I feel like a dork now! - The Horse Forum

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 3 Old 04-02-2010, 05:26 PM Thread Starter
Super Moderator
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Oregon
Posts: 7,460
• Horses: 2
I feel like a dork now!

I was reading another thread and someone said something like "it's those barefoot and bitless people who'll give you dirty looks" (or something like that, that's not a direct quote) and I realized that I'm a bitless and barefoot person!
I mean, I'm not one of "those" bitless and barefoot people who hate everyone who uses bits and shoes, but I sure look like one if you just saw me with my horse and didn't know me!

This is bad news bears. I mean, I really could care less about what people think of me but I didn't want to come across like a fanatic, especially since I come across as aloof a lot of the time because I'm shy.

I'm not going to worry about it but I thought it was funny, since I always kinda laugh inside about "those" people (the fanatics). I'm such a kinda accidental hypocrite.

So, is anybody else a hypocrite? Heehee

Fabio - 13 year old Arab/QH gelding
Hazel - 14 year old Angora goat

Atticus - 4 year old LaMancha/Alpine cross goat

~
Rest peacefully, Lacey.
Wallaby is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 Old 04-02-2010, 05:35 PM
Green Broke
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: alberta
Posts: 2,747
• Horses: 1
tehehe was that on the 'natural dressage' thread? Yaaaaaa..... I said that XD well the thing is im completely fine with them, heck I love riding bridless and stuff, its only when those people give other riders heck for riding in a bridle that I don't like them, but theres dressage people that are crazy and witchy XD stereotypes can be so bad sometimes

If there are no horses in heaven... im not going.
ridergirl23 is offline  
post #3 of 3 Old 04-02-2010, 06:14 PM
Yearling
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: IN
Posts: 780
• Horses: 2
Lol, that is funny. ;)

I don't think I'm much of a hyprocrite as I don't seem to fit into any of the stereotypes. I just do whatever is best for my horse, and I know that you do the same.
It's just the extreme people that make a bad name for us, like ridergirl said. All it takes is one person doing rolkur with their horse and suddenly dressage doesn't look so appealing. Or some NH fanatic accidentally giving the wrong advice. Or a barrel racer using a tie down as a quick fix. So yeah, I don't know where I was going with that. =P I guess I was saying that people often assume about different types of riding, stereotyping them, when they've only met one extreme example.
I know that if you look deeper, you'll find that there really are good horsepeople in this world. You just have to get through the mess of bad ones first.

"He doth nothing but talk of his horses."
~William Shakespeare
IslandWave 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.


Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

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



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
ever feel like you know more than you want to? dreamrideredc Horse Talk 2 08-17-2009 08:44 PM
What a Dork! lol Twilight Arabians Horse Pictures 11 02-22-2009 05:08 PM
uhg!! I just cant feel it!! ponypal English Riding 1 02-03-2009 01:18 AM
anyone else feel like this Snapple122 General Off Topic Discussion 8 11-03-2008 01:28 PM
Ouch I am a dork & burnt my lips with battery acid KiwiRyder General Off Topic Discussion 3 09-16-2008 09:57 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