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post #21 of 27 Old 07-14-2008, 10:23 PM
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orchid i hope you get someone to video tape that. that would be awesome!

nine, hmm.. i have never heard of it but it sounds fun. hey i could bring my friend i have neighbors that would let me borrow one of there horses for the day, bring on of you friends to. when ever we decide to do this lol.
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post #22 of 27 Old 07-15-2008, 06:02 AM
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No Actually we dont have any video of the horses. Shame we have a video camera here but I tend to Forget it.
Nine I am located between Brisbane City and the Gold Coast (Surfers Paradise) in Queensland. My area is fairly rural though.

What wonderful experiences you have had with driving horses. There are not a great deal of people who drive horses as a business here or atleast in the area I am in.

I am an envious of your previous job!

I will definately get those photos out of our clydie and get them posted ASAP so you can see her.


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HorseJumper123, Your Dad would have every reason to be suspicious. You really have to be carefull, in making any plans to meet with someone from the internet. I hope you would be completely up-front with your Dad, about your internet correspondence. You've got to be safe. Just watch the Date Line NBC shows "To Catch A Preditor". It's creepy how many sick people are out there. Yikes! :( Maybe you could barrow your neighbor's horse and have your friend ride with you a couple times a week.
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post #24 of 27 Old 09-14-2009, 06:19 AM
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Nine, I'm a new member and noticed that you're looking for a cart. I'm in NE Ohio and we have Amish here who make and sell carts for very reasonable prices. There is also a place in TN who makes and sells carts/carriages at decent prices by the name of Buggy Bobs - I'll see if I can find a link for you.
let me know if you want more information on the Amish in this area who sell carts. They don't have websites but I believe they would ship to you if you weren't able to pick up. Buggy Bobs Stable and Carriage Company

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Originally Posted by Nine View Post
Orchid Park,
I drove for Carriage Tours of Memphis, in Tennessee (about 1000 miles south of here - litterally) for about 7 years, off and on. I gave tours of downtown Memphis. I met some really cool people. I met the Beach Boys, who were headed to their concert. I almost talked them into driving there with me, but they didn't quite have enough time. Darn. I had my tri-color Collie ride with me and he got me more fares than the horse. Oh! and I gave a ride to the very first transvestites I ever saw. Quite an education for a small town girl. I learned a lot about calming horses and reading their bodies by watching, not just feeling them under you. That's where I really learned to see with a horse's eyes. Fond memories.
Have you ever started talking to your car or gripped the steering wheel tighter when you saw something 'scary'?
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post #27 of 27 Old 09-21-2009, 06:23 PM
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Originally Posted by Nine View Post
I used to drive for a living (not my day job, a second job). I don't know the names of the parts of the harness, though I can harness a horse up. I don't know the names of the different types of carriages. Just the touring carriages such as the Rockaway and the Vis-A-Vis (sp?) Does anyone know of a good web site that has the different carriages on it that are named correctly?
I also want to buy a small cart - either 2 wheeled or 4, for pleasure driving only. Any reliable sites? Thanks!
if youre looking for something cheap to start out, you might want to try a 2 wheeled one like we use to work in. you can usually find one in great condition used for a couple hundred. and they can come in wood or aluminum which is lighter. but i dont like aluminum because i think its too noisy. heres the kind we use. we have 3 wooden ones, 2 with a natural finish, and one painted blue. theyre very sturdy

Originally Posted by xilikeggs0 View Post
Have you ever started talking to your car or gripped the steering wheel tighter when you saw something 'scary'?
haha i have actually tried to pull a line to turn instead of turning my steering wheel. i actually do that a lot now that i think about it....
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