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  • lowest xc dressage score?

    So we have a new boarder who is claiming to have gone advanced and gotten an 18 for a score in dressage at Altoona in 1995- is that even possible?!

  • #2
    Well I don't know how you'd verify from that far back but my old coach scored a 22 in advanced a long time ago w her first adv. horse. A couple years ago one of my friends got a 19 at a training level. Anythings possible I guess!


    • #3
      That would have been quite difficult in 1995 as that was with the old scoring system. Basically she would have had to have essentially all 10's with a couple 9's thrown in. Possible but probably not likely.


      • #4
        If you know which event it was you can look in the results archives on the USEA site. I'm pretty sure they go back that far.
        Gwen Dean
        Erie Hunt & Saddle Club HT Secretary


        • #5
          Which event did she ride in?
          RIP Kelly 1977-2007 "Wither thou goest, so shall I"

          "To tilt when you should withdraw is Knightly too."


          • #6
            If you only have one boarder telling fishing stories, you are doing good! LOL
            Concordia means "Harmony" in Latin.
            Full Time Dressage Addict


            • #7
              I got a 20 once in Novice from Sally O'Conner. Never gotten close again . That same year I competed against a girl who often scored around 20 at Novice.
              5, 4, 3, 2, 1, GO - you're on course!


              • #8
                Ruth Edge has had a few scores under 15


                • #9
                  Originally posted by Concordia View Post
                  If you only have one boarder telling fishing stories, you are doing good! LOL
                  Right! I met someone who told me she "catch rode" at Rolex. I ask her the name of the horse (since I've been spectating since 1988), and she couldn't remember
                  "Everyone will start to cheer, when you put on your sailin shoes"-Lowell George


                  • Original Poster

                    Are you telling me I shouldn't belive that her horse was 18.2 hands, she rode at badmiton (sp?) in 1995, the 1996 olympics (she took Bruce Davidson's spot you know- wait he was there!), and one time she jumped a jump xc and got knocked out but stayed on and the horse jumped the next fence (with her still unconsious) and placed!? Damn it I was trying to get signed up for a lesson!


                    • Original Poster

                      by the way- thanks for the usea tip- I looked all through '93 and '94 and couldn't find her- probably had to change her name though- I'm sure she's also in the witness protection program for some reason


                      • #12
                        wait...this new boarder...she doesn't claim to be, like, an autistic genius or anything, and, ehr, overweight and has a pinto she really likes to jump...
                        Airborne? Oh. Yes, he can take a joke. Once. After that, the joke's on you.


                        • #13
                          is she claiming that she got the 18 when she went advanced?

                          It is possible to get a dressage score that low but not likely at advanced
                          There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man.(Churchill)


                          • #14
                            Wait, wait, I know her, I had lunch with her a couple of years ago. She also coached the British Olympic team and is good friends with William
                            Fox-Pitt and a cast of thousands. Unfortunately I was taking lessons with one of her really really big name trainer friends and they had never heard of her. How can that be? She said she knew them????

                            A total wack job and she's teaching, no one checks on her
                            RIP Kelly 1977-2007 "Wither thou goest, so shall I"

                            "To tilt when you should withdraw is Knightly too."


                            • #15
                              I've had a 22. (With my trainer's horse- he is fantastic at dressage.)
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                              • #16
                                I forget when they changed it, but at one point the formula was something like "subtract the good points from the total points and multiply by .6" . So it wasn't just "100 minus the percentage".

                                I'll check one of my old rule books to see.

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