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post #1 of 10 Old 02-04-2013, 12:11 PM Thread Starter
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Hey yall - I'm new

I just recently started riding again after about 15 years of not touching a horse. I'm almost 30, and no joke - back when I was 15, they were a lot smaller than they are now ;)

We recently added a 9 year old QH to our farm - she's very stout, solid, muscular, beautiful, 15.5hh, she's a big girl. She's wonderfully gentle and has an amazing stride to her. She doesn't neck rein, and hates the split bit ... but those are easy enough to get around.

Anywhoo - I'm a plus-size rider. I'm just under 5'10" and a size 18 ... in the process of losing the weight, want to be back in a size 12, but who knows how long it will take. I won't be riding her much anyway, it's my stepdaughters horse. But I wanted to find a few friends in this forum just to horse-chat with so I can refresh myself of everything that time has erased since I haven't been around horses in so long.

So, hey yall :)
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post #2 of 10 Old 02-04-2013, 02:58 PM
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Hello JLynn - welcome. You`ll get tons of info on this site.
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post #3 of 10 Old 02-04-2013, 10:10 PM
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Welcome to the forums :) Don't forget the pictures of that big beautiful mare!
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post #4 of 10 Old 02-05-2013, 07:54 PM
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Welcome! You will find just about everything on here, this forum is priceless when it comes to info/advice/conversation/entertainment. Most people are really nice, some are a little too honest, and everyone has their own opinion, but that is what makes it great!

Horse pictures, please! We love horse pictures!


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post #5 of 10 Old 02-05-2013, 11:20 PM
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welcome to the forum as said before we love pictures you will find people here to be very helpful so any question's ask some body will help :)

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post #6 of 10 Old 02-05-2013, 11:48 PM
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Welcome to the forum and back to horses!

Life is like a camera. Focus on what's important, Capture the good times, Develop from the negatives and if things don't work out, Take another shot.
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post #7 of 10 Old 02-14-2013, 06:02 PM
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Hi and welcome!

I'm new myself and a larger size rider. Due to many health problems
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post #8 of 10 Old 02-14-2013, 06:05 PM
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Pictures!

And welcome, of course!
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post #9 of 10 Old 02-14-2013, 09:54 PM
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post #10 of 10 Old 02-18-2013, 03:05 AM
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WELCOME JLynn2013!!
You are among friends and fellow horse lovers here :)
Shoot me a PM if there is ever anything I can help you with.
Can't wait to see pics of your horses :)

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