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post #1 of 28 Old 02-01-2012, 12:11 AM Thread Starter
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7 foot wall!

I don't jump. I stand in awe when I watch stuff like this.
It said a 7 foot wall in the notes. The Puissance?
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post #2 of 28 Old 02-01-2012, 12:12 AM
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I have seen the 7ft wall years ago in competition. Amazing huh?
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post #3 of 28 Old 02-01-2012, 12:15 AM
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I think I've seen this before; but that's amazing... and pretty scary to think what it's like!

On a side note: I'd hate to try and keep a horse like that behind the pasture fence
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I was competing at King's Mill when a rider won TWO BMW cars. One for winning the P class, and the top of the line BMW for matching the record. She attempted to break the record but dropped some blocks. But, hey....who could argue with two fancy cars??
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That is pretty amazing, but all I can watch is all that weight coming down on their front two feet, and how with such a height how akward it is for them. Just waiting for one of those little legs to snap!


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It does creep me out watching that , too.
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post #7 of 28 Old 02-01-2012, 01:02 AM
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how...do...you...sit....that!!!!! amazing yes. heart stopping yes...wow.

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post #8 of 28 Old 02-01-2012, 01:35 AM
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That is insane!
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post #9 of 28 Old 02-01-2012, 01:49 AM
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I just can't see any good in this at all. Why? Just why?
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post #10 of 28 Old 02-01-2012, 02:03 AM
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I like the bareback Puissance. It can seperate the men from the boys!! LOL! It is not unknown for some male riders to show up bare....as in BARE!!

There is a hysterical youtube video of a French Grand prix rider..uh...jumping BAREback. If this thread was in the saloon, I would post the link.
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