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    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


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



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    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
    Sam(Jaybee Altair) 1994-2015



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    LOL, what a stinker!
    Quote Originally Posted by BigMama1 View Post
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    GNU Terry Prachett



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    Alagirl, I wouldn't call him a stinker but smart, pony-smart actually.
    Sue

    I'm not saying let's go kill all the stupid people...I'm just saying let's remove all the warning labels and let the problem sort itself out.


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    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."



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

    Remember the horse does all the work, we just sit there and look pretty.



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

    I'd take that horse for dressage!



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    No faults, he didn't even knock it over!



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    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.
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    "When life gives you scurvy, make lemonade."



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    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



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    Quote Originally Posted by BEARCAT View Post
    yep

    Quote Originally Posted by BigMama1 View Post
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    I had horses go thru some jumps like they were not there, but not go under them.



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