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  1. Warning- Duck and Cover Old fashioned comment...

    Warning- Duck and Cover

    Old fashioned comment incoming:

    We might all take a page from the very best in terms of showing good sportsmanship when we dont receive the scores we think we deserve
  2. Why would any judge need help from a bulletin...

    Why would any judge need help from a bulletin board if that is truly what she saw in the test?

    There is a serious problem with a judge posting this sort of thread with photo!! singling out an...
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    Hey Rosie- welcome! I remember you and your...

    Hey Rosie- welcome!

    I remember you and your lovely horse as well. Hope you continue to share your journey here.
  4. Which relaxed horses were unfairly passed over?

    Which relaxed horses were unfairly passed over?
  5. Maybe because you first said it was 5-10 meters...

    Maybe because you first said it was 5-10 meters and Silverbridge was replying to thAT post- which you later changed?



    I wish we still had the rolly eyes

    I still think fluffy is pulling our...
  6. I think some are saying things are getting...

    I think some are saying things are getting better, not worse, and our views are just as valid as any others*;-)

    I wouldn't call Valegro - currently at the top according to these bad judges who are...
  7. yes I think by taking potshots publicly at other...

    yes I think by taking potshots publicly at other riders and judges, people are free to post differing views. ;-)
  8. Point being- Forget labels and assess the riding...

    Point being- Forget labels and assess the riding and training for yourself.

    You might even find that those who compete are actually more classical so called than those who do not ever compete but...
  9. The classical label means nothing because...

    The classical label means nothing because everyone thinks they are classical.

    Though it sounds trite I think there is only good training and bad training and it does not have much to do with...
  10. There is positive tension and negative tension as...

    There is positive tension and negative tension as any athlete will know. I am guessing both kinds of tension may happen now and then in the highly charged atmosphere of something like an Olympic...
  11. But sadly more people seem to focus on the...

    But sadly more people seem to focus on the negative so it is apparently never good enough. I would put it this way instead
  12. But there are no (are hardly any) living trainers...

    But there are no (are hardly any) living trainers in the whole world worth him training with?

    I call that POSSIBLY arrogant. ??

    But still I enjoyed the article - it was very interesting.
  13. Oh right. The training is clearly deficient...

    Oh right. The training is clearly deficient according to his high standards?

    . rollyeyes
  14. :confused: yet had a problem with the judges...

    :confused: yet had a problem with the judges applying the rules at the London Olympics. Judges can't ever be right obviously!

    It was an interesting article but some problems with it as noted...
  15. Thank you

    Thank you
  16. I agree.

    I agree.
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    Lovely. Have not watched all the vids yet ...

    Lovely. Have not watched all the vids yet

    but enjoyed what I have seen so far and the music choices are fantastic. :-)
  18. :eek: Then they should have left a message...

    :eek:

    Then they should have left a message with the first call-


    and yes this person would be getting the polite reply- sorry barn is full.
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    This is common also with vaulting. I assume this...

    This is common also with vaulting. I assume this is the director or coach who also deserves credit for the performance
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    Lovely.

    Lovely.
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    I am really interested in those lumps as well...

    I am really interested in those lumps as well because we have a mare here with something similar. Vet has been out. Current plan is to leave them alone unless they get bigger or cause a problem.
  22. yes and I think she looks like a nice horse. ...

    yes and I think she looks like a nice horse.

    I did look at all the photos and also the video .

    There is work to be done as with any OTTB.

    Probably a Nice project for the right trainer.
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    OH Ok- I see what you mean.

    OH Ok- I see what you mean.
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    Generalize much>?:eek::lol:

    Generalize much>?:eek::lol:
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    Lovely. Can't help thinking about the bay as...

    Lovely.

    Can't help thinking about the bay as well. Hope his situation will improve too.

    What is the story on the camel!:eek: :)
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