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  • Video of Totilas new rider- Rath

    Here is some vid of the new rider http://www.horseandcountry.tv/news/i...-has-new-rider

    it made me a bit sad to be honest and I don't even know the horse.....god knows how Gal is feeling. I obviously need to toughen up

  • #2
    He did a nice job although can't tell much from a quick video but wishing him well.. Lot for a 26 year old to shoulder especially with all the sharks out there.
    Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive. Dalai Lama

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      #3
      I thought that 26 it seems so young he must be so nervous. I just hope he is lovely to such a special horse.

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      • #4
        I had two thoughts as I watched this: First, if I were Rath, I would be incredibly nervous having a bunch of cameras there for broadcast throughout the dressage world; worse possibly than any show, and he hasn't ridden the horse much at all.....UGH
        Second, Toto looked like he was having a good old time, doing his thing w/out regard for the cameras, and just relaxing back to his walk when done. Temperment and talent - what more could you want?
        We don't get less brave; we get a bigger sense of self-preservation........

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        • #5
          I can't watch the video

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          • #6
            It says the video is private, so I can't see it either.
            "Last time I picked your feet, you broke my toe!"

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              #7
              oh i was able to see it fine before and now it is a vid of him at WEG.....confused I am i am sure I am not going mad

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              • #8
                try this link
                http://www.barnmice.com/video/matthi...riding-totilas
                I wasn't always a Smurf
                Penmerryl Sophie RIDSH
                "I ain't as good as I once was but I'm as good once as I ever was"
                The ignore list is my friend. It takes 2 to argue.

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                • #9
                  can't see that one either.

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                    #10
                    Originally posted by prodomus View Post
                    can't see that one either.
                    nor me

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                    • #11
                      They must have just pulled it. Sorry, I thought they looked quite nice.
                      I wasn't always a Smurf
                      Penmerryl Sophie RIDSH
                      "I ain't as good as I once was but I'm as good once as I ever was"
                      The ignore list is my friend. It takes 2 to argue.

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                      • #12
                        http://www.ndr.de/fernsehen/sendunge...dsmag7565.html

                        http://www.ndr.de/fernsehen/sendunge...llonds515.html

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                        • #13
                          Thank you. Sorry to those who want to think negatively about this, but I think they look good together. What a great opportunity for Mr. Rath/he seems to be a very quiet/soft rider...I hope they do very well together.

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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by dalpal View Post
                            Thank you. Sorry to those who want to think negatively about this, but I think they look good together. What a great opportunity for Mr. Rath/he seems to be a very quiet/soft rider...I hope they do very well together.
                            Agreed! I think he looks like a very lovely rider. What an opportunity at age 26!
                            "Last time I picked your feet, you broke my toe!"

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                            • #15
                              I agree that they look lovely together. His hands are very soft and Totilas' poll is up where it should be. They haven't had much time together and I wish them all the best.

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                                #16
                                Thanks for those links Dalpal couldn't understand a word but great to see. I do think they look good together

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                                • #17
                                  Even though I not capable of riding a horse of this caliber yet, I am horribly jealous Wow, such an opportunity and he is only four years older than me. Lucky, lucky, lucky. He does ride him well and I am looking forward to what they will accomplish as they begin to compete. I think I am just excited to see a younger rider on Totilas.

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