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        10-18-2011, 01:28 PM
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    Foal
    Hello from Western PA

    Hi there! I'm a new rider and I just signed up for the forums, so I thought I'd post an introduction. I'm 32 and started taking English lessons again. I took a few (maybe five? Tops) lessons and had some uninstructed riding time 13 or 14 years ago. I don't know why I kept putting it off -- I think I was afraid of failure, but now I'm so glad I started back.

    I've had three lessons so far, once a week private instruction. I'd love to do jumping someday; that's my primary goal. I wish I could afford more riding time but it's not in the budget right now. I'm doing OK but I have a lot to learn. Just started working on posting the trot last week.

    So, hi!
         
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        10-18-2011, 02:14 PM
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    Trained
    Welcome, sparrowrider!
    What fun, learning to post. I think you'll enjoy this forum. I have been on several horse forums before, but this is my favorite. Most everybody here is friendly and helpful.
    We ALL suffer from not having enough time to ride--get USED to it! LOL
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        10-18-2011, 09:18 PM
      #3
    Yearling
    Welcome to the forum. I'm so happy for you getting back into riding. It's my sanity. Though I do not ride a particular style. I mostly trail ride. Get on and go.
    I'd like to learn english, but like you fear of failure, among other things keeps me in a western saddle running laps around the arena.
         
        10-18-2011, 10:49 PM
      #4
    Super Moderator
    Welcome! Good for you for not wasting another day. Now you are taking those first steps on your journey. Take some video to document the beginning, becasue you'll look really different a year from now!
         
        10-19-2011, 03:12 PM
      #5
    Foal
    Thanks all! I have some pictures of me riding but no video yet. I hope I look better in a year! (see avatar for awfulness)
         
        10-20-2011, 12:12 PM
      #6
    Foal
    Hello :) Great you started riding again! You won`t regret it ;)
         

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