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post #1 of 8 Old 03-19-2010, 01:10 AM Thread Starter
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This is the Sound of Me Complaining

Rant, rant, rant:

Mid-June 2009 I buy Kainne and bring him home. I mostly work on getting him into better shape (he was neglected) and put off doing much riding for awhile.
August 2009 Kainne and I have a lesson with our trainer, Tia. Shortly into the lesson, probably under 30 minutes, there is a mishap and I fall off and am injured.
As I recover, Kainne develops laminitis and is out of work for several months.

Throughout these early months of 2010: a lesson is planned. Huge storm rolls in. Lesson is cancelled.
Third attempt: Kainne’s back goes horribly out and he is deemed unrideable until recovery. He sees a chiropractor and all is well. Possibly better than before. Fourth attempt is scheduled for today.
Today I am out early to prepare Kainne for this lesson. I get him groomed perfectly. I saddle him and bring him into the roundpen to lunge him. I begin working him and it’s going fine, he is a little bit “fresh” but being good overall. I take a mental note about how glad I am that we can finally get around to this lesson and on such a great day for riding, too, with literally no one out working their horses or anything. Then as he is trotting, all of the sudden he develops a HUGE limp and I hear a sort of slapping noise with every step, so I stop him and pick up his right front foot. Shoe is halfway off and hanging crooked. Goodbye to lesson attempt number four. Shoe is off, Kainne is dead-lame, and the farrier will be out tomorrow.

This Monday at 5:30, the fifth time is the charm?
Wish us luck!

As a reward for reading...here, have a picture of him looking pretty and artistic through a tree:


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post #2 of 8 Old 03-19-2010, 01:18 AM
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awwww how frustrating! Don't tell him you are having a lesson tomorrow!!!
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post #3 of 8 Old 03-19-2010, 01:23 AM
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oh that sucks! I'm so sorry!!!

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post #4 of 8 Old 03-19-2010, 01:33 AM Thread Starter
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Hahaha, I'll definitely try to sneak it on him..I should tell my trainer to hide
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post #5 of 8 Old 03-19-2010, 07:47 AM
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wow unlucky
hope the next lesson goes as planned :)
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post #6 of 8 Old 03-19-2010, 07:55 AM
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Fingers crossed that this lesson happens.
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post #7 of 8 Old 03-19-2010, 03:06 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks so much guys! =)
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post #8 of 8 Old 03-19-2010, 04:58 PM
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Hope this next lesson goes well!!! *crosses figuers nothing comes up* I give you 10/5 points for pursistency.

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