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post #41 of 51 Old 05-07-2010, 12:27 PM
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Well, I don't currently own a Horse, but the Horse I mainly ride (Max) is the same age as me! (14)
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post #42 of 51 Old 05-07-2010, 05:33 PM
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Currently I am two years older than the horse I am working with. But throughout my life I have always been a good 6 six years younger than the horse that I owned. The youngest that I had was a newborn when I was 11.

To me when I was younger, age was very important. It was hard to find a more broke horse to build up my confidence (I was 7 the first time I got a horse) that was under 15. Now age doesn't really matter to me.


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post #43 of 51 Old 05-08-2010, 02:18 AM
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I have an eight year old and a two year old. I'm almost thirty five. Realistically The two year old should last me through the majority of my riding years. My husbands horse is seven and he is thirty one. I find it easier to not go out and get other horses when I think about how long we have left with these horses. We have to make their lives full and interesting. If I breakdown first they would all make nice driving horses.
I agree. When I think about it, I have at least 10 years more with my horse. There is so much we can do together, why would I need to buy another horse?

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post #44 of 51 Old 05-08-2010, 02:48 AM
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Chinga is 9 and I am 13. Its strange having a horse younger then me when he knows so much more then me :)

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post #45 of 51 Old 05-08-2010, 03:52 AM
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Im late 15, and Love is late 11 so.... Yeah, Im older hahaha

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post #46 of 51 Old 05-08-2010, 11:28 AM
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I should try that line on Soda "I'm older than you so you HAVE to listen to me!" LOL
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post #47 of 51 Old 05-10-2010, 02:07 AM
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I'm 22 this year and my horse is 4 this year. That's a pretty decent age gap I think.
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post #48 of 51 Old 05-10-2010, 06:59 AM
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Cocoa is 32 and I am 39. We have been together for 24 yrs now. My other horse Toby is 15 and he and I have been together about 2 yrs


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post #49 of 51 Old 05-10-2010, 07:04 PM
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My horse Romeo is going to 14 next month, and I am 17.
My mare Demi is 7.

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post #50 of 51 Old 05-13-2010, 12:46 AM
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well lightning is 28 this year so he is five years older then me and rebel is 9

Lol at one point I found it funny in high school my truck,horse and sister were all the same age and my horse and truck were considered old and my sister was still young?

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