP said MAY run into problems. And you...

    The OP said MAY run into problems. And you forgot to capitalize the "h" in "he".

    What is wrong with discussing what people around the world have already seen (positive and negative) from this...
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    Paul Belasik says it well in this article...

    Paul Belasik says it well in this article http://www.eurodressage.com/equestrian/2015/05/09/classical-training-are-you-straight


    "Belasik wrote: 'It is an odd thing to be training by classicists....
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    Isoxuprine helps feet to grow ? Is that true ?

    Isoxuprine helps feet to grow ? Is that true ?
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    The Owners Task Force has definitely come through...

    The Owners Task Force has definitely come through for their high performance riders on the road to Rio.

    There's also an extensive list of other riders looking for sponsors and/or syndicates on...
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