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  • Badminton is going to be a heck of a horse race.
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    • Do you know where (if?) they will stream Badminton?

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      • FEI is streaming Badminton XC.... not sure of free places - maybe the Badminton website itself?
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        • Originally posted by Larksmom View Post
          I think there are always more faults in sj when it is held on the last day, as opposed to Burghley and Luhmulhen when it is usually before the xc. The whole point is who can best finish all 3 days. Remember Ingrid Klimke and her horse, can't remember his name at the moment. He is a crappy show jumper He is always in the top 10 or near it until sj.
          This is not true. at CCIs (including badminton burghly, luhmuhlen, pau, etc) SJ is always after cross country. And sometimes there are a lot of rails.

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          • Don't tell me who wins, But I was sorry to see Andrews 12 faults in Stadium. I have just been watching the USEF taped rides.
            MAn can that Gin and Juice jump! Awesome Rider that Hawley Bennett.
            I love that little mare!
            And Henny was so awesome, such a bummer for the last fence, Peter is so much fun!!

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            • Originally posted by Larksmom View Post
              I think there are always more faults in sj when it is held on the last day, as opposed to Burghley and Luhmulhen when it is usually before the xc.
              I can assure you that show jumping is AFTER cross country at Burghley.
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              • Mea culpa. I thought I saw that, but I think I am confusing the Aachen event that is shown all the time on HRTV with the big ones. It defeats the whole purpose to do show jumping before Cross country.
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                • I would say it's unusual to get to the top 15 with only a single clear SJ round by anyone. Hawley's was only the second clear of the day.
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                  • Originally posted by whbar158 View Post
                    Did anyone see the bobble in the triple for Quimbo? It looked like he didn't want to put his right front down, but then looked fine later. It was strange.
                    He patted the ground. AN was giving him some good half halts and he responded.
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                    • Originally posted by eponacowgirl View Post
                      He patted the ground. AN was giving him some good half halts and he responded.
                      This. And he was *very* clever about it!
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                      • Originally posted by eponacowgirl View Post
                        He patted the ground. AN was giving him some good half halts and he responded.
                        Agreed. AN gets credit for clear through the triple, he saw he was a bit flat/long and corrected it perfectly. Total riding lesson.

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                        • Originally posted by whbar158 View Post
                          The slow motion showed him clearly not putting weight on the right front for whatever reason. The horse had a beautiful round either way, it just made me nervous for a second!
                          The BuzzterBrown video posted on Eventing Nation yesterday showed exactly the same thing in the coffin complex, right after Quimbo jumped the ditch. Did one stride with no weight on the right front. Very odd!

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                          • Wasn't he the horse the ground jury held during the 1st inspection?

                            I'm not suggesting that he is lame; but he might have an odd way of going.
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