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    Apparently he’s ridden one of Robert Dover’s horses. Didn’t you know?

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      Originally posted by BigMama1 View Post
      Apparently he’s ridden one of Robert Dover’s horses. Didn’t you know?
      Not THE Robert Dover, just a random horse owning Robert Dover he found.


      This is turning into a very helpful thread.

      Going to to get the seller of my next horse to sign the bill of sale in their own name and Charlottes, so I have paper proof I bought a horse from Charlotte.

      I will call the horse Prix St George, so no argument with I am riding Prix St George dressage.

      I will write letters of intent to judges to explain why we can’t do certain movements called for in the test that day, but give them the substitutions we will be doing...



      COTH, best place to learn, even if it is via Mr Meatloaf Maestro
      "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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        Just go all the way and name the horse Grand Prix. You'll be training Grand Prix, riding Grand Prix, and showing Grand Prix.

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          Originally posted by emipou View Post
          Maybe I've been riding my PRE for too long now, but his huge reaction to her really small reaction seemed so amplified to me. I'm not sure if he was going that route for the sake of an example in the video? But something like that truly was small enough to just keep going and pay no mind. No need to stop and recover and go back multiple times.

          I have a very reactive horse though. Maybe he has never been on a truly hot and sensitive horse before?
          Maybe that's as spooky as she gets so he had to make it into something bigger to show what he meant. I don't know, personally I think he is stranger than fiction but, I prefer to walk away from people like that rather than immerse myself in their life.

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            Originally posted by skydy View Post
            Just go all the way and name the horse Grand Prix. You'll be training Grand Prix, riding Grand Prix, and showing Grand Prix.

            It’s a lot shorter as well, mmmm Grand Prix...though it does make me wonder if the Maestro pronounces it like this

            https://youtu.be/mO3xMvLoQzs starts at 1:31
            "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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              Originally posted by Gestalt View Post

              Maybe that's as spooky as she gets so he had to make it into something bigger to show what he meant. I don't know, personally I think he is stranger than fiction but, I prefer to walk away from people like that rather than immerse myself in their life.
              No, the horse has launched him, or went over backwards with him or something; made quite a big deal about it and how his spur caught his saddle on the way off, ripping the seat, and how the saddle was broken. Not sure how a dull-end spur could rip the top of a saddle, or how that came about, but hey, he said it so it must be true. Hobbled around on crutches for a day, filming himself leading her around while on crutches. Hard not to feature that she must have reared and gone over on him. Why he felt the need to ride her with spurs, I can't tell, at his level, but maybe she felt the same way.
              Airborne? Oh. Yes, he can take a joke. Once. After that, the joke's on you.

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                Oh Lordie, that second video shows the man can't ride with tact at all.
                Proud member of the Colbert Dressage Nation

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                  Originally posted by BigMama1 View Post
                  Apparently he’s ridden one of Robert Dover’s horses. Didn’t you know?
                  Yeah, and did you guys know I once went to the International Space Station on Discovery?

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                    Originally posted by Mara View Post

                    Yeah, and did you guys know I once went to the International Space Station on Discovery?
                    You mean, when you were in 4th grade, your class visited NASA and you shook hands with Buzz Aldrin, who told you that you had every opportunity to become an astronaut if only you worked hard and got good grades? And if you did, you could go to the International Space Station one day ?Which you took as invitation to go to the Space Station, and that you were recognized by a great man as being a natural astronaut?
                    Airborne? Oh. Yes, he can take a joke. Once. After that, the joke's on you.

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                      Someone definitely needs to name a horse Grand Prix. Of course I'll be changing my name to Anna Lympic-Medalist when I come cheer you on or critique.

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                        Originally posted by emipou View Post
                        Maybe I've been riding my PRE for too long now, but his huge reaction to her really small reaction seemed so amplified to me. I'm not sure if he was going that route for the sake of an example in the video? But something like that truly was small enough to just keep going and pay no mind. No need to stop and recover and go back multiple times.

                        I have a very reactive horse though. Maybe he has never been on a truly hot and sensitive horse before?
                        As an owner of a reactive, sensitive, and just generally weird PRE, I feel the same way. Best to ignore his (my PRE's) dramatics and carry on. If I walked every time he spooked...not only would we walk a lot but he'd catch on to that in a second! Soon he'd be spooking just to get a walk break! It is best not to act like anything is different or a big deal.

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                          Originally posted by AnotherRound View Post

                          You mean, when you were in 4th grade, your class visited NASA and you shook hands with Buzz Aldrin, who told you that you had every opportunity to become an astronaut if only you worked hard and got good grades? And if you did, you could go to the International Space Station one day ?Which you took as invitation to go to the Space Station, and that you were recognized by a great man as being a natural astronaut?
                          basically.

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                            Originally posted by AnotherRound View Post

                            You mean, when you were in 4th grade, your class visited NASA and you shook hands with Buzz Aldrin, who told you that you had every opportunity to become an astronaut if only you worked hard and got good grades? And if you did, you could go to the International Space Station one day ?Which you took as invitation to go to the Space Station, and that you were recognized by a great man as being a natural astronaut?
                            I could have been a great astronaut except for all the bias favoring people with military backgrounds, math and science degrees.

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                              Originally posted by Jenerationx View Post
                              Someone definitely needs to name a horse Grand Prix. Of course I'll be changing my name to Anna Lympic-Medalist when I come cheer you on or critique.

                              Oh yeah?

                              Well, I'll be competing my horse:
                              Uber Prix Scorz Tenz

                              You can find me listed as:
                              Charlotte D. Gotnuthin-Onmee
                              *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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                                Golly, I always feel so slimy after reading his blog. The ranting on and on about the same thing over and over proving to no one but himself how great and how honest he is, repeating his same lies over the years, changing them here and there where real people have called him out on his lies. I read it like once every few years. I just read some rant he had about "Elizabeth" and "Abrant". He has a whole conversation with himself and about three sock puppets of himself. People with no online presence except on his blog. Just ranting with no sanity. That man is just wired wrong.
                                Airborne? Oh. Yes, he can take a joke. Once. After that, the joke's on you.

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                                  Originally posted by Mara View Post

                                  I could have been a great astronaut except for all the bias favoring people with military backgrounds, math and science degrees.
                                  Yeah, so unfair, regular people with no big college degrees, like you with ohnly a high school education, get pushed to the side. The whole NASA system is geared toward rewarding people with PhDs and multiple degrees and doesn't let normal people into their programs unless they come from a science background, and have professors from Ivy League and MIT schools write them letters of reference. Its really unfair.
                                  Airborne? Oh. Yes, he can take a joke. Once. After that, the joke's on you.

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                                    Originally posted by AnotherRound View Post

                                    Yeah, so unfair, regular people with no big college degrees, like you with ohnly a high school education, get pushed to the side. The whole NASA system is geared toward rewarding people with PhDs and multiple degrees and doesn't let normal people into their programs unless they come from a science background, and have professors from Ivy League and MIT schools write them letters of reference. Its really unfair.
                                    And that is what is wrong with the NASA program and why it is dying. Because these people really have no talent despite their fancy degrees and years of training and the space shuttle is schooled to do all the work. That is really cruel to space shuttles. Space shuttles need to be flown with wings of silk.

                                    This I am sure upsets the space shuttle gods, but The world agrees with me...not based on likes (cuz the space shuttle trolls ate those...it’s conspiracy doncha know), but on “shares”. And I can’t share the number of those cuz I don’t do math. So I delete that type of info from my page and pretend it never existed.

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                                      Originally posted by Dee-Vee View Post

                                      And that is what is wrong with the NASA program and why it is dying. Because these people really have no talent despite their fancy degrees and years of training and the space shuttle is schooled to do all the work. That is really cruel to space shuttles. Space shuttles need to be flown with wings of silk.

                                      This I am sure upsets the space shuttle gods, but The world agrees with me...not based on likes (cuz the space shuttle trolls ate those...it’s conspiracy doncha know), but on “shares”. And I can’t share the number of those cuz I don’t do math. So I delete that type of info from my page and pretend it never existed.
                                      I think he believes that if he goes back and deletes all of his wild claims, people will forget. I still remember when he ripped into the US Team (so patriotic) and told them that they were "arrogant and delusional" and that "I currently have those 10 movers in my barn. they have the breeding of Rubinstein, Donnerhall and Ramiro. They are all babies just getting under saddle, but remember you heard this name and remember we had this conversation." That was back in 2013, surely we should be seeing those babies getting decent scores about now? Maybe he'll be competing them? I guess we can but wait ... #couldabeenacontender

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                                        "Wings of silk"!

                                        Love it!

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                                          Also, for someone who does dressage for its own sake and not to show (which is fine), he sure doesn't miss a chance to crow about all of his awards, horse and otherwise. Like the year-end award he got when he was the only one in the division.

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