Favourite Eventing Discipline?

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Does it change depending on the horse you are riding?

When I started eventing my horse was an XC machine (ooops) and that was my preferred phase. SJ was ok but I really disliked the stressage.

When I started with Ed (grade B SJ) my preffered phase strangely became SJ. Still seriously disliked strssage.

With the ginger one I seem to enjoy the dressage phase most.
There, I came out of the closet and admitted it. By pure coincidence it happens to be his best phase aswell
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Its a slippery slope TF!

I have to agree, i enjoy the dressage phase.

My mare was horrid in the dressage but fun in the sjing, brilliant on her day xc but could be like riding a just back 4 year old on other days.
Winston is a dream in all 3 phases, but I did prefer xc on him.
Snoop is just good at it all but makes the xc the best - like you could jump the moon.
 

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XC then Dressage then SJ..

On Zip it went XC SJ then Dressage as he was a mans ride and a giraffe!!!

On Chocs - Dressage is his fav (odd horse!) but mine still stands as XC the best Dressage 2nd and then SJ - as those poles I find always roll too easily!! DOH!
 

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Tis OK, I've found some firm footing and managed to not enter Petplan areas despite qualifying for them and having to go anyway to take daughter and her pony
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Would find it hard to choose between sj and xc and I enjoy both - sj is probably our best phase (though that's not saying a lot!). I hate doing dressage - it doesn't get my adrenalin going and for me its just something you have to do before you can have fun.
 

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Tis OK, I've found some firm footing and managed to not enter Petplan areas despite qualifying for them and having to go anyway to take daughter and her pony
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Good for you
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I lurve The XC phase! Thats just becuase I have a horse that flys XC
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Dressage I am starting to like
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Shhh do not tell BBs!!
And I really love Showjumping, but I have to say it would be the XC
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Prefer XC but SJ comes a close second......Todd isn't at his best in dressage but then neither am I so that's probably why I don't enjoy it as much. If I had a top notch dressage horse maybe I'd learn to enjoy it more. I think I'm possibly too much of a speed freak
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Im a strange one...

Used to like dressage and sj the most....

Now the xc is the fun part, when i think novice the sjing was putting me off rather than the xc! weird how things change and its the same horse!!!!!!
 

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People who don't like XC the most, surely you would do pure dressage or SJ. The dressage and SJ just seem to be a mere annoyance that gets in the way of the fun. But actually, with my driving eventing I love the dressage the most, mainly because I do well, then the XC, and finally the damn cones.
 

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I event to go xc.

Then I like the sj then the dressage is a definite last. Strange as I adore schooling on the flat, I just hate the bad scores I get
 

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I event to go xc.

Then I like the sj then the dressage is a definite last. Strange as I adore schooling on the flat, I just hate the bad scores I get

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if that's you doing the XC in your sig no wonder you love it!!!!! Brave, very brave lol
 
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