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For $100,000+ you TOO can become a Parelli Protege

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  • For $100,000+ you TOO can become a Parelli Protege

    I thought I had seen it all....now for a mere $100,000 you can wipe Pat's ass for 2 years!


    http://www.parelli.com/careeropps.faces

  • #2
    And you just know that somewhere there is some STUPID rich persons kid attending as I type this. Or some slickey got a uber dumb wealthy widow to "sponsor" THEM.
    "If you don't know where you are going, any road will take you there"

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    • #3
      Holy carrot sticks!!!!
      "To my Gub... Godspeed my friend, till we meet again." 1996-2007.
      Runway (Sasha) 2009 Zweibrucker filly by Redwine.

      "Silence is golden...and duct tape is silver."

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      • #4
        Wow.

        $100k? Seriously?!

        Don't they make enough money? That darn Carrot stick is about $50, and the string is like another $40 or something like that...

        Wow.

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        • #5
          So for that type of $$ you can come to Fl. and work for him running horses down the road at all hours of the night so the horses are quiet (ie: trained?) for the owners the next day?

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          • #6
            WOW! That's all I can say, just WOW!!

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            • #7
              "Spaces are extremely limited"

              I bet.

              Caitlin
              Caitlin
              *OMGiH I Loff my Mare* and *My Saddlebred Can Do Anything Your Horse Can Do*
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              • #8
                Originally posted by RedMare01 View Post
                "Spaces are extremely limited"

                I bet.

                Caitlin
                Yeah, why even bother in our current economy, good grief. What's more important - doing something good for horses' future or make BIG bugs? Sounds like another bubble to me.......

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                • #9
                  At least they are honest! They call themselves a pyramid scheme!
                  In their application link
                  http://files.parelli.com/Apprenticeship_App.pdf

                  If you scroll down a couple of pages, they call this the Game of Parelli and have a pyramid with the many levels. Whoever designed it for them sure had a sense of irony-I wonder if he gave them that design on purpose?

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                  • #10
                    It never ceases to amaze me that someone as dumb...yep...I said dumb...as Parelli can manage to get people to promote him. There is always some woman....currently Linda...who has some marketing wherewithall, who can seemingly sell anything. Yep I said that too.
                    I knew Parelli back in 1975-76 when that idiot could not lope a circle without screwing it up, and we all thought he was lucky someone had not killed him yet then. Once when I was judging a show back in the early 80s I had to have the management take him out of the warmup because he was a danger to the kids and horses who were trying to get ready to show. He'd show up at cutting shows in the warmup...not showing...just causing a ruckous in the warmup by riding some ill broke horse and ponying another, going the opposite way everyone else who was showing was trying to lope at the moment.
                    He has duped people his whole life, run out on debts and left people holding the considerably empty bag. When will people learn? The only people dumber than that dude are the folks who fall for his shiester ways.
                    How appalling.
                    What would you try if you knew you would not fail?

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                    • #11
                      I have a good friend who I consider to be an excellent horseman. He's a rancher from Nebraska who volunteered to come out and help my friends and me with our horses; he paid for his own ticket (discounted heavily by his friend at the airline), we put him up and took him out for dinner, and he did a little clinic for us. His reasoning is that the guys he learned from and apprenticed with, Ray Hunt and the Dorrances, always had an attitude that horsemanship shouldn't be something you buy--everyone who wants to learn should have an opportunity to learn, and it's the responsibility of every horseman to help other horsemen. I don't think charging people $100,000 to be a "protege" fits in with that credo.
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                      • #12
                        I'm sorry but I am insisting that my DD learn horsemanship the real way...one muck bucket at a time.
                        I Loff My Quarter Horse & I love Fenway Bartholomule cliques

                        Just somebody with a positive outlook on life...go ahead...hate me for that.

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                        • #13
                          So let me get this straight-- I pay them (and quite a bit) so that I can be a kitchen worker 80% of my time there? That is insane.

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                          • #14
                            You know, I bet those do fill up. Most of the Parellibots I have known have been wealthy older women who can drop a chunk of change like that without a second though. Completely insane.

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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by RedMare01 View Post
                              "Spaces are extremely limited"

                              I bet.

                              Caitlin
                              The scary part is someone will actually pay it.

                              The Parellis scare me, they are like a cult, and getting more cultish every year.
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                              • #16
                                Originally posted by equineartworks View Post
                                I'm sorry but I am insisting that my DD learn horsemanship the real way...one muck bucket at a time.
                                Well said.......thats the way it should be!!


                                I REALLY hate to admit this.... I know someone who is doing this! I have lost all respect for this person
                                If I had a 100G to spend on "horsemenship" it would be with a older fei trainer/rider who grew up with real horsemenship values.

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                                • #17
                                  PT Barnum summed it up best: There's a sucker born every minute.



                                  Oy vey!
                                  <>< Sorrow Looks Back. Worry Looks Around. Faith Looks Up! -- Being negative only makes a difficult journey more difficult. You may be given a cactus, but you don't have to sit on it.

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                                  • #18
                                    One can buy a whole lot of Kool-Aid for $100k...

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                                    • #19
                                      Also curious how they judge whether or not you're "moderately to highly talented with horses" considering that they don't actually ride or anything.

                                      Caitlin
                                      Caitlin
                                      *OMGiH I Loff my Mare* and *My Saddlebred Can Do Anything Your Horse Can Do*
                                      http://community.webshots.com/user/redmare01

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                                      • #20
                                        Originally posted by RedMare01 View Post
                                        Also curious how they judge whether or not you're "moderately to highly talented with horses" considering that they don't actually ride or anything.

                                        Caitlin
                                        That's easy. If your check clears, you're "moderately to highly talented".

                                        Hot dog - it's true. Money CAN buy talent.

                                        Can we PLEASE have a vomiting icon? Because I really and truly think this subject deserves one.
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                                        Of giving your heart to a dog to tear.
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