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  1. Thread: Support Boots

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    ^^ This. The OP doesn't seem to care about the...

    ^^ This.

    The OP doesn't seem to care about the distinction, but IMO it's pretty important to understand that no leg protection products (not polos, not SMBs, not boots of any sort) "support" the...
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    Chiming in with my experience: In Canada in...

    Chiming in with my experience:

    In Canada in the 90's it was routine to have a vet at the finish of XC at every level and heart rates were taken for everyone.

    In my case it saved my horse's life...
  3. Jingles and sincere sympathies to all involved. ...

    Jingles and sincere sympathies to all involved. RIP to a beautiful mare.
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    Haha, I'm in!! Cheers!!

    Haha, I'm in!! Cheers!!
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    In that phone call with the secretary we did...

    In that phone call with the secretary we did discuss a few different types of ammies and who we would want the award to support. I agree with Maggie/Divine Comedy that I want to keep it open to...
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    Thanks so much for the feedback :) it is still...

    Thanks so much for the feedback :) it is still early days in terms of whether the organizers will be in favour but I will keep my fingers crossed.
    I spoke with the event secretary this evening and...
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    Awesome idea in theory but the awards are given...

    Awesome idea in theory but the awards are given immediately on the completion of SJ for each division and they run consecutively so not feasible in a practical sense unfortunately.
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    Award for the adult amateurs at FEI

    Following an EN article last fall (http://eventingnation.com/home/seth-beaver-an-ode-to-the-upper-level-amateur-eventer/), I've been bouncing about the idea of sponsoring an award and prize giving...
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    ^Love this!!

    ^Love this!!
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    Wasn't there talk recently about someone planning...

    Wasn't there talk recently about someone planning to do a movie featuring NAJYRC eventers? That would be a fun one to connect back to Sylvester :)
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    Awesome post JER! The rich woman was Mrs...

    Awesome post JER!

    The rich woman was Mrs Whitney Hyde. For those who don't know her character was a former professional rider who became disabled and continues her involvement in the sport as a...
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    Serious Question: why no sequel to Sylvester?

    Anyone else wish that someone had attempted to tell the story of Charlie's life as a working student, the fate of her brothers, her rise to USET status, Sylvester's foals etc? (Any or none of the...
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    If the highest level he competed is CCI* then...

    If the highest level he competed is CCI* then what the hell was he doing at Rolex in 2011, lol!!
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    I think Grandview is a great first prelim,...

    I think Grandview is a great first prelim, especially if your horse is good with terrain (mine is occasionally fairly disrespectful of me on downhills, lol!).

    Glen Oro can have an impressive show...
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    Franklin and I did Bromont last year after a...

    Franklin and I did Bromont last year after a somewhat scanty preparation fitness-wise, though he had been very fit at previous times in his life.

    I had un-retired him and only started legging him...
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    I did it for a then 14 year old upper level horse...

    I did it for a then 14 year old upper level horse I was leasing. It did not make a lot of difference in his case, but his soundness issues were multiple. I believe we used it on coffins, fetlocks...
  17. Thread: RIP El Primero

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    *sniff* What GotSpots said. RIP to another...

    *sniff*
    What GotSpots said. RIP to another great one.
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    I think that is a great plan! after all Midsouth...

    I think that is a great plan! after all Midsouth CCI* is the "national championships" at that level and Fairhill is the "national championships" at the 3* level (is it at 2* as well? not sure). So...
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    Maybe that's a good thing? The pros have their...

    Maybe that's a good thing? The pros have their CCI championships (eg. Fair Hill) and the ammy's do the AEC's around the same time...
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    Why plan a championships at the beginning of the...

    Why plan a championships at the beginning of the season (i.e. right after Rolex) when most horses/riders north of the Mason-Dixon line will have been stuck in an indoor or not riding at all since the...
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    I recently saw Longwood advertising boarding at...

    I recently saw Longwood advertising boarding at something ridiculously cheap ($650/month) due to a cancellation. Nicest farm EVER and literally every amenity including weekly shows! Look up...
  22. Brave and difficult decision, Gail. I hope you...

    Brave and difficult decision, Gail. I hope you will have many years of enjoyment watching him excel in his new life.
    xoxo g
  23. Amazing update! Somehow this is the first time...

    Amazing update! Somehow this is the first time I've seen this thread but I've read it through now and have to say I have so much respect for your tenacity and love that COTH became part of the cure....
  24. Not sure if this has been mentioned but the home...

    Not sure if this has been mentioned but the home of Northern Dancer (ie. Windfields) used nurse mares at least as recently as 2000, but I have never heard of them skinning and killing the foals. ...
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    I haven't used or touched but was going to post a...

    I haven't used or touched but was going to post a similar thread today. They look great and I like the way they do up better than my Dalmars...at least in the pics!
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