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  • forthehorse
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    have to agree with you.
    I don't necessarily like the way he framed the comment (we prefer things that take a little intellect to be insulted by), but I'd rather be told than be let do it the wrong way, in any situation.

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  • TWF
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    Originally posted by LaBonnieBon View Post
    Here is one for you guys...... Copied from a different post on here.

    TWF wrote:

    I brought that suit. Federal Court NJ :October 2003 Action Number 00-6258 (AET):
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    Originally Posted by Peace
    No way...any info online? Did he neglect a horse? Why would he still be our Chef/Coach???

    Found today on COTHBB:
    Advanced Search POSTS: Morris Neglect
    http://www.chronofhorse.com/forum/sh...ct#post2872163

    My case against George, Hunterdon and Chris has been cited on several threads over the years...some have been "retired". I was under oath on the stand for almost 2 days in Federal Court. It lasted 2 1/2 week but felt like forever. The case was divided into two parts..One to establish Negelct leading to the death of Grande Saber and Second to establish the monetary award.

    The first part was enough to kill me. The Jury returned a Unanimous Decision - GUILTY of Neglect. I couldn't bear to go throught the second part of the trial and settled with the insurance company. I am not aware of George being out of pocket for anything during the trial. You would be amazed that I had more liability insurance than Hunterdon Inc, George and Kappler!


    The USEF was notified of the case upon the verdict as Chris was nominated Horsemen of the Year 2003. The only news coverage came from the Trenton Star-Ledger although editors of equine journals were informed of the lawsuit which took several years to get to Court. This case created a tense undercurrent among trainers as there were more than a few prominent trainers holding their breaths as they followed the proceedings.


    The 2 1/2 week Jury Trial was heard in Federal Court In Trenton,New Jersey presided by the most Senior Judge of the Court...the Honorable Anne E. Thompson presiding. : October 2003 Action Number 00-6258 (AET) :
    The Unanimous jury verdict found George Morris, Hunterdon,Inc and Chris Kappler NEGLIGENT in the DEATH of Grande Saber.

    As part of the verdict, the Judge directed Morris Hunterdon and Kappler to return Saber's equipment including his halter...that never happened.

    Kappler was the 2003 Horseman of the Year.
    Chris Kappler and GM are now operating under new legal entities and I believe Hunterdon,Inc retired since they are not insurable due to the conviction of neglect.

    I do not have a site with any details..but you can always email me.
    Thanks for your complement about my boy...he's been a great sire.

    Joan Watt

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  • HRF Second Chance
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    Originally posted by SnicklefritzG View Post
    It's time for people to lighten up a bit.

    This is how good GM is:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PPCsj...eature=related
    I had to watch it twice. When he said "AND NOW I'M GOING TO GALLOP HIS HOOVES OFF." I started laughing too hard to hear anything else......

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  • Carol Ames
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    link?

    I missed the Saber episode, nice stallion ; can someone please post a link?

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  • fair judy
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    alan does the "george" so perfectly! he just lets himself slip into a brit accent a few times.

    OUCH!

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  • SnicklefritzG
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    It's time for people to lighten up a bit.

    This is how good GM is:

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

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  • Running Fox Farm
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    And why should he??? My response to folks that are concerned when criticized is," Consider the source." ( I don't see where any of these 800-odd comments would be a cause for concern)

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  • lauriep
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    He doesn't.

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  • Running Fox Farm
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    Thanks to this thread I now have the " jackwagon" thing as my ringtone, and every time my phone rings I crack up ! As far as this thread goes, now that GM has announced his plans to retire as the Team's coach, I think we should make this thing go the distance, in memory of his service to the team. And lastly, does anyone think he actually reads this forum? or cares??? because if I had his list of accomplishments behind me, I sure wouldn't

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  • LexInVA
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    Originally posted by SnicklefritzG View Post
    Will this thread end up as "old" as GM himself? Only 30 something pages to go.
    Only if aliens find it in the ruins of the Earth 10 million years from now.

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  • tallygirl
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    I only read 2 pages of this thread but i think you all need to just let this thread die. I mean seriously? 43 pages? lets move on.

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  • SnicklefritzG
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    Will this thread end up as "old" as GM himself? Only 30 something pages to go.

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  • Canaqua
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    This thread is almost as old as I am.

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  • TWF
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    Originally posted by faraway46 View Post
    We all agree that he COULD be nicer.
    We all agree that he WON'T get nicer.
    We all agree that he's the BEST trainer ever...
    Then why is this thread 30 pages long?
    Just wondering...
    Obviously as one of his former clients (by virtue of my horse's life!)...I can tell ya..
    Actions speak louder than any groupie's blind faith accolades. He ain't all that!!!.

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  • Bats79
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    Originally posted by faraway46 View Post
    We all agree that he COULD be nicer.
    We all agree that he WON'T get nicer.
    We all agree that he's the BEST trainer ever...
    Then why is this thread 30 pages long?
    Just wondering...

    It WAS only 30 pages long.

    I agree.

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  • AliO
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    This.

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  • Midge
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    Originally posted by Sandy M View Post
    In terms of eq, I think the USET Talent Search and the like are more recent than the old standby medal classes. 'kay? That's all I was referring to - that there are multiple eq classes which carry "prestigious" titles - and they are all, as far as I can see, winning doing crest releases.
    'kay!

    But when you a make a list, then make an excuse, for why your list is wrong, then get snarky, well...

    I think pretty much everyone would agree there are four or five finals: Talent Search, USEF Medal, ASPCA Maclay (one name, no comma) and the Washington.

    The newest one is almost 20 years old.

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  • Brydelle Farm
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    Originally posted by lauriep View Post
    ... and he very freely acknowledges that his system comes from many.
    And is the first to give many accolades and pay homage to his mentors, predecessors and peers that continue to demonstrate proper horsemanship.

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  • Brydelle Farm
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    Originally posted by Running Fox Farm View Post
    If it continues to be rewarded it will never change.
    Sadly, a judge can not reward what isn't there!

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  • Running Fox Farm
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    "uh-uh-uh-uh- stayin alive, stayin 'alive..."
    ( I personally could outswear GM, as the only swear word he said during the whole " dumbell" debacle was " bullshit", and that was,I think, in referenc to gimmicky tack. ) Madeline, whether you and I agree or not w/ the OP, it is her right to have an opinion, no matter how odd it is.

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