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Learn to jump online by an "expert"/Pocket trainer has competition!

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    Ck out "How to put on splint boots" as well....


  • #2
    Her "How to put on split boots" looks more like a "How to bow a tendon" video...
    This is not a true story


    • #3
      The splintboots one, I, uh, speechless.
      Yogurt - If you're so cultured, how come I never see you at the opera? Steven Colbert


      • #4
        Originally posted by jetsmom View Post

        Ck out "How to put on splint boots" as well....


        Is it me, or did she put those boots on the wrong legs AND turned 90 degrees the wrong way? Is there another use for splint boots that I'm not aware of?


        • Original Poster

          No it's not you! Who knew that the splint bones go up the front of the leg, and that you put them on "as tight as you can get them"?!


          • #6
            Absolutely astounding. If she were putting those boots on MY horse, I'd hit her with a crop. I particularly like the "twist and pull" technique. Where do these experts come from?


            • #7
              After watching some of her very odd videos I think I might propose some new titles she could work on for the next video series:
              How to Put on a Helmet
              How to Make your Horse go over the Jump on the FIRST TRY so you don't look like an IDIOT
              How to Stay with your Horse Over Fences

              Current videos could be retitled:
              How to Make your Horse Lame
              How to Hurt Yourself
              How to Spend 90% of the Video Walking in Circles

              Disclaimer: My sound doesn't work, so hopefully the audio attached to these videos included phrases like "don't attempt this at home" and "watch me make some common mistakes tso you don't have to."


              • #8

                I guess pony club has been teaching kids wrong all these years!!! Where do some people come from?

                As tight as possible?!

                Founder of 'A Higher Standard' standardbred clique


                • #9
                  There are no words to describe the numerous atrocities committed by that woman in this video.


                  • #10
                    I am speechless!

                    It's terrifying that there are clueless people watching her videos thinking she actually knows what she is doing. I like when her horse stops at the jump and she just shrugs it off and says 'oh that happens sometimes'. I wouldn’t want to jump either if someone hung me in the mouth and slammed onto my back that bad. Poor thing. Her horse could actually be kinda cute.




                    • #11

                      I was always taught that the velcro tabs when closed should be facing back not towards the front of the horse.

                      I am not sure if I just can't see because its dark, but it looks like she is putting them on the wrong leg?

                      Anyone else see that?

                      Wow is all I can say.
                      Last edited by undersaddle; Jun. 4, 2007, 03:54 PM. Reason: its an off day
                      Proud Mom of a 2005 Nevada Mustang **Mistress X**
                      Undersaddle Equestrian Services


                      • #12
                        how much kool aid do you think she's drinking?


                        • #13
                          Take a look at her "jumping" lessons!

                          The fact that this person is trying to pass herself off as an expert is truly frightening.
                          "Is it ignorance or apathy? Hey, I don't know and I don't care." ~Jimmy Buffett


                          • #14
                            Yes she's putting them on the wrong legs, she has the padded section on the FRONT of the cannon bone instead of protecting the splint bones like it's supposed to.... and most importantly, she's pulling the velcro ACROSS THE TENDONS as "tight as you can get them."


                            • #15
                              why didn't someone teach HER the correct way to put on splint boots?
                              Last edited by drmgncolor; Jun. 4, 2007, 04:30 PM.
                              Dreaming in Color


                              • #16

                                This is why...well I don't know exactly what this proves...some wise lesson. But she's pretty dumb. I wonder if she's ever booted a horse before that? Surely someone would have seen them on her horse and noticed they were on sideways & the wrong foot...unless where ever she's from everyone thinks thats the proper way...that'd be pretty scary.


                                • #17
                                  I can't find the jumping one can you post a link?

                                  Really, are people following this person ? The comments on the site are not good at all.
                                  They really should have someone monitoring this .
                                  Proud Mom of a 2005 Nevada Mustang **Mistress X**
                                  Undersaddle Equestrian Services


                                  • #18
                                    Expertise: Sarah Stetner has won 100's of awards with her horse Rowdy, including the 2003 Washington state all around quarter horse & English horse & rider. Rowdy also made it into the 2003 Horse Hall of Fame!
                                    There are so many things wrong with her 'expert' videos that I want to fall over. Must be one tough horse to put up with her....Did you see her measuring her horse for them? Using her hands she gets 12HH....which works out to a 15.3HH horse. Can you imagine the kids listening to this word for word?
                                    Founder of 'A Higher Standard' standardbred clique


                                    • #19
                                      That is about the most frightening thing I have seen in a very long time. That girl is going to get someone or their horse hurt............
                                      Ridge Farm Inc.-full care retirement


                                      • #20
                                        OMG! I didn't expect it would be quite THAT bad! I actually cringed when I saw her crank the first strap "as tight as it can be" directly ACROSS the horse's tendons!

                                        "A goal without a plan is just a wish."