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    Originally posted by Joanne View Post

    He was a "working student" sometime in his teens until there was nothing left to learn from his "trainer."
    I guess I just thought NP was old enough that RD wasn't a BNT when His Eminence was a teenager
    "It's like a Russian nesting doll of train wrecks."--CaitlinandTheBay

    ...just settin' on the Group W bench.

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      Originally posted by mswillie View Post

      I'm at an age where I don't know if I'll own another horse after the one I have now. But if I do, His name will be Tortillas.
      Oh heck, just change the one you have now's name to Tortillas.
      "She is not fragile like a flower. She is fragile like a bomb."

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        Originally posted by Ghazzu View Post

        I guess I just thought NP was old enough that RD wasn't a BNT when His Eminence was a teenager
        When Nick was actively seeking students, training, and giving clinics quite a while back, he was saying he cliniced with Robert Dover because Nick sat beside RD at a show once when NP was young and apparently RD was really impressed. RD got wind of that false boasting and threatened legal action if he ever did it again.

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          Originally posted by Joanne View Post

          When Nick was actively seeking students, training, and giving clinics quite a while back, he was saying he cliniced with Robert Dover because Nick sat beside RD at a show once when NP was young and apparently RD was really impressed. RD got wind of that false boasting and threatened legal action if he ever did it again.
          Didn’t NP used to fawn all over RD and praise him to the heavens until then?

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            Originally posted by BigMama1 View Post

            Didn’t NP used to fawn all over RD and praise him to the heavens until then?
            He sure did.

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              Originally posted by BigMama1 View Post

              Didn’t NP used to fawn all over RD and praise him to the heavens until then?
              He did. Also Robert called him out on his homophobia, which didn't sit well with The Beefman.

              "Homophobia" is really too mild a term for it in NP's case. More like "violent hatred". He once posted that if he ever saw two men holding hands he'd beat the stuffing out of them. (I'd like to see him try that with one of my gay friends, a highly decorated ex-Marine who is still in active-duty shape. Nick would be reduced to a stain on the sidewalk).

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                Originally posted by LiberalSnowflake View Post
                Toys thrown completely out of pram
                OK, that does it. Here's NP on his "grand prix" trained horse: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FrQ9lce881c
                Last edited by alicen; Jan. 18, 2020, 11:09 AM.

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                  Originally posted by alicen View Post

                  OK, that does it. Here's NP on his grand prix trained horse: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FrQ9lce881c

                  Humping horses not called for at this level, or any other.
                  "He's not even a good pathological liar." Mara

                  "You're just a very desperate troll, and not even a good one. You're like middle-school troll at best. Like a goblin, not even a troll." et_fig

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                    I guess it explains why he thinks a horse needs to be a beginner-safe saint at the upper levels, if that's his experience of "Grand Prix".

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                      Originally posted by alicen View Post

                      OK, that does it. Here's NP on his grand prix trained horse: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FrQ9lce881c
                      Oh. My. Gawd. I've been reading of this for days, even slogged through the entire old thread. In my WILDEST dreams, I'd never have imagined this. That poor horse. What a sad delusional man.

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                        Originally posted by alicen View Post

                        OK, that does it. Here's NP on his grand prix trained horse: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FrQ9lce881c
                        I just have no words...

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                          Would anyone like to read my limerick again? It was inspired by that video.
                          It's buried in the original thread though...
                          Last edited by skydy; Jan. 17, 2020, 10:04 PM. Reason: To add

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                            That looked like a very kind horse.

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                              There once was a man Peronace
                              Who humped his horse into a dance
                              He called it Piaffe, which made people laugh
                              because it looked more like horsey romance

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                                Originally posted by alicen View Post

                                OK, that does it. Here's NP on his grand prix trained horse: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FrQ9lce881c
                                Ah...the lightness, the softness, the self carriage, the true klassikal correctness that is displayed is breathtaking. I literally can’t breathe from laughing so hard even though I’ve seen this “monkey humping a football” video many times before. Please edit your post and put quotes around “Grand Prix.”

                                For those unfamiliar with NP, this is the “success story” upon which he bases all his claims of accomplishment and expertise. He boasts of his amazing feat in training this Appaloosa (who deserves a medal for not killing him despite the look on his face which suggests he’s dying to) all by himself to “Grand Prix and beyond.”

                                By that he apparently means rearing on command but he prefers to think of it as airs above the ground, in the tradition of true classical dressage. With a stunning absence of verifiable scores or evidence of him ever actually competing at GP at a real show, you will all have to judge his gift for working with non-warmbloods by this single video, of which he is so proud.

                                And if that’s not enough to convince you, he will gladly offer you a lesson for free to convince you in person. All you have to do is pay his travel costs, his insurance costs and a variety of other ancillary fees and expenses. Any takers?

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                                  Originally posted by Tarlo Farm View Post

                                  Oh. My. Gawd. I've been reading of this for days, even slogged through the entire old thread. In my WILDEST dreams, I'd never have imagined this. That poor horse. What a sad delusional man.
                                  The video really should have been posted as a sticky which must be read before opening any of the previous Maestro threads.

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                                    Originally posted by BigMama1 View Post

                                    you will all have to judge his gift for working with non-warmbloods by this single video, of which he is so proud.
                                    Nick likes to say "none warmbloods."

                                    Today: "Big shout out to Dressage Hub for posting my blog! It’s been viewed over 70k times! Dressage Hub is a wonderful and outstanding page that educates. Sometimes they talk about none popular opinions or hard to hear issues, but it’s all done for the sake of education. My training videos have also been featured there, and I often comment/discuss the issues that matter most to me in our Dressage community."


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                                      Originally posted by Joanne View Post

                                      Nick likes to say "none warmbloods."

                                      Today: "Big shout out to Dressage Hub for posting my blog! It’s been viewed over 70k times! Dressage Hub is a wonderful and outstanding page that educates. Sometimes they talk about none popular opinions or hard to hear issues, but it’s all done for the sake of education. My training videos have also been featured there, and I often comment/discuss the issues that matter most to me in our Dressage community."

                                      NP is SW's little lapdog. She sends him to harass people for her and then she plays innocence/ignorance when said people retaliate. Barf.
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                                        Originally posted by mswillie View Post

                                        I'm at an age where I don't know if I'll own another horse after the one I have now. But if I do, His name will be Tortillas.
                                        Why stop at having a Tortillas could also have a Taco Tuesday

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                                          Originally posted by Milobloom View Post

                                          Why stop at having a Tortillas could also have a Taco Tuesday
                                          Barn name Taco, show name Tortillas? Haha!
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