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        06-26-2012, 02:12 AM
      #21
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    Originally Posted by Saranda    
    My mom is just like that. She know nothing about horses, yet she is the first in line to give me various suggestions about what should I do. My favourites:

    You should stick to walking. Who needs trotting and cantering - walking is safer.
    Don't do jumping, it is too dangerous.
    Why are you riding without saddle? Did somebody take your saddle away?? (...while I'm enjoying a bareback ride)
    Wow, he is not that smart as you're saying - look, he just spooked from that silly noise! (a loud bang right behind his back, from a car he hadn't noticed)
    Good horsey, good boy! (while Snickers is trying to push her around in hope for treats, although I had instructed her that this behavior cannot be accepted)
    Horses are just a hobby. You should stick to something more serious, you are an adult after all!

    Meh. How I deal with it? Just smile and nod, smile and nod... Some things never change, and one of these things is a mother that is always right. But she is still a mother.
    Haha, my mom is the same way. Sound like she is just worried that you will get hurt. I personally agree with your mom on the bareback thing though ;p
         
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        06-26-2012, 02:16 AM
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    Well, she was not that concerned about me riding bareback - more about that my saddle might have been confiscated by some reason, somebody... But generally, yes, she is afraid I might get hurt. She's been like this since I was born and I guess some moms just are this way. A bit like overly attached girlfriend, lol.
         

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