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    09-16-2012, 05:12 PM
Green Broke
I started riding aged 18 months,
I was competing at 4 yrs old,
I think I was probably 4 or 5 in this photo
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    09-16-2012, 10:27 PM
39! I hit the big 40 at the end of the year and it is something I had always wanted to do so I decided that who not start now. I'm in lessons now and loving every minute of it.
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    09-18-2012, 04:42 PM
Originally Posted by Andieve    
I was just curious how old everyone was when they started riding? ........
Got my first horse at age 10. A sale barn treasure of unknown breeding but I loved her....

More followed soon after and I hope I never spend another day without at least one!
    09-18-2012, 04:46 PM
Green Broke
Starting riding before I could sit up.! haha.. Im 15 now.. probably got my first horse when I was like 4.. a paint mare named velvet.. then just rode any 27 of my families horses.. now I have 2 that I call MINE.. a filly( in training from me(;...) and a barrel gelding..:)
    09-18-2012, 08:41 PM
I've always been horse crazy.
I'd get "pony" rides out at my aunt's QH farm when I was a tiny little kid - probably around the age of 4, but I never started really riding until about 13 or 14? I honestly don't even remember! LOL. And even then it was just every few months. After I graduated HS, I cleaned stalls on the weekends in exchange for riding. That's where I met Jake. Now 2 years later and I own him, and I made a lot of lifelong friends from that barn. I think of them as family.

    09-21-2012, 05:49 AM
I only started right before my 15th birthday this year. Wish I started earlier :(

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