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        11-04-2009, 04:59 AM
      #11
    Foal
    Hope you have great fun too, and love it! Theres a lot more to driving than some people would have you believe.
         
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        11-12-2009, 02:55 PM
      #12
    Foal
    Well, I had my first lesson today... I had an absolutely fantastic morning at John Parkers yard in sunny Suffolk..i spent an hour or so being shown the basics of the harness and how to fit it etc and rein control and the next hour and a half driving in the country side I cannot wait untill next week, for lesson 2
         
        11-13-2009, 05:36 AM
      #13
    Foal
    Smudger, i'm glad you decided to have lessons with a top man; I bet it was fantastic. Glad you enjoyed it so much- it will just get better and better!
         
        11-13-2009, 04:23 PM
      #14
    Weanling
    Oh wow, im waiting until next month so I can afford to go, am so excited think I need to get a sponge for a brain as ill forget half the stuff they are trying to tell me.
         
        11-13-2009, 05:01 PM
      #15
    Weanling
    Watchout for those old farmers drivin tractors on the narrow lanes
         
        11-13-2009, 05:06 PM
      #16
    Weanling
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by jimmy    
    watchout for those old farmers drivin tractors on the narrow lanes

    Thanks jimmy but I wont be out on narrow roads just yet, its all arena work and private roads used it wont be until I know how to do everything that I will be allowed onto little roads. And I intend on getting a big horn and a flag and ringing all the farmers to let them know to stay in haha
         
        11-13-2009, 06:08 PM
      #17
    Foal
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by jimmy    
    watchout for those old farmers drivin tractors on the narrow lanes
    its not the tractors you have to worrry about, its the dizzy women in the range rovers doing 90mph everywhere!!!
         
        11-13-2009, 06:48 PM
      #18
    Weanling
    No range rovers down my area, although we have some serious amount of log trucks that go way too fast, but hope by the time I drive the babies they will be all gone
         
        11-15-2009, 01:55 PM
      #19
    Foal
    All the truck/ lorry drivers are really great around us... and so are young men ( probably worried about thier high insurance premiums!) and bus drivers--- I agree with jimmy- the ones who do the stupid ditzy things are ussually women at least in our area. Weve been overtaken on the outside, swiped at as we've turned into drive, from the other lane (!!) horns blaring behind us, and my personal favorite- the young mother/car driver, on a narrow lane, who let her child hang out of the window, and try to pull my mares harness off as we passed! Good thing we are pretty bombproof- all that training's paid off!
         

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