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    03-13-2013, 04:14 PM
  #11
Yearling
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Originally Posted by DraftyAiresMum    
Thought of another one...

Guy at work very rudely told me not to train Aires English because English is for losers who can't ride horses and if I train him English, I'll ruin him.
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wow really? That's dumb. I used to get made fun of constantly at my old stable for riding English. They told me I'm a pansy and that only pansies ride English. I asked them if they could do it and they said no because the saddles look uncomfortable. I've come to the conclusion that they won't leave the comfort of a western saddle. And they suck at riding.
     
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    03-13-2013, 04:16 PM
  #12
Trained
A (horse) lady tried to convince me that our two blue eyed tobiano had cataracts.
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    03-13-2013, 04:24 PM
  #13
Yearling
"You shouldn't hold a western saddle by the horn, it could break."

O.o Excuse me?
     
    03-13-2013, 04:35 PM
  #14
Yearling
Haha! The horn is made for use. Think roping saddle....if the saddle of a roping saddle was fragile do you think it would be used for roping a heavy calf? Uh no.
     
    03-13-2013, 04:36 PM
  #15
Foal
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Originally Posted by BornToRun    
"You shouldn't hold a western saddle by the horn, it could break."

O.o Excuse me?
Then wouldn't it be better to find that out on the ground and off the horse before you try roping something?
     
    03-13-2013, 04:42 PM
  #16
Yearling
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Originally Posted by Sweeney Road    
Then wouldn't it be better to find that out on the ground and off the horse before you try roping something?
It's not even a roping saddle o.o I was holding the horn while swinging the saddle onto my mare's back!
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    03-13-2013, 04:45 PM
  #17
Showing
A Level 3 Parelli told me my twh needs someone like Parelli himself to work with him. I guess I made a big mistake. I started the horse at liberty with no halter or rope on him. It's funny how well this has worked out for doing it all wrong.
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    03-13-2013, 04:45 PM
  #18
Green Broke
I showed a pic of the English saddle, I got for my daughter, to a co- worker who tried to convince me it was an unsafe saddle because she could slide off the front of it since it didn't have that handle stopper thingy to keep her in the saddle....
     
    03-13-2013, 04:57 PM
  #19
Weanling
I had someone tell that I shouldn't go not the pasture with my gelding if I was having "girly times" because he'd try to mount me.
     
    03-13-2013, 05:05 PM
  #20
Yearling
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Originally Posted by wausuaw    
I had someone tell that I shouldn't go not the pasture with my gelding if I was having "girly times" because he'd try to mount me.
     

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