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I Love to Ride Horses

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    Horse Lover That Needs Your Help

        Recently I learned of a grieving dog owner who came home to find their pup brutally murdered. Anyone that would do that would do it to a horse. Please go to http://www.thepetitionsite.com/1/maximum-penality-for-the-men-who-hacked-up-a-puppy and sign that...
    betchaboots betchaboots 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 1, 2009

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    Who Is Training Who?

    I'm in the middle of trying to train my wild mustang. He is not your average, run of the mill, BLM mustang. This guy was taken from the wild as an older stallion...covered in battle scars..and was set to be rereleased into the wild on account of the fact that no one could handle...
    lostmarbles lostmarbles 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 18, 2013

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    They

    seem to bring people closer to their true nature than any other animal. At least that is true for me. For as long as I can remember, I have been drawn to horses. They are beautiful, powerful, majestic creatures, and yet they allow themselves to be completely subservient to a...
    disastercupcake disastercupcake 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 21, 2012

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    The Day I Rode A Horse

    I enjoy riding a horse because it is thrilling and breath taking. I recall a memory of my first horse ride in Texas.I was twelve at the time. My dad knows a guy named Peter who owns a farm. Peter owned two horses, and my family and I drove to his place for a trip.Peter...
    dave0903 dave0903 18-21, M Jan 5, 2010

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    My Life

    My life is hard but when I go out and ride everything just melts away. It's like there is no world
    Katybelle10897 Katybelle10897 22-25, F Sep 13, 2013

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    I love goin out and taking a long ride with my

    best bud. Horseback riding is my favorite thing to do. I absolutely love it.:)
    CarCarVrumVrum CarCarVrumVrum 16-17, F Dec 9, 2013

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    They Lovely Animals

    I have old been horse riding once in my live, I will love to do it again but it's an expensive sport, would be great to live on a farm wouldn't it have access to horses every day, could become part of a routine in your life. I would love to ride a horse again.
    Friendlybabe Friendlybabe 31-35, F 3 Responses May 21, 2008

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    If Only For A Moment...i Am At Peace.

    I live a stress-filled life. When riding my horses, it all drifts away. Not in a fairy tell way, I know i still have problems and they won't disappear. But in a way that is only for a moment, which makes it that much more grand. (:
    TheSmoothCriminal TheSmoothCriminal 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 22, 2012

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    Horses

    I was at a ranch for my horse lessons and my coach asked me do I want my own horse and I said yes.....then my father bought me that horse and I named it Lightning because it feels like it runs faster then the speed of sound!!!!!!!
    babywriter babywriter 13-15, F Feb 28, 2012

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    When I Ride..

    Ridding horses just reminds me of a simpler time, and you can really get into a conversation with a person your ridding with. I like to ride with other people but I really like to ride alone because its just me the horse and nature. I get time to clear my head and just enjoy...
    R3DN3KGAL R3DN3KGAL 18-21, F Jan 14, 2013

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    I Can Ride All Day

    I have been riding since i was six, and fell in love with horses. They are my favorite animal now. I can ride western or english, but i prefer english and i am writing a childrens story about a girl named kally who works on a horse farm and saves it and a horse, and does...
    dammann1386 dammann1386 18-21 May 10, 2012

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    That Darned Colt!

    My brother and I had a year old green broke paint colt that was pretty gentle. It nipped, but just playfully, and it would run the mares sometimes, but he wasn't cut and it wasn't in the plans. It came time to break him to ride and I drew the short straw. No big deal on this...
    CAnnesdad CAnnesdad 41-45, M Nov 10, 2012

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    Power

     Today I went to the beach with my brother, we went past the sand dunes into a virgin beach and it was amazing feeling the wind mixed with the water drops from the waves and our horses running wild.  All my thoughts vanished without a trace, I don't know exactly how...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 20, 2009

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    Anyone Have Any Experience Re-training Bolters?!

    I bought my Thoroughbred three months off the track, and have had him for four years. He was a CHRONIC bolter, but I've made some progress with him. Have any of you had a similar training challenge?
    Touchaphobe Touchaphobe 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 9, 2013

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    Horses

    I've been riding since I was 2 and I love it!!!
    horsegrl horsegrl 16-17, F Jun 23, 2012

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    I have 3 horses, 2 are mine

    and one is my brothers :) I've been riding since I was about four, when I rode my friends pony haha. I'm in 4-H and ride western and English, but mostly western because a saddle without a horn is just plain difficult! My mustang Macy is my best friend :) I think my favorite...
    musicallife998 musicallife998 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    I LOVE to just spend my afternoon with my 17

    hands stallion galloping around the cross country course! But lately he gets spooked at the last wall, I checked numerous times and nothing has changed! Do anyone know why this might happen ?
    KellyKerri KellyKerri 18-21, F 2 Responses Jan 30

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    I Was A Lil Gurl

             I  loved em since I was little girl.I wanted to have one and have a farm and ride every single day.The sad  thing was,I only went ontrail rides,so they didn't really teach me.So right now I am getting lessons at Haverhills farm,I had 2 lessons there so far. The...
    Freeze101 Freeze101 13-15, F Jul 30, 2011

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    I Was A Lil Gurl

             I  loved em since I was little girl.I wanted to have one and have a farm and ride every single day.The sad  thing was,I only went ontrail rides,so they didn't really teach me.So right now I am getting lessons at Haverhills farm,I had 2 lessons there so far. The...
    Freeze101 Freeze101 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 30, 2011

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    Something to Tell

    There's something that horses can tell everyone and I feel that when I ride them...it puts me at peace.
    housemd02 housemd02 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 6, 2009

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    My Big Muddy Fall

    I have been an equestrian since before I was a teenager and the thought of deliberately getting my clothes wet or muddy had never occurred to me, nor did it ever occur to me that it would. I had gotten caught in the rain a few times over the years and had gotten wet but was...
    charlierider charlierider 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 31, 2013

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    When i was at least 6,

    i used to ride a lot! But when i was 8, i went out for a summer night walk with my cousin and a drunk man stopped us and wanted to ride. We tried to walk around him, but he smashed his alcohol across the floor and smacked the rump of my horse. He ran off as my horse reared, and...
    Natalieexxx Natalieexxx 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Freedom

    My horses make me feel free, when i ride it is like i am not in the world. i can be me, the real me, i dont have to worry bout getting hurt, i am free. i can let out how i feel, and they dont judge me. i lay my trust in them, and they lay there trust in me. i love them and i dont...
    snowy174 snowy174 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 23, 2011

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    It's been about four years

    since I last rode, truthfully, but I was first set on a horse when I was about three, and I remember when I was just slightly older and riding with my cousin, the horse going at either a fast gallop or a run. From the ages of nine and a half to twelve, I did some competing in...
    Raneth Raneth 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 1

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    So Free

    i love riding horses...i started when i was 14...i love the felling of freedom and adrenilin while riding...its a good way for me to releave stree and think about random things...i like to conect with my horse and be his best friend not just his keeper!!
    XOXOSamanthaJXOXO XOXOSamanthaJXOXO 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 28, 2010

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    I Haven't Recently...

    I haven't ridden in a long while, I always found it quite therapeutic. I used to love going out into the woods, pepper would jolt his head about always give a little bit of playful grief. So calming.... The sound of hooves on the crisp leaves, sun shining through the gaps.... I...
    ThoughtsBehindThoughts ThoughtsBehindThoughts 26-30, F Nov 29, 2012

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    Horse Are My Therapy, Freedom And My Life

    I was in a bad place as a child and i remember wanting to take horseback riding lesson but my mother said NO. I ended up going into DCF and going to program and i went to a private school and met the farm teacher. Not only did i gain a riding instructor but a friend and mother. I...
    misty1710 misty1710 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 5, 2011

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    Horses

    I have 3, and they mean a heck of a lot to me. Recently we adopted a young paint/Belgian cross to start under saddle and he has been a ton of fun. I've been to Wyoming to back with my Tennessee Walker gelding, where he was my wrangle horse on a dude ranch. We've been through a...
    disastercupcake disastercupcake 22-25, F Dec 4, 2012

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    A Real Cowgirl

    Grew up riding horses, try r beautiful, smart, animals, I have four of my own. Patchy, Dakota, major, and d.d
    dnrajw dnrajw 22-25, F Oct 24, 2013

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    Classes...

    I remember when I was first learning to ride. I was terrified! The instructor made me do hand circles... I was so busy trying to make sure I didn't fall off that I wasn't afraid any more. I enjoy riding and wish that there were more places in South Florida that are more...
    GoddessNakiBean GoddessNakiBean 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 17, 2008

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    Will He Canter?

    When I was eleven I learned to ride and the horse was named Emperor, he was 14 hands high and strong from farm and ranch work. He looked f frightening but was gentle. As soon as I seated this horse he tuned into my every comand my smallest twitch. The time I got to spend with...
    LadyGypsy LadyGypsy 36-40, F Apr 1, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    Had a rodeo on my horse 2 months ago he broke out bucking with me I stayed on an after that I rode him but after that day my nerves have been messed up, I've tried to ride him and...
    batesmadison0 batesmadison0 13-15, F Jul 11

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    Rode King today. 🏇 Been awhile since I rode but I was posting like a pro and only slipped up once when doing a two point.
    blahlahblah599 blahlahblah599 16-17, F Jul 11

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    I show my AQHA gelding mainly in western pleasure and HUS. Any other show people out there?! :)
    ksgirl11 ksgirl11 18-21, F 5 days ago

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    I've riden horses since I was a little boy. I absolutely love going horseback riding. My best time was riding through Lord of The Rings film sites in New Zealand. Such an...
    goodniteteen21 goodniteteen21 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 1

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    I am absolutely obsessed with horses. Everyone has their escape, music, alcohol, painting, reading, etc. Well, mine is horses. I don't own one yet but I will in a few months. I...
    Sociallyawkwardrose Sociallyawkwardrose 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    Joni Mitchell - One Tin Soldier Rides Away Lyrics Listen children to a story That was written long ago 'Bout a kingdom on a mountain And the valley folk below On the mountain...
    sherrianna sherrianna 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 12

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    Can we please stop calling wild horses invasive? By Jacquelyn Gill on May 2, 2014 • ( 40 Comments ) The horse has a complex and fascinating environmental history. Wild...
    robermanpink robermanpink 26-30, M Jul 5

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    Took my mustang up to the mountains yesterday and today and rode her for the first time in a year... It was bittersweet, I really missed riding her but she is 25 and out of shape...
    JJP36 JJP36 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 5

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    I love skateboarding so much i can just grab my board whenever and just go out and have fun. Its like no other sport you dont have people yelling at you telling you to get better...
    AnAlcoholicDuck AnAlcoholicDuck 22-25, M 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I just got this app and I've never been able to talk about my love life with anyone because of how low key things have had to be, but I think I'd like to start posting it on here...
    everydayoverwhelmed everydayoverwhelmed 18-21, F 16 hrs ago

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    When I am with my horses it's like the world around me never became to the way it is now. I forget about all the stupid little things and stay there, with my horses
    AK01DSTROIER AK01DSTROIER 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    Last night I had a dream that we went to Disneyland. Went on all the rides, didn't have to wait in line. I drove you to your house where we stared up at the stars I listened to...
    Jess7787 Jess7787 26-30, F 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    Like Barns and Horses...................
    michigan11 michigan11 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    I just wanna ride with you Glide through Fly anew Up and down Straight ahead I just wanna ride with you The sun beaming Shadows cooling Bursts of humid air Cool breezes I just...
    REMx3 REMx3 46-50, M Jul 2

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    I hear the birds on the summer breeze, I drive fast I am alone in midnight Been trying hard not to get into trouble, but I I got a war on my mind So, I just ride, I just ride I...
    Thedragonfly Thedragonfly 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    My country road take me home Take me to the place where I was born My country road take me home Back to the place where I come from My country road take me home Take me to the...
    reelman4372 reelman4372 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 1

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    A successful businessman flew to Vegas for the weekend to gamble. He lost the shirt off his back, and had nothing left but a quarter and the second half of his round trip ticket...
    Michael91142 Michael91142 70+, M 3 Responses Jul 2

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    I just got home from The World Naked Bike Ride in St Louis on July 26. We all met before the ride in our skimpiest outfits, then ******** completely naked for the 12 mile ride thru...
    love2benude love2benude 51-55, M 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    Hiding behind the shadows I'll be waiting in the dark To drive this blade straight through your heart I'll drag your body to the car As blood races down my arm I think everyone...
    TeethTheSizeOfPianoKeys TeethTheSizeOfPianoKeys 18-21, M 20 hrs ago

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