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  • Youtube video with spooky horse?

    We've all seen it--the young rider who's riding a young horse in a test and he spooks--hard--and she stays on, adjusts her saddle and keeps going beautifully. Anyone have the link? Meant to send it to a young rider I know who's lost her nerve and haven't been able to google up the right keywords.

  • #2
    interesting... when I saw this topic I swore I knew what video it was going to be talking about... but now I have no clue. I'll be interested to see what one this is.
    http://dressageesquire.blogspot.com
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    • #3
      This one?
      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PzBjLs-ybyI

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        #4
        THATS it, I knew it was something -gal, I kept searching dressagegal.

        Well quest, if you haven't seen this one, its a treat

        Thank you!

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        • #5
          This is another video you may want to show your rider. The horse bucks and the girl just keeps on going, even after losing her irons. =)
          http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bZawtuBfttQ
          However, she does fall off at the very end of the video.

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            #6
            I will. She took a nasty fall and broke her arm a few years ago as a 10 year old (pins, multiple surgeries, the works)...now she's ready to canter again but can't seem to shake off that fear. Thank you thank you

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            • #7
              Just fantastic! Both of them. They had all the basics in place to ride through a bad situation.
              "Rock n' roll's not through, yeah, I'm sewing wings on this thing." --Destroyer
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              • #8
                Originally posted by kinnip View Post
                Just fantastic! Both of them. They had all the basics in place to ride through a bad situation.
                I agree with this.

                OP, you could also bring up in the 2nd video that it shows even good riders fall and sometimes things just go wrong.

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                • #9
                  I believe the one in the first video is a trainer.

                  http://www.halfpassgal.com/breathevideo.htm

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                  • #10
                    Amazing.
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                    • #11
                      the one I was thinking is an AMAZING young horse and a male rider... the horse loses his marbles and he recovers beautifully and continues on. If anyone can find that I'd love to see it again. That horse walked on water (when he was spooking, and not)
                      http://dressageesquire.blogspot.com
                      "The ability to write a check for attire should not be confused with expertise. Proficiency doesn't arrive shrink-wrapped from UPS and placed on your doorstep."

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                      • #12
                        This isn't via YouTube, but an excellent example of a super spooky ride, ridden tactfully and with great grace, and ending with a really decent test.

                        This is Hans Peter Minderhoud and Zizi Top when he was a 5 you IIRC.

                        http://www.topdressage.tv/phpBB3/vie...php?f=10&t=445
                        From now on, ponyfixer, i'll include foot note references.

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by Pony Fixer View Post
                          This isn't via YouTube, but an excellent example of a super spooky ride, ridden tactfully and with great grace, and ending with a really decent test.

                          This is Hans Peter Minderhoud and Zizi Top when he was a 5 you IIRC.

                          http://www.topdressage.tv/phpBB3/vie...php?f=10&t=445
                          I've seen this one and really like the video.

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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by Pony Fixer View Post
                            This isn't via YouTube, but an excellent example of a super spooky ride, ridden tactfully and with great grace, and ending with a really decent test.

                            This is Hans Peter Minderhoud and Zizi Top when he was a 5 you IIRC.

                            http://www.topdressage.tv/phpBB3/vie...php?f=10&t=445
                            YES! thats what I thought we were talking about... this is the video I love
                            http://dressageesquire.blogspot.com
                            "The ability to write a check for attire should not be confused with expertise. Proficiency doesn't arrive shrink-wrapped from UPS and placed on your doorstep."

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                              #15
                              Ah! I'd forgotten about this one too--AMAZING to watch. So much could be gained if all riders had such strong foundations.

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                              • #16
                                however... this is by far the worst freak out I've ever seen caught on camera where someone stayed on the horse:

                                http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3o19Y...eature=related

                                the horse literally loses his marbles with the way he begins to move
                                http://dressageesquire.blogspot.com
                                "The ability to write a check for attire should not be confused with expertise. Proficiency doesn't arrive shrink-wrapped from UPS and placed on your doorstep."

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                                • #17
                                  I love this video! This rider really toughs it out! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kJd-U8w_6bw
                                  Mel

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                                  • #18
                                    Just. WOW.

                                    Incredible riders and some incredible horses. That last video is the epitome of an awesome athlete.
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                                    • #19
                                      Originally posted by calatar View Post
                                      I believe the one in the first video is a trainer.

                                      http://www.halfpassgal.com/breathevideo.htm
                                      Shes actually a younger girl who has a special gift in working with tough tough horses. What she is able to achieve with the mounts she is given is nothing short of amazing.
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                                      • #20
                                        Originally posted by KrazyTBMare View Post
                                        Shes actually a younger girl who has a special gift in working with tough tough horses. What she is able to achieve with the mounts she is given is nothing short of amazing.
                                        I also thought she was a CoTH member.
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