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  1. #1
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    Default Rules for Talking to Horses

    "No matter how well you perform there's always somebody of intelligent opinion who thinks it's lousy." - Laurence Olivier



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    The guy discussing it with the stallion is going to get his kiester kicked to Mars if he keeps sittin' there.
    "The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits." Albert Einstein

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    i think he's got it backwards anyway...isn't it discuss with a mare? :P
    My mare wonders about all this fuss about birth control when she's only seen a handful of testicles in her entire life. Living with an intact male of my species, I feel differently! WAYSIDE



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    I argue with my mare.
    Dawn

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    Quote Originally Posted by DieBlaueReiterin View Post
    i think he's got it backwards anyway...isn't it discuss with a mare? :P
    I think you're right. And make her think it's her idea.
    "I did know once, only I've sort of forgotten." - Winnie the Pooh



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    IMHO mares always require a discussion. I think it's tell a gelding, ask a stallion, and discuss it with a mare. And prepare for an argument.
    What's wrong with you?? Your cheese done slid off its cracker?!?!



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    What's interesting to me is the answers. Gelding: I'll do whatever you ask and bail you out most of the time because I'm a nice guy.
    Mare: If I like you, I'll do things you're too stupid to ask for, carry you to hell and back and make you look like a genius. Don't like you? I'll evade every command and make you look like a moron at every opportunity.
    Stallion? If I decide you're in charge, we can rule the world (although I haven't had too many stallions to judge by)
    Holy crap, how does Darwin keep missing you? ~Lauruffian



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    Mares and I have always had discussions. I always told a stallion?? Geldings though... I have my first one, and I think we just get nothing done because we are always getting sidetracked by something. Shenanigans.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheJenners View Post
    Geldings though... I have my first one, and I think we just get nothing done because we are always getting sidetracked by something. Shenanigans.
    I hear you...my geldings name should've been Shenanigans! He is ALWAYS up to or into something!

    My mare is just a !?#&!
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    Yes, you can tell a gelding, but you won't always like his answer.
    Life is great when you can hug a horse.



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