I Have a Horse

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    And He's Older Than Me!

     My horse (well, technically my mom's horse) is a 20-year-old Thoroughbred named "Lucky" (don't blame me - we didn't name him!). He's a few months older than me and he's my mom's baby. I don't ride him much; I mostly spoil him with carrots and Sierra Mist. I used...
    Jenniedvm Jenniedvm
    18-21, F
    Dec 3, 2008

    I Love My Horse! (and Pony)

    I have an 11 year old appaloosa gelding...he's a chestnut roan snowflake leopard with varnish, if that makes any sense...he's mostly silver white, with liver chestnut spots and varnish, and his ears and cannons and fetlocks are gold colored. So he's silver, copper and gold...when...
    nerdoleptic nerdoleptic
    46-50, F
    1 Response Feb 8, 2008

    So, I was out with Harley,

    the horse, yesterday, trying to get him to do lunges, because his previous owner hadn't worked with him for a few months, and he was out of practice.He wasn't listening to me though, so I had him run around the pasture. Usually I keep him running till he starts with the...
    IntenseCookie IntenseCookie
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 3, 2015


    i have a 7 year old gelding Appaloosa. He's a rare color, no dapple, all black but for 4 white socks, blaze, and snip. he had the really light blue eyes that are almost white. and he's a total momma's boy. He loves to be brushed all day long, and gives kisses. He loved going fro...
    Pheonix Pheonix
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 29, 2007

    Not So Fast, My Friend: The Story Of Sterling

    There was a time in my life where I felt incapable. If you can fathom such a thing, I had been brutalized to the point of mental instability where I couldn't form a linear train of thought in my head. At a time of my life where the presence of another human being terrified me...
    FewWords FewWords
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jan 12, 2013

    My Old Baby

    I have a 31year old black quarterhorse name smokey. his face markings are snip. hes about 16hands. hes tall. he was abandoned at a barn that hes owners rented a stall for him. he was a 5time barral race champion. and to this day if I ride him in the pen he will go around the...
    jettalady jettalady
    31-35, F
    Sep 29, 2009

    Callum 5yr Hackney

    i own a 5yr old bay hackeny 14.3hh he a luvly boy he was hackney champiomn of the year when he only 1 and now we doing jumping and dressage he was a driving horse i worked with but i broke him in to ride last year and well i ended up buying him he the luv of my life my best...
    forgotton forgotton
    18-21, F
    Dec 7, 2009


    I have a retired harness racing horse named Tanner. He's somewhere in his 20s now, and I've had him for about 6 years. He is a little bit cranky, and really stubborn, but I still love him <3 I used to have another retired horse too, but he had to be put down from a leg injury...
    SavannahF SavannahF
    Nov 8, 2012


    I have a 9 year old Irish cob gelding. We would say he is coloured. Black and white. Piebald in the uk but I believe Paint in the us, Tobiano coat pattern Currently he is barefoot as he cannot be kept sound if shod. He is bombproof in the heaviest traffic which is why I have him...
    taylormaid taylormaid
    Jul 15, 2009

    I have one horse of my own,

    but my family has 3. My horse is an Arabian that stands about 14 hands tall, and is rather lean. His name is Diomedes, but we just call him Dio. He's just over 4 years old, and a great riding horse. He can be given lose rein on any trail, and has a beautiful canter in open...
    deleted deleted
    Jul 15, 2015

    he is beautiful... <3 shire-thoroughbred,

    17 hnds. he's a black dappled beauty!
    secretyo101 secretyo101
    13-15, F
    1 Response Aug 10, 2015

    My girl was taking a nap in the hay today

    so I sat next to her and rubbed her head until she was sleeping in my lap. It was the sweetest thing ever.
    Madison18 Madison18
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 22, 2015
    crazzyjessy crazzyjessy
    16-17, F
    Oct 5, 2015

    My Horse <3

    My horse, Teddy, is a gorgeous off the track thoroughbred. He's about 10 years old, and he has a glossy bay coat and the biggest, kindest eyes I have ever seen. I love him to death. I can honesly say he is one of the strangest horses I have ever met. For example, when ever the...
    teddyhorse51002 teddyhorse51002
    13-15, F
    Nov 10, 2012

    The complete frustration you feel

    when you spend an hour giving your horse a bath and then as soon as you put them back in the pasture they go and roll in the dirt.
    Madison18 Madison18
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Jul 15, 2015

    The Loss Of A Horse

    The phone call I got this morning was the call we as horse owner's dread. My manager of our riding academy was en route to Auburn Alabama. Her precious mare had coliced through the night, despite veterinary intervention there was no sign of alleviation. After just over 23 hours...
    FewWords FewWords
    22-25, F
    Jan 16, 2013

    I Love My Mare

    I have a 5year old quarter horse /Appaloosa mix . Becca is a great horse even tho she is a pain in the butt . I got Becca in march the first week was alright but the past 8 months have been a roller coaster . Every time we go out riding she always stops and doesn't want to move...
    horseracer655 horseracer655
    18-21, F
    Oct 26, 2013

    My Ex-racer :)

    I bought my 3rd horse last May. She's a 3 year old (4 in May, or now if you want to be Thoroughbred technical). She's a 16.2hh chestnut thoroughbred ex-racehorse. I'm currently trying to re-train her - first for dressage and then ultiamtely to jump once she hits 5 years old...
    ApolloSaturated ApolloSaturated
    22-25, F
    Mar 30, 2010
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