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post #1 of 7 Old 01-19-2012, 10:17 PM Thread Starter
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New member from South Carolina, US

Hi, everybody:

I have three horses: Bram, a thirty year old draft cross who taught me to ride, and who has now retired to live outside my kitchen window; Quanah, a twelve year old paint pony who is sadly also retired because of a bad knee; and my riding horse, an eleven year old grey quarter horse named Houdini.

I ride hunt seat, but just for hacking out - Houdini and I don't show or compete at anything.

We live on a farm in the swamps of northeastern South Carolina, in a hundred year old farmhouse that belonged to my husband's great grandfather. We share the place with two border collies, a brittany, a mixed breed terrier, and a great pyrenees/border collie mix. And two cats.

We share the place with some other animals, too, whom I don't have to feed, like
The bobcat who lives near the mailbox (and who still, after two years, manages to make my horse go ),;
The hawk who lives in the trees on the far side of the pasture;
A herd of cheeky deer (who don't know the meaning of "shoo!");
A pack of coyotes with operatic ambitions (and who are the reason my cats are indoor-only)
And the six foot yellow rat snake who lives under my house - but who made a brief surprise visit to our living room this past spring.

I look forward to getting to know all of y'all.

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post #2 of 7 Old 01-20-2012, 01:52 AM
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What a wonderful group of animals you got nearby! Hawks are so cool.. love their call.

Welcome! :) Hunt seat looks like fun. I ride deep seat

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post #3 of 7 Old 01-20-2012, 07:51 AM
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Welcome! You do know we now need pictures of your ponehs right? ;)

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post #4 of 7 Old 01-20-2012, 12:51 PM
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Welcome to the forum! Im right over the border in Shallotte, NC!
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post #5 of 7 Old 01-20-2012, 12:54 PM
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welcome to the forum you have a lot of nice horses enjoy post a lot and send pictures

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post #6 of 7 Old 01-20-2012, 12:55 PM Thread Starter
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Welcome! You do know we now need pictures of your ponehs right? ;)
I'll be happy to oblige as soon as I get home from work.

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Welcome to the forum! Im right over the border in Shallotte, NC!
Hey, we're neighbors! Kind of. I'm in Duford, which is a little farming community about twenty miles west of Loris, SC and ten miles east of Nichols, SC.
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post #7 of 7 Old 01-24-2012, 12:49 AM
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