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post #1 of 13 Old 02-02-2008, 09:06 PM Thread Starter
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A Daughter Growing up with Horses!

Please read "Because my daughter grew up with horses" at: http://www.geocities.com/trinityapp/sweetsixteen.html

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post #2 of 13 Old 02-02-2008, 10:22 PM
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omg when i read this i thoguht it was going to make me cry I think the same thing my mom alwasy told me that i was going to out grow horses and im 16 years old waso and i am proving her wrong i love horses and idk what i would do with out them they will always be apart of my life no matter what and i belive your daughter will never either! :)

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post #3 of 13 Old 02-03-2008, 12:13 AM
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How true is that!
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post #4 of 13 Old 02-03-2008, 06:25 AM
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Gosh thats fantastic. So true and very heartwarming. :)
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post #5 of 13 Old 02-03-2008, 09:36 PM
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that is so true my mom always said if you want to keep your kids out of trouble get em a horse i'm 25 now and never out grew my horses and i hope to pass the samething on to my daughter who is 4 and already riding and loves them to death
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post #6 of 13 Old 11-07-2008, 10:48 AM
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That is really nice!!

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post #7 of 13 Old 11-07-2008, 11:01 AM
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thats what my mom said about me when i was that age....man that brought back some really amazing memories. thank you for sharing!!! so so true! us horse people are a different breed all together.

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post #8 of 13 Old 11-09-2008, 02:48 PM
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I printed that out, and I'm making my parents read it since they think horses are a waste of time and money.
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post #9 of 13 Old 11-10-2008, 09:55 AM
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I love reading that, it is pretty true for the most part. When i was turing 16 I went through a rebel stage (parents separated) but in the end it was my horse that brought me back. She didnt leave me (like past bfs) she didnt yell at me when I came home hung over from a long night, she always listened to what I had to say and never talked back, she was ready to go (even for that midnight ride), she was my therapy.

My dad would often complain about the "hay burners" that were on the farm. But what he doesnt know is those early mornings for shows saved me from staying out all night on the town, I loved doing it too much and lost some friends because of horses... but in the end i won. I can pinch a penny many times over just so that I have enough saved up for an emergency situation, feed, health care, and that "must have" tack...lol. I learned that baling hay is tons of work but it keeps my horse from starving. Doing plowing and planting a field on a hot day does build character and come harvest time I had bedding and grain.

Stall cleaning is a great way to get all of the frustrations out, and since I started boarding I do miss going out everyday to feed and clean... it is kinnda weird.

sorry I went off, thanks agian for posting that :)

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post #10 of 13 Old 11-10-2008, 10:21 AM
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I' am deeply touched by that story. I have a 5 year daughter that I worry about everyday as to how she is going to grow up. She is learning to ride and I pray that she has the same love and passion as that girl in the story.

Life's difficulties are intended to make us stronger not harder. http://www.rodeohard.com
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