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Dressage Day 2

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  • #41
    Is it really live streaming now? I do not have it on the list of current streams and the Eq. page says "coming up"

    WTF is wrong with my feed?????
    "He lives in a cocoon of solipsism"

    Charles Krauthammer speaking about Trump


    • #42
      The results page is showing Gal's score is now 75.395%. Did they explain why it changed from 75.289%?


      • #43
        Originally posted by lovey1121 View Post
        I really hope the German team's advertising-on-breeches thing doesn't catch on.
        Ditto. So distracting.


        • #44
          Originally posted by lovey1121 View Post
          I really hope the German team's advertising-on-breeches thing doesn't catch on.
          Agree looks like a bird splatted on them


          • #45
            Originally posted by lovey1121 View Post
            I really hope the German team's advertising-on-breeches thing doesn't catch on.
            I hope it doesn't! I have visions of newbies making threads that ask if their score will be marked down if they don't wear the "right" breeches.


            • #46
              Lord, try a refresh. Mine did that today, but I kept refreshing. I finally got it.


              • #47
                I'm going to need sedatives before this is all over... I'm not used to dressage being so nail-bitingly close! Doesn't help either that my loyalties are completely divided between the UK and US, and I'll be completely confused for the individual final. I think I need blood pressure meds.
                Proud COTH lurker since 2001.


                • #48
                  OH CANADA! GO, CANADA!


                  • #49
                    Silly Q - are Breaking Dawn's hooves really black? Looks like it-cool.


                    • #50
                      Your individual is on now, guys


                      • Original Poster

                        Canada - you were robbed. Deserved better score IMHO.


                        • #52
                          There were quite a few bobbles and little mistakes for Ashley Holzer so to be honest, for a tough marking competition, that wasn't a bad score?


                          • #53
                            Keep it together, Wizard.


                            • #54
                              Well done Adrienne What a cool lovely rider!


                              • #55
                                Steffen really has to put in a blockbuster test (or someone else has to blow it) or we may not move up to the team finals. I take that back upon second thought, I'm going to think we can beat Australia for a team spot.

                                Member Appaloosa lovers clique


                                • #56
                                  I love the little American flags on the horses' leg bandages.


                                  • #57
                                    Originally posted by lovey1121 View Post
                                    Silly Q - are Breaking Dawn's hooves really black? Looks like it-cool.
                                    I was wondering the same thing! I think they really are b/c there are patches of black near his coronet band. Unless the groom got a little crazy with the hoof polish.


                                    • #58
                                      Great being able to watch so many tests! Even if my feed isnt always the best.

                                      My impressions from a lowly rider/spectator who couldnt see all the details due to the feed:
                                      Seems like many more open, more free-flowing tests than the last Olympics. And they are scoring well.
                                      Any one else think Gal was overscored? I thought his horse was tight and "held" the whole test - horizontal curb through most. Seemed like what we saw more of four years ago. I would have thought he would have been marked down more in every movement even though they performed many movements well, save for that. To me, the whole performance lacked the ease and self-carriage and appeared held-together. In contrast Desperados looked lovely!

                                      I've kinda gotten used to the helmet with tails thing. Looked weird at first, but now I think it might be a nice combo - tails for the elegance and helmet to indicate it is still a sport! (and of course to protect!)


                                      • #59
                                        Rubi looked like he was doing those changes on his own, gorgeous.
                                        Nice one times as well, I think the flying changes are a real highlight for this pair. Great harmony.


                                        • #60
                                          OMG I am in love with Rubi!!
                                          Barn rat for life