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post #11 of 30 Old 12-05-2009, 10:26 AM
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First I am going to say that I do not know you your horse or the people at the shows. You say local rodeo?? Not sure if you are actually talking a RODEO or just a local show with several events.

First if it is a local show with several events and you are there to have fun they enter other events and skip the speed events. This will help your horse to be well rounded and you will not be competing against these people. This is what I do. When a local show offers reining I do not enter the reining class unless I have a green reining who I am schooling and I enter the class with the understanding I am JUST Schooling and not to judge the horse. Just would not be fair any other way in most cases.

If there is more then one level of speed events like there is around here even at the local speed shows as they are NBHA move up in class.

Other then that just suck it up or do not go to the small shows just the larger ones where you have more competition.

Also the way YOU act when you win is just as important as how you act when you loose. Might want to think about that too.

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post #12 of 30 Old 12-05-2009, 10:37 AM
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Well, this is just me, but if people were being downright rude to me like that I'd ignore them and really give them something to be jealous about and I'd keep kicking all of their butts, gracefully, of course.

Friends will always come and go, don't sweat it, especially since you're not living in WI anymore! Be glad you have the opportunity to live in a different place and make new, better friends.


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post #13 of 30 Old 12-05-2009, 10:44 AM
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Also, you could bring your own family or friends to the show! I know a lot of "horsie" and "non horise" people who would love to take a Saturday off and go to a show.


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post #14 of 30 Old 12-05-2009, 03:38 PM
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I always show local and people dispise me for it. I do very very well and often people wont talk to me after because I beat them. They only talk to me if they place over me. Some people are just shallow and selfish.

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post #15 of 30 Old 12-05-2009, 04:27 PM
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they are rodeos, i go to most of them with her and we compete against eachother. They have about 15 - 20 people on saturday friday has about 5 - 8 and sunday usually only has like 6. It's the GNCR
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post #16 of 30 Old 12-05-2009, 07:26 PM
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wow pretty bad friends. i dont have friends at the local shows i go too,everyone is very competeitive and very shallow and they stay in their own little bubbles most of the time.their expecially competitive because most of the events are for the gaited breeds.

its horse show time in tennessee!!!!!!!
what im not paranoid!!! ....whos asking???
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post #17 of 30 Old 12-05-2009, 09:16 PM
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Originally Posted by buddy09 View Post
well spastic i dont have the 20k horse that i race in barrels, buddy is one of my many auction horses and i only paid 800 dollars for him, pretty good price on a horse like him, but if the guy that owned the auction house knew what he had in buddy he would never have sold him, thats why i get to take buddy down to their auction next year

OH OK now I get it!! You dont have a 20k barrel horse but EVERY other event you do. That just make soo much sense!! When you talk on here it doesnt make much sense first you say and talk about your expensive horse and now apparently you dont own them???
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post #18 of 30 Old 12-05-2009, 10:45 PM
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Sometimes when you have left a local level series to show at a higher level, there will be jealousy (sp?) I don't know how old you are, but teenagers can often times be the worse, although adults can sometimes not be far behind. You just do the best you can, and question WHY are you going to this show in the first place. If it's to see friends - don't go. If it's to work on you or your horse, do what you need to do to accomplish your goals.

For example - I grew up showing at the local county fair and local series, but my parents provided me with the opportunity to keep advancing, and I eventually moved on to QH shows. I have a retired mare that hasn't been shown in 5+ years, and is actually a broodmare now. I went with my parents to the county fair (they were on their rope horses) and showed her. She was out of condition, and hadn't had a saddle on her for over a year. Literally pulled out of the pasture, bathed, and clipped. People about had a fit that I was showing her, because it was "unfair" and "cheating." I had gone to have fun with my parents, on the most "fair" horse I had, and those people almost ruined my day. But I was there to have fun with my family, to ride my old horse that I grew up on, so I did. It made the day harder, and I don't know if I'll go back. But if that's the only show I can go to with my family, then I will
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post #19 of 30 Old 12-05-2009, 10:51 PM Thread Starter
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Arabs i do have many expensive barrel horses but my best one is buddy.
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post #20 of 30 Old 12-06-2009, 11:36 PM
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Ugh im not even being rude/mean right now but I really truly am confused can you PLEASE explain this to me, so you paid 800$ but hes your best and not worth 20k+ but the others are?? somone help me PLEASE!!
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