Aussie Newbie
 
 

       The Horse Forum > The Horse Forum Community > Meet the Community

Aussie Newbie

This is a discussion on Aussie Newbie within the Meet the Community forums, part of the The Horse Forum Community category

     
    LinkBack Thread Tools
        06-23-2008, 08:24 AM
      #1
    Foal
    Aussie Newbie

    Hey, I'm from Brisbane. I ride and work at a local stables - be my dream job if the pay was better!!

    I don't own my own horse - unfortunately i'm too broke for that!

    Up until recently I was leasing a 15hh 18yo bay stockhorse gelding, but he now has to be sold due to his owner not having enough room. (if you're interested, let me know!)

    At work, there's a couple of horses that are pretty special to me - Calypso, who's been through a lot with me and we've taught each other a lot. She's a fairly old 14.3hh palomino with a very big heart. I don't ride her very much anymore due to her not being able to do the work, but we do go for the odd swim or a quiet bareback hack once in a while, and I make sure she gets a decent grooming whenever I can!!

    There's also Trigger. She's been abused in the past, but we're slowly working past her fear of, well, EVERYTHING!! She's also a palomino (no idea what it is about this colour, I just seem to fall in love with them!) but a lot younger than calypso. I've posted a question about her already - i'm having trouble getting her working well in a bridle, so any help is very much wanted! She's a fast learner, and i've had a lot of fun with this girl already =]

    I don't have much of a life other than the horses - well, nothing that COUNTS anyway! Last year of school (finally!). My horses are my life. I can't imagine not having them there.
         
    Sponsored Links
    Advertisement
     
        06-23-2008, 11:11 AM
      #2
    Trained
    Welcome to the Forum Helen! I am drawn to greys like a moth to a flame...lol... I understand the palomino thing!
         
        06-23-2008, 12:51 PM
      #3
    Showing
    Welcome to the Horse Forum! :)
    Have fun posting.
         
        06-23-2008, 04:32 PM
      #4
    Green Broke
    Welcome to the Horse Forum! :)
         
        06-24-2008, 06:23 AM
      #5
    Trained
    Yay another brisbanite :) which riding school do you work at? I work at wattle creek riding school :)
    Welcome to the forum
         
        06-24-2008, 10:18 AM
      #6
    Weanling
    Hello Helen,
    I am new also, old gal to young gal-having not much of a life except horses can be a very good thing! I applaud you for helping with an abused animal. Its hard work but worth it all when you finally get the forward momentum going and make a breakthrough. Hopefully you will have many. Best of luck to you.
    K.
         
        06-25-2008, 01:58 PM
      #7
    SDS
    Foal
    Welcome to the Horse Forum!
         
        06-26-2008, 10:44 PM
      #8
    Foal
    Welcome to the Horse Forum!! Good luck with your horse! And I know what you mean with palominos... I used to have a palomino arab/qh cross!
         

    Quick Reply
    Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.
    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:

    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.


    Old Thread Warning
    This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

    Thread Tools



    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:44 PM.


    Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
    Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0