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    "Thank for the LIKES! Bare with me, I'm new at this lol!"

    Oh, you naughty boy!


      Originally posted by RhythmNCruise View Post
      Yes. And his critics either don't know what they're talking about or are jealous.
      That horse looks pissed off.
      Weeell, there is a difference between a levade and a rear. It would seem that some people are unaware of 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.


        Originally posted by JSwan
        Are you sure that's beef? Maybe he's selling the slow learners.
        You mean he could be doing a Sweeney Todd ?
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          Originally posted by rebecca yount View Post

          "Let examine Tortillas in Piaffe. "

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            Looks like he was offered a training position in Holland but turned it down.


              Dear reader,
              It has been brought to my attention there is some negativity being said about me here on this page. My contact info is public, so there was never any need to hide behind a screen name, if you have questions Im easily found and I would be happy to answer them. The best way to contact me is on facebook at my page: Nick Peronace Dressage. Please feel free to forward all your questions and I will be happy to respond.

              The truth is, NONE of you nor YOUR SO CALLED TRAINERS have worked with me. I know this because everyone who works with me gets positive results and they speak very highly of me. This is why Im booked for so many clinics.

              I dont playing some of you for being skeptical simply because I do not compete. I did once, but was on an Appaloosa and after one schooling show at Grand Prix and scoring very low, I realized politics were against me and I became more focused on the art of dressage, not so obsessed with ribbons and trophies.

              I would be happy to work with any of you, and I welcome your challenge. My style of riding is forward led by reins of silk. The pictures on my website show this, and if you truly wish to learn equestrian art, please contact me.

              Unfortunately, people will always criticize. However, if I wasnt getting positive results then I would say your criticism is warranted. But thats not the case here. I ALWAYS get positive results, and I have never worked with a single one of you on this forum. So lets me fair, I invite you all to contact me NOT HERE BUT ON MY FACEBOOK PAGE, I WILL NOT REPLY TO THIS FORUM.

              Seek the truth before you talk.


                And pigs can fly.
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                  Originally posted by rebecca yount View Post
                  I think this has to be my favorite post by him on his Facebook page:

                  "Let examine Tortillas in Piaffe. On the left is Ed Gal, on the right is Matthias Alexander. Ed rides him light, forward and collected. The result is uphill forward expression. Matthias has him all up front and not forward into the collection. Result is a rolled neck, zero hind end height, and looks forced."

                  "Tortillas"??????? Hahahahahaha! I think next we should examine Quesadillas...



                    Why would you self identify as a grand prix rider if you are not? One schooling show with low scores does not a grand prix rider make. This is why people are skeptical of you.

                    have you ridden anything besides a rearing appaloosa?


                      Mr. Peronace, it is customary for trainers to list their education and credentials - or maybe share recent photos or videos of your riding, teaching. Can you share any of the above? - Either here or on your fb page.

                      This would help those of us who are open to riding in one of your clinics but are unable to find any information about your qualifications.


                        If they do, I might cancel my subscription. That rag's December issue was an (almost) complete waste of time. Reprinting old covers, old articles (OK, those might be all right, but still...).


                          I'm making popcorn, who has the boxed wine?
                          RIP my beautiful Lola, ????August 29, 2014


                            I've got some Crown Royal.

                            Showed GP at a schooling show? And that's it? Wowza. You do understand, Nick, that most schooling show judges are qualified to judge Second Level and lower, right?

                            Your Appaloosa's muscling (or lack thereof) speaks volumes.


                              Well, I called it! Settling in with some popcorn with BigBayHanoMare, this read is going to be good!
                              AETERNUM VALE, INVICTUS - 7/10/2012


                                Interesting Facebook page. Can't spell Steffen Peters' name, either.

                                In Mr. Nick's defense, there is one nice photo of him on a dark horse. Would prefer to see photos like that, rather than the out of focus/dark ones of Chevy.



                                  [Quote-Nick Peronace-]
                                  I dont playing some of you for being skeptical simply because I do not compete. I did once, but was on an Appaloosa and after one schooling show at Grand Prix and scoring very low, I realized politics were against me and I became more focused on the art of dressage, not so obsessed with ribbons and trophies.[ End Quote]

                                  Sorry Sir-This is not a place to engage in a Pity Party. Blaming your score on your horse's breed just won't work. Most judges at schooling shows are a kinder than the same judge at a recognized show. Not a whole lot, but a little.
                                  Taking it day by day!


                                    The "off breed" debate gets a bit old at times. I have one of my off-breeds competing and winning against the big WBs at rated shows (even Regional Championships in a competitive region). I have friends that ride Fresians, Paints and even a Fjord!! They all do well, but they all ride very nice accurate tests.

                                    I think going to one schooling show, getting a low score and then blaming the judge for breed bias just says it all for me about the person making the statement.
                                    Read about my time at the Hannoveraner Verband Breeders Courses:


                                      Originally posted by Blume Farm View Post
                                      The "off breed" debate gets a bit old at times. I have one of my off-breeds competing and winning against the big WBs at rated shows (even Regional Championships in a competitive region). I have friends that ride Fresians, Paints and even a Fjord!! They all do well, but they all ride very nice accurate tests.

                                      I think going to one schooling show, getting a low score and then blaming the judge for breed bias just says it all for me about the person making the statement.
                                      Also that you are a "grand prix" rider/clinician and have only ridden 1 horse to any (questionable level of ) success.


                                        But he started the town watch so I guess that is a positive thing to say!
                                        "The sea was angry that day, my friends - like an old man trying to send back soup in a deli"


                                          The way I look at it, someone had to take dragonharte/spirithorse's place after he got banned. We got us a winner!

                                          ETA: I guess he didn't get banned did he? But he did take his bitless bridle and go home....