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post #21 of 119 Old 05-06-2012, 01:59 AM
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"Why did you buy 4 saddles for one horse??" "You don't go to the doctor but work 2 jobs to keep the animals??" Oh my favorite... " WHY do you need special pants to ride in?" Umm because my jeans are not comfortable on my fat booty DUHHH.

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post #22 of 119 Old 05-06-2012, 05:58 AM
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"Look at that pony!!!" To a mini...
"So, can you gallop your horse?"
"Look at that horse wearing a raincoat!!"-referring to a winter blanket ;)
"Horses are stupid."-So you
Yes, I have heard these and couldn't help but laugh.
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post #23 of 119 Old 05-06-2012, 07:12 AM
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Holy crap your the first girl I know that has muscles and a six pack!

Uh yeah buddy, riding does that to you

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post #24 of 119 Old 05-06-2012, 07:46 AM
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Originally Posted by Shoebox View Post
You know, at one point, I thought this. Then, after my first hardcore training session with my first horse (All on saddle) I was SO sore the next day. Changed my opinion right away.
I was working at a local cardiologist office a few months ago when the subject of horses came up.

He told me riding horses was excellent exercise.

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Originally Posted by PintoTess View Post
Holy crap your the first girl I know that has muscles and a six pack!

Uh yeah buddy, riding does that to you
Yet riding "isn't a sport" and "all you do is sit there", didn't you know? ;)
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post #26 of 119 Old 05-06-2012, 09:22 AM
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I am looking a broodmares.

Bought one with a foal by her side and bred back.

I convinced my husband you have to spend the big money for success.

Now, I found a deal......

He doesn't like her because she doesn't cost enough.....
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post #27 of 119 Old 05-06-2012, 11:41 AM
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Originally Posted by gunslinger View Post
I was working at a local cardiologist office a few months ago when the subject of horses came up.

He told me riding horses was excellent exercise.
My daughter has mild case of scoliosis. The doctor recommended good core building activities to strengthen her muscles and protect her back.

Daughter "You mean like riding horses?"

Doctor "Absolutely, especially if you ride dressage."

Me "Can you write us a prescription for that?"

Best doctor's visit EVER!!
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post #28 of 119 Old 05-06-2012, 12:04 PM
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From a blood tech at hospital. "you horse people always have huge muscles and great veins on your arms. Why is that?"
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post #29 of 119 Old 05-06-2012, 12:21 PM
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Originally Posted by Koolio View Post
Lately it seems all the non-horsey people I have talked to about horses all rode their (insert grandpa's uncle's, auntie's, whoever, here) stallion when they were little. Sometimes I wonder if some people think a stallion means a rideable horse.
I can vouch for that!

One of my neighbors asked if their grandchild could pet Indie, so we came over and let the little girl pet my horse and go about doing all the cute things kids do when they finally get to see a horse up close.

Her grandmother said to me; "I remember back when my grandfather had a white stallion, she was such a nice horse that I got to ride her everywhere all the time."

I just nodded politely and kept my comments to myself
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post #30 of 119 Old 05-06-2012, 12:38 PM
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After reading the criticisms I think I shall keep my mouth shut tight when I'm around any activity I'm not familiar with. God forbid I should ask what seems like a valid question only to learn later that I asked a really stupid question.
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