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    Spruce Meadows is on par with WEF, and they...

    Spruce Meadows is on par with WEF, and they manage to run their shows with no ring holds.

    Tt's just that we have come to accept the usual excuses as just the way things have to be, and that's not...
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    Anyone who works for a public organization like...

    Anyone who works for a public organization like EC should not have a reasonable expectation that their salary be a private matter.

    The CEO's of publicly traded companies have their salaries...
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    Temperament I can see. But how do you determine...

    Temperament I can see. But how do you determine in a FOAL that the he has passed on his robust work ethic?

    Wouldn't you have to wait until they are under saddle to make that determination?
  4. Don't listen to anyone else!! Immediately go...

    Don't listen to anyone else!!

    Immediately go out and buy the pinkest most neon saddle pad you can find. It is the ONLY thing that GM finds acceptable.

    Others will try to steer you wrong and...
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    Yes, and how many people today can walk 10 miles...

    Yes, and how many people today can walk 10 miles to school, uphill both ways in 5 feet of snow?

    None. But we routinely did it in the 70s. ;)
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    It must be true. I read it on the internet. :)

    It must be true. I read it on the internet. :)
  7. And he couldn't get any sponsors either.

    And he couldn't get any sponsors either.
  8. Yes, people WANT to be around friendly, sociable...

    Yes, people WANT to be around friendly, sociable and knowledgeable riders on their way up. But if she posts pictures of herself whooping it up after her third bottle of wine, not so much. ;)
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    Have we gotten to the point where all we do is...

    Have we gotten to the point where all we do is count?

    I didn't think there was a "set" number of stride in a bending line. You could take the direct route and leave out a stride, or you could do a...
  10. Hate to break it to you, but John Q Public could...

    Hate to break it to you, but John Q Public could not care less about the horses. They're there to play the slots, tables, whatever.

    We horse people delude ourselves into thinking that the general...
  11. Give the guy a break. He made millions of dollars...

    Give the guy a break. He made millions of dollars a year, and paid 13% tax.

    What could possibly be wrong with that. :lol::lol::lol:
  12. I suppose the question is, what is the point of...

    I suppose the question is, what is the point of getting free rides on nice horses if you turn around and intentionally lose all of the time.
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    Eric does own his own horses. ;) Derly is...

    Eric does own his own horses. ;)

    Derly is owned by Ashland Stables and Torrey Pines Stable. Torrey Pines is Eric.

    https://data.fei.org/Horse/Detail.aspx?p=DB843F6B48345F77D52EE2FDF76CC33A
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    True colours perhaps?

    True colours perhaps?
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    People seem to have such short term memories and...

    People seem to have such short term memories and want make the facts fit the narrative they have in their minds.

    This year's Olympics are not over yet.

    In 2008, 8 out of 12 riders who won...
  16. What exactly is the issue? That the FEI followed...

    What exactly is the issue? That the FEI followed the rules and protocol set out?

    And it's not like this is some new rule that no one knew about. Why wasn't Eric protesting and threatening to...
  17. I'm sorry I don't see this as a class move by...

    I'm sorry I don't see this as a class move by Eric at all. More like a temper tantrum.

    And I can not agree or praise him for his conduct during the press conference. To say he is "ashamed" of his...
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    Ian has never been a flag bearer at the Olympics....

    Ian has never been a flag bearer at the Olympics. (opening or closing ceremony)
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    When Maclain Ward and Beezie Madden are at home...

    When Maclain Ward and Beezie Madden are at home polishing their two gold medals I bet they wish they hadn't started in the show hunters. :lol::lol::lol:
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    What you are forgetting is that show hunters does...

    What you are forgetting is that show hunters does lay the foundation for an Olympic discipline. It's just that, that discipline is Show Jumping, not Eventing. ;)

    All of the top Jumper riders had...
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    He won a silver in Beijing for team show jumping.

    He won a silver in Beijing for team show jumping.
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    The flag bearer is decided upon by the Canadian...

    The flag bearer is decided upon by the Canadian Olympic Committee.

    The poll was conducted by the CBC just for general interest. It's not like the COC was bound by the results.


    Lately in...
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    Don't know his name, but he was from the firm of...

    Don't know his name, but he was from the firm of Dewy, Cheetham and Howe.
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    But for how long?

    But for how long?
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    Three is the max. Each sport's governing body can...

    Three is the max. Each sport's governing body can make it less than three.

    I am not familiar with gymnastics, but in swimming it is two per country in each event. In some cases the time of the...
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