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post #11 of 20 Old 01-27-2012, 01:37 AM
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Originally Posted by ButtInTheDirt View Post
So does anyone do this or know anyone who does this? Pictures would be fabulous! It just seems like something that would interest me
Me )) My first time (haven't skied ever before)... So only walking))))

My friend tried too...

A lot of fun, so have a try
But you need an intelligent and safe horse.

Another friend is snowboarding

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post #12 of 20 Old 01-27-2012, 07:36 AM Thread Starter
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I think I would need to work on it with my horses. The two candidates are a bit difficult and I definately would not just strap myself to them. Especially since my driving horse has barely any "whoa". Plus Wisconsin has been grumpy and not giving us any snow!
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post #13 of 20 Old 01-27-2012, 08:25 AM
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would love to ty that
But we get no snow over here, and trying it on the roads would hurt a lot if you fell off... :(

anyone want to ship some snow over here for me :P
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post #14 of 20 Old 01-27-2012, 09:18 AM
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Well since I almost kill myself skiing without a horse...I will continue to dream about this, no trying. It's always been fun to watch though. Awesome pics!
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post #15 of 20 Old 01-27-2012, 09:23 AM
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Originally Posted by RedTree View Post
would love to ty that
But we get no snow over here, and trying it on the roads would hurt a lot if you fell off... :(

anyone want to ship some snow over here for me :P

go beach joring hahahahaha :) over the sand you go ..
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post #16 of 20 Old 01-28-2012, 08:38 AM
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Butt, have your driving horse pull you thro loose snow. That will put a better whoa on him. They tire fairly quickly pulling a skiier or snowboarder than when pulling a cart.
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post #17 of 20 Old 01-28-2012, 10:51 AM
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I was enjoying videos of this on YouYube the other week. It looked as if the skiiers held the rope, as a waterskiier would do, rather than tying into a climbing harness. That way, if you fall or the horse spooks or whatever, you can just let go.
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post #18 of 20 Old 02-03-2012, 12:44 AM
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oh lord, when my new filly is old enough, looks like we have a new sport to learn! And snow to find...
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post #19 of 20 Old 02-03-2012, 02:35 AM
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You have no idea how badly I want to do this. And go figure - we've gotten hardly any snow this year. Mudjoring, maybe.
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I've got a lovely bunch of Neuticals,
There they are all standing in a row

Big ones, small ones, some as big as your head
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post #20 of 20 Old 02-03-2012, 08:55 AM
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^^ haha seriouly mudjoring is the only way to try it this year :( oh well i will plan for next then i should have all the right gear :)
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