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Edward Gal and Asther de Jeu Prix St.George video

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  • Edward Gal and Asther de Jeu Prix St.George video

    Oh, dear, I want: http://www.topdressage.tv/phpBB3/vie...t=6077&start=0

  • #2
    Thank you for the post and the link... She is lovely. Arthur will love her, in part because she is sired by Contango... and he has always loved Contango.
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    • #3
      Beautifully ridden. Yes, some boo-boos in her test, but the ride was almost flawless.

      Thank you for posting it.
      Some riders change their horse, they change their saddle, they change their teacher; they never change themselves.

      Remember the horse does all the work, we just sit there and look pretty.


      • #4
        I would love to ride with EG for a while to learn about polish. I suspect some of it comes from dealing with Gribaldi's fits, but every horse he rides seems to go along perfectly polished for that level and perfectly obedient. He should teach show ring spit-shine master classes.

        And yes, lovely horse/ride.
        Originally posted by Silverbridge
        If you get anything on your Facebook feed about who is going to the Olympics in 2012 or guessing the outcome of Bush v Gore please start threads about those, too.


        • #5
          I just stumbled upon this video last week, and then I found this thread. What a fancy, fancy mare!

          Here's a more recent freestyle with Asther de Jeu.


          The music really suits her, don't you think?


          • #6
            Oi. Gorgeous. I love her expressive lightness. I especially liked her nice quick light changes but I would've liked her tempis to be a little free-er in the shoulder? I am a dressage novice but I really like her. Gal gives her a beautiful ride. Awesome music.. I agree, perfect.


            • Original Poster

              Oh dear, I want even more. Does this mean, dare I hope, that despite the Glock contract, that Gal will continue riding and competing Asther? Of course, not being GP, she's not yet a threat to either Romanov or Undercover, but I know who I'd put my money on if that time came. There's a glaring difference seeing Gal ride a horse that he's brought along from the start. It does my heart good to see his genuinely happy face, compared to relief, at the end of that ride.

              Thanks for posting, Larkspur.

              Here's a link to the award ceremony and other videos of Emmy deJeu, her breeder and owner: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=17QSeUHqNS8


              • #8
                Agree with alicen.

                Enjoyed the videos. Thanks for posting.


                • #9
                  Lovely mare - thanks, Alicen and Larkspur. I was admiring EG's patent leather boots--shiny shiny


                  • #10
                    Originally posted by netg View Post
                    I would love to ride with EG for a while to learn about polish. I suspect some of it comes from dealing with Gribaldi's fits, but every horse he rides seems to go along perfectly polished for that level and perfectly obedient. He should teach show ring spit-shine master classes.

                    And yes, lovely horse/ride.
                    Yeah, wouldn't that be something?

                    From what I understand after riding with one of Gal's students, he is a top-notch horseman through and through. Bad behavior and sloppy handling aren't tolerated, and the horses in his barn are well adjusted and well behaved.

                    Apparently the Glock contract does not prevent him from competing with other horses, but if it did that would be very sad.


                    • #11
                      Loved watching these - thank you for posting!


                      • #12
                        He is an artist. A true living legend


                        • #13
                          Where did that thread go in which the OP was looking for videos of "wow" moving mares?
                          "Against stupidity the gods themselves contend in vain" ~Friedrich Schiller