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        06-23-2009, 03:55 PM
      #1
    Green Broke
    I never got why...

    Ok, so there are Eventers, Show Jumpers, Reiners, Barrel Racers, Drivers, Pole Benders, Hunters, but why is it Dressage Riders? Why not Dressagers? I just really never got why it was like that! And same with Equitation, or Western or English Pleasure! What's up with that!
         
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        06-23-2009, 03:58 PM
      #2
    Trained
    Maybe because the events all end with an "ing" IE: EventING, Show JumpING, Barrel RacING
         
        06-23-2009, 04:09 PM
      #3
    Green Broke
    Haha, never thought about it!
         
        06-23-2009, 05:08 PM
      #4
    Green Broke
    Don't worry: Dressage riders have plenty of nicknames, especially in the south. "Fancy hat people" or "Really tall, staight sittin' people' or 'English yankees riders'

    No offense or anything, I just find it really funny that some southerns don't know what dressage is.

    On a more serious note, I believe that they aren't call dressagers because it just sounds kinda funny. *shrugg*
         
        06-23-2009, 05:10 PM
      #5
    Super Moderator
    I dunno... Equitation is on the rider though... Pleasure is on the horse I believe... kind of like "under saddle" is on the horse....

    Dressagers... nah.. looses the high-classedness... is that a word? Classedness?
         
        06-23-2009, 11:35 PM
      #6
    Green Broke
    Haha, all very good suggestions! But what if we never said eventers and just said event riders. Then eventers would sound weird! Gosh, I hate the english language!
         
        06-24-2009, 09:18 AM
      #7
    Super Moderator
    Event riders... now it sounds like a circus!
         
        06-24-2009, 03:26 PM
      #8
    Green Broke
    Haha! True!
         
        06-24-2009, 05:30 PM
      #9
    Started
    I agree with Spastic Dove, I think it does have to do with them ending in ing! That makes perfect sense to me.
         
        06-24-2009, 08:45 PM
      #10
    Green Broke
    ^ I think that is the most likly explenation at this point in time! Lol! Or that us horse riders are compleatly insane. ;)
         

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