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        01-31-2011, 05:01 PM
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    Yearling
    Big Acomplishment for Me

    So went for a ride with Gizmo today and he was in a very rotten mood. So We went down the road and came back down and I saw the log truck coming. Now this is their HUGE one that is a really big/ loud tractor trailer with a huge white closed in trailer. So I went into the driveway that was there and my dad happened to be there because he was talking to the guy (this is just down the road from my house so its kind of a neighbor). So there was a little hill so he had to shift a lot and I turned Gizmo to face it while we were in the driveway so it wasn't behind him and scare him more. The next thing I knew we were taking off into a snow bank adjacent to their driveway. He had spun wicked fast on his hinds (this is why I'm going to train him to reign this summer) and headed right into the snow band at a full gallop, but the snow slowed him down to like a slow canter. But he did stop when I pulled back him when he first jumped the bank, but he kept going right after so I pulled again, when we got deeper in the snow. He finialy stopped, he is usually very good about it. The truck had stopped (IDK why people think that helps to having the engine go consistently next to the horse) but my dad made him drive forward after I had him stopped he was breathing pretty good and he was still scared, but he really was a good boy for listening and calming down. But the big accomplishment was for me! I actually stayed on! Yay. I didn't even grab the horn, which is pretty awesome for me. I had a bad fall a while ago and ever since then my confidence with staying on has been altered so this makes me really happy. And later me and my dad got hay and he said I did a really good job of staying on him. Oh and I had been having trouble with my right stirrup the whole ride it just didn't feel right the whole time. But I never came out of them or shifted. But I will be really happy when the get done with this stupid logging . It is rediculous. Stupid flatlanders (no offense) think their land is going to see faster if they clear the whole thing, well they have another thing coming because it looks awful! And is starting to make our land look bad too
         
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        01-31-2011, 05:59 PM
      #2
    Green Broke
    Nice job staying on & handling it.. those spins are hard to sit.
         
        01-31-2011, 06:26 PM
      #3
    Foal
    Good job staying on! Good thing there was the snow to slow him down too.
    My horse likes to pull those 180 spins sometimes when he spooks, and it happens so fast, I don't even have time to think or react!
         
        02-03-2011, 03:28 PM
      #4
    Yearling
    My horse does the same thing. I almost flew out of the saddle when he does them wicked fast turns. He plants his butt and turns faster then my thinking them reacting so I have to react first them think. LOL. I say the trucked did right. He wasn't for sure if you were going to run in front of him. And let me tell you. You wouldn't nor your horse be alive if he did hit you. (You probably figured that out though but....)
         
        02-03-2011, 04:52 PM
      #5
    Yearling
    Thanks guys. Yeah I have contemplated it both ways and I think it was better that he stopped. He was going really slow to begin with I think that just him shifting to get up the hill was what might have set him off. They are usually really respectful of me riding when that are driving their regular trucks, but its really hard with the big trucks because my road is very tiny and only one vehicle wide, it barely even fits the log truck on it. So that is why I pulled into that driveway, but he still freaked.
         
        02-05-2011, 04:15 PM
      #6
    Yearling
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    Originally Posted by Gizmo    
    Thanks guys. Yeah I have contemplated it both ways and I think it was better that he stopped. He was going really slow to begin with I think that just him shifting to get up the hill was what might have set him off. They are usually really respectful of me riding when that are driving their regular trucks, but its really hard with the big trucks because my road is very tiny and only one vehicle wide, it barely even fits the log truck on it. So that is why I pulled into that driveway, but he still freaked.
    Haha good job :) It feels great when you can stay on when something like that happens doesn't it? I used to ride this cute little arab and he would do that all the time. I always would be so happy when I managed to stay on. Made riding the little snot that much more fun! Lol. But good job, it always feels good knowing you can handle something like that. Im sure your horse was happy you stayed with him too. He was probably like "holy crap!! " lol
         

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