frustration! { rant } - The Horse Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 5 Old 05-12-2009, 08:06 PM Thread Starter
Green Broke
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Rochester, New York
Posts: 2,763
• Horses: 1
Exclamation frustration! { rant }

UGH! Im not sure about anyone else, but im sure that everyone atleast knows ONE person like this, ( and please feel free to share, so it doesnt make me feel so mad! ) Well, you know them "know-it-all" people?! My boyfriends 15 year old sister is like that! And it drives me INSANE! She barely knows how to ride a horse, and tells ME what to do. (ive been riding on and off for the past 5 years mind you ) Or what I should be doing in different situations that it only takes common sense to figure out. For instance; My pony and another horse got into a little 'argument' and Candy (my horse) kicked another horse in the paddock and both horses had pretty good cuts on them, and this girl was telling me to tell my B.O. All these things to do; IM PRETTY SURE MY B.O. KNOWS WHAT SHE IS DOING considering she has over 30 horses! And another thing that makes me SO mad, is she rides one week out of a whole year at some stupid camp, and she has NO IDEA how to ride with another horse in an indoor arena. She tries to pass on the outside, and doesnt understand that the horses need to be a good distance apart from one another when riding in close quarters. But when you try to tell her NICELY what she could work on, or for her and the horses safety, stuff she needs to change or learn, she will look at you like YOUR the stupid one, and get really pissy. And the list goes on and on...


Sorry for the novel. I just really needed to get that off my chest!

I just don't know what to do about this. Its REALLY bothering me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Thanks so much though to those who read this.
Jillyann is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 5 Old 05-12-2009, 08:21 PM
Foal
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 111
• Horses: 0
I know how you feel. I've met a lot of people like this. I pretty much let them go on about what they know (or think they know). It gives them the satisfaction they need, and I well, I sorta just tune them out. The worst thing you can do is get into a big argument with her. When people think they are right and won't back down all it will do is cause conflict.

"Maieutic Manege"
The art of horsemanship through sharing new ideas with one another
MaieuticManege is offline  
post #3 of 5 Old 05-12-2009, 08:28 PM Thread Starter
Green Broke
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Rochester, New York
Posts: 2,763
• Horses: 1
Quote:
Originally Posted by MaieuticManege View Post
The worst thing you can do is get into a big argument with her. When people think they are right and won't back down all it will do is cause conflict.


Yeah I completely agree. I should just shut my mouth and ignore her! Ughh it still makes me mad though hah
Jillyann is offline  
post #4 of 5 Old 05-12-2009, 09:27 PM
Showing
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: USA.
Posts: 10,793
• Horses: 2
Oh my; I know EXACTLY how you feel. I was at a schooling show last weekend, & this girl was such a know-it-all. Daytona refused a jump (remember, she hasn't shown for awhile!), but I got her over it twice.
The girl was like, "Maybe she's just having an off day..you need to work her more". Uhm, excuse me? I'm not the one who fell off twice & was really hyper when I was in the ring, making my horse nervous.

Ack, I can't stand those people either. They're everywhere at shows!

Success comes a [bit] at a time.
PoptartShop is offline  
post #5 of 5 Old 05-12-2009, 09:33 PM Thread Starter
Green Broke
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Rochester, New York
Posts: 2,763
• Horses: 1
yes they are! Soo annoying!
Jillyann is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.



User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Frustration, Disrespect, Sadness, Death, Explosians... Dodger Horse Training 13 03-08-2009 07:40 PM
I'm Doomed!!! (rant, rant, rant) BluMagic Horse Talk 9 06-30-2008 02:33 PM
Saddle buying frustration...does anyone want to go shopping? amightytarzan5 Horse Tack and Equipment 11 04-10-2008 08:09 PM
Frustration! This is long, I apologize. laceyf53 Horse Training 12 11-11-2007 01:58 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome