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  1. Horse Riding & Horse Activity
    I'm under the opinion that it should be banned because of the countless unnecessary deaths it has cost to both rider and horse. Mainly horse. I would like to discuss both sides and hear what other peoples opinions are.
  2. Horse Riding & Horse Activity
    Just thought I'd share a photo of 'Miss Vista' a race horse from here in Australia, I just love her and her beautiful markings, very unique! :gallop::gallop::gallop:
  3. Horse Talk
    I have to write a paper for my English class about horse racing and would love your opinion on it. I, personally, support horse racing and do not look at it as a threat to the animals if you are know what you're doing. PETA has a different outlook and I would just love to hear from anyone...
  4. Horse Talk
    It's my dream to work at a racetrack as an exercise rider, and since highschool is soon coming to a close for me, I have to really decide if I want to become one. I love thoroughbreds and riding hot horses, and galloping can be alot of fun. I'm extremely passionate about riding and I want to...
  5. Equine Careers and Education
    It's my dream to work at a racetrack as an exercise rider, and since highschool is soon coming to a close for me, I have to really decide if I want to become one. I love thoroughbreds and riding hot horses, and galloping can be alot of fun. I'm extremely passionate about riding and I want to...
  6. Horse Shows
    I need to pick one to do a project on for AG, but I can't find one. I know they're there. The Thoroughbreds are just more famous. Thanks!
  7. Horse Talk
    I'm potentially changing my essay subject from my other thread. The new subject would be "Should the Grand National be banned or adjusted?". Does anyone have any opinions on this? I would like to see what everyone else thinks about it. Is the distance too long? Are the fences too dangerous? Is...
  8. Horse Talk
    Hey everyone, I'm going to be writing either an argumentative or persuasive essay in english about the use (sometimes over-use) of the whip in horse racing (UK). I'm aware that its only 'bad' if in the hands of the wrong person, of course. I thought that I would ask people on here what their...
  9. Horse Pictures
    Got to see this one!!!
  10. Art Requests
    I will be creating a series of Zenyatta. Pencil on paper 14"x16" portrait head, $150 includes shipping in the US. Mike Smith riding full body of Zenyatta pencil $$195 includes shipping. 12"x12" oil on board $275 includes shipping anywhere in the US. Email me for rates outside of the...
  11. Horse Stories and Poems
    I am going to be a jockey! I have had a love affair with horses and literature for as long as I can remember. I would describe myself as an optimistic, determined, literately enriched cowgirl. In my wildest dreams I want to become a jockey, however; in my realistic dreams I want to become a...
  12. Horse Stories and Poems
    From my Journal (September 27, 2009) By: Delila Wagton Like a kid in a candy store, my youthful expectations were sweetly fed this morning. Grays, Bays, and big black Addakiss entertained my highest hopes in the early muggy hours on my oval throne. Hotshot trainer...
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