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        10-26-2009, 10:48 PM
      #21
    Super Moderator
    I started riding at 5, had my first pony at 6. Hmmmmm.....that means I have been riding 51 years. You do the math.
         
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        10-27-2009, 09:51 AM
      #22
    Showing
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by flamingauburnmustang    
    I'm sorry to hear that. Must've been hard....
    Thank you. Yes, having him put down wrecked me emotionally for a very long time.

    I wear a bracelet made with his tail hair pretty much constantly. It gives me comfort to know a part of him is with me.

    Glad to see there are some more 'mature' riders here, other than me.
         
        10-27-2009, 01:20 PM
      #23
    Started
    12.5 years. :)
    I started jumping last year.
         
        10-27-2009, 02:33 PM
      #24
    Foal
    I have been riding for only 1 year. But have had a miniature for 2 years. They have tought me a TON! Lol
         
        10-27-2009, 02:48 PM
      #25
    Yearling
    10 years:) started 1st when I was 4 on a big grey pony (probly bout 14hh lol) I don't know exact height as my parents aren't horsey. The only horsey person in my family was my Grandad but I never asked how big the pony was.
    Then I had to stop unfortuntly when I was 5 as the school closed dwn but then I started again at 7 and i'm still at the same riding school:) i'm 16 now and I've owned oscar for 3 years at xmas:) he's my 1st horse:)
         
        10-27-2009, 06:00 PM
      #26
    Trained
    I've been riding since I was teeny...I remember my mom putting me in front, and my brother in the back of her on her huge QH Saddlebred gelding; that was when I was about 2 years old. Sooooo...that would be roughly 23 years I've been riding horses.
         
        10-27-2009, 06:00 PM
      #27
    Yearling
    Quote:
    Originally Posted by eventerdrew    
    I wish I could say that I've been riding for a couple of decades but considering I'm only 17... haha
    I wish I could also say that....LOL
         
        10-27-2009, 06:13 PM
      #28
    Weanling
    Almost 10 years :)
         
        10-27-2009, 06:22 PM
      #29
    Foal
    8 years officially. But I plodded around when I was younger.
         
        10-28-2009, 04:07 AM
      #30
    Started
    Well I was first on a horse before I was a year old (my uncle's horse, riding with my mom). Then I would be on a horse any chance I got, which pretty much meant the nose to tail trail rides ;) When I was 12 is when I discovered you can actually take lessons lol so I did... so I've been seriously riding for 17 years if you count from when I started lessons.
         

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