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- Oh, that is awful! I haven't seen any updates & was wondering how it was going. Are you doing any bonding or ground work w/him at this point? That Stormy horse that Anita had the video of sure seemed nice. Maybe you could start a new thread so some of the nay-sayers might not follow? I'd start a thread if I could, but mine have never shown up on the forum boards.
- Hi, Did you go see Mission today? What are you thinking about him? Give it more time? Some lessons? Get a different horse? Take lessons on a SchoolMaster? There are lots of ways to approach it,but you not getting hurt is a top priorty. I've had gaited horses of many different breeds over the years & I like their "forwardness", but I always make sure I can stop them, too-I just hate runaways. Anyway, I love talking horses & if you want a sounding board-I'm avalible. And yes, I've felt afraid sometimes on horseback so I know about that, too.
- I just re-read your post on Mission. You started out w/such high hopes & now you sound so down. I have had horses since I was a teen-ager & gaited horses since the '80's. I've had a few stallions, done some showing, raised a few foals. I don't claim to be able to solve every problem, but I've worked through a lot of things for different horses/riders. I'm in my 60's & much more cautious than I used to be. I'm recently retired, very new to AZ (after being at my last place in CA for 34 years) & would like to see you have a good time w/Mission.
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- sjwrightauthor liked post by texasgal On thread : More soring indictments in the gaited horse worldThey should at least cross tie him ... go get the bat ... Oooooooooooooooooooops .. I'm having bad thoughts again ... *slinking away to my prayer closet* LOLLiked On: 05-30-2012, 01:17 AM
Posted On: 05-17-2012, 02:45 PMsjwrightauthor liked post by Faceman On thread : A Horse Ad about YOUMature ApHC Hall of Fame Appaloosa snowcap stallion with a few good years left. Easy breeder and well behaved, but live cover only. Four gaited...lay down, walk slow, walk fast, and shuffle. Does not...Liked On: 05-30-2012, 12:42 AM
Posted On: 05-29-2012, 07:56 PMsjwrightauthor liked post by VanillaBean On thread : A Horse Ad about YOUYoung, fiery mare with a sense of humor. Stands around 13 hands, but is very strong. She is very willing, but gets marish. Very marish. This little horse is not for beginners. She will test you...Liked On: 05-30-2012, 12:38 AM
Posted On: 05-29-2012, 04:51 PMsjwrightauthor liked post by kait18 On thread : A Horse Ad about YOUok found a computer :) 1989 irish grade mare with loads of personality. average /tone build with nice confo. grey coloring with light brown mane (i know insane lol) average height 15.2 hh (head...Liked On: 05-30-2012, 12:38 AM
Posted On: 05-29-2012, 04:34 PMsjwrightauthor liked post by COWCHICK77 On thread : A Horse Ad about YOUFor Sale: '77 Palomino mare racing and cowhorse lines, fast out of the gate but not much for endurance. Loves to chase cows. Hot and volatile under pressure. Hard keeper, hard breeder and has a...Liked On: 05-30-2012, 12:36 AM
Posted On: 05-29-2012, 04:26 PMsjwrightauthor liked post by petitepyromaniac On thread : A Horse Ad about YOU1988 light chestnut mare for sale, in foal to local stud. Shown second level dressage when she was younger, as well as jumped small courses. Currently she is out of shape and would need a lot of...Liked On: 05-30-2012, 12:35 AM
Posted On: 05-29-2012, 03:44 PMsjwrightauthor liked post by MHFoundation Quarters On thread : A Horse Ad about YOUFun thread! Here goes "Stocky, aged alpha mare. Well trained but has little tolerance for rookie mistakes. Very loyal until you treat her wrong. Has had one foal, has a tendency to want to...Liked On: 05-30-2012, 12:34 AM
Posted On: 05-29-2012, 03:42 PMsjwrightauthor liked post by ThirteenAcres On thread : A Horse Ad about YOULast night in the wee hours of the morning with no sleep, ShinaKong and decided that the most amazing forum topic would be to post a horse ad as if it were /you/ that was being sold. So. What would...Liked On: 05-30-2012, 12:32 AM
Posted On: 05-29-2012, 02:42 PMsjwrightauthor liked post by mypets On thread : Cowardfeel your pain. It is really easy for me to get intimidated too. My horse is too spooky. I wonder if you should look into trading for an older, calmer horse. I know that I should, but I have so much...Liked On: 05-07-2012, 02:44 AM
Posted On: 05-01-2012, 09:36 AMsjwrightauthor liked post by JustDressageIt On thread : "Playing the Hero" -- when to 'stick with it' & when to realize it's time to move on.We've all seen it happen, and I'm sure most of us have been there one time or another. Perhaps some of us are there right now: buying the horse that's, well.. too much horse for us. I'm not talking...Liked On: 05-07-2012, 02:25 AM
Posted On: 03-20-2010, 03:11 AMgunslinger, your post brought tears to my eyes...you call yourself a beginer, but actually you are very advanced about common sense horsemanship!!! I totally think ppl need to spend time, as you...Liked On: 05-03-2012, 11:46 PM
Posted On: 05-03-2012, 10:52 PMsjwrightauthor liked post by gunslinger On thread : Top Secret Mission - My Midlife CrisisAh yes, my Lacy. She's my baby. I bought my wife a colt right at three years ago. (His name is Jack). So, the girl I got him from asked my wife to ride with her........she was having fun so I...Liked On: 05-03-2012, 11:44 PM
Posted On: 05-03-2012, 02:37 PMRemember the people who matter, esp. your darling child and supportive hubby, the Jack Russel and last but not least...your Mission:D And of course your friends! I sent you a PM (I think):?Liked On: 05-01-2012, 09:52 PM
Posted On: 04-30-2012, 11:43 PMsjwrightauthor liked post by MHFoundation Quarters On thread : Re-beginner getting frustratedFirst, Congrats on rejoining the world of crazy horse people! :) Don't be so hard on yourself. We all have our confidence shaken and feel our mortality at some point. I agree with others, at this...Liked On: 05-01-2012, 09:35 PM
Posted On: 05-01-2012, 02:46 PMsjwrightauthor liked post by canteringhearts On thread : Top Secret Mission - My Midlife CrisisAw, SJ! I don't understand why people are attacking you; so what if you made a mistake? Like people have said everyone does. I almost bought my first horse, and it was a paint. I was looking at color...Liked On: 04-30-2012, 07:33 PM
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