autumnheart's Journal - Page 2
 
 

       The Horse Forum > The Horse Forum Community > Member Journals

autumnheart's Journal

This is a discussion on autumnheart's Journal within the Member Journals forums, part of the The Horse Forum Community category

     
    LinkBack Thread Tools
        04-03-2012, 03:23 PM
      #11
    Weanling
    Didn't get any pictures as we were rushed, but I had a great time! He is more green than I am used to and he hasn't been ridden in a long while; he's totally out of shape! I and my instructor will definitely have to work with him.

    For a little bit, I thought I might not be getting a horse. After all, it's extremely expensive. But I just got a text from my friend with the horse today and she said there is one stall open now at the place I want to board because she brought one of her other horses home from there. She wants me to lease him for a month or more to see if this is really what I want before I actually purchase him, and I think that's a wonderful idea. I'm waiting for the final answer from my parents to be able to tell her to tell the owner we will take the stall. Apparently there's a long waiting list and that's why we are rushed to make decision quickly. I should know later today whether I will lease Matt this month and I'll let you all know!
         
    Sponsored Links
    Advertisement
     
        04-03-2012, 10:26 PM
      #12
    Foal
    So I see you are still calling him Matt :)
         
        04-04-2012, 12:19 AM
      #13
    Weanling
    Haha, yeah, I feel weird about changing his name. I don't want to offend his owner or anything. It's not like I'll buy the horse and never talk to her again, because she's sort of our friend, and she has ties to the stable I've ridden at for years and with my instructor. She also raised him since he was a foal and so for fifteen years she's known him as Matt. So I don't know. I really like Dakota but Matt is starting to sink in. I also call him Mattie. ;)
         
        04-04-2012, 12:25 AM
      #14
    Weanling
    For those of you who are actually interested in my journal, to make things easier, I will let you know the names of people and places I mention.

    Lucinda- the owner of Matt, our friend, has ties with Conference and Amber. Her daughter used to work with my mom.


    Amber- my horseback riding instructor for years. Young, friends with Lucinda, and works at Conference.

    Conference School of Horsemanship- the stable I have leased horses at and ridden and taken lessons at for years.

    Megan- my friend my age who rides horses.


    Now I will start using names and hopefully it will be less confusing.
         
        04-04-2012, 12:39 AM
      #15
    Weanling
    More news!
    I had to tell Lucinda that I could board and lease Matt for one month at Conference. Unfortunately, that's the most I could do. Conference is $425 a month, $380 if you clean out your stall every day. Anymore than one month and I'd have to board somewhere cheaper. She was not comfortable with me leasing at a different stable unless I owned him but she said I could board at her own place for $300 a month, $275 if I cleaned out the stall every day. So we are going to do that! I will lease him for a month and see how that goes before I buy him. I will get to see him and ride him and care for him all I want. I'm so excited!
    I'm on vacation now so I can't see him until Sunday when I get back (I think Megan will come with me; she wants to meet Matt!) and I cannot wait! I think I rather go home early to see him, haha. So yeah, I'll update again if anything comes up or changes. If not I'll post more pictures and news on Sunday.
         

    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

    Similar Threads
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    (New) Art Journal! LoveTheSaddlebreds Horse Artwork 30 01-23-2012 10:48 AM
    Will I EVER get better?/My art Journal Phantomstallion Horse Artwork 66 09-09-2011 02:33 PM
    My Art Journal MyLittleHunter Horse Artwork 13 02-06-2011 07:02 PM
    Art journal.. xAddictionx Horse Artwork 5 03-08-2010 01:00 AM
    My Journal nirvana Member Journals 17 10-06-2009 08:16 PM



    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:04 AM.


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