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  1. #1
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    Default Riding Pole Bending Using People as Poles

    Only try this at the barn with people who annoy you.

    http://youtu.be/g4rqyQU5KYw
    "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 know this is an old thread, but it deserves to be resurfaced - this is awesome!! I want that horse....


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    I am not sure his "poles" were that confident.

    That lady in black habits could have scared the horse.

    I would have been more impressed if, at the end, he had dropped the reins and the horse would have walked out, head lowered, quietly, not all stirred up.


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    I rather agree with Bluey. My thoughts as I watched it:

    1. No humans in the arena were safe.

    2. I'm sorry I can't ride that way.

    3. I'm glad my gentle horse doesn't require me to be that kind of a rider.
    I have a Fjord! Life With Oden



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    I think we might do better at polebending with people. Mare would probably be a (tiny) bit better at avoiding them.

    I would just like to take this opportunity to tell EVERYONE that we won the pole bending class at last summer's schooling show. We are the champions (cue music). Because when you look at my fat, bon bon eating, Friesian x, you should think "built for speed"


    I love that Portuguese horse. drool


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