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post #1 of 4 Old 12-09-2012, 08:03 PM Thread Starter
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Survived my first scare!

Well, it's been about 4 months since I've been riding and I finally had my first scary moment.

We had a clinic today at the barn and I was riding with another fairly new rider in the arena. I was in a corner of the arena and my horse was facing the other way when the other rider started coming close towards us from behind. The horse I was riding was being cranky and decided to start bucking & kicking at the other horse (with both hind legs). I was not expecting it at all BUT I stayed on and my feet didn't even come out of the stirrups.

I must say it was a little scary at the time, but also kind of fun haha.
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post #2 of 4 Old 12-11-2012, 04:56 PM
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Some times the anticipation to the "scary" thing is worse then when the scary thing happens. When my student fall I ask them if they thought it was going to be scary-er, 9 times out of 10 they say its not as scary as they thought falling would be.

Ps, I like the username.. I'm a future RN too! ;)
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post #3 of 4 Old 12-13-2012, 02:39 PM Thread Starter
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It's true, I think the anticipation was way worse!

Oh cool another RN! Are you in an associate or bachelor program? Have you done any clinicals yet?
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Bachelor program, its the way to go. I'm retaking this semester, unfortunately. The med/surg professor I took fails 1/2 of her class, apparently its true. 17 of 40 people in my class are retaking the class. That makes my 3rd semester of clinical. You?
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