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post #61 of 69 Old 03-11-2010, 12:24 PM
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I have not but one of my neighbors jogs with her pony every morning. Literally - she has the pony on a leash and they run side by side down a back road!
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post #62 of 69 Old 03-11-2010, 02:45 PM
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I walk phantom a lot especially at the shows I don't want to get him tired before a pattern so instead of riding him we go for a walk.

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post #63 of 69 Old 03-28-2010, 07:50 PM
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Yes. I take my horse for a walk when I'm meeting my trail riding group for our annual work party weekend. I usually get there hours before anyone else, and I won't ride without a buddy. (too unsafe) So I walk my horse all over the trails until people start showing up.
Here's a crappy picture, but...

I had to loan her my jacket. The blood thirsty insects thought she was a free blood bank. (it didn't help!) ;)
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post #64 of 69 Old 03-28-2010, 08:09 PM
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Aw that is so cute! I might have to try that with one of my nonhorsey friends who wants to do something at the barn with me!
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post #65 of 69 Old 03-28-2010, 08:33 PM
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I have not read all the reponses, but yes I have taken Citrus on a walk.... it is where he was introduced to a bridge and me, my daughter and the horse had a picnic..... I think it helped him bond with us. I will do it again asap :)
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post #66 of 69 Old 03-28-2010, 10:39 PM Thread Starter
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Fun stories and pics everyone!!

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post #67 of 69 Old 03-28-2010, 10:49 PM
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I take Pumpkin for walks down the road..... people look at me funny at the time. Its like 'haven't you ever seen a horse being walked before?'

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post #68 of 69 Old 03-29-2010, 12:04 AM
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I took my boy for a walk once. Frankly, I think I'd rather hop on him.
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post #69 of 69 Old 04-05-2010, 04:37 PM
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I have yet to do that, and I really want to. Maybe one of these days, here soon I will. I love to ride, but there are times where I'd just rather groom for a few hrs, clean stalls, clean arenas, and take my girl for a walk down the road. When I do, I'll let ya'll know how it went..

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