Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: The Bluegrass State
I had a situation like this with my parents, except not really over horses - They wanted me to keep inviting this chick to my house and being her friend, since I was her friend a while ago. Well, she went boy-crazy and ended up with us having to rescue her mini and rehoming it because quite frankly he was maybe a 3-4 on the weight scale and standing in a foot of his own poo. Therefore, I hate her. Really, you need to explain to your parents why you don't like her.
Tell them that she holds your riding back. Tell them that you can tell she doesn't enjoy herself, and makes it hard for you to enjoy your own time with your horse. When she gets her feelings hurt, simply tell her, "We know *your mare* doesn't like creeks and (insert whatever else she is scared of) so we thought you wouldn't want to come." Make it seem like she brought this on herself, and it makes it seem like you aren't critisizing her at all - just taking the words she used out of her mouth. Then maybe, (and hopefully) she will realise she needs to toughin up, or shut up.
~ When I Die, Remember Me By My Horses ~
* Because They Are Responsible *
.: For Letting Me Live :. (c) xJumperx