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  1. #1
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    Default Someone want to tell him he's nearly blind?

    One of the hardest parts of realizing Pirate was nearly completely blind was making the decision that jumping is just not safe for him anymore. But he LOVES to jump. Every now and then I'll pop him over a cross rail to make him happy. Last night, I was working with my new QH who is just learning to lunge on lunging over poles, and had two 15" "jumps" set up on a circle to lunge her over. When we were done, I turned her and Pi loose in the arena and did some free lunging, since it was too late to ride him that day.

    Here's what I got:

    http://www.youtube.com/gentlespirith.../1/luiW2xokMww

    Someone want to tell the boy he's nearly blind and blind horses can't jump? (I know it's not good form, but he did it all on his own ...)
    If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude.
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    Awww, yay happy pony!

    I say this is great, let him play!



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    Haha, that's awesome! A good lesson for us two legged beings!



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    He looks pretty good to me!!!!!
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    Aw, very cute! I loved your commentary
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    Default A message from Pi

    What's yer problem? Look, if yer too chicken to let me jump with your booty on board whatevs. But I rock, hear me roar.
    Who's the "silly pony" now? Didn't you see me jump.... or are you the blind one?
    The armchair saddler
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    Quote Originally Posted by mvp View Post
    What's yer problem? Look, if yer too chicken to let me jump with your booty on board whatevs. But I rock, hear me roar.
    Who's the "silly pony" now? Didn't you see me jump.... or are you the blind one?
    This is hilarious!! And absolutely what he would probably say!
    If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude.
    ~ Maya Angelou



  8. #8
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    Go Blind Pony Go!



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