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I Ride a Horse

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    Nasty Habit...

    I've had my horse (Leah) for about five years, and we've recently moved farms because my Grandad didn't really get on with the owner of the last one. I really love the new farm, but I've noticed when I tie Leah to the fence, she's started eating the wood.  I've tried a few...
    domitillaTLA domitillaTLA 16-17, F 5 Responses Feb 24, 2009

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    I Spent the Year After High School...

     working on ranches and finding myself. In New Mexico I worked on a cattle ranch and was the head herdsman to a herd of red angus, and after that I worked in Durango on a horse ranch as a wrangler in charge of breaking and training green horses (mostly quarter mixes). It was...
    Udneverguess Udneverguess 26-30, F Jul 29, 2009

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    Twila

    I first started riding in 4th grade. I rode just lesson ponys and horses, and was your typical horse crazy girl . This past christmas i got a gorgous Thoroughbred mare, Wishn'tell. Her barn name is Twila. Shes just ten years old and a fantastic jumper. Shell fly over...
    hiddensoul hiddensoul 16-18, F Nov 26, 2007

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    Help Our New Horse Is a Monster????

    I grew up riding. I don’t even remember learning to ride a horse. All of our horses were and still are rescues. I am usually good at firguring out a horse and being able to work with them on a one to one basis. I am by no means a trainer but my friends and family...
    Shalott Shalott 31-35, F 1 Response May 28, 2008

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    Long Rider

    hi there Horse lovers I am a Long Rider in Australia for the past 5 years I have been traveling around on horse back riding from one town to the next
    fantomhorse fantomhorse 36-40, M Dec 11, 2009

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    Bob, The Gentleman..

    I have not (so far) owned a more of a gentleman-like horse is my life... He is a bay Thoroughbred I believe has raced and has the most unique, expressive eyes, they are a light hazel colour. I got Bob for free off a Tafe teacher becuase she wasnt working as a Clerk of the...
    EbonyAndIvoryy EbonyAndIvoryy 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 15, 2011

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    New Horse

    My riding instructer replaced my favorite pony. My favorit pony was Knick Knack. He got hurt and she gave him to her blacksmith. Now I ride his replacement Tic-Tac. Tic Tac needs alot of training. He is so f**king fast. I can hardly stop him when he's at a canter. It's so scary...
    Kitty13579 Kitty13579 16-17, F 2 Responses May 3, 2010

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    The Biker Gang and the Runaway

    “Huh-boy,” I thought as I surveyed the scene, “this is not going to end well.”  Just 100 feet or so down the dirt driveway stood as many as twenty members of what was reputed to be one of the meanest, roughest and most bad-*** biker gangs around.  The front yard of the...
    RassaFrassa RassaFrassa 70+ 2 Responses Jun 2, 2011

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    One With Nature !

    You don't need language ... always .
    Auror Auror 31-35, F Jan 13, 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 1 day 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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    Sometimes I ride my horse to Londis, get food and come back- that's as close as I get. Also been through a McDonalds drive through horseback
    fatpony fatpony 13-15, F 21 hrs ago

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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 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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    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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    I'm not a professional by any means but I'm obsessed with riding. Like too obsessed... And I hate the way I ride and never feeling like I get any better
    gingerbetch gingerbetch 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    Sooo... I might be getting a horse. This has always been a dream of mine. A few months ago, there was a horse being boarded where I work, and I fell in love with her. I wanted her...
    Rosaalie Rosaalie 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 12

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    Such a beautiful horse you are Bella..I would love to just take her for an entire day or weekend and go camping but just have the horse and my camping stuff...
    CountryGirl321 CountryGirl321 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 28

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    I fell off a horse once, worst experience ever and since then, I haven't been able to get close to any horse of any kind
    DanishfromTheMiddleEast DanishfromTheMiddleEast 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    I love horses so much! They are beautiful animals and they have such great personalities and we can really Lear a lot from them!
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jun 26

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    What people are doing to Tennessee walking horses is wrong. Soring them to get a high step is just cruel . Anyone else agree
    mischifmaker mischifmaker 13-15, F Jun 26

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    Horses are amazing animals and have a large part in our history
    ADRASTEIA ADRASTEIA 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 28

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    I went to see the theater production yesterday, it was probably the best thing I have ever seen in a theater The horses were realistic the guns where amazing And if course the...
    snazzygal3000 snazzygal3000 13-15, F Jul 3

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    The Friesian Horse... Favorite Breed
    kelseytoby kelseytoby 16-17 2 Responses Jul 9

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    I worked at an amusement part for sometime before I really landed on my feet. But I got a discount when I went to went with my now fiancé and we went on a ride that flipped us in...
    loveylaura loveylaura 26-30, F 5 days ago

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    I occasionally have bet on the horse racing. £15 a week is my limit, and only started doing again last week but there was 3days I made 20 to 30 pound a day and best withdraw the...
    mike23jaguar mike23jaguar 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Like Barns and Horses...................
    michigan11 michigan11 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    i love bikes and i love riding them, but i broke my foot and when it healed, it didn't connect to the same bone that it broke from, so now i have three bikes i can't ride, i'm...
    skull55 skull55 16-17, M Jun 29

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    Here's how you too can turn a carousel into a "cacasell" First take several dumps into a large Tupperware container. Place sealed Tupperware into an Abercrombie or PAC sun...
    Fartmickfart Fartmickfart 31-35, F Jul 8

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    I'm a woman who owns her own motorcycle, and loves to ride..nothing more stress relieving than putting your knees in the breeze on a beautiful day. Anyone else out there love to...
    SashaJon SashaJon 46-50, F 5 Responses Jul 9

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    I love the feeling of riding my bike just me and her (Nya my hayabusa) the feeling you get from a long ride with heaps of corners sweeping bends is just amazing here in Australia...
    Gsxr1300 Gsxr1300 31-35, M Jul 16

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    For some reason, I just have a better day at work when I ride my bike to get there. It takes a little longer, but I get my exercise. My user name is SynapticSpark, because I try...
    SynapticSpark SynapticSpark 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 2

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    I would love to go on a hot air balloon ride - even if i was more than a little scared, i think the experience would be exhillirating and magical - and to be able to share it with...
    lostlittlefirefly lostlittlefirefly 36-40, F 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    Learning how to ride a new type of pedal machine... http://blog.petflow.com/bike-woah/?utm_content=bufferd4538&utm_medium=Facebook&utm_source=sungazing&utm_campaign=PFPost...
    AlwaysPersevere71 AlwaysPersevere71 41-45, M 2 days ago

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    Inflatable Dolls
    dynamo38 dynamo38 36-40, M 1 Response Jun 27

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    I am currently an assistant dressage trainer at a local barn. My plan is to train under a couple of other big name dressage trainers before I branch out with my own barn. It takes...
    jlhhlj123 jlhhlj123 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    Love them soooooooo much!!!!!!! OMG I'm obsessed!😍😍😍 so beautiful
    MyaA13 MyaA13 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    I'm considering buying a racehorse and naming it, "My Face". Just so I can hear everyone in the stands scream "Come on, My face!!"...
    PinkP0werRanger PinkP0werRanger 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I love riding everyday...and mostly, since I'm an insomniac, all night. It draws the attention of the local police, but you would think by now, after me doing it for years, they'd...
    bikegenius1 bikegenius1 51-55, M 2 Responses Jun 26

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    When The Wind Teases My Curls To An Unruly Chaotic Perfection Life Becomes A Song Of Absolute Abandon. There Are The Awaiting Miles The Eager Wheels And The Welcoming...
    AJAY2404 AJAY2404 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    The other day I was riding my bike, and daydreaming, suddenly I accidentally crashed into a big garbage bin. I think I handled it well I just ended up with a gash on my arm P.s it...
    Arelia Arelia 18-21, F Jul 12

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    Let us cycle to the other side of the country AND- beyond!
    Sourminds Sourminds 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 17

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    I just biked 16 miles today, it was a workout and I also swam so two things in once today
    Ceaser55 Ceaser55 16-17, M Jul 17

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    Ahhhhhhhhhhh! You have the highs and lows in life just like the roller coaster going up and down! Bad things seem to drag just like when the roller coaster is going slow and good...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I have always loved my celtic heritage and would love to visit the land of my highland ancestry. I discovered that my family's history goes back to the first king of scotland, who...
    badgerman42 badgerman42 22-25, M Jun 29

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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 1 hr ago

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