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Below: interviews of Team Coaches, at the fEI CSIO 4* Springen (Hunter/Jumper) Pferde Festival, 2009 at Linz Ebelsberg, Austria.
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[please note that, when the interviews below were conducted, the ProEquus footing at Linz Ebelsberg was entering its fifth year as it continues to improve with use.]

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Interview 1 » Comments of  Michelle Grubb, Chef d' Equipe (team coach), US National Jumping Team/Equestrienne Internationale ...
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Interview Summary:
"My name is Michelle Grubb, and I am the Chef d' Equipe for the American riders here in Linz, Austria.
"I have more than thirty years of experience of riding and competing internationally as well as training for the Olympic Games for the young riders, American hunters, et cetera.
"I have experienced many many footing over my years in show jumping and I think the ground is beautiful here in Austria.
"We had all kinds of weather. We had lots of rain, we had beautiful sunshine, and we've had very consistent footing and the horses jumped very, very well.
" [garbled] ... for the American horses the footing is excellant, and I would recommend this footing very, very strongly for anyone who is looking for a great, all weather surface."
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Interview 2 » Comments of  Sönke Sönksen, Chef d' Equipe (team coach), German National Jumping Team Captain ...
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Interview Summary:
"A world class perfect conditions hunter/jumping footing on CSIO 4* Linz Ebelsberg [built by ProEquus].
"This championship's footing is equal to, or better than, the finest footing in Germany."
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Interview 3 » Comments of  Willi Melliger, Chef d' Equipe (team coach), Switzerland National Jumping Team/Equestrienne Internationale ...
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"My name is Willi Melliger. I am here at the CSIO 4* in Linz, Austria, as the equipe chef of the Swiss National Team.
"I have to state that the footing here is excellent. The horses are jumping real heavy parcour [difficult jump obstacles on the course].
"There are a lot of zeros [zero fault scores]. That is an indicator that the footing is excellent.
"We would be very happy, if we would always have such perfect riding footing to compete on."
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Interview 4 »  Comments of  Gabi MORBITZER, Chef d' Equipe (team coach), Austrian National Jumping Team/Equestrienne Internationale ...
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"My name is Gabriele Morbitzer. I am the referent for the jumping team at the Austrian Riding Association for the last seven years.
"I'm very closely associated to the riding sports, for more than fifty years.
"This weekend, or even the last four weeks, we could recognize how fantastic the footing is here in Linz [Austria].
"There was not a single rider who had any negative comments about this riding surface [footing].
"The footing is absolutely fantastic, and can be recommended without any doubts."
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Interview 5 »  Comments of  Helmut Morbitzer, prominent international equestrian champion and event organizer. A summary of Helmut's comments about the ProEquus Classical Equitation Footing follow ...
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"Even if I include my active participation at the Olympic Games in Atlanta (1996). ... such elastic footing like this for the horses has never happened to me before."
"It is also recognizable ... the parcour architect (course designer) Uliano Vezzani had to build the jumps higher and higher, beause there were so many 'ceros'." [ed. 'zero fault scores']
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Interview 6 »  Comments of  Uliano Vezzani (ITA), fEI Parcours Architect (Course Designer) for this year's Linz Edelsburg fEI CSIO 4* Springen (Show Hunting and Showjumping) Competition.

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Interview Summary:
"I am the Course Designer on this magnificent riding arena, and I have to say that the horses do jump here very very well.
"The reason is that the footing here is very elastic.
"Yesterday we had a wonderful nations cup, and I think - only if you are able to ride on a perfect footing like this - are the horses able to show their best results."
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Full Interviews - in English, German and Italian (with English subtitles) - are available on YouTube at » the ProEquus of America YouTube Channel [www.youtube.com/LazyRMark]
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