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    12-11-2012, 10:41 AM
  #11
Showing
Where was your honeymoon shot taken? That's beautiful!
     
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    12-11-2012, 10:48 AM
  #12
Yearling
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Where was your honeymoon shot taken? That's beautiful!
We went on a 3-day horse trekking trip around the Ring of Kerry in Ireland. Once in a lifetime experience, I loved every minute of it!

This is my favorite shot from the whole trip- met some of the kindest, most honest horses I've ever been around. The way they scrambled up (and down) the wet, rocky hills blew me away. Just give them their heads and they do the rest...Getting to the beach was just a bonus.
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    12-11-2012, 10:55 AM
  #13
Showing
The scenery is gorgeous and the drafty butts are pretty cute too! I'm going to have to add that to the list of places to visit someday.
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    12-11-2012, 11:28 AM
  #14
Green Broke
I currently have: 5, 6, 13, 17, 18, 20, 22 (if a field works..ST definitely has the TB speed lol), 24, and 25.
I still got quite the list to work on..haha.
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    12-11-2012, 04:19 PM
  #15
Weanling
Gallop on the beach. Done
2 Win a blue ribbon, even if it’s for the egg and spoon race! DONE - lots
3
Enjoy an evening of equestrian theater, from major touring productions such as Cavalia to local performance troupes. DONE
4
Try your hand at cattle work. Find out what it means when they say a horse is “cowy.” DONE
5
Jump! From crossrails to cross-country obstacles, experience the thrill of soaring over fences. DONE = 6 feet!
6
Fall off and get right back on again. Conquering fear is empowering. DONE
7
See the majestic white Lipizzan stallions at the Spanish Riding School in Vienna. Not in Vienna, but seen & ridden a trained Lipizzan
8
Come to a sliding stop on a well-trained reining horse. DOne
9
Take a lesson with your equestrian idol, _________ (you fill in the blank.) Not yet
10
Nurse a horse through a crisis and back to full health. DONE
11
Experience the smooth ride of a gaited horse. DONE
12
Watch the horses come through the Head of the Lake on cross-country day at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event. Not yet
13
Have the courage to do the right thing for your horse, even when it’s not easy. DONE
14
Attend the Kentucky Derby dressed to the nines—including hat! Not yet
15
Tackle a trail accessible only by horseback and enjoy the view.
16 Take your dream vacation on horseback. Not yet
17
Master the sitting trot. Done
18 Ride a fine-tuned horse in your discipline of choice, be it dressage schoolmaster or barrel champ. Done
19
Watch polo. Even better, try your hand at it! Yep, played, but not in a formal match
20
Feed, muck, groom, ride. Repeat daily. Done
21
Wake up to a whinny every morning. Not yet
22
Fly down the track on a Thoroughbred. Done
23
Meet one of your favorite famous horses in person. Done
24
Ride bareback, bridleless ... or both! Done
25
Share a bond with your horse that’s deeper than words Absolutely



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    12-11-2012, 04:40 PM
  #16
Green Broke
1 Gallop on the beach.
2 Win a blue ribbon, even if it’s for the egg and spoon race! Done!
3 Enjoy an evening of equestrian theater, from major touring productions such as Cavalia to local performance troupes.Done!
4 Try your hand at cattle work. Find out what it means when they say a horse is “cowy.”Done!
5 Jump! From crossrails to cross-country obstacles, experience the thrill of soaring over fences.Done!
6 Fall off and get right back on again. Conquering fear is empowering.Done!
7 See the majestic white Lipizzan stallions at the Spanish Riding School in Vienna.
8 Come to a sliding stop on a well-trained reining horse.Done!
9 Take a lesson with your equestrian idol, _________ (you fill in the blank.) Not yet..
10 Nurse a horse through a crisis and back to full health. Done!
11 Experience the smooth ride of a gaited horse.Done!
12 Watch the horses come through the Head of the Lake on cross-country day at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event.
13 Have the courage to do the right thing for your horse, even when it’s not easy.Done!
14 Attend the Kentucky Derby dressed to the nines—including hat! This is on the soon-to-do-list!
15 Tackle a trail accessible only by horseback and enjoy the view.Done!
16 Take your dream vacation on horseback.
17 Master the sitting trot.Done!
18 Ride a fine-tuned horse in your discipline of choice, be it dressage schoolmaster or barrel champ.Done!
19 Watch polo. Even better, try your hand at it!
20 Feed, muck, groom, ride. Repeat daily.Done!
21 Wake up to a whinny every morning. Nope, horses aren't that close to the house but I can see them out of my window.
22 Fly down the track on a Thoroughbred. Does an Appendix mare through a peanut field count?
23 Meet one of your favorite famous horses in person.Done!
24 Ride bareback, bridleless ... or both!Done!
25 Share a bond with your horse that’s deeper than wordsAbsolutely.
     
    12-11-2012, 05:35 PM
  #17
Green Broke
2 Win a blue ribbon, even if it’s for the egg and spoon race!

I've won a couple real nice ribbons! Makes me proud.

5 Jump! From crossrails to cross-country obstacles, experience the thrill of soaring over fences.

I've jumped a bit. I want to do some cross country before I kick it.

6 Fall off and get right back on again. Conquering fear is empowering.

It really is! I got bucked off my a mule once, laughed, and got back on. It was awesome.

10 Nurse a horse through a crisis and back to full health.

I've done this twice with the same horse. A bowed tendon the first time, and an almost fatal azoturia attack the next.

11 Experience the smooth ride of a gaited horse.

Daily!

15 Tackle a trail accessible only by horseback and enjoy the view.

Many times!

18 Ride a fine-tuned horse in your discipline of choice, be it dressage schoolmaster or barrel champ.

The nicest horse I ever rode was a multi-national champion competitive trail horse named Coco. I competed her on my first Open level ride

20 Feed, muck, groom, ride. Repeat daily.

Did this daily during the summer.

21 Wake up to a whinny every morning.

A couple times on horse camping trips.

24 Ride bareback, bridleless ... or both!

I bareback all the time! Bridleless only in the round pen.

25 Share a bond with your horse that’s deeper than words

Me and my horse are pretty close. <3
     
    12-11-2012, 08:27 PM
  #18
Trained
Here is what I can cross off :

4 Try your hand at cattle work. Find out what it means when they say a horse is “cowy.”
6 Fall off and get right back on again. Conquering fear is empowering.
11 Experience the smooth ride of a gaited horse.
13 Have the courage to do the right thing for your horse, even when it’s not easy.
15 Tackle a trail accessible only by horseback and enjoy the view.
17 Master the sitting trot.
20 Feed, muck, groom, ride. Repeat daily.
21 Wake up to a whinny every morning.
24 Ride bareback, bridleless ... or both!
25 Share a bond with your horse that’s deeper than words.


Wow I still have a lot I haven't done yet!
     
    12-14-2012, 06:10 PM
  #19
Foal
Let's see how many I get here :)

1 Gallop on the beach. Nope not yet :/
2 Win a blue ribbon, even if it’s for the egg and spoon race! Done!
3 Enjoy an evening of equestrian theater, from major touring productions such as Cavalia to local performance troupes. Done!
4 Try your hand at cattle work. Find out what it means when they say a horse is “cowy.” Not yet...one day
5 Jump! From crossrails to cross-country obstacles, experience the thrill of soaring over fences. Done!
6 Fall off and get right back on again. Conquering fear is empowering. Done!!
7 See the majestic white Lipizzan stallions at the Spanish Riding School in Vienna. Done (ish haha)
8 Come to a sliding stop on a well-trained reining horse. One day! Not yet tho
9 Take a lesson with your equestrian idol, Steffen Peters(you fill in the blank.) Not yet ;(
10 Nurse a horse through a crisis and back to full health. Not really a crisis...but sorta
11 Experience the smooth ride of a gaited horse. Maybe one day...don't care for gaited horses tho;)
12 Watch the horses come through the Head of the Lake on cross-country day at the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event. Not yet :/
13 Have the courage to do the right thing for your horse, even when it’s not easy. Of course
14 Attend the Kentucky Derby dressed to the nines—including hat! Haha...no.
15 Tackle a trail accessible only by horseback and enjoy the view. Sorta O.o
16 Take your dream vacation on horseback. Soon!
17 Master the sitting trot. Done! For now...
18 Ride a fine-tuned horse in your discipline of choice, be it dressage schoolmaster or barrel champ. Done!
19 Watch polo. Even better, try your hand at it! I wish!
20 Feed, muck, groom, ride. Repeat daily. Done done and done...
21 Wake up to a whinny every morning. I wish!
22 Fly down the track on a Thoroughbred. I wish!
23 Meet one of your favorite famous horses in person. Same...
24 Ride bareback, bridleless ... or both! Done!!
25 Share a bond with your horse that’s deeper than words Done:)


By the way peeps...we should add vaulting to this list yes??
     
    12-15-2012, 12:01 PM
  #20
Green Broke
Of the 25 listed, 12 I have no desire to do and quite likely never will. Of the remaining 13 only 2 are left on my bucket list. Guess I have different desires than many.
     

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