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wannahorse22 12-28-2009 08:25 PM

Some ways to get involved
I have been riding for 3 yrs. and would like to find a way to be involved w/ horses other than just riding in lessons. Any ideas?

HeroMyOttb 12-28-2009 08:28 PM

Here are a few, at the barn you have lessons at ask if you could do some of the barn chores and such, and maybe ask some of the owners if they need their horses worked out.

wannahorse22 12-28-2009 08:34 PM

Good idea:)! The only problem is that the owner yells alot and kinda scares me!lol

HeroMyOttb 12-28-2009 08:43 PM

Hehe I understand :) But just keep thinking I want to be around horses and be more involve and just ask her, it won't hurt :) Yeah but I used to be really shy and never asked until my old trainer said I could help around the place and I was more then happy to, then it led to me having a free lease during the summer. Then I move to a new barn and I was going to wait for a couple of months to ask the owner (untill I got to know her) if I could help out but instead I ended up getting my first Hero at the most unexpected time.

wannahorse22 12-28-2009 08:51 PM

Very inspiring:D

wannahorse22 12-28-2009 08:51 PM

So i take that the more courage you muster up, the more good things u get from it?

HeroMyOttb 12-28-2009 09:00 PM

No, not really the more courage but more of the determination to be around horses :)

wannahorse22 12-28-2009 09:02 PM

ahhh i

jemmamalone 12-29-2009 12:48 PM

are there many people of the same age as you at the barn?

wintec 12-29-2009 12:53 PM

I volenteer at a thereputic riding stable near my house. It's a very fun way to spend more time around horses and also help out your community.

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