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Humble Initiative: Sham Attempt by USEF to a Meeting

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  • Originally posted by JustJump View Post

    Just name the initiative after some other poor creature (how about a memorial reference to Rain Forest, surely a creature who was equally as wronged as Humble), and let ahf fade into the background.
    Curious as to why you are bringing Rain Forest up, nearly thirty years after the admittedly bizarre events leading to his demise?

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    • Where are the lawsuits that were promised? I hope this doesn't mean that the USEF is giving in. I noticed in an email from USEF counsel that one of the conditions was that they not publicise any scheduled meetings. What could they possibly have to discuss!

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      • Originally posted by Sticky Situation View Post
        If she keeps it up, surely we'll have grounds for a 302 pretty soon.
        I assume a 302 is akin a 5150 in California (involuntary psychiatric hold)?
        The Evil Chem Prof

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        • Quite frankly, I feel REALLY sorry for her daughter. Probably years of expensive therapy in her future
          Ditto.

          4. My daughter must be given an extra junior year as a result of the loss of money and points and the USEFs wrongdoing.

          Gosh, my daughter missed a year because her horse was lame & we didn't have the big bucks to lease an expensive pony for her to win on . . .

          The woman is delusional.
          suze
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          • I demand that once I am able to afford a nice horse and the insane show fees to constantly show. USEF gives me my junior years back so that I have a chance to compete in the eq finals that I was not fortunate enough to afford to show in when I was a teenager.
            Talking to some people is like folding a fitted sheet.

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            • I haven't had a horse to show consistently over fences for close to five years due to Star getting injured and then re-injured. I am getting older. May I have five years subtracted off my life?
              Last edited by Peggy; Jan. 25, 2013, 03:16 AM. Reason: n
              The Evil Chem Prof

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              • Mason Phelps put up the xtranormal video in his facebook page. For sure all his bodies in USEF will watch. Don't even need the signatures letter anymore.

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                • Originally posted by Peggy View Post
                  I assume a 302 is akin a 5150 in California (involuntary psychiatric hold)?
                  Yup! My husband commonly uses the phrase "we had to 302 someone" while describing work happenings as a LEO.

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                  • Originally posted by Instride View Post
                    Would USEF, as a private member club we all pay dues for, not have something somewhere in its by laws in reference to rescinding a membership at their discretion? That would seem like the simplest course of action. This member has certainly exhibited enough "symptoms" that I believe USEF would be justified.
                    As the Equestrian NGB, they are bound by certain statutes that do not bind other private member clubs.

                    However... for any USEF people reading this... if it turns out we need to alter the Ted Stevens Amateur Sports Act... sign us all up to be your petition army.
                    If you are allergic to a thing, it is best not to put that thing in your mouth, particularly if the thing is cats. - Lemony Snicket

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                    • Originally posted by findeight View Post
                      the term Humble Initiative (which was actually started by Rug Bug and adopted by Cothers in general before I stuck it in a thread title)
                      Just a note: as near as I can tell Beth Mounce was th first to post he term "Humble Initiative.". At least hers is the oldest search result post with the term
                      Keith: "Now...let's do something normal fathers and daughters do."
                      Veronica: "Buy me a pony?"

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                      • Originally posted by leyla25 View Post
                        Mason Phelps put up the xtranormal video in his facebook page. For sure all his bodies in USEF will watch. Don't even need the signatures letter anymore.
                        HANG ON TO YOUR HATS THINGS COULD GO VIRAL. This is Great!!!!!

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                        • Originally posted by fair judy View Post
                          HANG ON TO YOUR HATS THINGS COULD GO VIRAL. This is Great!!!!!
                          Um, is there a link for those of us who never jumped on the Facebook craze?

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                          • Post # 71

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                            • The second horseyninjawarrior video is the one that Mason Phelps posted to his FB page.


                              Ms. Gambino goes to Washington



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                              • Originally posted by violethorse View Post
                                Why is the moderator allowing Amberhill to post a link to documents concerning legal communications that clearly have content in them from EM's attorney that is labeled confidential and privileged? Is COTH now becoming the WikiLeaks of the equestrian community in the US? COTH should not be a forum for anyone to advance their personal legal agenda. COTH should not be the place to promote a personal legal agenda against individuals or the USEF
                                Amberhill is in charge of who sees its confidential info

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                                • Originally posted by AlexS View Post
                                  Is that something that we can do? I'd be more than willing to send PonyMom some $$ to help offset her legal costs.
                                  Thanks everyone for your generous offers. Fortunately, I do not need any financial assistance but I would welcome your continued support!

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                                  • Originally posted by PonyMom2012 View Post
                                    Thanks everyone for your generous offers. Fortunately, I do not need any financial assistance but I would welcome your continued support!
                                    You've got it, along with a huge dose of respect. And should we ever end up at the same show I'd love to buy you lunch.
                                    The Evil Chem Prof

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                                    • Originally posted by Peggy View Post
                                      I assume a 302 is akin a 5150 in California (involuntary psychiatric hold)?
                                      Yep.

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                                      • Originally posted by leyla25 View Post
                                        Mason Phelps put up the xtranormal video in his facebook page. For sure all his bodies in USEF will watch. Don't even need the signatures letter anymore.
                                        and just now seems to have gone poof. maybe someone threatened legal action? but, wait, you cannot sue jesus.......

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                                        • Originally posted by PonyMom2012 View Post
                                          Thanks everyone for your generous offers. Fortunately, I do not need any financial assistance but I would welcome your continued support!
                                          I think you have more support than you might realize. And deservedly so!
                                          **********
                                          We move pretty fast for some rabid garden snails.
                                          -PaulaEdwina

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