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Is it wrong to give your horse a pat?

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    03-21-2013, 12:07 AM
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Originally Posted by Muppetgirl    
Hmmm I though you'd have kicked him.....haha but I guess your in no condition for that....yet
LMAO
Right you are! I still am right legged so it's tough (I still gotta sit to put my jeans on. ) so put all my weight on my left leg. I'm not nearly as agile as I used to be, either, and he almost got me.
     
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    03-21-2013, 12:09 AM
  #62
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WS, did you break a leg?
     
    03-21-2013, 12:13 AM
  #63
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Originally Posted by COWCHICK77    
WS, did you break a leg?
Broke my femur, left hip, left forearm, and left wrist.
When I do it, I do it good. lol

I just go the A-OK to start walking (with a cane, which actually would helped me today across young Khade's butt ) and to stay away from the horses BBUUUUTT.... That's not going to happen.
     
    03-21-2013, 12:20 AM
  #64
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Originally Posted by WSArabians    
Broke my femur, left hip, left forearm, and left wrist.
When I do it, I do it good. lol

I just go the A-OK to start walking (with a cane, which actually would helped me today across young Khade's butt ) and to stay away from the horses BBUUUUTT.... That's not going to happen.
Gawd I guess...you don't mess around!!! Geez!
Sounds like you are on the mend if you are whooping ponies with your walking device! LOL! Glad to hear you are on the mend, and hope you get healed up!!!
(I wouldn't stay away from the horses either, probably the only thing that keeps your sanity if your laid up)
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    03-21-2013, 12:34 AM
  #65
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Originally Posted by WSArabians    
LOL
We will have to work on our issues with his returning his "love pats". He's gotten into this really bad habit of crow hopping whenever I go behind him and then backing up and kicking out with one leg when I don't move out of his way.
He keeps it up he's going to get one HECK of a "love pat" back.
It would be like that movie "Ghost." Harder you hit, the more you love.

Sorta back on topic - I do have two mares that love their butts being patted. Like honestly. LOL
Maybe it's a mare thing, lol- my sister's mare loves butt pats too. When I walk into the pen and stop to scratch her forehead, she just sighs and moves until I'm scratching her butt instead, lol. It's always interesting to explain to people that she's not going to kick them, she just wants a butt pat. I have never encountered a gelding who liked butt pats though.
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    03-21-2013, 12:36 AM
  #66
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We were all out in the pasture the other day and I thought of this thread. As I patted my horse. And just busted up laughing :)
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    03-21-2013, 12:46 AM
  #67
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Originally Posted by soenjer55    
Maybe it's a mare thing, lol- my sister's mare loves butt pats too. When I walk into the pen and stop to scratch her forehead, she just sighs and moves until I'm scratching her butt instead, lol. It's always interesting to explain to people that she's not going to kick them, she just wants a butt pat. I have never encountered a gelding who liked butt pats though.
LOL
Maybe because last time someone went down there they lost something precious.
     
    03-21-2013, 12:49 AM
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Originally Posted by COWCHICK77    
Gawd I guess...you don't mess around!!! Geez!
Sounds like you are on the mend if you are whooping ponies with your walking device! LOL! Glad to hear you are on the mend, and hope you get healed up!!!
(I wouldn't stay away from the horses either, probably the only thing that keeps your sanity if your laid up)
Oh, I'm on the mend! Been a LONG four months but things are starting to finally look good! I'll play with ponies, but I'll go along with the no riding this once. Until May. LOL
This is the first time I broke a bone that wasn't horse related, actually. Oh, except when I flipped my quad and broke my collar bone. Or ran into a wall and broke my toe.
This time it was purely mechanical. And first and last, hopefully! lol
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    03-21-2013, 12:53 AM
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Originally Posted by WSArabians    
Oh, I'm on the mend! Been a LONG four months but things are starting to finally look good! I'll play with ponies, but I'll go along with the no riding this once. Until May. LOL
This is the first time I broke a bone that wasn't horse related, actually. Oh, except when I flipped my quad and broke my collar bone. Or ran into a wall and broke my toe.
This time it was purely mechanical. And first and last, hopefully! lol
I really wish people would stop crashing that hard! Us wrecker drivers have to clean that mess up lol. Glad your ok ;)
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    03-21-2013, 12:55 AM
  #70
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Holy sh!t!!!!
Glad your alive and on the mend! What a wreck.
Here is to a speedy recovery!!!! (cheers with a Bud Light can)
     



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