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post #1 of 16 Old 01-20-2009, 11:41 AM Thread Starter
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An Amazing Opportunity!

Well, an amazing opportunity has presented itself to me! I had e-mailed Karen Rohlf (www.dressagenaturally.net) about working student positions awhile back and at the time she was full, but I just e-mailed her again a few days ago and she said she would need someone in the spring and that person would be there for at least 6 months! Her place is in Ocala, FL. So she said that if I would send her a video of me working with my horse she would watch it and consider me for the position!! There is a house for me to live in on the property and I would be able to keep my horse there at no cost. I would take care of the 8-15 horses on the property, do light farm maintinence, and help Karen groom horses, help with clinics, or whatever else she needs me to do. I would ride with her, participate in lessons and audit clinics. I am so excited at the possibility! I've wanted to work with Karen for a long time now and I would be beyond happy if she picked me. Keep your fingers crossed for me! I taped a few things yesterday and it looks fantastic!
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post #2 of 16 Old 01-20-2009, 12:50 PM
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*got my fingers and toes crossed* I hope that everything works out for you!!!

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post #3 of 16 Old 01-20-2009, 12:53 PM
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OMG that is so amazing!!! Good luck and keep us updated!
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post #4 of 16 Old 01-20-2009, 01:31 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks guys! I will definitely keep you updated!!
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post #5 of 16 Old 01-20-2009, 01:49 PM
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What a great opportunity that would be. I wonder if it would be worth going to a professional videographer ? Make your video really stand out maybe ?


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post #6 of 16 Old 01-20-2009, 02:10 PM
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Wow that's a Great Opportunity! Good luck!

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post #7 of 16 Old 01-20-2009, 02:14 PM
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Wow, that is amazing, I really hope it works out for you. It sounds great! I agree with Vida, about maybe getting a professional guy to take the video.

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post #8 of 16 Old 01-20-2009, 03:26 PM
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that is really cool!

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post #9 of 16 Old 01-20-2009, 07:59 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks guys! Vida, that's a great idea! I hadn't even thought of that. I'll have to do a Google search or something to find a videographer in my area. I wouldn't think they would be too expensive, right?
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post #10 of 16 Old 01-20-2009, 08:24 PM
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Pros I have talked to have been really expensive. But what I did was work with a film student. I got pro quality, but she had really reasonable rates and just used the footage as part of her portfolio
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