The Chronicle of the Horse
MagazineNewsHorse SportsHorse CareCOTH StoreVoicesThe Chronicle UntackedDirectoriesMarketplaceDates & Results
 
Results 1 to 15 of 15
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jan. 28, 2000
    Location
    Columbia, Maryland
    Posts
    7,089

    Default "Sure, I Can Jump It, But . . .

    . . . let me show you another way of doing it."

    7 seconds into the video.

    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v...type=2&theater
    "No matter how well you perform there's always somebody of intelligent opinion who thinks it's lousy." - Laurence Olivier


    3 members found this post helpful.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jan. 4, 2007
    Location
    TX
    Posts
    40,665

    Default

    What is that island dance called, where you shimmy under a bar?



  3. #3
    Join Date
    Mar. 26, 2005
    Location
    Back to Normal.. or as close as I'll ever get
    Posts
    9,428

    Default

    Limbo!!!!
    *friend of bar.ka*RIP all my lovely boys, gone too soon:
    Steppin' Out 1988-2004
    Hey Vern! 1982-2009
    Cash's Bay Threat 1994-2009



  4. #4
    Join Date
    Nov. 2, 2001
    Location
    Packing my bags
    Posts
    31,475

    Default

    LOL, what a stinker!
    Quote Originally Posted by Mozart View Post
    Personally, I think the moderate use of shock collars in training humans should be allowed.



  5. #5
    Join Date
    Aug. 14, 2000
    Location
    Rochester,NY,USA
    Posts
    7,379

    Default

    Alagirl, I wouldn't call him a stinker but smart, pony-smart actually.
    Sue
    Back in my day, we didn't have as many warning labels because people weren't so dang stupid!


    1 members found this post helpful.

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Dec. 29, 1999
    Location
    Harrisburg, PA USA
    Posts
    5,905

    Default

    Does anyone have a photo of the Eventing horse who once went *under* a xc fence? I believe the rules were changed after that to stay that the obstacle had to be negotiated by going over, not merely "negotiated."



  7. #7
    Join Date
    Nov. 2, 2001
    Location
    Packing my bags
    Posts
    31,475

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by msj View Post
    Alagirl, I wouldn't call him a stinker but smart, pony-smart actually.
    I seem to recall having seen a mishap like that under saddle, At the Hamburg Derby no less, the infamous 'Eisenbahnschranken', obstacle 12, a double with two red and white poles, and nothing else. I think more than one rider over the years ended up with the jump poles in their laps. ouch!
    Quote Originally Posted by Mozart View Post
    Personally, I think the moderate use of shock collars in training humans should be allowed.



  8. #8
    Join Date
    Aug. 25, 2005
    Location
    Northeast
    Posts
    10,349

    Default

    Smart horse!!
    Some riders change their horse, they change their saddle, they change their teacher; they never change themselves.



  9. #9
    Join Date
    May. 20, 2005
    Location
    Desert Southwest
    Posts
    6,271

    Default

    Anne FS, I know the photo you mean. The jump was a huuuge Trakhener.

    I'd take that horse for dressage!



  10. #10
    Join Date
    Feb. 14, 2012
    Location
    Fern Creek, KY
    Posts
    3,010

    Default

    No faults, he didn't even knock it over!
    Quote Originally Posted by MistyBlue View Post
    I prefer them outside playing as opposed to standing in the barn aisle playing "I can crap more than you"
    New Year, New Blog... follow Willow and I here.



  11. #11
    Join Date
    Nov. 2, 2001
    Location
    Packing my bags
    Posts
    31,475

    Default

    http://www.brightandbeautifulhorses....gle-the-greek/

    that was not the one I saw most recent, but apparently it has happened a few times in the past.
    Quote Originally Posted by Mozart View Post
    Personally, I think the moderate use of shock collars in training humans should be allowed.



  12. #12
    Join Date
    Jun. 24, 2004
    Location
    South Park
    Posts
    3,148

    Default

    A friend told me I was delusional. I almost fell off my unicorn.



  13. #13
    Join Date
    Feb. 18, 2012
    Location
    knee deep in Oregon mud
    Posts
    649

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by BEARCAT View Post
    Eeek!
    It is only through labor and painful effort, by grim energy and resolute courage, that we move on to better things.
    Theodore Roosevelt



  14. #14
    Join Date
    Nov. 2, 2001
    Location
    Packing my bags
    Posts
    31,475

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by BEARCAT View Post
    yep

    Quote Originally Posted by Mozart View Post
    Personally, I think the moderate use of shock collars in training humans should be allowed.



  15. #15
    Join Date
    Jan. 4, 2007
    Location
    TX
    Posts
    40,665

    Default

    I had horses go thru some jumps like they were not there, but not go under them.



Similar Threads

  1. how far would a horse's jump span be over a 4'9" jump
    By firewalker911 in forum Hunter/Jumper
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: Jun. 11, 2011, 09:15 AM
  2. Preparing the horse to jump through a "top" jump
    By Rescue_Rider9 in forum Eventing
    Replies: 15
    Last Post: Jan. 20, 2011, 12:31 PM
  3. Advice - Encouraging "drop" not "jump" off banks
    By GreystoneKC in forum Eventing
    Replies: 35
    Last Post: Nov. 30, 2010, 11:34 PM
  4. Simulating a "Ditch before jump" jump: Preparation?
    By _downpour_ in forum Eventing
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: Oct. 14, 2009, 03:07 PM
  5. Replies: 13
    Last Post: Apr. 26, 2009, 01:32 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
randomness