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  1. I agree with cnm161. I think it's somewhat naïve...

    I agree with cnm161. I think it's somewhat naïve to argue that talent doesn't exist, or that certain people aren't more naturally suited to something than others. I like running and I've been doing...
  2. I really wanted to find a brown GPA speed air on...

    I really wanted to find a brown GPA speed air on sale in Canada but I had no luck :/ they offer the color at dover but the international shipping completely negates the discount and then some haha
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    I almost always wear a show coat and shirt unless...

    I almost always wear a show coat and shirt unless it's really hot or a very casual show. Here's a pic from our last show, I'm wearing a white show shirt, a GPA jacket, old breeches (I can't remember...
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    One thing I have to say about success in the...

    One thing I have to say about success in the competitive arena is this, too -- you will have to sacrifice a lot. My one friend has gone completely professional in riding (racing, but it still...
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    You can do it! I am in a full time engineering...

    You can do it! I am in a full time engineering graduate program, training for my second half marathon, have a fantastic boyfriend that is super supportive, work a part time job, and ride my horse 5-6...
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    I had an experience riding an ex-GP horse too;...

    I had an experience riding an ex-GP horse too; this fellow had actually gone to the Olympics at one point for Japan apparently. The first time I rode him, I could barely control him. I couldn't get...
  7. This is awesome! I like to do this exercise a bit...

    This is awesome! I like to do this exercise a bit to get the feeling of adjustability, but I haven't done it in a looong time and I will definitely be dusting it off this week :yes: Thank you for...
  8. Thank you so much. I am definitely going to try...

    Thank you so much. I am definitely going to try it. He is having a couple of days off now after the show but before the week is out I will try and school in a more forward seat and see how he...
  9. Thanks! I liked my 0.9m a lot better too, it was...

    Thanks! I liked my 0.9m a lot better too, it was on Friday whereas the 0.1m was on Wednesday. I think I had a bit of problem getting the pace earlier in the week, and felt like i was almost there by...
  10. Hey guys! I have some updated videos now from...

    Hey guys! I have some updated videos now from the show last week.

    Here is a round at 1.0m

    And a later round at 0.9m

    I'd really appreciate any further feedback! I was trying to focus on...
  11. Hey guys! I have some updated videos now from...

    Hey guys! I have some updated videos now from the show last week.

    Here is a round at 1.0m

    And a later round at 0.9m

    I'd really appreciate any further feedback! I was trying to focus on...
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    You definitely can! Couch to 5K is the place to...

    You definitely can! Couch to 5K is the place to start for sure. You may even find it too easy for the first while, so you can slip into the third or fourth week if that is the case. Then you can do...
  13. Oh, and the hair will be up next week -- I...

    Oh, and the hair will be up next week -- I couldn't fit it all in my helmet and am well overdue for a trim! :o
  14. Thanks for all the tips! I think the tension was...

    Thanks for all the tips! I think the tension was a bit of a horse show tension thing, though I do find that I have a very tense posture in general in my upper body (I have been told this in skiing...
  15. Hey :D Thanks!! I am definitely hoping to get...

    Hey :D Thanks!! I am definitely hoping to get some dressage lessons this summer, I was really enjoying working with a travelling clinician last year with my other horse, so hopefully I can cough up...
  16. Thank you so much for all of the advice!! Yes,...

    Thank you so much for all of the advice!! Yes, the hands coming up on the landing side puts exactly into words what I was feeling with the shoulder tension, an I think a lot of it is due to not...
  17. Equitation critique? :) (Small jumpers) [UPDATE]

    Hi all,

    I went to a schooling show last weekend with my horse and was lucky enough to coerce my boyfriend into taping a round for me! We have a big show coming up next week, and I was looking for...
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    So very very sad, Loss of an amazing player. He...

    So very very sad, Loss of an amazing player. He had an incredible career.
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    I'm looking forward to it too!

    I'm looking forward to it too!
  20. Hey, foursocks, just wanted to say congrats on...

    Hey, foursocks, just wanted to say congrats on getting Quantum, I also worked down at RP (and also bought one of their horses!) and Quantum was a truly special horse. Tons of talent and a fantastic...
  21. For some reason I found that hilarious! man they...

    For some reason I found that hilarious! man they got guts! I just kept imagining how they would have laughed and beaked each other watching it after, especially at the guys who got dunked in the...
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    It's funny, cause in this case, I would always...

    It's funny, cause in this case, I would always agree that if I had erroneously won something and the show committee called me, explained, and requested the prizes (trophy, whatever), back, I would...
  23. Damn, I'm boarding at a place that fits all the...

    Damn, I'm boarding at a place that fits all the criteria -- but it's in Western Canada!
  24. My parents have been so incredibly amazing, and...

    My parents have been so incredibly amazing, and it's true, just now you start to realize it. It was a bit of a different way for me... my parents were VERY into horses, my Dad always had between 10...
  25. Haha I gotta say I'm in the camp where I would...

    Haha I gotta say I'm in the camp where I would not be offended at all. Some people have odd senses of humor and zero delivery... but I probably would have done some quick calculating... around 4000...
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