It's Happened Again! O_O
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Keeping and Caring for Horses > Horse Talk

It's Happened Again! O_O

This is a discussion on It's Happened Again! O_O within the Horse Talk forums, part of the Keeping and Caring for Horses category

     
    LinkBack Thread Tools
        09-12-2008, 07:01 PM
      #1
    Weanling
    It's Happened Again! O_O

    Ok... so... it's happened again. Turns out that the horse I've been riding, that I thought was a gelding, is a stallion. That's most definitely got his balls. I was riding on a different horse behind him the other week... and I couldn't help but notice (come on... you're sitting behind this horse for 2 hours... :P). I was really shocked. He was always so sweet, kind, and gentle. And lazy. He's seven or eight years old, and an ex-racer. You'd think that for a stallion he'd be a bit more feisty.

    He does act up a bit (just a bit) when he sees other horses, but mainly it's just wanting to go faster to see them, not wanting to pass them, and neighing REALLY loud to get their attention.

    He's also really barny... and never really wants to get out of his stall, into the open air. :P

    But I think it's kind of funny. I ride these horses, they're great horses, for beginners as well as for advanced riders, and then, after a few times of riding them, I suddenly realize that they're stallions! Out of the 20+ horses I've ridden... I think 2 were mares, and four or five were Geldings. All the rest were stallions.

    Don't worry... he's a gorgeous horse with great bloodlines. I only know his stable name though: Koki (Koh-kee).
         
    Sponsored Links
    Advertisement
     
        09-13-2008, 01:11 AM
      #2
    Banned
    Wow, that's alot of stallions! Well, I guess for me it is considering that I've never even ridden or really met one. I've ridden at the same barn all my life and we do lessons and training. With our facilities, it's basically impossible to have a stallion. That's neat that they've all been so well behaved. I'm glad their owners took the time to have them properly trained so that they have sound minds. :)
         
        09-13-2008, 10:30 AM
      #3
    Weanling
    Haha... and the funniest thing of all is that most to all were off the track. Both Thoroughbreds as well as Standardbreds. It's really funny.

    I love mares, they're so smooth, but I'm not a huge fan of most geldings because they tend to be slow, and quiet. Too quiet to suit my tastes... :P

    I think that a lot of people here have a horse, and don't want to go through all the trouble of gelding them. Not that it's much trouble. Almost all have excellent bloodlines and conformation though. So it's not like they're using almost any horse with horrid conformation. They definitely geld the ones that won't be suited to breed at any time (like Mozart).

    The funniest one was where I had been riding this one horse for nearly a year, and one of my friends was talking about buying him. And then suddenly, she began talking about how much it'd cost to geld him. I nearly went into shock. This eight or nine year old boy that was always so calm and good, never bucked, never went crazy around any mare or other horse, and was always so good... a stallion??? I took a good look at him a couple days later... and sure enough... he WAS a stallion. :roll:

    There have been a few stallions that I've ridden that have been a bit crazier. One was Duki Gonzales, a pony. He's a beginner's horse, so he's not all bad, but he's pretty barny, and likes to buck at times. He's never bolted, and is good with beginners... but if you know more... he goes nuts. :P Another was Hollywood. I only rode him once, and he has the smoothest Standardbred trot I have ever seen. But he has a bolting problem *sigh*. The last one was Magnet Boy. He was HUGE. 17 hands high... Thoroughbred. Boy... he was... well... interesting. He was good, quiet, and smooth, but he certainly was a handfull. :P

    All the rest have been sweet and kind. I can't say the same for EVERY stallion at the barns I've been to... but for the ones I've ridden... :P
         

    Quick Reply
    Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
    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:

    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



    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:55 AM.


    Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
    Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0