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post #21 of 56 Old 03-21-2012, 02:24 PM
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Oh, the other one I get...ok, so I'm Korean and get very odd looks when I tell people I ride horses and I ride western. I get the "I've never seen an Asian cowgirl" or "I've never seen an Asian redneck" before. Ugh! It might not be something you see everyday, but I ride to live and I live to ride and I don't care if anyone thinks it's odd!
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post #22 of 56 Old 03-21-2012, 02:26 PM
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Dont buy horses from women they baby there horses way to much and let them get away with anything.
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post #23 of 56 Old 03-21-2012, 02:29 PM
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Originally Posted by cowboy bowhunter View Post
Dont buy horses from women they baby there horses way to much and let them get away with anything.
HA! Thats a funny one. Iv seen women get after their horses much harder then some men.
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post #24 of 56 Old 03-21-2012, 03:36 PM
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Originally Posted by cowboy bowhunter View Post
Dont buy horses from women they baby there horses way to much and let them get away with anything.
Oh yes, I have heard this one before, but the opposite remark "buy a horse from a man, it will be better behaved." grrrrrr

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post #25 of 56 Old 03-21-2012, 03:49 PM
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I've been called a stunt rider for falling off, a jockey for staying on, and a rich drama queen for riding at all. Since I do ride I must listen to country music and have dropped out of high school. That or I go to private school and listen to classical country. Riding in my jeans makes me trashy, riding in my breeches makes me a snob.

And since I ride I must know every last detail about anything and everything concerning every single type of riding and/or horse imaginable. Of course.
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post #26 of 56 Old 03-21-2012, 11:39 PM
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Well, I had a stereotype of my own about "english horsey" people, and I have had horses all my life. I thought they were probably snobby (I think its the attire). Because my daughter wanted to ride English, I took her to a hunter jumper outfit, and "poof", my stereotype went bye-bye. They seemed far less snobby (for lack of a better word) than a lot of "western" riders can be. HA! I had to remind myself not to stereotype.
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post #27 of 56 Old 03-21-2012, 11:50 PM
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So if we ride english and western......does that make us snobby hicks? JK
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post #28 of 56 Old 03-22-2012, 03:47 AM
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HA! Thats a funny one. Iv seen women get after their horses much harder then some men.

Ahahah totally agree.

My trainer said she'd buy horse's from men because theyre KINDER to their horses than the average woman.. I shrugged.. hormones!!
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post #29 of 56 Old 03-22-2012, 03:52 AM Thread Starter
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Once in art i drew a horse then my art teacher assumed i was obsessed with horses.
I love riding and horses but no i'm not going to be a famous horse rider.
I'm more set on music, acting etc.
People shouldn't assume stuff.

I also hate that people don't think riding is a sport or it's easy. It's the **** more dangerous sport in the world! In one second you can be dead. It takes a lot of mental and physical skill, strength and training! You're dealing with a beast at least 3 times your weight.

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post #30 of 56 Old 03-22-2012, 04:05 AM
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I've had my share of strange looks and comments as horsewomen with geldings as perverted, when I've been seen cleaning my geldings sheath.

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