Texas Horse Friends - Page 212 - The Horse Forum

 11546Likes
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #2111 of 10872 Old 10-03-2012, 08:55 AM
Yearling
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: TX
Posts: 1,466
• Horses: 4
Hope you are ok - hope it isn't too expensive!

I washed and killed my ipod yesterday. Must be the way the moon and stars are aligned...
clippityclop is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2112 of 10872 Old 10-03-2012, 09:08 AM Thread Starter
Trained
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Texas
Posts: 5,219
• Horses: 5
I'm fine .. and it hardly even scratched her bumper but crushed in the front of my bumper ... DH is going to be livid. And we're supposed to drive the toyota to florida day after tomorrow.

I'm afraid he'll make a big deal and want it all checked out .. bla bla bla ... there is nothing leaking or anything .. it appears to just be the bumper..

Come join us on the Texas Horse Friends thread.http://www.horseforum.com/horse-talk...riends-125927/
texasgal is offline  
post #2113 of 10872 Old 10-03-2012, 09:39 AM
Yearling
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: TX
Posts: 1,466
• Horses: 4
Glad it was nothing serious - you weren't texting while driving were you? JUST Kidding - hubby gives me a hard time about flipping songs on my ipod at red lights - he says it is the same as texting as driving - I argue that I'm still at a red light but that I will make an honest effort at flipping songs while I drive if it is so important to him because I want to live up to his expectations - I'll do anything for him I love him so much - I usually get smacked on the back of the head or pinched at this point....
clippityclop is offline  
post #2114 of 10872 Old 10-03-2012, 09:40 AM Thread Starter
Trained
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Texas
Posts: 5,219
• Horses: 5
No .. and wasn't even on the phone ... lol. We were merging .. I thought she made her move .. I looked to the left to see when I could merge, when I looked back to the right, she had decided NOT to go afterall ... too late..

Come join us on the Texas Horse Friends thread.http://www.horseforum.com/horse-talk...riends-125927/
texasgal is offline  
post #2115 of 10872 Old 10-03-2012, 09:59 AM
Yearling
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Iowa Park, TX
Posts: 1,283
• Horses: 4
TG, glad it wasn't worse than that! But, sorry it happened. Was going on a trail ride in Ringling, OK this weekend for Breast cancer, but, my friend and I are weinie-ing out, suppose to be low 50's and raining..... My Rheumatoid Arthritis makes me hurt when it's cold! But next weekend, even if it's snowing, going to the grasslands, for the St Jude ride! Lol
nuisance is offline  
post #2116 of 10872 Old 10-03-2012, 10:24 AM
Started
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: TX
Posts: 1,630
• Horses: 5
Good morning all! Tg, glad you are ok a.d I hope your day gets better:) CC my kids have done that but tbe got lucky it dried out. Nuisance, can't wait to go to the grasslands!!!!!
Posted via Mobile Device
kctop72 is offline  
post #2117 of 10872 Old 10-03-2012, 04:45 PM
Yearling
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: TX
Posts: 1,466
• Horses: 4
Off topic for our Texan bird people here - question -

Does anyone have experience with conures? I've been looking for a companion - or otherwise 'additional bird' to have around to be friends with my cockatoo (separate cages) for a couple of years (parakeets don't work - tried that). I care more about personality than anything, so I've passed up a bunch of birds. I'm not outright searching, but I do take the time to look at birds when I pass them by at stores, or wherever. Fell in LOVE last night with an adorable in-your-face 9 month old sun conure last night....been thinking seriously about him, but I hear they are SUPER loud - well, what is loud? Parakeets are loud - are they louder than parakeets? Parakeets won't shut up EVER and they will carry on all day. My cockatoo is vocal at certain times of the day, but that's it, and no big deal.

Anybody know about conures? I played with him for 30 minutes last night...super great with my older daughter - he likes to lay on his back and roll and go get toys and bring them to you. Would work great for the family and is a very hands on bird, down your shirt and going to sleep upside down. But constant on the hour every hour noise (like parakeets) is a deal breaker and youtube doesn't show me anything obnoxiously loud but the fact sheets on them warn of there volume. Any thoughts-opinions-experiences to share?
clippityclop is offline  
post #2118 of 10872 Old 10-03-2012, 04:49 PM Thread Starter
Trained
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Texas
Posts: 5,219
• Horses: 5
Sun Conures are loud ... they might not be as FREQUENT as parakeets, but they are much MORE FREQUENT noise makers than a cockatoo ... and they are loud.

I mean like, shut your eyes and cringe kinda loud. Like, if there is another conure within 6 blocks, they are going to answer back and communicate all day ... loud.

The only conure louder is the Nanday .. omg.

And quakers are just obnoxious..

Greencheeks are probably the quietest .. but they aren't much bigger than a parakeet..

(I've had and loved them all ... lol ... not anymore.)

Come join us on the Texas Horse Friends thread.http://www.horseforum.com/horse-talk...riends-125927/
texasgal is offline  
post #2119 of 10872 Old 10-03-2012, 06:23 PM
Started
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Mid Northern TN
Posts: 2,473
• Horses: 1
No, no geocaching for me... haven't figured out what GPS/HR monitor I want to buy. Nor do I have the funds for that 'extra' right now since I'm just getting past the sting of buying my brand new horse trailer!

Sun conures are MUCH louder than budgies, but quieter than cockatoos. They are absurdly, painfully high pitched though. Some are not very noisy and only make their ear-shattering screams a couple of times a day, others learn to scream constantly for attention. That said, if you can handle a 'too, a sunnie shouldn't bee too tough for you.

Last edited by Sharpie; 10-03-2012 at 06:27 PM.
Sharpie is offline  
post #2120 of 10872 Old 10-04-2012, 01:14 PM
Yearling
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Bryan, Texas
Posts: 1,488
• Horses: 2
Early cool morning Texans!! I'm going to the barn and in a great mood!! I think I'll ride my mare again today bareback. FINALLY got a saddle and it will be here next week!! Yaaay for getting enough business to buy a saddle!

Btw, October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and I have several breast cancer awareness tack items I am making for sale! Check it out in my tack thread! =)
Darander likes this.

Riding: The art of keeping a horse between you and the ground.
ThirteenAcres 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.



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



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Another horse owner in Texas cowgirlupintexas Meet the Community 12 01-20-2012 01:05 PM
So bored. Need friends. Need horsey friends. D: hisangelonly Trail Riding 46 01-08-2012 02:24 PM
Kids Horse Wanted In Texas AppysForLife Horses for Sale 2 02-24-2011 10:46 PM
HORSE BOARDING IN Texas!!!!help! shermanismybaby3006 Barn Maintenance 2 11-19-2008 09:38 PM
Dallas Texas Area Horse Training palogal Tack and Equipment Classifieds 0 07-13-2008 10:10 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