Doing what comes naturally - The Horse Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 5 Old 11-04-2009, 05:53 AM Thread Starter
Guest
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: UK
Posts: 2,061
• Horses: 1
Doing what comes naturally

Doing what comes naturally.
In Andalucia where the sun shines all day, men in black boaters wearing tight trousers, smart waistcoats and hand made leather boots ride only stallions to ferias (fiestas) and behind perch their young pretty skirted women sideways on the rump of their long silky haired horses. Meanwhile the mares, kept for breeding, stay at home in pens along with the young stock in case powerful hormones cause mischief amongst the numerous stallions on parade.

In Britain where the grass grows green, women in black protective hats wearing tight breeches, silk scarves and long riding boots ride either mare or gelding and keep their men to perform the manly chores. It is custom to keep superior stallions for insemination only and colts are gelded as a matter of course. After all the syringe can always be filled with samples sent by post from the freeze bank.

It is the outbreaks of frenzied excitement doing (or even thinking about) what comes naturally which can breach the peace and causes pandemonium, especially in the Spring. Or was it just the effect of new, fresh, green grass!

But just who should leave the Garden - the stallion or the mare? After all, both parties eat apples.
xxBarry Godden is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 5 Old 11-05-2009, 03:34 AM
Yearling
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: In the Phantomof the Opera's lair beneath the Opera Garnier
Posts: 1,112
• Horses: 3
thats cool. In australia only the toughest girls muck in with boys, wear jeans and boots (no helmet....shows how good of a rider you are) and a good woman is one who can ride alongside you all day, string up fences, cook tea for upwards of 12 men and still have time to love her man at night......

The Orbs: The Dark Assassin. Read and comment or I eat your nose....just kidding.....sorta....not really......
[http://www.horseforum.com/hobbies/or...58/#post747263
Kiki is offline  
post #3 of 5 Old 11-05-2009, 04:58 AM Thread Starter
Guest
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: UK
Posts: 2,061
• Horses: 1
KiKi

Ah, but do you Aussie girls disenable those Broncs at puberty?
xxBarry Godden is offline  
post #4 of 5 Old 11-06-2009, 10:30 AM
Foal
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: South Dakota
Posts: 53
• Horses: 0
Barry, I would have to say "When in Rome. . ." (By the way, who stays home in Rome?)

You crack me up. I always enjoy your posts.
Survalia is offline  
post #5 of 5 Old 11-08-2009, 06:10 AM Thread Starter
Guest
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: UK
Posts: 2,061
• Horses: 1
Survalia
Thank you for the comments. You give me encouragement.
I sometimes ask myself whether I should deliberately write in an obtuse fashion in order to bring about a little humour in a contraversial discussion. With this thread I get the feeling that my message was lost in transmission.

Here I was saying that in Spain the dominant males believe that mares arouse passion in stallions which makes it difficult for the men to ride groups of uncastrated males at a fair
whereas in Britain,
the dominant females rush to geld all colts because they feel that just one stallion will bring about a riot at a local show.

Yet the problem is essentially the same - lust!.

But is right that in Spain the mares are all locked away
and in Britain all of the colts lose their tackle?

Barry
xxBarry Godden is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.



User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Karen Rohlf Dressage Naturally in Aus savvy success Dressage 1 10-28-2009 08:57 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome