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post #11 of 33 Old 01-22-2013, 05:09 PM
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Gotta love those mechanical cows!!!! Good luck!!! Have fun!!!!!!!!
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post #12 of 33 Old 01-22-2013, 09:24 PM Thread Starter
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Definitely lots of stories and pictures to come! Hopefully taking a trip over tomorrow!

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post #13 of 33 Old 01-22-2013, 09:26 PM
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I'm moving my horse to a cutting/cow horse facility in about 3 weeks!!! Can't wait to put him on some cows!!!!
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post #14 of 33 Old 01-22-2013, 09:32 PM
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What a fantastic opportunity! Looking forward to more pictures.
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post #15 of 33 Old 01-23-2013, 05:56 AM
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Oh I am so jealous!!! How did you land that job???
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post #16 of 33 Old 01-23-2013, 08:10 AM
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You already know that I'm excited for ya! Glad you are enjoying it. Now I'm going to have to visit you at work the next time I'm down that way :)

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post #17 of 33 Old 01-23-2013, 09:24 AM Thread Starter
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A woman (owner) is in my circle of horse people and we know a lot of the same people. My name was brought up and people saying I was a really good rider and had started a few horses with good results.. The trainer (actually Rob on HoFo) contacted me and we went back and forth for a week or so, I sent he and Owner videos of me riding and they liked what they saw.. This has been in the works for a month now and I've talked to Owner a lot about it, went and rode with her, she said she loved me and asked if I could even start before Rob moved over from Lousiana at the beginning of February, starting the two small mares.. I just lucked into the job and had good references and riding a lot of disciplines, not just barrels and the fact I've worked at barns and just have a lot of experience in different things. So, I'm super excited about it and really excited about competing in a new discipline, adding that to my belt.. I guess it really shows what a good reputation can do for you.

MHF you know it! I'd love to have you down again and maybe ride a few this time. You can bring Knothead with you and take Hickory home with ya. ;)

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post #18 of 33 Old 01-23-2013, 10:23 AM
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So happy for you Drum! Sounds like a blast, we will definitley need more pictures. Gorgeous horse you were riding too! (:

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post #19 of 33 Old 01-23-2013, 10:53 AM
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Nice work!!!

So excited for you. Sounds like a fantastic learning experience!!

Definately keep us updated.

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post #20 of 33 Old 01-23-2013, 11:05 AM
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Congrats on the new job! You'll learn a bucket load.. and I am swooning that gorgeous gorgeous man!

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