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    05-04-2008, 04:00 PM
I would not ride at night b/c my luck, my horse would trip on a stick and we'd both fall. It just makes me too nervous.
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    05-06-2008, 12:46 AM
Originally Posted by ColleenT
i would not ride at night b/c my luck, my horse would trip on a stick and we'd both fall. It just makes me too nervous.
hahaha oh wait was that a joke?? Horses can see in the dark. Take thrills
    05-06-2008, 01:28 AM
Yeah...they can see in the dark.
But I understand if you may feel kinda nervous riding like that, it can be scary sometimes!
    05-06-2008, 10:42 AM
They don't see that well in the dark.
    05-06-2008, 11:08 AM
I knowww but riding in the dark is still fun lol. :P
    05-06-2008, 02:03 PM
Originally Posted by ColleenT
they don't see that well in the dark.

I think that CollenT is right. Or leastways, my two don't.
They don't see too well with them yellow "bug lights" neither. During the summer, I use yellow lights in the barn at night and I've often noticed that they can't see very well in there. When that's all the light they got, they don't even know who I am untill I talk to them a few minutes and let them both smell me real good.
I doubt that they could see a red light at all.

    05-06-2008, 04:07 PM
Haha, I never ride in the pitch black...except if I go on a trail late & on the way back it's dark. ;)
I know. LOL. :P
But yeah, anybody else have any crazy stories to share? These are interesting.
    05-06-2008, 06:54 PM
Originally Posted by PoptartShop
I knowww but riding in the dark is still fun lol. :P
Not for those of us who want to be safe. I'm almost 40 and 2 years ago my horse FELL just walking down a hill. He somersaulted over me, and landed on my leg. I was in a cast with a sprain. I got lucky he did not break my leg. JUST b/c he took one wrong step.

After you go thru something like that, you are a much more cautious rider. I have been riding since I was 10, and I have done things when I was young that I would never do now. I appreciate my life much more now.
    05-21-2008, 07:56 PM
Yep I do things like that once and a while on my draft cross He is quiet and realy smooth I love to take moonlight trail rides on him in the summer

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