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  • #61
    Now we have the showdown ! Parzival vs Valegro

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    • #62
      I was so hoping for an all-Brit podium. Oh well. COME ON CHARLOTTE.
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      • #63
        I'm pretty sure they said he was being sold after the Olympics..I think it was a bonus that he could ride here because I had heard he was close to being sold last winter

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        • #64
          Originally posted by eks View Post
          I'm pretty sure they said he was being sold after the Olympics..I think it was a bonus that he could ride here because I had heard he was close to being sold last winter
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          • #65
            love the brit rides but still cant watch the dutch - way too harsh.... if she were pulling any harder her arms would fall off.

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            • #66
              anyone know why this isn't happening at night like usual?

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              • #67
                Originally posted by mbm View Post
                love the brit rides but still cant watch the dutch - way too harsh.... if she were pulling any harder her arms would fall off.
                Too right. Horse looks like he's frowning. Ugh ugh.
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                • #68
                  Originally posted by mbm View Post
                  anyone know why this isn't happening at night like usual?
                  Usual?? I think they did the night time thing in Hong Kong becuz it were HOT.
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                  • #69
                    Parzival's music is cheesy. He looks fantastic, though.
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                    • #70
                      Aaaagh close up on the mouth by BBC ugh!!!
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                      • #71
                        Is it my computer or was the Dutch gal out of sync with the music a few times?

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                        • #72
                          Uh oh.....
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                          • #73
                            someone is trying to make a very big point.... no other horses do we get closeups of gaping mouths... but we sure get that with her.

                            rock on camera crew!

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                            • #74
                              Is that Jennie Loriston-Clarke checking spurs ?

                              Valegro is flagged up too.
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                              • #75
                                88% for *that*????? it's dressage not a rope pulling contest !

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                                • #76
                                  It's a testament to Parzival's conformation that he can still display the nice quality of gaits while being held in a very short neck.

                                  That must be what the judges are seeing (88%)

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                                  • #77
                                    Who is the judge at K? Conservative marking --- but (s)he is really hard on the Germans and gentle with the Dutch.
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                                    • #78
                                      The emperor's new clothes anywhere?
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                                      • #79
                                        You know, I dunno nothin' about dressage, as I said, but when I can see the mouth wide open on the far-away camera shots, and it gets an 88, I start wondering where the fruitbat is presently residing.
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                                        • #80
                                          Originally posted by Renn/aissance View Post
                                          You know, I dunno nothin' about dressage, as I said, but when I can see the mouth wide open on the far-away camera shots, and it gets an 88, I start wondering where the fruitbat is presently residing.
                                          Ditto. Really weird. I can see a high score on gaits, but the rest? Color me confused.
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