Know your tail ribbons! - Page 3 - The Horse Forum
 24Likes
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #21 of 26 Old 03-26-2013, 06:06 PM
Trained
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: South East Texas
Posts: 7,206
• Horses: 2
I wish everyone knew about these. I frequently use a red and a green ribbon on my mare as well as the gelding I ride (HUGE personal space freak >.>) but I'm always having people coming up on our butts!

Everyone in your life is meant to
be in your journey, but not all of
them are meant to stay till the end.
Endiku is offline  
post #22 of 26 Old 03-26-2013, 09:07 PM
Foal
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 86
• Horses: 0
Quote:
Originally Posted by Casey02 View Post
What if the horse had all the ribbons
For Sale: A young, inexperienced stallion that kicks LOL
Posted via Mobile Device
RustyBucket is offline  
post #23 of 26 Old 03-26-2013, 09:33 PM
Green Broke
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Western Pennsylvania
Posts: 2,808
• Horses: 1
The sad thing is, is that no one pays any attention to a ribbon or what you announce when you come into an arena.

My first show with Lucky I literally had everyone's attention in the arena and told them that my horse kicks and I expect them to stay a safe distance away..What do I get? Adults ponying their children coming within a foot of my hind, people literally running into her hind trying to squeeze between someone who actually listened to me. I got another kid walk within a foot of her hocks on their 10hh pony while I was standing by the fence and flailing around (thank god I caught her BEFORE she threw a big kick).

I told the gate keeper that she kicks...What does he do? Follow her as closely as he possibly can with the gate and almost fell on his dumb a$$ when she started kicking like a maniac. Stayed away after that, lol. Joked with me trying to say he should've listened, haha.

I'm putting a red ribbon on my horses every show I go to..not because they kick, but because I don't want anyone else bumping into me.
Posted via Mobile Device
Iseul is offline  
post #24 of 26 Old 03-27-2013, 02:42 AM
Green Broke
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: NW Oregon
Posts: 3,219
• Horses: 0
I did know about the red ribbon. And if I saw one on a horse's tail I would stay as far away as possible. I did not know about the other colors. Now all I have to do is remember what they mean. This is probably not an issue out on the trails where we go...but you never know.

If you ever find yourself in a fair fight, it's because your tactics suck. ~ Marine 1SGT J. Reifinger
Dustbunny is offline  
post #25 of 26 Old 03-27-2013, 06:35 AM
Yearling
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: North Texas
Posts: 916
• Horses: 0
The only ones I see in my area are red for kickers. That is on the trails. Yellow here is for stallions, but they are rarely marked. And that is another issue...
outnabout is offline  
post #26 of 26 Old 03-28-2013, 10:22 AM
Foal
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Posts: 30
• Horses: 3
I have had to use the red ribbon before

"You'll never earn a nickel if you can't stop on a dime." -- Shawn Flarida
Reiner8 is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.



User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
What do you do with your ribbons? hflmusicislife Horse Shows 32 08-05-2012 12:46 PM
What to do with old ribbons? mselizabeth Horse Talk 11 04-08-2012 09:54 PM
Ribbons!! Ribbons!! Yay!! LadyNeigh Horse Shows 1 01-02-2012 03:17 PM
tail ribbons - warning "signs" crimsonsky Horse Talk 8 12-14-2011 06:02 PM
What do you do with your RIBBONS? Equina Horse Shows 34 02-05-2009 01:33 AM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome