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        02-15-2013, 06:44 PM
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    Yearling
    Scout's first ride at home!

    It's so wonderful knowing I can come out and ride MY horse at any time!!!
    I got on him today. Scout has never been in a real arena before(oh no, big scary colorful things!) He was mostly a trail horse and sometimes was ridden in a muddy field. I walked him around the arena yesterday on a lead to let him sniff things out and see what the whole thing was about.
    He did GREAT today! No spooking at the colors or anything. What a good man. All we did was about 30 minutes of walking and mayyyybee 2 of trotting. Basically I want him to get used to the idea we'll be riding in this giant sandy thing. Still working on the mounting block thing!
    Enough rambling, heres the pictures! Sorry, no action shots.



    LOVE the face here!!






    Ohh nooo, poor fat boy had to do work!
         
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        02-15-2013, 06:52 PM
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    Green Broke
    What is that god awful thing on his back?!?!?!?! Oh goodness how dare you switch to the dark side!!

    Seriously I will GIVE you the saddle i'm selling if you will get rid of that thing
         
        02-15-2013, 06:55 PM
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    Super Moderator
    ^^^^^^^^ shhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh they'll hear you and start a war!!!!!
         
        02-15-2013, 06:58 PM
      #4
    Green Broke
    Looks like you guys had a fun and successful day!! I just love the markings around his eyes, btw :)
         
        02-15-2013, 07:01 PM
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    Yearling
    We had a lovely day....he warmed my heart by making silly noises when I walked off to get in the car
    my little man <3
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        02-15-2013, 07:03 PM
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    Green Broke
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by jaydee    
    ^^^^^^^^ shhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh they'll hear you and start a war!!!!!
    Its okay, I have my pitch fork and flame suite ready
         
        02-15-2013, 07:19 PM
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    Green Broke
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by NBEventer    
    Its okay, I have my pitch fork and flame suite ready
    What on earth are you guys talking about? I feel like I'm the only one who isn't 'getting it' haha
         
        02-15-2013, 07:28 PM
      #8
    Yearling
    NB is mocking me because I'm using the BO's western saddle :b
    I haven't gone tack shopping yet, hopefully tomorrow afternoon!
         
        02-15-2013, 08:23 PM
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    Green Broke
    Ohhhh! Gotcha! NB would keel over if she saw how I sometimes ride around my wilderness property with an english saddle, nylon halter/rope reins, or rope halter/rope reins, or bareback/western bridle... haha It's true! Although I do own all of the appropriate english/western tack, I love a more 'natural' riding style, and I can tell my horses do too! Besides, it's so remote here, there's no one to care how I ride except the wildlife :)

    *You know I'm teasing you, NB - I think your style of riding is nice and I'll bet you're wonderful at it!
         
        02-15-2013, 09:14 PM
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    Green Broke
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Northernstar    
    Ohhhh! Gotcha! NB would keel over if she saw how I sometimes ride around my wilderness property with an english saddle, nylon halter/rope reins, or rope halter/rope reins, or bareback/western bridle... haha It's true! Although I do own all of the appropriate english/western tack, I love a more 'natural' riding style, and I can tell my horses do too! Besides, it's so remote here, there's no one to care how I ride except the wildlife :)

    *You know I'm teasing you, NB - I think your style of riding is nice and I'll bet you're wonderful at it!
    Hey i'm guilty of just hooking barrel reins to my horses halter and messing around bareback in the woods. I'm far from a prissy english rider lol. Plus I also do barrel race and do western games

    The kids at the barn laugh because the only time I "clean up" is for a clinic or show. My mares mane is half way down her neck
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