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    Default "When I Was a Little Girl, I Had a Dream"

    For the CotH ladies and/or their daughters who have made this journey.

    http://youtu.be/rUKmFSJtk5A
    "No matter how well you perform there's always somebody of intelligent opinion who thinks it's lousy." - Laurence Olivier



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    Wow. Thanks, Mike.

    Makes me remember what it felt like to watch that little girl. And reminds me of all the joy that horses have given me over the years, and how very blessed I am to have them still in my life.


    Particularly touching was seeing all the lesson horses.
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    Glad you liked it and that it brought back the memories.
    "No matter how well you perform there's always somebody of intelligent opinion who thinks it's lousy." - Laurence Olivier



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    I well remember that ache, the void in my life that only a horse can fill. I was that little girl who saw a horse for the first time and was hooked and begging for pony rides at every opportunity. For me though, I didn't get to take lessons . I did have a horsey friend when I was a pre-teen and still consider those years as the best years of my childhood. I finally, finally realized the dream 19 years ago at the age of 32 when the moon and the stars aligned themselves into such a pattern as to make horse ownership possible for me.
    "My biggest fear is that when I die my husband is going to try to sell all my horses and tack for what I told him they cost."



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    What amazed me was that while I don't recognize the rider, I know the last two barns she rode at! Out of all the Youtube videos out there about young girls loving to ride, you posted one whose barns I recognize!
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    It's a small horse world.
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    Loved it, thanks for posting.
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    What a great video I remember being a horse-crazed little girl, too. My parents couldn't afford lessons, but when I went with a family friend to a farm (Borderland Farms in Warwick, NY) she would give me impromptu lessons on a chubby little pony

    In the meantime, I had to practice my dressage and jumping in the front yard, hands held in proper position, stick in one hand, and W/T/C around the yard, horseless
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