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post #1 of 8 Old 01-24-2018, 07:40 PM Thread Starter
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Hi y’all

I’m not exactly new to horses, but I am ignorant. My last real horse experiences was 30 years ago, and my training was to not yank on the reins and hang on to the horn, if necessary. I worked at a dairy, and part of my job was riding a retired cutting horse, blind in one eye. One day, I accidentally found “buttons”, and fell in love with horse riding. (I’m an animal lover in general, but that was when I started loving being a rider, vs passenger.)

I’m here, lurking, reading tons! And watching and listening to questions and answers. Hard to know what questions to ask when you know nothing, so thanks to the people asking and answering.

My goal is to work at a local horse rescue this summer after my youngest graduates. I want to be familiar with the basics of biomechanics, common health issues and behavior issues, even though I only plan to be a laborer.

I really appreciate everyone’s voices here, and have been led to great resources. I have also learned that my Catahoula is actually a horse (a comment only a Catahoula parent would understand).
Thank you to everyone who asks, everyone who answers and everyone who takes the time to talk about their discipline and philosophy. And the mods! I am learning SO much!

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post #2 of 8 Old 01-24-2018, 09:55 PM
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Welcome! Glad to have you here :)

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post #3 of 8 Old 01-24-2018, 10:15 PM
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Welcome to the forum! Ive learned a ton on here! Glad you joined :)
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post #4 of 8 Old 01-24-2018, 11:09 PM
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Hello and welcome! :)

Whatever your age, you have probably noticed there are several age-related threads in the "Horse Talk" section:). Feel free to join the conversations in whichever decade(s) you feel comfortable.

Also please note we in the Krone's & Kodgers thread appreciate cheerleaders from any group that cares to listen to us, lollol

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I CAN'T ride 'em n slide 'em. I HAVE to lead 'em n feed 'em Thnx cowchick77.
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post #5 of 8 Old 01-25-2018, 01:14 AM
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Welcome! There is a wealth of knowledge around here. Browse around, read, learn, ask, and chat away!

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post #6 of 8 Old 01-25-2018, 11:22 AM
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Welcome to the forum! :)

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post #7 of 8 Old 01-27-2018, 10:11 AM
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Welcome! Glad you're here!
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post #8 of 8 Old 01-27-2018, 08:56 PM
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This community has such a wealth of information, you can definitely get lost for awhile just reading and learning about everyone's experiences.
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