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Re: [RC] 100's - Heidi Smith

"tom sites" <goearth@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
So when we were dumb and didn't =
have the selection of horse or tools like heart moniters, gps, =
electrolytes, saddles or shoe knowledge the OD in 1977 had a 69% =
completion ratio while the Carolina in 2002 had 29%.

And in 1977 the horse didn't have to be sound at the finish
line either, let alone fit to continue.

OTOH, many of our hundreds have completion rates well over 80%, even today
with the "fit-to-continue" criteria--IMO, that has just caused people to
take better care of their horses all along, and has actually increased
completion rates.


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