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    02-09-2013, 04:17 AM

What does it mean when people send "jingles" to sick or deceased horses? I did a quick Google search and came upon a native american story that would explain ill/ injured horses...but not deceased ones. Anyone care to explain? It's more pure curiosity than anything....thanks!
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    02-09-2013, 09:55 AM
I think saying jingles means like sorry, I hope things get better or hugs. Words of encouragement type of thing. Hope im right!
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    02-09-2013, 10:09 AM
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I came across a post that exolained it just as live to ride did. Exceot it specified that the "jingles" came from our curb chains.(:
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    02-09-2013, 01:24 PM
Jingles was a term coined on another bulletin board long ago. It started as a joke on a long thread when members threatened to join a cult and beg for money at an airport by banging on tambourines. It was suggested that jingling a curb chain would work better. Now, jingling curb chains are for whenever a person needs good luck.

    02-09-2013, 11:52 PM
Interesting! I saw it left on comments for Andrea Leatherman's mare Envy after her fatal fall yesterday and was wondering what it meant. Thanks!

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