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    Spoken like a true h/j person. Eventing has this...

    Spoken like a true h/j person. Eventing has this phase called cross country that is supposed to be across the country. His showcases bastardize the sport to the point of being disingenuous to any...
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    Again, it shows how little you know about this...

    Again, it shows how little you know about this area. All that you mention have almost no real XC course (that are even capable of being considered a good step up to anything at Prelim and above,...
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    Spoken like someone who has no idea of the...

    Spoken like someone who has no idea of the eventing market in Colorado. Hell, you sound like you barely know the h/j market. There isn't enough money or people to support COHP in this base. I was...
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    TV viewership continues to decline at a rate that...

    TV viewership continues to decline at a rate that destroys any argument that TV exposure is necessary to grow a sport. The primary demographic that we would want (T-34 yo) are viewing TV at...
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    Bellissimo IS PURE BUSINESS. Thise who think...

    Bellissimo IS PURE BUSINESS.

    Thise who think he is doing things for the good of the sport are kidding themselves.

    In Colorado, once he bought the horse park he tossed every low level show and...
  6. We feed up to 1400# squares. We have a 2010 50...

    We feed up to 1400# squares. We have a 2010 50 horse JD 4320 with a 400x loader. It works great. I've used it to lift and move a 12x24 steel loafing shed.

    So the key is horse power and the loader...
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    You can't describe feel. The student needs to...

    You can't describe feel. The student needs to ride to understand. Like others have suggested, give them exercises such as poles or other to get them to experience feel.

    With kids that age, I just...
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    This is what we do, you, warm weather, southern,...

    This is what we do, you, warm weather, southern, East Coast wussies.



    https://www.facebook.com/reed.ayers/videos/10153759490307622/?l=8566111131481056595
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    We return to the deep Amazon rainforest where we...

    We return to the deep Amazon rainforest where we hibernate until the vernal equinox when we emerge with renewed vigor and determination and begin to migrate across the US in search of ribbons and...
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    Stop jumping and just go GALLOP! Put a grab strap...

    Stop jumping and just go GALLOP! Put a grab strap on and pull on that the moment you feel the need to pull on the bit reins to slow the horse. Get used to a REAL gallop, not cantering. XC is not...
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    I think another reason for low numbers per...

    I think another reason for low numbers per division is having 10,000,000,000 divisions, e.g. "Training for left-handed amateurs with professional aspirations riding lesbian chestnut mares."

    Reed
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    While I understand how some folks feel about the...

    While I understand how some folks feel about the xc questions, I can also say, you would NEVER, NEVER see some of the lines and expectations even at the Level 5 and higher jumpers!

    As a rider, I...
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    Depending on the approach, anterior or posterior,...

    Depending on the approach, anterior or posterior, the end plates either subside or fracture due to increased kyphosis. It is a combination of mechanics and biology that we are trying to elucidate.
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    Regretfully, I shouldn't have to be though.

    Regretfully, I shouldn't have to be though.
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    I have really come to hate these threads. Here is...

    I have really come to hate these threads. Here is my opinion, both about the injuries and why:

    Sadly, due to the injuries, from my experience, he may never get back to the upper levels. The neural...
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    Don't forget lesbian horse flippers.

    Don't forget lesbian horse flippers.
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    While Willem will always be the greatest, I will...

    While Willem will always be the greatest, I will always have proof about where the sun shines.

    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=47691862621&l=426db40868

    It is surprising that even with...
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    I won't quibble with Ian Stark's track, having...

    I won't quibble with Ian Stark's track, having done OI and CIC** there before.

    The line through the water was good. I will say that the "Shrimp Cocktail" fence is shit. It has too many "faces,"...
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    I'm not sure about nowadays. I used to park...

    I'm not sure about nowadays. I used to park directly outside my horse's stall. That's what I am planning for this time too.

    Reed
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    I always bring my bike. I will be there running...

    I always bring my bike. I will be there running the T3D.

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  21. It's a "ticks" and "touches" class!!!! (For those...

    It's a "ticks" and "touches" class!!!! (For those who remember the jumpers).

    That is how I look at SJ nowadays.

    Reed
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    Here is my mom 2 years ago, still going today at...

    Here is my mom 2 years ago, still going today at 78.

    https://www.facebook.com/reed.ayers/videos/10151453205277622/?l=4206594418627713641

    Even hitting close to midcentury I have no excuses for...
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    I tighten my core muscles and give a tug as...

    I tighten my core muscles and give a tug as usual, using my thigh as my base of support. Here, I'm half halting prior to a turn to a fence on course:
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  24. Now this is an Olympic sport, I would absolutely...

    Now this is an Olympic sport, I would absolutely support!

    https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=1594307337490200&pnref=story
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    As stated, your helmet is now "expired" or...

    As stated, your helmet is now "expired" or invalid. If you were to be injured while wearing it, the manufacturer has no liability as you chose to ride in a helmet beyond the recommended replacement...
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