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Re: [RC] [RC] Stagg's dream...... - Maryanne Gabbani

I've been approached by people wanting to lease horses for FEI rides here and I just laugh in their faces. They MUST be kidding...the way the FEI rides here are run I'd sooner just shoot the horse and save it the pain. There isn't enough money in the world to lease one of my guys for the crazy races here.


On Jan 6, 2008 2:12 AM, Barbara McCrary <bigcreekranch@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On the other hand, we have "leased" horses to various competitors, from ride
& tie to foreign visitors.  One R&T team nearly killed our best horse
because they were so focused on winning that they forgot to water him on the
trail and wouldn't take the time in the VC to water him there, either.
We let one foreign rider use my best horse and he rode the horse to win.  It
never occurred to me that a person would ride another person's horse with
the intent of trying to win over others who were riding their own horses and
knew them intimately.
We let another foreign rider use my husband's best horse and the horse
sustained such massive damage to his splint that he was never completely
sound again.

I'm not that keen about letting someone else use our horses for championship
races anymore.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Truman Prevatt" <tprevatt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: "Jay Randle" <splendacrest@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Cc: <ridecamp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Saturday, January 05, 2008 2:51 PM
Subject: Re: [RC] Stagg's dream......

> Jay Randle wrote:
>> Stagg said:
>> "Truman is probably correct that International travel with horses
>> will only get more difficult. I personally would like to see
>> a "back to the future" where foreign riders frequently leased horses in
>> the host country like in the earlier World Championships.
>> That created camaraderie. Just ask Patti Pizzo who leased
>> her wonderful horse Savaq to Brazilians for the '96 Worlds
>> in Kansas. After he did so well, Patti and the Brazilians
>> were dancing on the tables at the post ride dinner.
>> However that is probably the idealistic dreamer in me.


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Maryanne Stroud Gabbani

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[RC] Stagg's dream......, Jay Randle
Re: [RC] Stagg's dream......, Truman Prevatt
Re: [RC] Stagg's dream......, Barbara McCrary