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    06-10-2012, 08:45 PM
  #1
Trained
"Just A Horse"

I seen this online today and was very touched by it. Just thought I'd share.

From time to time, people tell me, "lighten up, its just a horse" or, "that's a lot of money for just a horse". They don't understand the distance traveled, the time spent, of the costs involved for "just a horse". Some of my proudest moments have come about with "just a horse", but I did not feel slighted. Some of my saddest moments have been brought about by "just a horse", and in those days of darkness, the gentle touch of "just a horse" gave me comfort and reason to overcome the day. If you, too, think its "just a horse", then you will probably understand phrases like "just a friend", "just a sunrise", or "just a promise". "Just a horse" brings into my life the very essence of friendship, trust and pure, unbridled joy. "Just a horse" brings out the compassion and patience that makes me a better person.Because of "just a horse", I will ride early, take long walks and look longingly to the future. So for me and folks like me, it's not "just a horse" , but an embodiment of all the hopes and dreams of the future, the fond memories of the past and the pure joy of the moment. "Just a horse" brings out whats good in me and diverts my thoughts away from myself and the worries of the day. I hope that someday they can understand that it's not "just a horse", but a thing that gives me humanity and keeps me from being "just a woman". So, next time you hear the phrase, "just a horse" - just smile, because they just donít understand.

~Unknown
     
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    06-10-2012, 08:59 PM
  #2
Green Broke
I love this..I've read it a few times but still love it..
     
    06-12-2012, 09:11 PM
  #3
Foal
It's amazing. Thanks for sharing.
     
    06-14-2012, 12:36 AM
  #4
Banned
I have a version of this blown up and framed on my wall. Here is a link to what my poster looks like :) I love it!

http://loudlyquietly.files.wordpress...67_n.jpg?w=658
     
    06-14-2012, 08:53 AM
  #5
Trained
That is an awesome picture!
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    06-14-2012, 10:07 PM
  #6
Started
This an amazing piece and whoever wrote it understands, unlike a lot of people....us horse people know its not "just a horse"
     
    06-15-2012, 03:21 AM
  #7
Banned
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Originally Posted by CLaPorte432    
That is an awesome picture!
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Agree! It's what sold me on the poster, before I even read the phrase underneath
     
    07-31-2012, 08:32 PM
  #8
Started
Oh wow... beautiful... <3 I wish I could hand that to everyone who tells me its "just a horse"... I wish I could get into their brain, that's it is a LOAD more than just a horse...

This part is gold <3

"an embodiment of all the hopes and dreams of the future, the fond memories of the past and the pure joy of the moment. "Just a horse" brings out whats good in me and diverts my thoughts away from myself and the worries of the day. I hope that someday they can understand that it's not "just a horse", but a thing that gives me humanity and keeps me from being "just a woman".

Gorgeous...
     
    07-31-2012, 08:38 PM
  #9
Green Broke
Love it. I wish I could print out like 100 copies and give em to all the people who say it....
     

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