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  1. SueC
    07-01-2015 05:49 AM - permalink
    SueC
    Hey Bonny, I love that kind of historical stuff. Just dug out some old photos from the early 1980s myself. But the 50s, how great! Was your horse a descendant of the famous Greyhound? - I think horses are our best teachers about horses!
  2. SueC
    06-30-2015 08:43 AM - permalink
    SueC
    Hi Bonny, I'm having trouble with my start page and for some reason, your message didn't make it to me, I'm just reading it on your page now when I was dropping in to say, if you have any photos of that grey SB, I'd looooove to see them!

    I really recommend that rope trick, softer than a martingale and multi-use. Thanks for the house comment, we started feeling it was worth it late last year, after the stereotypical mid-build blues!
  3. Woodhaven
    06-18-2015 08:38 PM - permalink
    Woodhaven
    Looks like you had a nice ride.
    I was also intrigued by the rope from the girth around the front of the horse but over the reins. I think that is how it is set up. When you explained it, it makes sense. My sister's horse was ridden western with a tight tie down and raced around and he has his head stuck in the air. He is much better now, she doesn't use any tie down on him (rides english) and he is settling down nicely but when he get s excited, up goes the head in the air. I'm going to show her this and see what she thinks of it, as it might help him a lot.
    And.. your house looks very nice, worth all the time and work you have spent on it.
  4. SueC
    06-18-2015 07:24 PM - permalink
    SueC
    ...These days I don't have transport for my horses and our priorities are different (e.g. finish our house!), but I still enjoy schooling and trail riding! ...and just having them around me.

    My husband took some photos recently of us going on a trail here: https://www.horseforum.com/member-jou...479466/page16/ - so you can put faces to names if you like!

    I wish you all the very best with your continued schooling and competing, keep me posted, would be great if you hyperlink me to anything you have written / will write about it!
  5. SueC
    06-18-2015 07:23 PM - permalink
    SueC
    Hello Bonny, how fantastic, congratulations! It feels great to do something like that after an absence of competition. I mainly competed as a younger person. My mare retired from endurance at age 17 due to calcifications in her hindquarters and I was busy exploring Australia. (Back in the holidays to see her and my parents and ride her and others.) Then when she was 27, I found myself married and settled and my husband encouraged me to agist her down where we lived, and I had a year of gentle trails and beach riding with her, and schooling in the arena again. She looked so wonderful for her age that I entered her in a ridden and mixed-breed halter class at the local agricultural show and we got a second and third, and the judge nearly fell over when I told her how old my horse was! And we were so comparatively out of practice, but it was fun.
  6. SueC
    02-28-2015 05:18 AM - permalink
    SueC
    Hey Bonny, I think the cybermunchers ate your first message, thanks for repeating! Riding to music is so enjoyable, as is watching such performances when they're good. My favourite Freestyle to Music was Blu Hors Matine's famous performance - you've probably seen it yourself! Loved the spirit of that horse, far more important than the technical considerations judges get overly hung up on I think...Hope you guys stay warm! We've just had the first substantial rain in over three months and hope to have a few more bursts of it before the season statistically breaks around late April... Best wishes, Sue

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07-20-2019
08:11 AM - SueC mentioned Woodhaven in post Krones & Kodgers aka 60's or Thereabouts
...way" trails... Woodhaven, I hope the flies ge...
07-03-2019
08:10 AM - SueC mentioned Woodhaven in post Krones & Kodgers aka 60's or Thereabouts
Woodhaven, you're amazingly pr...
06-19-2019
12:05 PM - SueC mentioned Woodhaven in post Krones & Kodgers aka 60's or Thereabouts
...hives in summer. Woodhaven, I hope things have ...
06-01-2019
10:45 AM - boots mentioned Woodhaven in post Krones & Kodgers aka 60's or Thereabouts
Woodhaven - it sure can. Cold ...
05-27-2019
07:46 PM - boots mentioned Woodhaven in post Krones & Kodgers aka 60's or Thereabouts
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05-26-2019
06:38 PM - Woodhaven mentioned eve in post Rain rain go AWAY!
evelmac sorry you didn'...
01:19 PM - evilamc mentioned Woodhaven in post Rain rain go AWAY!
...d you got a ride in Woodhaven!
05-14-2019
06:31 PM - Woodhaven mentioned knightrider in post Ugliest/Scariest Horse and Yard Encounters
knightrider that is indeed a sca...
11:22 AM - knightrider mentioned Woodhaven in post Ugliest/Scariest Horse and Yard Encounters
...omething similar to Woodhaven, and not as scary as...
11:20 AM - knightrider mentioned Woodhaven in post Ugliest/Scariest Horse and Yard Encounters
...omething similar to Woodhaven, and not as scary as...
05-13-2019
07:45 PM - SueC mentioned Woodhaven in post Ugliest/Scariest Horse and Yard Encounters
:rofl: Woodhaven, the imagery! :rofl...
06:54 PM - Woodhaven mentioned phantom in post going the distance - my endurance adventures
It takes time phantom I remember when I l...
05-11-2019
07:17 PM - boots mentioned Woodhaven in post Krones & Kodgers aka 60's or Thereabouts
Woodhaven - oh, yeah, the reha...
06:15 PM - Woodhaven mentioned SueC in post Krones & Kodgers aka 60's or Thereabouts
...our patience. SueC I am jealous just se...
06:15 PM - Woodhaven mentioned boots in post Krones & Kodgers aka 60's or Thereabouts
boots, BUT just think of w...
05-10-2019
12:26 PM - RegalCharm mentioned Woodhaven in post Krones & Kodgers aka 60's or Thereabouts
Woodhaven new ponies sound gr...
08:27 AM - SueC mentioned Woodhaven in post Krones & Kodgers aka 60's or Thereabouts
...w exciting for you, Woodhaven! :-) I hope you ha...
05-07-2019
12:46 AM - SueC mentioned Woodhaven in post Krones & Kodgers aka 60's or Thereabouts
...nest? weeedlady, Woodhaven, I hope riding condi...
04-30-2019
08:40 PM - weeedlady mentioned Woodhaven in post Krones & Kodgers aka 60's or Thereabouts
Woodhaven I can sympathize! We...
04-29-2019
12:53 PM - knightrider mentioned Woodhaven in post Krones & Kodgers aka 60's or Thereabouts
...o it must go. Woodhaven, this clearing out i...

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07-02-2019
09:36 PM - waresbear quoted Woodhaven in post Rawhide Saddle
Rawhide is a Saddle maker in w...
06-10-2019
06:44 PM - Woodhaven quoted Avna in post What is the main reason you own horses?
...that. I hear you Avna I sometimes go out ...
05-13-2019
08:52 PM - Avna quoted Woodhaven in post Ugliest/Scariest Horse and Yard Encounters
I can think of some dumb thing...
05-12-2019
08:07 PM - trailhorserider quoted Woodhaven in post Ugliest/Scariest Horse and Yard Encounters
One scary event for me, I had...
05-11-2019
07:58 PM - SueC quoted Woodhaven in post Krones & Kodgers aka 60's or Thereabouts
SueC I am jealous just seeing ...
05-06-2019
08:26 PM - phantomhorse13 quoted Woodhaven in post going the distance - my endurance adventures
my dearly departed little Luna...
05-03-2019
08:02 PM - phantomhorse13 quoted Woodhaven in post going the distance - my endurance adventures
Bells! I forgot about the bell...
04-03-2019
11:03 AM - UnhappyHacker quoted Woodhaven in post "One rein stop is cruel/Not for English riders?"
My first horse would run away ...
04-01-2019
08:35 AM - Celeste quoted Woodhaven in post Krones & Kodgers aka 60's or Thereabouts
Thanks Boots I think he is ver...
03-22-2019
06:20 PM - Woodhaven quoted tinyliny in post Bucked off the mounting block!
...ectful behavior. tinyliny I think that was the...
03-20-2019
01:03 PM - AtokaGhosthorse quoted Woodhaven in post Choose and Let Choose
One time I read about how peop...
12:42 PM - Avna quoted Woodhaven in post Choose and Let Choose
My mare never seems to be watc...
03-19-2019
08:40 PM - Avna quoted Woodhaven in post Choose and Let Choose
One time I read about how peop...
03-13-2019
07:20 AM - Acadianartist quoted Woodhaven in post Barn roofs failing under heavy snow load
Every Canadian child has almos...
03-10-2019
03:53 PM - Foxhunter quoted Woodhaven in post Fart Stories - We All Got 'Em!
One quick solution if you desp...
11:34 AM - AtokaGhosthorse quoted Woodhaven in post Fart Stories - We All Got 'Em!
One quick solution if you desp...
02-13-2019
03:07 PM - dogpatch quoted Woodhaven in post Krones & Kodgers aka 60's or Thereabouts
Dogpatch if you feel like ridi...
02-05-2019
12:45 PM - egrogan quoted Woodhaven in post Riding in the cold
...horse or rider) @Woodhaven , this happened to m...
01-25-2019
06:06 PM - phantomhorse13 quoted Woodhaven in post going the distance - my endurance adventures
Mine is about as big as a stan...
01-10-2019
08:23 AM - Acadianartist quoted Woodhaven in post Snowy trail ride on Rusty
I rarely ever carry a crop now...

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