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  1. Feel free to check out Chriskappler.com and to...

    Feel free to check out Chriskappler.com and to send me a resume at sarah.segal@earthlink.net if it is interesting to you.
    Thanks,
    Sarah
  2. And another thought- if we adjusted prize money...

    And another thought- if we adjusted prize money down in amateur classes and took away the incentive for "shamateurs" to chase money in these classes, couldn't we consider getting rid of the whole...
  3. I don't understand why this proposal makes people...

    I don't understand why this proposal makes people feel that jr/amateur jumpers would be subsidizing professional classes with their entry fees. I can understand it sounds like a bad idea if prize...
  4. I don't think the argument is that they would be...

    I don't think the argument is that they would be pros, but rather that they might show in open classes instead of amateur ones once their skills had improved to the point of being competitive against...
  5. I completely agree with you - show jumping is an...

    I completely agree with you - show jumping is an expensive sport no matter what the entry point . and horses that cost less to buy don't cost less to keep. but I have to point out that horse...
  6. Here's an example of disproportionate prize money...

    Here's an example of disproportionate prize money -
    In amateur classes at wef, adult jumpers have a total of 39,000 in prize money in their divisions.
    High amateurs jump for a total of 20000,...
  7. I think there's another way to look at this. If...

    I think there's another way to look at this. If the prize money in the olen jumper division was better than the Jr and amateurs, then good riding young professional would have equal opportunities as...
  8. I don't think this would be changed under the...

    I don't think this would be changed under the prize money structure proposed in the article - it calls for a cap on high junior ao classes of $5000 so the classes you described would be fine. What...
  9. 1. If the USEF is going to regulate prize money,...

    1. If the USEF is going to regulate prize money, then it has to regulate entry fees too. This is a non negotiable part of the equation - I can't imagine any professional or amateur would support...
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