What brought you here? - The Horse Forum
View Poll Results: What brought you here?
A horse health related issue? 3 8.82%
A riding question? 6 17.65%
A need to be around horse people? 15 44.12%
A friend directed you here? 2 5.88%
Other 8 23.53%
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post #1 of 17 Old 11-19-2012, 08:07 PM Thread Starter
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What brought you here?

What brought to the forum? Feel free to elaborate.

"Be a best friend, tell the truth, and overuse I love you
Go to work, do your best, don't outsmart your common sense
Never let your prayin knees get lazy
And love like crazy"
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post #2 of 17 Old 11-20-2012, 10:17 PM Thread Starter
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For me it was a health issue. I had an old horse, I think he was 30 something at the time. He was off his feed with no physical issues. I asked for advice and was happy with the results!

"Be a best friend, tell the truth, and overuse I love you
Go to work, do your best, don't outsmart your common sense
Never let your prayin knees get lazy
And love like crazy"
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post #3 of 17 Old 11-20-2012, 10:19 PM
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Location: Ashland, OR
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I was pretty immature when I joined. I spent a lot of time at home since I couldn't drive myself anywhere so therefore I was on the internet a lot. And thus, stumbled here. Made some people mad. Stayed. Now I have so many amazing friends here.

Pssh.I didn't pick up the wrong lead
It's called a counter canter...
...A very advanced maneuver.
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post #4 of 17 Old 11-20-2012, 10:33 PM
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I love learning new things and like to hear a variety of opinions, and situations than can arise.
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post #5 of 17 Old 11-20-2012, 11:22 PM
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Upon returning to horses, I googled many things that I had grown rusty on and HF came up a lot and usually had the best pool of info to digest.
I was also saddle searching (types and info) and found reading old posts about the saddles that I was interested in helped me quite a bit.
HF wasn’t the first online horse community I spent time looking at, but it is more user friendly… and then there are those pesky addicting carrots and oddball memebers.
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post #6 of 17 Old 11-20-2012, 11:37 PM
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Location: An English Girl living in beautiful Alberta, Canada
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Other: I was moving from the UK to Canada and searched for a forum that was North America based in order to connect into a useful store of knowledge about how "they do things over there"

Get up, get going, seize the day. Enjoy the sunshine, the rain, cloudy days, snowstorms, and thunder. Getting on your horse is always worth the effort.
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post #7 of 17 Old 11-20-2012, 11:43 PM
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I think I was hired to be one of the oddball characters to lure quality members like Lockwood to come and stay , and play , here.
Just haven't been paid yet.
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post #8 of 17 Old 11-20-2012, 11:48 PM
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I found this forum by accident and I glad I did this place and the people have shown my a lot

ride a draft and see the world differently
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post #9 of 17 Old 11-20-2012, 11:50 PM
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My Horse brought me.... goodness, do you think I walked here or something


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post #10 of 17 Old 11-21-2012, 12:13 AM
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I was invited by a friend, also I joined to be around other horse lovers.

Being horseless is the pits!!
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