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        06-29-2011, 03:48 PM
      #11
    Yearling
    I'm glad your ok! I agree with what everyone else has said, I don't think you were wrong to ride in the wind. If I didn't ride in the wind I wold never ride :)
         
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        06-29-2011, 04:05 PM
      #12
    Showing
    Maddie, accidents happen. Glad you're both ok.
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        06-29-2011, 04:12 PM
      #13
    Super Moderator
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    Originally Posted by tinyliny    
    What's to critique? Your reasoning for riding on a windy day sounds reasonable to me. I dont' because I am a wussy, but I should !

    Glad you are ok. That must have been a scary experience; one of my worst nightmares is having the horse fall on me.
    What she said!
         
        06-29-2011, 04:51 PM
      #14
    Weanling
    The only way you set him up to fail was by going out there thinking you were going to fail.

    If the wind doesn't bother horses in the paddock, there's no reason it should anywhere else.

    As JDI said, accidents happen, people make mistakes. It's good you and Chinga are ok.
         
        06-29-2011, 05:51 PM
      #15
    Green Broke
    I'm so glad you are ok!! We ride unless there is lightening, so I'm totally in sync with your reasoning. Good idea on getting him checked just in case, you've done a fantastic job with him~
         
        06-29-2011, 07:19 PM
      #16
    Green Broke
    Thankyou all :) Your support is very appreciated.
    I went out to see him this morning and he seemed to be a normal, happy pony. Me on the other hand - I could compare it to getting hit my a truck .
         
        06-29-2011, 09:02 PM
      #17
    Started
    Glad you are ok, that sounds like it was very scary, and painful. As others said I don't think you did anything wrong. I know my horse doesn't like to work when there is a thunderstorm, but I will ride in the indoor during one anyway. If I only rode in ideal weather I would hardly ever get to ride at all.
         
        06-29-2011, 11:12 PM
      #18
    Showing
    Accidents happen with the best riders and most trained horses out there. We can't predict everything. I hate riding in wind still do (unless it's very cold or wind is really horrid) just for desensitizing. I'm glad both of you are OK.
         
        06-29-2011, 11:17 PM
      #19
    Trained
    Glad you and Chinga were ok!
         
        06-30-2011, 07:13 AM
      #20
    Yearling
    All my horses are expected to ride in wind as show days wont always be nice. They are however more challenging! One of mine will be grazing in her field all day not a bother until I get on her then everything is terrifying!

    I will say to you though to use this as a schooling exercise every time its windy gi iut there and work him hard show him its the same as every other day. The rearing thing is no biggie even dead broke use a rear spin to get away from scary objects
         

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