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    It's not like the selectors pulled the names out...

    It's not like the selectors pulled the names out of a hat. Yes, Sinead and Tate have been doing very well. But that's not to say others haven't either. The alternate list is a Who's Who of U.S....
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    Just like over here!

    Just like over here!
  3. Thread: Saddle Woes

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    I didn't see the last post, guess you did find...

    I didn't see the last post, guess you did find one that works.
  4. Thread: Saddle Woes

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    I don't know where you are in Area I, but in West...

    I don't know where you are in Area I, but in West Chester PA is a trainer named Luis Galindo who has designed and begun to sell his own saddle because he was never satisfied with the ones he found. ...
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    As for footing, if you're not from the East...

    As for footing, if you're not from the East Coast, we had a massive drought last year, all up and down the region. It was tough to find decent footing anywhere come September. This year has been...
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    Best. Smoothies. Ever. She's an AEC staple, and...

    Best. Smoothies. Ever. She's an AEC staple, and when it was hot as Hades at one of the NC years, she made a killing. And it was worth it.
  7. I have used the same method others have on here:...

    I have used the same method others have on here: if he wants to move away from you, then he moves and keeps moving until you let him stop. It won't work in a day, and is much more effective if you...
  8. The FEI, clear and consistent? You must be new. ;)

    The FEI, clear and consistent? You must be new. ;)
  9. We can all analyze the video but none of us knows...

    We can all analyze the video but none of us knows what Mandiba felt like under saddle on course. Only Karen knows that.

    I do hope Mandiba recovers quickly and can take a long break back home in...
  10. Kudos to the volunteers, but JJ #21 seems...

    Kudos to the volunteers, but JJ #21 seems excessive in her concerns. the ropes are there to define the acceptable areas for spectators and the spectators were not violating that.

    a little off...
  11. Thread: K. Nunnink??

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    I agree, from the video wanderlust posted, it...

    I agree, from the video wanderlust posted, it looks like a missed distance. It is a concern that the horse and rider combo have fallen two years in a row at Rolex. Perhaps the 4 star level just...
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    the economy's down

    the economy's down
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    Poll: What a group to choose from! I'd love to see...

    What a group to choose from! I'd love to see Jimmy lead the team efforts in the years to come. I think we need an American who will be HERE, rather than having to keep coming across the pond and...
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    Yes the US Preliminary is the UK Novice. maybe...

    Yes the US Preliminary is the UK Novice. maybe fence heights have shifted in last few decades? not sure.
  15. I would check out some books on sports psychology...

    I would check out some books on sports psychology from the library. Could be really helpful to work on good visualization, very specific visualization like seeing you and your horse trotting in an...
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    I laugh at the 'equine couture' I see advertised:...

    I laugh at the 'equine couture' I see advertised: so impractical! Like field boots but with nearly spiked heels. Or these advertised pants the OP linked to. I always ride in flats with cute little...
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    I agree: Internet training advice can be the...

    I agree: Internet training advice can be the wrong route. Find a professional in your area with experience in issues such as this. Glad you were not hurt! Hope you can figure it out and help the...
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    Mmm, THAT's an image while you're jumping around!...

    Mmm, THAT's an image while you're jumping around! HA!
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    it's on the list now. as are many more! over 60...

    it's on the list now. as are many more! over 60 entries so far, though I know of at least a few that are double-entered (as usual) with Rolex and Badminton.

    no offense to him, but I hope someone...
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    Either one. Just be sure it never held anything...

    Either one. Just be sure it never held anything toxic! To keep them from rolling, all you need is a small block of wood, like a 2 ft long piece of scrap 2x4 laid at the base on each side. Or extra...
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    Great ideas, just keep in mind you'll want to...

    Great ideas, just keep in mind you'll want to make sure that what you use is nothing your horse (or you) can catch on and get hurt. I used to use cinder blocks as cavaletti stands until a friend's...
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    Looks like the Irish rider Geoff Curran is also...

    Looks like the Irish rider Geoff Curran is also double-entered, Rolex and Badminton.
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    LOL

    I have just spit water all over my desk!
  24. And do dogs really need to come with you? Often...

    And do dogs really need to come with you? Often for them it's a long, long day, with little rest, sometimes not enough water, it can be hot or cold or wet. Just bring yourself, not your pet. I...
  25. Quote: Originally Posted by OverandOnward I...

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    I COMPLETELY agree!! It's the...
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