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  • Video of Bareback Puissance

    I found this video of a bareback Puissance on Youtube and thought everyone would enjoy it. The riders and horses are amazing.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0s2dBTcs4QI

  • #2
    WOW! I wish I could do that!
    "Be the change you want to see in the world."
    ~Mahatma Gandhi

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    • #3
      That was great! Thank you!
      I don't want to have to do anything I have to do PERFECT the first time!

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      • #4
        I'd pee my pants!!
        To be loved by a horse, or by any animal, should fill us with awe-
        for we have not deserved it.
        Marion Garretty

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        • #5
          WOW! I want to go train under those riders!

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          • #6
            ok that last guy made it look so easy...

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            • #7
              holy cowwwwwww, i WISH I was that talented

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              • #8
                Omg and I thought the Puissance that I saw at the Charlotte Jumper Classic with saddles was amazing.... this bareback one tops it by far!!!!!

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                • #9
                  jease, and a regular puissance always amazes me !

                  they jump 7ft bareback more stylishly than i jump 3' without stirrups! (granted, i'm not terribly stylish)
                  (|--Sarah--|)

                  Blitz <3 & Leap of Faith <3

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                  • #10
                    There should be a little clip under the video that says "DO NOT ATTEMPT THIS AT HOME". I think that I would be okay to cling helplessly to my horse on the take off, but that landing would make me eat dirt.

                    And I agree, I watched the Puissance WIHS last year and thought it was already amazing, but now I don't have any respect for those chickens who had saddles.

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                    • #11
                      All I can say for the men in that competition is OUCH!
                      Sailing the high seas but secretly wishing to be on the back of a horse.

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                      • #12
                        I don't have balls, but I'm having sympathy pains just watching those landings.
                        _____________________________________________

                        -Catherine Cullen

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                        • #13
                          Amazing
                          Theater Majors only: Lead swap, lead swap, wherefore art thou, lead swap?
                          http://www.youtube.com/user/CraziiPonii

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                          • #14
                            WOW, I might be able to stick the launch but the landing, HA no way It can't feel good Thats amazing
                            Horses aren't our whole life, but makes our life whole

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                            • #15
                              Holy crap
                              <>< 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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                              • #16
                                Not sure if it was this particular one but Britains Geoff Billington jumped in one of these bareback puissances a decade or so back. When he was interviewed afterwords the girl asked how he handled the landing part of the jump.
                                Geoff cracked this shit-eating grin, unbuttoned his pants and pulled a standing wrap out right there in front of the crowd!
                                Timothy, stop lurking

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                                • #17
                                  Originally posted by DancingQueen View Post
                                  Not sure if it was this particular one but Britains Geoff Billington jumped in one of these bareback puissances a decade or so back. When he was interviewed afterwords the girl asked how he handled the landing part of the jump.
                                  Geoff cracked this shit-eating grin, unbuttoned his pants and pulled a standing wrap out right there in front of the crowd!

                                  Makes sense though!

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                                  • #18
                                    Smart man!!!!!!!!!!!
                                    I don't want to have to do anything I have to do PERFECT the first time!

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                                    • #19
                                      wow that is amazing!
                                      i decided to ride bareback last week when i forgot my saddle at my barn and i take lessons at another barn. i had to go pick the saddle up before the lesson. it seemed ashame not to ride my horse. so i just took out the bridle and got on him bareback! let me tell you bareback riding is hard. i found my horse though responded to it very well. he really came into a frame and was soo balanced and wonderful. and i was wondering why? is it that i was sitting into him balancing with him. not sure but he was great. i have to say it made me want to lower my hands. and the last show, my trainer kept saying lower your hands. i started to get the hang of riding bareback but it took a bit of experimentation to find where his spine did not hurt me at the trot. the canter however was very comfy but i really had to balance myself. i think i am going to incorporate more bareback riding in the future! its not easy!
                                      ps. i learned to ride bareback. didnt have a saddle for almost 2 years but that was a looooong time ago!

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                                      • #20
                                        Originally posted by KateKat View Post
                                        ok that last guy made it look so easy...
                                        ...I'll be posting more of him rather soon.

                                        One of his other famous 1990s mounts was recently cloned, so I'll be including him and Willi in a tribute video that I'm putting together about cloned 1990s superstar horses.



                                        Originally posted by DancingQueen View Post
                                        Not sure if it was this particular one but Britains Geoff Billington jumped in one of these bareback puissances a decade or so back. When he was interviewed afterwords the girl asked how he handled the landing part of the jump.
                                        Geoff cracked this shit-eating grin, unbuttoned his pants and pulled a standing wrap out right there in front of the crowd!
                                        Though I didn't know that story... I can tell you that Geoff Billington was indeed in this particular competition shown here, so it might've been this one! LOL
                                        A vaincre sans péril, on triomphe sans gloire.
                                        ~ImmortalSynn

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