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post #91 of 93 Old 10-27-2009, 06:16 PM
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If this was a debate between riders on this froum that have shown at the GP level, it'd be pretty darn short.

No it would last 30 days or more with 50 pages debating every little muscle movement and consequenses and in the end have the same number of opinions that there were posters to the thread.:roll:
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post #92 of 93 Old 10-28-2009, 11:34 PM
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All the GOOD professional dressage people I've observed, school in snaffle bridles 95% of the time, and use the double bridles for high level shows. It adds finesse to the rider's hands and allows the rider to use more leg aids and ask less with the reins in high level dressage movements....the reins are "just there".
PERFECT!! that is the best way ive heard it said!!

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post #93 of 93 Old 10-29-2009, 11:04 PM
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I have ridden most upper level movements, but I have never shown at that level - for lack of motivation on my part. I consider myself an educated rider because of my experience - and I'm not trying to sound like I'm boasting/being egotistical at all!! I feel that I have enough experience and knowledge from all horsey aspects to form an educated opinion about the subject.
I do have to ask - since when does someone have to be an absolute expert on a subject to have an opinion? My posts in this thread have been thoughts, opinions from my experiences and knowledge.
Again guys, friendly debate.
If this was a debate between riders on this froum that have shown at the GP level, it'd be pretty darn short.
It is misleading to say that I said you couldn't have an opinion. I just asked why you called yourself an educated rider. I used your words. To me, an educated rider would be someone who had studied the customs and rules of a particular riding style. They would also have extensive training and would have had ridden that style extensively. I just wanted to know how you define the term educated rider. I guess we define that term differently.

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