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    Hi! I am new to dressage, I just bought a beautiful imported Freisan Arab TB cross (because I didn't want a pony sized horse) from Europe who has been trained to the Grand Prix level. We went to our first rated show and got all 8s and 9s in Training Level One, is that good? My trainer rode him in Grand Prix and he won the championship, so I guess that's okay. I was very worried because he was just trimmed by our Strasser guy and the footing wasn't very good.
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  • #2
    Ooooh, Geek, you are evil. Very, very bad geek.

    Or is this your scary post for Halloween?

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    • #3
      Wow that is sooo impressive!
      Did your trainers mom judge? Or your trainers husband? It's only bad if the breeder flew in from Gronignen especially to judge your class but that's that no one will recongnise them. y'gotta be ribboned by a name.

      Can you do a clinic at my farm? We got some percheron cross foundation stock for our new stud book Swaledale Sportzherde.

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      • #4
        Geek! Too many peeps, girl! Time to lay off!
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        • #5
          I bet you and your trainer won because the horse was warmed up in Rollkur
          Last edited by physical.energy; Oct. 26, 2006, 07:42 PM.
          "The well being of a horse should never be compromised for the ego of a human" dlg 06

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            #6
            Was it rollkur? Or the Strasser method? or peeps? or paying off the judge?
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            • #7
              Originally posted by fiona View Post
              Wow that is sooo impressive!
              Did your trainers mom judge? Or your trainers husband? It's only bad if the breeder flew in from Gronignen especially to judge your class but that's that no one will recongnise them. y'gotta be ribboned by a name.

              Can you do a clinic at my farm? We got some percheron cross foundation stock for our new stud book Swaledale Sportzherde.
              Ummm.... no, I think her trainers "client" (of the other variety....) was judging
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              • #8
                Could this by chance be you?
                http://www.classical-equitation.com/...ery/andalusian
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                • Original Poster

                  #9
                  .."no input file was specified?"
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                  a 501(c)3 organization helping 501(c)3 equine rescues

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                  • #10
                    Well, *I* think it's likely the judge liked your blinged out carrot stick. I'll bet nobody else had one of those. Most DQ's just haven't found the beauty of Parellisim.

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                    • #11
                      I'm thinking it was DressageGeek's newly blinged out GPA helmet that won her that class. Not to mention her new EasyBoot Bares. She brought style AND function to dressage. Refreshing, I say!
                      RIP Bo, the real Appassionato
                      5/5/84-7/12/08

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                      • #12
                        Well, I only hope you rode in a pelham. Because you can't do any upper level moments without one

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by Eventer13 View Post
                          Well, I only hope you rode in a pelham. Because you can't do any upper level moments without one
                          Well DUH! In the GP, wasn't it like, required??? Novices around this joint...
                          RIP Bo, the real Appassionato
                          5/5/84-7/12/08

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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by Appassionato View Post
                            Well DUH! In the GP, wasn't it like, required??? Novices around this joint...
                            Oops, my bad

                            I'm glad I found where to buy my next horse. I've been looking for years, and its SOOO hard to get any quality TB/Friesian/Arab crosses in the states. Are breeding programs are just so behind the europeans.

                            So what was your music for the freestyle? You do know that its best to get something rockin', the judges love to have something to dance to while judging your tests. I prefer yodelling myself, but I'm rather old-fashioned.

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                            • #15
                              I think the music ought to be Kenny G and John Tesh.

                              I just talked to my Cousin. He was all excited that he got to see David Haselhoff at one of th horseshows.

                              He sadi he was hanging out with the Oranje Crew and basicaly drooling over Anky


                              Anybody heard about that?
                              Originally posted by BigMama1
                              Facts don't have versions. If they do, they are opinions
                              GNU Terry Prachett

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                              • #16
                                Well, that would explain why Salinero bolted!

                                Originally posted by Alagirl View Post
                                I just talked to my Cousin. He was all excited that he got to see David Haselhoff at one of th horseshows.

                                He sadi he was hanging out with the Oranje Crew and basicaly drooling over Anky


                                Anybody heard about that?
                                Brothers and sisters, I bid you beware
                                Of giving your heart to a dog to tear.
                                -Rudyard Kipling

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                                • #17
                                  Are you the rider in that photo "Beginning to find his feet".

                                  here's a tip. If you install a mirror on your stomach, you may be able to find your feet.

                                  Your horse will do the Grand Prix better if you cut the grain and get a treeless saddle.

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                                  • #18
                                    Originally posted by Alagirl View Post
                                    I think the music ought to be Kenny G and John Tesh.

                                    I just talked to my Cousin. He was all excited that he got to see David Haselhoff at one of th horseshows.

                                    He sadi he was hanging out with the Oranje Crew and basicaly drooling over Anky


                                    Anybody heard about that?
                                    See? This is why you'll never be "me" in freestyle. You just don't get it. You want to rock the judges? Then you've got to be mind-blowing. Just for a gentle start, how about some Metallica? Their later stuff is very new-to-metal friendly.
                                    RIP Bo, the real Appassionato
                                    5/5/84-7/12/08

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                                    • #19
                                      It's not true that Salinero bolted. My friend was there and she said Anky was trying to run over Isabel.

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                                      • #20
                                        Originally posted by Appassionato View Post
                                        See? This is why you'll never be "me" in freestyle. You just don't get it. You want to rock the judges? Then you've got to be mind-blowing. Just for a gentle start, how about some Metallica? Their later stuff is very new-to-metal friendly.

                                        Hell's bells?!
                                        Originally posted by BigMama1
                                        Facts don't have versions. If they do, they are opinions
                                        GNU Terry Prachett

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