I Have Fallen Off a Horse

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    Fallen Off, Jumped Off, Bucked Off

    It all means the same thing: You're off his back and eating dirt.  I've eaten my share of dirt, and I don't want anymore.
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Apr 23, 2009


    It was at horse camp the trainer told us to relax. It felt good after an hour or so of riding. But of corse a couple minutes after I take my feet out my horse skip has to spooke at something she ramdomly starts cantering and with me not expecting it and my feet out if the stirups...
    runnergirl4ee runnergirl4ee
    Apr 8, 2012

    Hurt The First Time, Killed The Second......

    I run barrels with my horse, and I also run polls.They first time I fell was when I first got my horse.It was my first time I was at a horse show.We were just there for the experience.I wasn't going to run in the competition.I was riding alone out in the field when my horse...
    Ghostclaw Ghostclaw
    Jan 30, 2012

    And Broke My....thumb?

    When I was a little girl, my aunt and uncle lived at a feedlot.  For those of you who are unfamiliar, a feedlot is a large area of pens where cattle are kept and fed until they are bulky enough for slaughter.  There were a number of horses at the feedlot who were used to corral...
    EternalCynic EternalCynic
    41-45, F
    1 Response Feb 13, 2012

    My Sixth Birthday.

    On my sixth birthday, I was thrown off of a horse my mom rented for me. My cousin, a few years older than me, ran up at full speed to pick me, crying, off the ground. Suddenly, the horse, frightened by the collective tears and screams issuing from my family, kicked her squarely...
    phatb1991 phatb1991
    22-25, M
    Oct 1, 2010

    I've been riding for 2 years now

    and I've fallen three times. First time was on a trail ride and the horse spooked. Got my elbow grazed and a large pancake sized bruise on my hip. Second time was when I was riding my old lease horse and he walked into a tree in an attempt to get me off (he hated being ridden...
    deleted deleted
    Apr 6, 2015

    My Pony

    i had a black pony with a white blaze on forhead named star,i was learning to ride around 4 or 5 yrs old, star got startled by a leaf,bucked me off and stood on my foot ,major owwee for a small kid.my uncle came to rescue me and made sure i was ok,then put me back on and we tried...
    squirt71663 squirt71663
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Jan 13, 2010

    1 Minute From Death

    I was riding in our schooling ring when my pony got bitten by a crab fly and bolted. i was thrown off, hit my head as my hat slipped from the blow on the fencing. I won't go to details, I'm tired, but my lfe was saved by my mum's friend who is a paramedic. the scary thing is she...
    Aeluna Aeluna
    13-15, F
    Apr 18, 2012


    I moved to Kentucky from the UK when I was really young. And It was eastern Kentucky. (There are people who still ride horses to town in the town I grow up in) And Allot of Minonites. So its really hard to find people who haven't been thrown from a horse. I fell off when the...
    Blackstarraven Blackstarraven
    26-30, F
    4 Responses Sep 20, 2011
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