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    Are you really this naïve or do you just not...

    Are you really this naïve or do you just not care? Bellissimo isn't handing out candy to the ULRs out of the good of his heart.

    Nothing in life is free. He's bribing the ULR's to look the other...
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    I used to care if we were internationally...

    I used to care if we were internationally competitive. I don't anymore. If the tradeoff for us to be internationally competitive is that the most fun and essential aspects of the sport for the...
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    This showcase BS is the equivalent of responding...

    This showcase BS is the equivalent of responding to the problem of
    "Eventing might die in 30 years because of loss of Land" with

    "Oh, No, Better kill it now"
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    I find it disgusting that after this "event" the...

    I find it disgusting that after this "event" the reaction is to hope that there are more of them, " all over the country" as the EN writer put it. Why? Unless you are the daughter or wife of a...
  5. Some borders can be rude and territorial to...

    Some borders can be rude and territorial to trailer ins so I wouldn't assume the veracity of anything not coming directly from the BO/BM who negotiated the arrangement.
    Jumps typically belong to...
  6. I agree that this is his attempt to turn the rest...

    I agree that this is his attempt to turn the rest of the city against the carriage horse drivers. I hope leadership is smart enough to see that his proposal won't work and do not let it get too far...
  7. Or try dropping them. If the knee rolls and...

    Or try dropping them.
    If the knee rolls and thigh blocks are removable, take them off.
  8. I'd work with a good trainer to get the chewer to...

    I'd work with a good trainer to get the chewer to stop the behavior. Or find a way to separate them in the dog run.
  9. Use a flat sheet and tuck it under the mattress...

    Use a flat sheet and tuck it under the mattress at the head and foot of the bed.

    I've also used a fitted sheet on top of a quilt. I've never tried it over a duvet before.
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    On the other hand, if we continue to portray...

    On the other hand, if we continue to portray drunk driving fatalities caused by people "like us" as accidents that happened because good people "made a mistake", we undersell the seriousness of drunk...
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    Honey, if you had just come on here and said CO's...

    Honey, if you had just come on here and said CO's don't fit your head and asked for info about the GPA and Samshield no one would have said a thing. Instead, you came on here and said you don't like...
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    I find it strange that you've created a new...

    I find it strange that you've created a new account to come on here and throw around bizarre accusations about CO helmets while promoting Samshields and GPA's.

    Charles Owens fit my head very...
  13. If I lend something to someone and they break it...

    If I lend something to someone and they break it due to negligence on their part, I would appreciate an offer of repair and depending on the $, would likely accept it.

    If I lend something to...
  14. :lol::lol::lol::lol: Tell that to your trainer. ...

    :lol::lol::lol::lol: Tell that to your trainer. Most people on this thread have correctly recognized that situations like this are a lot more complicated than that and there's a huge spectrum of...
  15. Puerto Plata is not a village. It's actually an...

    Puerto Plata is not a village. It's actually an urban area with a couple hundred thousand people.

    Animal husbandry in DR varies wildly. Just like here in the US.

    I kind of agree with the...
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    Flame suit on, I have an 11 year old dog who has...

    Flame suit on, I have an 11 year old dog who has been on one of the Science Diet prescription foods for about 5 years at the recommendation of the vet. At first I fought it because 1) $$ and 2) all...
  17. Wellington "Eventing" "Showcase"-It's Back

    From EN's Article about Jennie Brannigan's new ride.

    One of those shows will be the Wellington Eventing Showcase, which is scheduled for Feb. 4-5, 2016, with a hefty $100,000 prize pot. Jennie...
  18. The rules committee just keeps saying "move along...

    The rules committee just keeps saying "move along peons, nothing to see here; they've just tests that were always permissible, it's important to lure in new members who don't want to actually event,...
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    I think most lesson programs where land is not...

    I think most lesson programs where land is not plenty will keep them in work as long as they can do a lesson a day even if they have to give them a gram of bute at the end of the day.

    As for...
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    Sort of a tangent, but I've often thought the...

    Sort of a tangent, but I've often thought the OTTB promoters should be aiming to encourage h/j riders to have one as a second/third horse that they otherwise might not have been able to afford the...
  21. I hate to say this but from a liability...

    I hate to say this but from a liability perspective you are being put in an awful position. 1-Riding is a dangerous sport and you should not risk even the perception that you are the adult in charge...
  22. Another topical thread on the h/j forum-How to...

    Another topical thread on the h/j forum-How to handle stress of never knowing when you are going into the ring at a h/j show. Some of the suggestions include therapy, learning how to work the ingate...
  23. I can't decide whether this is a nice thought or...

    I can't decide whether this is a nice thought or a condescending suggestion that fearful older riders stop riding.

    A couple of responses.
    1-I really believe that people who know how to ride can...
  24. A couple of rules of thumb for fearful riders: ...

    A couple of rules of thumb for fearful riders:

    1-Don't ride horses that scare you. Full stop. Ever. Unless you are a kid or want to become a professional, there's no award for riding horses...
  25. LAZ, This is an honest question. Do you think...

    LAZ,
    This is an honest question. Do you think that Eventing professionals are less selfish/less motivated by money/possessed of more foresight than h/j professionals? If not, why do you think that...
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