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post #11 of 20 Old 03-03-2011, 04:13 PM
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2. I love eventing! And so does my eventer! My jumper/dressage horse thinks we're crazy and wont do it but its soooo much fun and its kind of scary but gives you a rush and when the adrenaline kicks in its awesome

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post #12 of 20 Old 03-03-2011, 04:20 PM
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I think eventers are completely insane, and if I were 30 years younger, I'd be right there with 'em!

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post #13 of 20 Old 03-03-2011, 06:44 PM
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2. Eventing is the best =] I love it and my horses love it

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post #14 of 20 Old 03-03-2011, 06:53 PM
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2. Absolutely love it, of course. Though it's a sport for a special kind of horse, in my opinion. While most horses can easily do the lower levels, anything doing prelim (3'6") or above is a special character and really should be treasured for doing what they're being asked to do.

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post #15 of 20 Old 03-03-2011, 07:23 PM
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1. Dressager in training =) (and former eventer)
2. I respect eventers the most and will move aside for one any day of the week!
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post #16 of 20 Old 03-03-2011, 08:18 PM
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Lots of discipline and practice, and crazy courage.

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post #17 of 20 Old 03-03-2011, 08:36 PM
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2. Me and my wonderful horse Chase are in training for eventing :) (well as soon as spring come's!! We'll get back to it. Feels like its taking for ever) My first practice cross-country cource made me completly fall in love :) can never get out of it now even if I tryed !!

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post #18 of 20 Old 03-03-2011, 08:38 PM
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Thought I would also add that I call eventers "the jack of all trades." ;)
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post #19 of 20 Old 03-03-2011, 08:53 PM
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2. Eventers amaze me. I've done a bit of jumping just playing around and I cannot imagine jumping solid jumps at 25 mph. Then to be able to turn off that flat out run and step into the dressage ring? Very nice.

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post #20 of 20 Old 03-03-2011, 09:27 PM
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My horse and I don't really have a set thing we do, and I hope one day to get into eventing. The horses and riders just baffle me and I want to try it so badly. I've signed up for jumping lessons and am working on flat work with my boy and we're going to take it from there.
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