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    12-31-2012, 05:23 PM
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Best piece of advice for 2012? Let's hear it!

Ok folks.....year in review, what is the best piece of horsey advice you received this year....?

I will start with mine.....This came from a very good friend of mine.....so simple but really simplifies sliding my horse!

'Just ride him down and say whoa'.........
     
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    12-31-2012, 05:27 PM
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Don't leave it in the practice pen. (save some of your horse for the arena.)
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    12-31-2012, 05:28 PM
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Weanling
'Just leave him alone for gods sake! He knows what he's doing!' (In reference to lead changes while on course)
This year my trainer and I figured out that my new gelding is infinitely smarter than me, so I've been instructed to sit tall and pretty and let him do it.
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    12-31-2012, 05:33 PM
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Green Broke
"It's all about respect"
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    12-31-2012, 05:33 PM
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Yup-that's another. "trust your horse".
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    12-31-2012, 05:37 PM
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Yup-that's another. "trust your horse".
I think that's what my friend meant when she told me to ride him down and say whoa.....trust that he'll plant that butt!
     
    12-31-2012, 05:56 PM
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Showing
"Remember to think For God's sake Ben grow a pair"

My trainer telling me to stop babying the big boy and start insisting rather than reassuring
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    12-31-2012, 06:00 PM
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I think that's what my friend meant when she told me to ride him down and say whoa.....trust that he'll plant that butt!
Well I have to stop overriding and let him do his nice circles, or even his lines!
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    12-31-2012, 06:02 PM
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Don't play chicken with a semi. Doesn't turn out so great.

I thought of that one.

Horses? Hmm..

Don't stick your pecker where you wouldn't stick your pinkie?

Does that count?
     
    12-31-2012, 06:09 PM
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Don't play chicken with a semi. Doesn't turn out so great.

I thought of that one.

Horses? Hmm..

Don't stick your pecker where you wouldn't stick your pinkie?

Does that count?
Well after your last thread about the poor pecker (which I was going to respond to, but I tend to find humor in all the wrong places thought better of it!!! I had to try real hard not to respond!)
If I had a pecker.....well I don't know where I'd be sticking it! LOL! Quite glad I don't have one!
     



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