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post #21 of 73 Old 03-22-2011, 07:15 AM
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I'd like to own or get to ride a Freisian at least one time. I've often daydreamed of riding on the sandy beach and through the surf of an ocean. I would have preferred to learn to ride English first then taken up Western.
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post #22 of 73 Old 03-22-2011, 10:52 AM
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I'd love to have an Irish Draught that's well trained in dressage and move to the Bahamas with him so we can ride along the beaches every day.

Yeah, like when I win the lottery.

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post #23 of 73 Old 03-22-2011, 10:03 PM
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I'm a western rider, but I've always wanted to do dressage some day with some Appaloosas of my own [with a hint of spanish blood]. To have a big ranch with just a butt load of appaloosas that can do a little bit of everything. From herding cattle out on a range to being some tough competition in western and english events. Of course that's probably never going to happen!

I guess I'm just seeing spots. /bricked xD

I appologize to anyone who had to witness that terrible pun.

But just to be able to own a lot of property out in the middle of nowhere with a bunch of horses, cows, chickens, and dogs. Pretty much every animal I can get my paws on and turn it into a normal ranch. Well, with me I it wouldn't be that normal. I would love to have a barn with about 20+ stalls, and giant rolling pastures. To have trails to ride as much as I want, and wildlife to watch. But obviously I have my head in the clouds, it's never going to really happen.

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post #24 of 73 Old 03-22-2011, 11:35 PM
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I want to be an eventer ;)

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post #25 of 73 Old 03-22-2011, 11:42 PM
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I want a BIG jet black, with 4 white socks and a blaze show hack stallion. Named Dark Night of wyalla ;) Sad but I can dream can't I lol.

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post #26 of 73 Old 03-22-2011, 11:49 PM
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Besides wanting a veritable paradise for horse and human, I secretly wish I could be a jockey. I do exercise racers but unfortunately am too heavy to be a jock. I also want to breed a very, very specific horse. Let me describe him:-

Name: Prince
Race name: Prince Of Finland (don't ask why, I just want that name)
Breed: Thoroughbred
Birth year: 2012
Height: 17.2hh
Colour: mahogany bay
Markings: a big blaze like Angel (who is supposed to be his mum xD), three white coronets and a white sock ont eh foot without a white coronet
Achievements: TWELVE Group-One race wins (group/grade 1 is the highest and richest races), FOUR melbourne cups, a breeders cup, american triple crown, cox plate, all the big english races and the Irish St. Leger.

Dont want much in Angels baby, really....

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post #27 of 73 Old 03-23-2011, 02:51 PM
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Me, I'd love to run the cross country course at the Kentucky Horse Park.
I've also dreamed of having my horse(s) in my own backyard and of owning a Gypsy Vanner.
I know that not much, but that's what I'd love to do.

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post #28 of 73 Old 03-24-2011, 04:44 PM Thread Starter
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hmmm yes galloping a big black/ fresian horse down a beach sounds pretty idealic to me =)

id love to ride right across a county mayb canada or mongolia somwhere wild, preferably on my own little wild stallion cos hes awsome ans so durable =)
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post #29 of 73 Old 03-25-2011, 11:12 AM
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I would love to try saddleseat and polo :P. I always think polo looked interesting and my instructor rode saddleseat her whole life. I would love to ride a fresian , a gypsy vanner , a norwegian fjords , or a tennesee walking horse. I love fresians cause of their size , dramatic appearance and their color. I love gypsy vanners because their big, gorgeous horses. I love norwegian fjords because before i rode when i was in 2nd grade I was flipping through a book about horses and saw these fuzzy norwegian fjords and was like "OMG this is totally the horse i want" I said. Andddddd like 6 years later i feel the same way. I want to try a tennesee walking horse because I have never ridden a gaited horse.
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post #30 of 73 Old 03-26-2011, 01:03 AM
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Jump my horse in a show is my dream. I'm still working on doing walk/trot show but my dream is to ride him over fences in a show.
Property: a 9+ acre rolling hills ranch with an indoor and outdoor arena, round pen, big turn-outs and beautiful barn with a huge covered patio area and outdoor fireplace and inside barn a big sitting room in it with deep leather couches and a flat panel tv with kitchenette so everyone can hang-out after riding and also can be used for lessons when it's raining to watch instructional videos or watch each other ride from taped lessons to discuss.
I would love the buy the adjacent property where I ride now and build covered arena so days like these we can still ride and turn our horses out so they aren't nutjobs like they are now.
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