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  1. #1
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    Default Speaking of fear...here's how they do it! funny

    I know MY adrenaline has never forgotten!

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    I feel certain that my horse, Tavis, has been taking lessons from Fergus. He, as a Arab cross, has perfected the teleport-sideways-for-no-good-reason maneuver.
    "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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    Teleport sideways...excellent visual!

    I was sitting the camper at a horse show yesterday, watching the horses exit the arena after a class. A woman was walking a largish dog "in the vicinity" of the group of horse. I saw one of them looking at the dog, rider chatting about the class with her friend, when suddenly he teleported sideways. From a dog! On a leash! Who wasn't even looking is his direction!
    Ride like you mean it.



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    Mine has sideways teleportation down to an art form.
    What's wrong with you?? Your cheese done slid off its cracker?!?!



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    I think sideways teleportation in some form is a standard install on all models. It just depends if you got the deluxe version that includes other fancy moves or the basic no frills model that just involves moving a measurable distance with no warning.

    Love Fergus.


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    Monsters & dragons are always harassing my mare. They scare her, but a turkey in her face, a deer jumping out at us, snowmobiles, fireworks, etc don't phase her. Only invisible dragons.



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    I got dumped by my greenie in the first month of owning him. No idea what he saw (birds in the trees?), but he did the sideways teleportation to the right. I didn't go with him, and was hanging off his left side for what felt like forever before hitting the ground. I walked back up to the barn with me covered in dirt, a broken whip (it broke when I hit the ground), and my horse looking like nothing happened. I've now learned to ride that sudden sideways movement.



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    The nice thing about riding bareback is that you can feel that spook coming. Fella's back flattens, and his ribs expand giving me about a half a second warning -which turns out to be enough. I can sort of feel it with my treeless saddle too, but definitely on my bareback pad.

    Paula
    He is total garbage! Quick! Hide him on my trailer (Petstorejunkie).



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