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Coming to a dressage court near you-White Trash Dressage (UPDATE-YOUR photos needed!)

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  • Well...that depends....will you tumble on the ground, get u and scream hee-haaaa?
    It is my understanding that will give you extra points...

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    • Basic, green as grass schooling move...remember unauthorized dismounts are what brought you to WTD.....points-schmointz.
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      • Farting is considered Turbo...no turbo 'til 3rd level.....
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        • A farting horse should gt pretty high points, as long as the horse and the rider fart in unison at X

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          • well...if he does freestyle farting wouldn't that superseed the 3rd level rule?

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            • Why, that would put you in a spot....anyone?
              Can you or can you not do freestylr farting if your hors is not a comfirmed 3rd level?

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              • Personally, I would replace those broken keepers with coloured 'black' tape - red is preferred as it looks tacky and clashes so nicely with animal print accessories. But keep an eye out, I hear they are making some fluorescent colours of pvc tape now...that would clash with everything!!!

                Ah, but everybody knows that true whitetrash tape is duct tape (or is that only for rednecks?)I am thinking about a lovely duct tape dressage bridle with braided baling twine reins. Wouldn't that silver look great with my horse's head? I am also considering the breadwrapper crochet saddlepad. Maybe instead of bread wrappers, I will use Piggly Wiggly or WalMart bags.
                "I reject your reality and substitute my own" Adam Savage--Mythbusters
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                • Ok, I have a new question as of this morning. What about spooking at the BBQ rig that has been temporarily set up in the riding ring? Is this an approved piece of equipment?

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                  • Only if said BBQ is placed at and represents "B"...much like the cooler at "C" and the porn magazine at "X"
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                    • One advantage to the belching over the farting is that you are allowed to have an assistant call out your test as long as they do it while belching. However, farts during transitions and halts are considered advanced techniques and should score well.

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                      • Irish Ei's
                        you have finally devised a way for me to remember the letters of the arena. Too frickin funny.
                        halt at porn. salute!

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                        • They don't call it White Trash Dressage for no reason. And around here DQ still stands for dirty quitter.....
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                          • I have a very serious question now, because I don't want to be in violation of the rules...what about projectile pooping, as you turn at C? Is this only for FEI levels?

                            And the same question goes for the horse, who is scared sh!tless by all the glittery duct tape and big hair...not to mention press on nails...
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                            • what about projectile pooping, as you turn at C?
                              By Horse or rider????
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                              • PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE, someone infiltrate one of the big USDA shows and practice White Trash Dressage there. And make sure it's televised. Please! I beg of you!

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                                • Well, Irish EI, that's my question...because I know for the horse it is acceptable at all levels, since it is a fairly easy maneuver to learn, and so basic.

                                  I am concerned more about the rider. I have been religiously studying "Poop with your mind's eye" and "Centered pooping" and hope to audit at least a few clinics, but now I understand this is considered suitable only for those in a shadbelly (so why do they cut the jacket away in the front then????).
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                                  • Ok, I'm fairly new to WTD, so I have some questions with regard to the scoring of spooking. 1) In a freestyle test, if your horse spooks at something (say, a BBQ parked at B), and then the offending object is removed, and the horse still spooks violently at that location, is the second spook scored more generously than the first spook? (I understand that I have to provide a shirtless man with a beer belly to remove the BBQ halfway through the test.)

                                    2) Also in a freestyle test, are extra points awarded in the collective remarks section if your horse demonstrates that he does NOT spook at rusty household appliances parked outside (as this indicates familiarity)? Or is there a penalty for a missed opportunity to spook?

                                    Just wondering.
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                                    • Spooking is not point-worthy, it is mandatory..

                                      Shadbelly is a very dirty word around here....
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                                      • Shameless *bump*- I need to find out if this is going to become a national past-time or not! If so, how long until it can be seen as the true sport it is in OH? (All we have are these shows where the horse listens to every command on cue, spooking not encouraged, well metered gaits... boring, and definately NOT for us- no galloping. )
                                        Is talking/ yelling/ screaming at your horse to slow their ____ down encouraged? How much, and at what levels?
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                                        • Original Poster

                                          AJ, look in your nearest litter box or bird cage for the most recent edition of WTD Today and you will find out how to start your own chapter of WTD! We need people like you who are willing to spread the word and get people to participate in this wonderful sport. Perhaps one day we might go international!
                                          Co-founder of White Trash Dressage (WTD)
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