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  • Pool noodle horse
  • Lateral work, noodles

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    01-13-2012, 01:23 AM
  #31
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Someone told me that the limited Edition come with a carrot stick and are called the Parnoodle Hump.

That way the men can go noodle fishing in the river and use the carrot stick instead of....ummmm their...ummm for bait.
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    01-13-2012, 02:36 AM
  #32
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How fun! I see this as a good way to explain lateral movements to kids in riding schools.
     
    01-13-2012, 06:20 AM
  #33
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Originally Posted by Northern    
Imagining your horse is a broom or a pool noodle helps? OK. Now, when you're on the pool noodle, do you have to imagine that it's a horse, for it to work for you? OMG how confuddling!

The pool noodle doesn't look like fun to me. It reminds me of when I was little & rode broomsticks pretending they were horses, & how it just didn't compare to riding a living, breathing horse.

Haha. Well, I wouldn't fancy replacing my horse with a pool noodle, although it would be much cheaper. I doubt pool noodles need to eat much and one can probably live happily in your closet without incurring the wrath of the SPCA.

On a more serious note, I did find it to be a helpful visual image when trying to get a shoulder-in without overbending the neck.
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    01-13-2012, 09:04 AM
  #34
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Originally Posted by Spyder    
Someone told me that the limited Edition come with a carrot stick.
Is that true??? When?? I'm buying it then!!
     
    01-13-2012, 10:58 AM
  #35
Foal
It might work, it might not, but Im not going to look stupid and walk around riding a noodle,lol. Ill stick with my trainer ;p.
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    01-13-2012, 12:45 PM
  #36
Foal
I'm confused as to how that would help with lateral work?
I would feel ridiculous doing lateral movements on a noodle xD
     
    01-13-2012, 09:02 PM
  #37
Foal
My pool noodle and I are going to knock it outta the park when we go to the equestrian olympics lol jk
     
    01-13-2012, 09:12 PM
  #38
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Originally Posted by kitten_Val    
Is that true??? When?? I'm buying it then!!

But..but ..but you may end up with one of these...


     
    01-13-2012, 09:29 PM
  #39
Foal
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Originally Posted by Spyder    
But..but ..but you may end up with one of these...


What is that thing?
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    01-13-2012, 09:31 PM
  #40
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Kinda of a odd thing but it looks like it works.
     

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