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        03-25-2013, 05:06 PM
      #11
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    It's a shame he took the word for something sacred to the Aboriginal peoples and used it to promote this kind of glitz.
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        03-25-2013, 06:14 PM
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    Yearling
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    Originally Posted by tinyliny    
    It's a shame he took the word for something sacred to the Aboriginal peoples and used it to promote this kind of glitz.
    I guess I'm a bit uneducated here... what do you mean?

    I've always felt CA's methods were common sense and he is more of a people trainer but that is why I like him. He explains the why not just the how and puts it in terms that even non horse people can understand.

    I also have to admit that I'm looking forward to the glitz :) But your comment has me feeling guilty lol I think its important to respect people's beliefs and cultures. I'm going to hate hearing your response by now I must know ;)
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        03-25-2013, 06:20 PM
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    Sorry that I spoiled it for you. Shame on me! I shouldn't be such a hard----.

    I dislike CA, and his smoke and lights stuff makes me dislike him even more. And then, using a term that means:

    (as per Wikipedia)


    Walkabout refers to a rite of passage during which male Australian Aborigines would undergo a journey during adolescence and live in the wilderness for a period as long as six months.[1][not in citation given]
    In this practice they would trace the paths, or "songlines", that their ancestors took, and imitate, in a fashion, their heroic deeds. Merriam-Webster, however, identifies the noun as a 1908 coinage referring to "a short period of wandering bush life engaged in by an Australian Aborigine as an occasional interruption of regular work", with the only mention of "spiritual journey" coming in a usage example from a latter-day travel writer.[2]
    To white employers, this urge to depart without notice (and reappear just as suddenly) was seen as something inherent in the Aboriginal nature, but the reasons may be more mundane: workers who wanted or needed to attend a ceremony or visit relatives did not accept employers' control over such matters (especially since permission was generally hard to get).[3]


    So, coopting that term for a glitzy "show", and that is what CA is all about ; "show", is unsulting to the aboriginal cultures.
         
        03-25-2013, 08:19 PM
      #14
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    Dang it! I agree completely but I like CA and I like glitz lol :/

    Very interesting and thank you for the info. Makes me think a little differently about the show for sure :)
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        03-25-2013, 08:26 PM
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    I think the term has moved into modern jargon similar to holding a meet and greet. The Queen has walkabouts, her way of getting closer to the public. There is nothing disrespectful in how the term is being used.We need to remember that language is continually evolving.
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        03-25-2013, 08:48 PM
      #16
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    Originally Posted by Saddlebag    
    I think the term has moved into modern jargon similar to holding a meet and greet. The Queen has walkabouts, her way of getting closer to the public. There is nothing disrespectful in how the term is being used.We need to remember that language is continually evolving.
    Another really good point...

    Hmmm the things you learn :)

    I can see both sides and am very stuck in the middle on this one...

    I am going to the show and I like the glitz factor. I knew it wasnt going to be a clinic but I'm not going to learn (well I will learn something but I hope you guys get what I mean. I'm not going because I need to learn, even that still sounds bad lol Ugh hopefully you guys can understand that mess of a sentence) I'm going for curiosity sake. I want to see the glitz. And I'm curious to see CA in action.
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        03-31-2013, 08:52 AM
      #17
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    It appears that he has learned for the PP tours how to self-promote and make more money. It isn't about training horses or people any more. It is all about self-promotion and $$$$$$$$.
         
        04-14-2013, 09:11 PM
      #18
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    Originally Posted by AnalisaParalyzer    
    i wish!!!! Does he stop in florida?

    He was already in Tampa on March 9-10. Was a great show.
         

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