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Would You Buy A Horse That Killed It's Last Rider?

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        04-01-2011, 03:50 PM
      #141
    Green Broke
    That is very good news! I hope it is only a big bruise and nothing broken! ***Sending healing vibes***
         
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        04-01-2011, 03:50 PM
      #142
    Weanling
    I believe the post was titled "would you take A horse that killed its rider." I read the original post not all 14 pages of details. I was sort of talking in general not this particular horse (because of the title - got me all philosophical :p)

    Why would I even consider a rearing horse? Well it would depend on the horse... My horse used to have a rearing rep before I bought him. But he was so willing and great I bought him. In over a year with me he reared once, at a horse that was charging us on a trail ride. I stayed on him even though I was bareback (i do NOT know how) and he probably ended up actually protecting me.

    Not that that is usually the case with rearers that just influences my opinion.

    To further clarify- I am NOT suggesting the OP made a bad choice AT ALL. I was merely replying in conjecture to the question posed by the title. And I would never want to suggest someone partake in unnecessary danger! I regret that I came across that way :\
    Hope everything works out.
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        04-01-2011, 04:06 PM
      #143
    Foal
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by Ray MacDonald    
    That is very good news! I hope it is only a big bruise and nothing broken! ***Sending healing vibes***
    No nothing was broken and it was years ago. 7 I think.... and yes it was a humongous bruise.lol. Went from my hip down to my knee on the inside of my leg. (i caught the saddle horn with it) I was younger and dumber then.lol notice im not saying i'm old and smart. However I do believe I am smarter than I was,but am always learning still. I couldnt wear short in public for a month or better
         
        04-01-2011, 04:18 PM
      #144
    Green Broke
    Jwells I think Ray was refering to my post
         
        04-01-2011, 04:20 PM
      #145
    Foal
    If I had enough time to re-train the horse or if it no longer bucked then yes I would consider but if I didnt have the time then it would certainly be a no
         
        04-01-2011, 04:23 PM
      #146
    Green Broke
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by jojonono    
    if I had enough time to re-train the horse or if it no longer bucked then yes I would consider but if I didnt have the time then it would certainly be a no
    Serious bucking and serious rearing are two very very different issues. I'd take on a bucker I wouldnt touch a rearer with a very very long barge pole as it is too dangerous.
         
        04-01-2011, 04:24 PM
      #147
    Foal
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by faye    
    Jwells I think Ray was refering to my post
    oops sorry.... I got confused
         
        04-01-2011, 04:25 PM
      #148
    Green Broke
    No problems :)
         
        04-01-2011, 06:49 PM
      #149
    Green Broke
    Ahaha :) That is a HUGH bruise tho! What happened?
         
        04-01-2011, 07:04 PM
      #150
    Foal
    A horse flipped over on me. Torn some muslces in myleg.
         

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