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post #1 of 12 Old 12-31-2010, 02:57 PM Thread Starter
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Don't complain for there are people far worse that have overcome incredible odds.

I will let the link say all that needs to be said.

The determined Bettina Eistel and her very special horse, Fabuleax 5. | Horse and Man
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post #2 of 12 Old 12-31-2010, 03:01 PM
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Wow...just wow! I am humbled...
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post #3 of 12 Old 12-31-2010, 03:01 PM
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Wow, that's incredible.

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post #4 of 12 Old 12-31-2010, 03:07 PM
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That is so cool! She must be incredibly flexible. I cant even grab the remote with my feet.
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post #5 of 12 Old 12-31-2010, 03:18 PM
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What an excellent role model! Awesome!

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post #6 of 12 Old 12-31-2010, 03:27 PM
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The picture of her bridling had me tearing up.

What an amazing horse, and what a determined rider.
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post #7 of 12 Old 12-31-2010, 03:29 PM
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I have a HUGE respect for people with disabilities, who still choose (and succeed!) to do what they love. Thanks for posting, Spyder! It's very inspirational.
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post #8 of 12 Old 12-31-2010, 03:40 PM
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Wow thanks for sharing! That's really inspirational.. Makes me want to try not to take anything for granted.

Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world. ~Harriet Tubman
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post #9 of 12 Old 12-31-2010, 04:31 PM
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That's amazing. I wonder who instructed her? Must be extremely difficult to give leg aids and hold reins with your toes at the same time What an amazing person.
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post #10 of 12 Old 12-31-2010, 04:35 PM
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Actually I remember the doc movie made about the US guy without the arms (he was born that way). It was ABSOLUTELY amazing what he could do with his legs: playing sports, walking the dog, etc. etc. etc. He was (probably is ) also happily married with perfectly normal kids.
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