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    All I can say is wow! What a team that is.
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    All I can say is wow! What a team that is.

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    • #3
      i wanna see... but grrrr, my May 2nd coth just camd 3 days ago... so i guess i will have to wait a while for this one!

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      • #4
        Can you scan it and post it for us non-subscribers to see? I have a good friend that works there.

        Laurie
        Laurie

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        • #5
          I think that Paige is a lovely and very talented rider and her hard work is paying off. That said, I noticed a few things in her pictures that I thought were interesting, esp. because they seem to so consistently appear through the many pictures.

          In the jumper and eq. pictures her eyes are properly looking up to where she is going. In the hunter pictures she is looking down.

          In the jumper pictures, she is pushing off the neck on the landing view and holding mane in the over the top view (believe me I would be wrapped around the neck at those heights hanging on for dear life) but in eq and hunter she has nice fingers resting releases.

          In the eq, she looks if anything posed, whereas in the hunter and jumper picts she is looking dynamic (she also took off from Oklahoma to that fence!).

          These are not criticisms of her ability -- just what I saw in those specific moments caught on film. The pictures are lovely and I think Paige has a great future ahead of her if she wants this as her career.

          p.s. I don't have a scanner so I can't help you there.

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          • #6
            Look, Paige never came over here to ask for your critique, so lay off Paige. She is an awesome rider, and an awesome person--a not-too-common combination, and I bet she could ride circles around most posters on this thread.

            "What contemptible scoundrel stole the cork from my lunch?"--W.C. Fields
            \"What contemptible scoundrel stole the cork from my lunch?\"--W.C. Fields

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            • #7
              Calm the heck down rainrot. That's totally rude and uncalled for. Larosa is permitted to make her observations, and I thought she did it in a very nice, positive way.

              If Paige doesn't want people looking at her, then she shouldn't publish her picture in a national magazine. And for what its worth, I'm sure she doesn't care. Nor does she need some flunky jumping to her defense.

              Half of Riding is 30% mental ... no wonder there are so many bad riders

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              • #8
                Some "flunky"? WTH does that mean? The reason I am jumping to her defense is that she is a friend of mine. And I doubt she had *any* hand in publishing those pics--her trainers enjoy (and rightfully so) the publicity; PJ could care less.

                Bottom line: she did NOT come over here and ask for comments about her pics, she did not ask for anyone's criticisms, and I guarantee that she rides betetr than the vast majority of the people on this board. Therefore, I think they have no right to criticize her.

                Flunky, indeed. If you only knew . . .

                "What contemptible scoundrel stole the cork from my lunch?"--W.C. Fields
                \"What contemptible scoundrel stole the cork from my lunch?\"--W.C. Fields

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                • #9
                  Rainrot, you are a good friend to come to PJ's defense but I think you're over-reacting a tad. Just let it go.

                  Robby

                  I'm drinking a soy latte
                  I get a double shote'
                  It goes right through my body
                  And you know I'm satisfied
                  When blood is the beverage of choice, the sharpest fangs feed first.

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                  • #10
                    hmm i havent gotten mine yet!

                    *Spring Break*
                    *Simon*
                    *Homie S*

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                    • #11
                      rainrot is good at over reacting

                      but I do have to agree with her that PJ can ride circles around all of you (and me!) put together so if she doesnt care what her position looks like who really cares? Looking gorgeouse on an eq horse at 3'6" and trying to go fast in the high juniors are two totally different things!

                      Marion
                      *Amalia*

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                      • #12
                        Once again people go over the edge in their hyper-sensitivity when it comes to any discussion of anything on these boards ...

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                        • #13
                          Did anyone read Larosa's post? For Pete's sake! She took nothing away from Paige. She made some interesting and valid observations that Paige rides her jumpers different from her hunters. Why is that a crime?

                          So, um, because I can't ride like Paige, mea culpa, I'm forbidden from noticing that her eyes are down over a fence? Is that how it works? Let me just back up and kiss the butts of all the (many) riders out there with USET jackets. You're right. They're all perfect and infallible, and I'm not worthy to lick their boots (though I'm sure you'll step in for me there rainrot).

                          And yeah, rainrot. flunky. Or maybe lacky is a better word. Paige doensn't need your protection, and its clear to me all you really meant to do is point out that you have a famous "friend". I thought you were some pre-teen for crying out loud. Grow up. And when you realize what a knowledgeable rider Larosa is, maybe you'll realize you can learn something from her.

                          Half of Riding is 30% mental ... no wonder there are so many bad riders

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                          • #14
                            For what its worth, I certainly didn't take Larosa's comments as criticism in any way. It was just observations that the rider rides different horses in different classes differently. I think you could probably say that about many of the top riders, and it teaches you something about what is expected and what is needed to win in those classes. That's not critcism.

                            That said, let's lay off the personal attacks. On both sides.
                            "I don't want to sound like a broken record here, but why is it that a woman will forgive homicidal behavior in a horse, yet be highly critical of a man for leaving the toilet seat up?" Dave Barry

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                            • #15
                              the funny thing is rainrot is married! youd think she could be a little more mature about some things!

                              but dont get me wrong i think rr is great!

                              Marion
                              *Amalia*

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                              • #16
                                Wow

                                I thought larosa was just pointing out what appear to be differences in the way hunters, jumpers, and eq horses are ridden. Not about criticism, just saying "hey-- isn't it interesting how her form is different depending on the job at hand."

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                                • #17
                                  Sooooo.....

                                  We walked thru Salamander at the last Middleburg Farm Tour. Awesome facility -my own home pales in comparision to the digs these horses live in - in both size and cleanliness.
                                  And if you ever wonder how the kid got so good - she's got a cheerleader the size of Texas in her mom, Sheila. The woman has got to be the nicest lady who ever had that kind of money. She met with the folks at the farm tour and gushed about her daughter. I cannot imagine a more positive environment.

                                  (as I blatantly attempt to shift this thread)

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                                  • #18
                                    That is how I interpreted it, too, and having now seen the ad, you see that it is so unusual to be able to compare so many horses with different jobs, all in one ad.

                                    rainrot, I applaud your loyalty to your friend, but I don't think larosa was doing anything other than commenting on what she saw.

                                    BTW, it is a nice ad!

                                    Laurie
                                    Laurie

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                                    • #19
                                      Yep, Clive's Mom. I've met Mrs. Johnson a couple of time and seen her at USA Eq annual meetings, and have always been very impressed by her. She's seems so elegant intelligent, and polite, but so genuine and funny too. A top class lady all the way, and not in the money sense.
                                      "I don't want to sound like a broken record here, but why is it that a woman will forgive homicidal behavior in a horse, yet be highly critical of a man for leaving the toilet seat up?" Dave Barry

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                                      • #20
                                        man the one year i was actually within 500 miles of middleburg was the year salamander wasnt on the tour. i passed it on the way to snowden clarke's place a few times, though, and would always slow down and try to get a good peek.

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