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        03-04-2013, 12:00 AM
    OP made post but has not come back to this conversation Hmmm, cause i'd like to know what she read here that has her all riled up & defensive like everyone else I have not noticed any TB bashing on this forum
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        03-04-2013, 12:01 AM
    Green Broke
    I guess I should try and get my mare back to the owners who let her lose a bunch of weight in 2 months then..

    I will say, TBs are not my first choice if breed since I mainly barrel race and game..BUT, I did get myself a nice lesson horse. Haven't seen much of the trot or canter just yet, but she walks with her head level with her withers. I guess that apparently makes her
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        03-04-2013, 12:19 AM
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        03-04-2013, 12:48 AM
    Green Broke
    Originally Posted by Ash27    
    Not all Tb's are physco horses. Infact any horse can be a physco so don't go pointing your fat or skinny fingers at the breed of horse.
    Might help if you explained what "physco" is.....

    TB's are great horses but a horse that has been trained to do nothing but run as fast as it can in one direction only.... definitely not a great choice for a beginning rider!

    My kids learned to ride on an OTTB, one that had been properly re-trained and had many, many, many miles/years put on her before kids got anywhere near her.
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        03-04-2013, 01:03 AM
    Green Broke
    Well crap! I got here after the OP already left and took the ball home!!! Boo! Anyway, I have a TB and love him to death. Was told he was never on the track but I am not sure of that. I have NEVER seen any TB bashing on this forum!
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        03-04-2013, 01:13 AM
    Originally Posted by alexischristina    
    LOL. This is the most 'TB-friendly' forum I have EVER seen. In fact there is so little 'breed-bashing' here for any breed... I've only ever seen it in jest.
    (Okay, maybe Appys, everyone hates Appys )
    Ok that freaking hurt. I love appys and they are my FAVORITE breed. Geez.

    But then again I guess my opinion doesnt matter, because no one really cares.
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        03-04-2013, 01:25 AM
    Originally Posted by Endiku    
    Well snap guys, I didn't realize we hated throughbreds here! And here I am spending thousands of dollars rehabilitating a sweet little TB filly for nothin'. Lets not forget all of the money making sure they're stuffed full of yummy things and tucked into their blankies when its cold outside...

    QUICK, what should I do with the five that we have on our farm right now?! Dig a big hole? Maybe let them out on the highway?

    Lolz! I didn't know I hated mine either. Guess I can stop buying the more expensive feed, and the supplements for healthy digestion, and those heavy lined blankets to make up for his little peach fuzz winter coat, and I can quit paying the good farrier who knows the difference between a quarter horse hoof and a thoroughbred hoof... I don't know why I didn't see it before. Maybe I was blinded by cuddles and and goofy antics and love and devotion...

    The other funny thing is, I rode quarter horses for the first 4 years of my riding career. When I started taking lessons, my instructor's lesson horse was... An Arab. Now, the most docile, intelligent, loyal horse I have ever been around is... my thoroughbred, a 6 year old OTTB at that! AND! The only horse that has every a) run me over, b) bit me, and c) has thrown me just out of pure, evil spite, was... a quarter! Crazy, huh?

    But still, I guess I'll have to send mine packing. I'd hate to go against the community here. Back to the track, Riley!
        03-04-2013, 01:52 AM
    Originally Posted by Animallover707    
    Ok that freaking hurt. I love appys and they are my FAVORITE breed. Geez.

    But then again I guess my opinion doesnt matter, because no one really cares.

    I think she was joking
        03-04-2013, 01:55 AM
    Originally Posted by xlionesss    
    I think she was joking
    Indeed so. I thought the joking winky face after it made it pretty obvious myself. :p
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        03-04-2013, 01:57 AM
    Originally Posted by xlionesss    
    I think she was joking
    Everyone lately has been telling me how appaloosas are 'so dumb and ugly' and they don't see how I could own them its making me very upset.

    hate, lies, thoroughbred

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