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  • #21
    Originally posted by BK to some View Post
    "don't PET your horse! this is NOT a lovefest! this is not woodstock! we're going back to the 60's over there..."
    LOL--my trainer, at the age of 75, is his female equivalent: "Don't pet him! He doesn't deserve petting! He deserves to be petted with a 2x4!"
    "Remain relentlessly cheerful."

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    • #22
      Originally posted by SarahandSam View Post
      LOL--my trainer, at the age of 75, is his female equivalent: "Don't pet him! He doesn't deserve petting! He deserves to be petted with a 2x4!"
      hahaha. thats a good one.
      Heres mine:
      Take of your helmet.......just as I thought, a dumb blonde.

      He said that to one of my trainer's friendsI dont know the exact wording..)
      "To do something that you feel in your heart that's great, you need to make a lot of mistakes. Anything that is successful is a series of mistakes." -B.J. Armstrong


      • #23
        Originally posted by BK to some View Post
        " Copy! Copy! Copy!"
        Focus, Focus, Focus!
        Think people think!
        " You are as dumb as a box of rocks!"
        "Don't smile or smirk, look straight ahead, don't look at me!"
        "You either go to the hospital or you get back on! Hospital or on!"
        "Stick em! Stick em!
        "You are just a country jerk, don't waste my time going off course!
        "You think you are so good. You are just a big fish in a very small pond, I would rather be a small fish in a big pond!"

        and another personal favorite:
        "You are a floating piece of fur!"
        haha, I totally remember that lesson last year, I especially loved when he said the "country jerk" thing, I almost fell off my horse laughing. He kept saying that, and some varients, like "sloppy jerk" . The funny thing was that the going off course thing happened right after I did the course and a few other people did too, so it was totally deserved! You shouldn't go off course in a clinic with GM if you aren't the first person to go! He also likes to bleet like a sheep at riders because he says people just follow the herd like sheep, so it cracks me up to hear him yelling "don't be a sheep!".


        • #24

          His clinic schedule for this fall is on page 83 of the 8/29 Chronicle, or go to www.ghmclinics.com for the list.

          Well worth it if you get the chance!


          • #25
            see my signature. HILARIOUS!
            "are you yawning? You don't ride well enough to yawn...I can yawn, because I ride better than you, Meredith Michael Beerbaum can yawn, you, not so much..." George Morris in Camden, SC


            • #26
              OMG, the yawning thing is hilarious!!! So is the love fest. I give my horse the lovefest when he's carried me around better than I rode him. THAT deserves a lovefest!

              I'm dying to take from him.....too bad he never hits Dallas!


              • #27
                Originally posted by Andrew View Post
                "Hunnnnnnnnters are toooooo beeeeeeee ROOOOuuuuuuuuuuuundddddd not the RIder!!"
                And this was done in a droll monotone?
                The cue card kid just held up an empty cue card. For a minute there I thought I had lost my sense of humor. --- Red Skelton


                • #28
                  Whathe said after winning this years Nations Cup at Spruce.... "I love SPRUCE MEADOWS, I love CANADA, I love THE WEST--" My Dad, walking by, not knowing who it was, says, "My, he's an eccentric fellow, isn't he?"
                  "Disapproval of the way other people run their businesses and treat their horses is the meat and drink of the hunter-jumper industry."
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                  • #29
                    I want to help him make some new ones up....

                    I need donations so I can ride in the Camden, SC clinic.
                    Being a 43 years old man, 6'4 tall, around 225 so not bad for height, riding a 16 hand Hanno x mare, jumping between level 3 and 4 working on 5. I'm sure I would get an earful from him....

                    And probably ones NOBODY else has ever heard before too...

                    I could wear my GREEN Derby Dress breeches, one of my made shirts (Front - I can count 1, 2, 3a, 3b, 4, 5, 6, 7a, 7b, 7c, 8, 9, 10... on back lineart of a jumper and "It's a JUMPER thing")
                    " iCOTH " window/bumper stickers. Wood Routed Stall and Farm Signs


                    • #30
                      Originally posted by grandprixjump View Post
                      I need donations so I can ride in the Camden, SC clinic.
                      Sadly, the Camden Equestrian Center closed. So now they're having it at the T.E Garrison Arena in Clemson.


                      • #31
                        Thats even closer for Me

                        I'm in WNC
                        " iCOTH " window/bumper stickers. Wood Routed Stall and Farm Signs


                        • #32
                          Originally posted by palmettoshorty View Post
                          Sadly, the Camden Equestrian Center closed. So now they're having it at the T.E Garrison Arena in Clemson.
                          Woo-HOO!! That is WAY closer for me!!!
                          "The standard you walk by is the standard you accept."--Lt. Gen. David Morrison, Austalian Army Chief


                          • #33
                            Okay...this one is kinda gross if taken out of context but back in the 70's he hollared to a student in the schooling ring at a show "Sit deep in the crotch and flow!"!! We all just about fell off our horses! That one has never been forgotten!


                            • #34
                              "You will be on this earth a short while, you will be dead for a long time, but if you are stupid, you will be stupid forever." This is one of my favorites, proudly displayed on my Facebook.
                              "On the back of a horse I felt whole, complete, connected to that vital place in the center of me...and the chaos within me found balance."


                              • #35
                                Originally posted by bhrunner06 View Post
                                I believe the quote is... "Distances are like men...never take the first one you see, there will be always be another one!"

                                I loved his quote... "Do as little as possible, but as much as necessary" and just a funny one...he got on a horse in a clinic I was in once...yeah he didnt like the saddle...his words were, "This saddle is a ball crusher!!!" Everyone died laughing!
                                That was my Butet he was talking about. That was so hilarious. I'll never forget that. I'm so bummed I wont be there with you all this month!
                                Last edited by tidy rabbit; Sep. 8, 2008, 01:33 PM.
                                Stoneybrook Farm Afton TN


                                • #36
                                  "Stick, Stick, Stick!!!"

                                  "You're not a learner are you?"

                                  2 of my faves.


                                  • #37
                                    "Somebody get me a towwwelll."

                                    Right after my Corgi peed on his boot at the ingate at Blainville!
                                    RIP Higgins

                                    Of course I ignored the puppy tied to Graeme's announcer's booth. They had just opened the course walk !
                                    The difference between ordinary and extraordinary is just a little extra


                                    • #38
                                      Originally posted by aiken4horses View Post

                                      "You're not a learner are you?"
                                      OMG, I love this.


                                      • #39
                                        I was in the ring during the Camden yawning incident...too funny! The rest of the time it took all the strength I had NOT to yawn!

                                        "Talking to you is like a brick wall."

                                        "There goes Peter, the bird-brain boy."

                                        "Watch someone you think might know what they're doing." (This after he called for a half-turn in reverse, and me, my friend and a couple of others were the only ones who did it right.

                                        "Poochie! Hey, poochie! Someone's poochie!" (This after my naughty JRT got loose and ran into the ring and right up to him...as if there weren't fifty million other people my dog could have pestered!)

                                        "This mare needs more bit. Nip her! What kind of bit do you have? Oh, a knife edge? I was going to suggest that! She's a strong mare!"
                                        Crayola posse~ orange yellow, official pilot
                                        Proud owner of "High Flight" & "Shorty"


                                        • #40
                                          "Engaaaage your crotch!"

                                          *Save The Prairie Dog*
                                          \"Jean Louise, stand up. Your father\'s passing.\"