• Welcome to the Chronicle Forums.
    Please complete your profile. The forums and the rest of www.chronofhorse.com has single sign-in, so your log in information for one will automatically work for the other. Disclaimer: The opinions expressed here are the views of the individual and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of The Chronicle of the Horse.

Announcement

Collapse

Forum rules and no-advertising policy

As a participant on this forum, it is your responsibility to know and follow our rules. Please read this message in its entirety.

Board Rules

1. You’re responsible for what you say.
As outlined in Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, The Chronicle of the Horse and its affiliates, as well Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd., the developers of vBulletin, are not legally responsible for statements made in the forums.

This is a public forum viewed by a wide spectrum of people, so please be mindful of what you say and who might be reading it—details of personal disputes are likely better handled privately. While posters are legally responsible for their statements, the moderators may in their discretion remove or edit posts that violate these rules. Users have the ability to modify or delete their own messages after posting, but administrators generally will not delete posts, threads or accounts upon request.

Outright inflammatory, vulgar, harassing, malicious or otherwise inappropriate statements and criminal charges unsubstantiated by a reputable news source or legal documentation will not be tolerated and will be dealt with at the discretion of the moderators.

2. Conversations in horse-related forums should be horse-related.
The forums are a wonderful source of information and support for members of the horse community. While it’s understandably tempting to share information or search for input on other topics upon which members might have a similar level of knowledge, members must maintain the focus on horses.

3. Keep conversations productive, on topic and civil.
Discussion and disagreement are inevitable and encouraged; personal insults, diatribes and sniping comments are unproductive and unacceptable. Whether a subject is light-hearted or serious, keep posts focused on the current topic and of general interest to other participants of that thread. Utilize the private message feature or personal email where appropriate to address side topics or personal issues not related to the topic at large.

4. No advertising in the discussion forums.
Posts in the discussion forums directly or indirectly advertising horses, jobs, items or services for sale or wanted will be removed at the discretion of the moderators. Use of the private messaging feature or email addresses obtained through users’ profiles for unsolicited advertising is not permitted.

Company representatives may participate in discussions and answer questions about their products or services, or suggest their products on recent threads if they fulfill the criteria of a query. False "testimonials" provided by company affiliates posing as general consumers are not appropriate, and self-promotion of sales, ad campaigns, etc. through the discussion forums is not allowed.

Paid advertising is available on our classifieds site and through the purchase of banner ads. The tightly monitored Giveaways forum permits free listings of genuinely free horses and items available or wanted (on a limited basis). Items offered for trade are not allowed.

Advertising Policy Specifics
When in doubt of whether something you want to post constitutes advertising, please contact a moderator privately in advance for further clarification. Refer to the following points for general guidelines:

Horses – Only general discussion about the buying, leasing, selling and pricing of horses is permitted. If the post contains, or links to, the type of specific information typically found in a sales or wanted ad, and it’s related to a horse for sale, regardless of who’s selling it, it doesn’t belong in the discussion forums.

Stallions – Board members may ask for suggestions on breeding stallion recommendations. Stallion owners may reply to such queries by suggesting their own stallions, only if their horse fits the specific criteria of the original poster. Excessive promotion of a stallion by its owner or related parties is not permitted and will be addressed at the discretion of the moderators.

Services – Members may use the forums to ask for general recommendations of trainers, barns, shippers, farriers, etc., and other members may answer those requests by suggesting themselves or their company, if their services fulfill the specific criteria of the original post. Members may not solicit other members for business if it is not in response to a direct, genuine query.

Products – While members may ask for general opinions and suggestions on equipment, trailers, trucks, etc., they may not list the specific attributes for which they are in the market, as such posts serve as wanted ads.

Event Announcements – Members may post one notification of an upcoming event that may be of interest to fellow members, if the original poster does not benefit financially from the event. Such threads may not be “bumped” excessively. Premium members may post their own notices in the Event Announcements forum.

Charities/Rescues – Announcements for charitable or fundraising events can only be made for 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations. Special exceptions may be made, at the moderators’ discretion and direction, for board-related events or fundraising activities in extraordinary circumstances.

Occasional posts regarding horses available for adoption through IRS-registered horse rescue or placement programs are permitted in the appropriate forums, but these threads may be limited at the discretion of the moderators. Individuals may not advertise or make announcements for horses in need of rescue, placement or adoption unless the horse is available through a recognized rescue or placement agency or government-run entity or the thread fits the criteria for and is located in the Giveaways forum.

5. Do not post copyrighted photographs unless you have purchased that photo and have permission to do so.

6. Respect other members.
As members are often passionate about their beliefs and intentions can easily be misinterpreted in this type of environment, try to explore or resolve the inevitable disagreements that arise in the course of threads calmly and rationally.

If you see a post that you feel violates the rules of the board, please click the “alert” button (exclamation point inside of a triangle) in the bottom left corner of the post, which will alert ONLY the moderators to the post in question. They will then take whatever action, or no action, as deemed appropriate for the situation at their discretion. Do not air grievances regarding other posters or the moderators in the discussion forums.

Please be advised that adding another user to your “Ignore” list via your User Control Panel can be a useful tactic, which blocks posts and private messages by members whose commentary you’d rather avoid reading.

7. We have the right to reproduce statements made in the forums.
The Chronicle of the Horse may copy, quote, link to or otherwise reproduce posts, or portions of posts, in print or online for advertising or editorial purposes, if attributed to their original authors, and by posting in this forum, you hereby grant to The Chronicle of the Horse a perpetual, non-exclusive license under copyright and other rights, to do so.

8. We reserve the right to enforce and amend the rules.
The moderators may delete, edit, move or close any post or thread at any time, or refrain from doing any of the foregoing, in their discretion, and may suspend or revoke a user’s membership privileges at any time to maintain adherence to the rules and the general spirit of the forum. These rules may be amended at any time to address the current needs of the board.

Please see our full Terms of Service and Privacy Policy for more information.

Thanks for being a part of the COTH forums!

(Revised 1/26/16)
See more
See less

Steffen Peters winning first round

Collapse
This topic is closed.
X
X
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Steffen Peters winning first round

    Wow! What a fantastic ride. Well deserving the win. The electricity in the crowd was really great.

    It was a terrible shame to lose 2 of the dressage competitors.

  • #2
    Who's out?
    Beth Davidson
    Black Dog Farm Connemaras & Sport Horses
    http://blackdogconnemara.com
    visit my blog: http://ponyeventer.blogspot.com

    Comment


    • #3
      Peters and horse looked tremendous and deserved the win.

      Comment


      • #4
        Leslie Morse was eliminated when her horse was decidedly "off". So, she is out of the competition and won't ride the freestyle.

        Jan's young mare was spooking at everything and only scored a 53. He will compete in the freestyle, but has little chance to win it.
        Visit Sonesta Farms website at www.sonestafarms.com or our FaceBook page at www.facebook.com/sonestafarms. Also showing & breeding Cavalier King Charles Spaniels.

        Comment

        • Original Poster

          #5
          Adelinde Cornelissen & Parzival and Leslie Morse & Kingston are out.

          I also really enjoyed the performances of Ashley Holzer & Pop Art as well as Hans Peter Minderhoud & Exquis Nadine. It was very cool to see Briar 899.

          Comment


          • #6
            I just read the news about Ravel and Peters on Dressage Daily. It gave me goosebumps! I wish I could have been there...Congratulations to Steffen and Ravel. I did get to see the duo at the annual KWPN meeting last month and they debuted their new freestyle for us, which was a highlight of the meeting. They gave me goosebumps then too. Rock on Ravel! I am so happy for Iron Spring Farm as well: Ravel is by their beloved and recently deceased stallion Contango, and it is so awesome to see Ravel do Contango proud this way.
            www.forwardfarms.com.
            Follow us on Facebook:
            http://www.facebook.com/pages/Forwar...s/192796641203

            Comment


            • #7
              I am thrilled for Steffen! I can't wait to see some video or SOMETHING! I am dying to see this. I love that pair!
              ~Amy~ TrakehNERD clique
              *Bugs 5/86-3/10 OTTB Mare* RIP lovely Lady, I miss you
              *Frodo '03 Anglo Trakehner Gelding*
              My Facebook

              Comment


              • #8
                Live video at www.universalsports.com

                I'm sure this has been mentioned before, but live coverage is available online at http://www.universalsports.com . I caught it live while I was still at work and was THRILLED! : ) Wishing the pair the best of luck in the next round!
                "Reite dein Pferd vorwärts und richte es gerade.” Gustav Steinbrecht

                Comment


                • #9
                  just watching the replay on Universal (thanks for the link !)

                  What a great ride by Steffen..and then coming down the final centerline to Elvis singing "Viva Las Vegas" in the background was just over the top.

                  Super ride Steffen !

                  Comment


                  • #10
                    are you sure Rafalca will be allowed to ride the freestyle?

                    I thought the FEI rules say you have to have at least a 58% in the GP to ride the freestyle in a CDI. perhaps this isn't considered a CDI?

                    I think it used to be 55% but was just raised.

                    Comment


                    • #11
                      how do I watch the replay?

                      I am on the universal sports site and it says I am watching the video but I see a black screen and hear nothing. . .
                      A man must love a thing very much if he not only practices it without any hope of fame or money, but even practices it without any hope of doing it well.--G. K. Chesterton

                      Comment


                      • #12
                        LTN, try closing the window and starting all over again. It can be a bit flakey, I've noticed.

                        I thought Steffan Peters' ride was one of the nicest GP rides I have ever seen. We all go on about it being a trusting partnership, and I just saw two living breathing beings in total harmony when I watched that.

                        Poor Jan Ebeling. But it just goes to show that dreadful rides happen to the best of riders. He didn't get rough or lose his temper, just ploughed on with making the best of a bad job.

                        Comment


                        • #13
                          Ah but by continuing on he will no doubt have a much better ride the next time. It must be the smart thing to do. Well, you pays your money, you gets to use the ring and do some schooling!

                          As I think Genl Burton said 'ISN'T IT FUN RIDING A MARE!!!!'

                          Comment


                          • #14
                            If you get the channel Universal Sports, at least in my town, they are going to run Equestrian starting at 7pm tonight for 2.5 hours. I'm in heaven!

                            Comment


                            • #15
                              Can the organizer make an exception for Rafalca if he wants to? It's a small class and I suppose for audience appeal...Rafalca is incredible. Just incredible. It would be kind of sad to not have her go. I don't know how much they are allowed in the ring outside the class, but a little time in there might be all she needs.

                              Comment


                              • #16
                                Originally posted by Sonesta View Post
                                Jan's young mare was spooking at everything and only scored a 53. He will compete in the freestyle, but has little chance to win it.
                                Isn't this the same mare he rode in WCLV 2005 for the test ride?
                                No matter how much you beat a mule, it will never become a race horse.

                                Comment


                                • #17
                                  Originally posted by dressuursport View Post
                                  Isn't this the same mare he rode in WCLV 2005 for the test ride?
                                  Yes...She is lovely...but was veeeery suspicious of the judges at C and the corner. Jan rode a very tactful test.

                                  Comment


                                  • #18
                                    Was it the corner where the camera and photogs were ? Isabell said something to them during her test.

                                    Jan handled it well of course, and really helped her get around. It became a little lesson in how to ride in the situation like that.

                                    Comment


                                    • #19
                                      Satchmo had the problem with the photographers at the A end of the arena, Rafalca had the problems at the C end.

                                      And no, Jan and Rafalca will not be in the Freestyle.

                                      There's an order of go posted on eurodressage.

                                      Comment


                                      • #20
                                        It was a stunning job, really.

                                        Of course, with ours, we are taking a bucket of oats, and having him eat with his head in the judge's pavillion before the ring closes,

                                        Too bad horses don't watch videos, you could videotape the arena and give them some popcorn, sit them in front of your big screen tv, and have them watch it, LOL.

                                        Comment

                                        Working...
                                        X