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  • If your horse had a theme song....

    ...what would it be?

    My DW and I were talking and she's always said that her TB's song is AC/DC - For those about to rock. She demands to have it played while tacking up before XC, lol.

    I got to thinking about it and I've not been able to come up with one for my OTTB, but when I watch her ride my new horse (17hh Hano), I hear, Blue Oyster Cult - Godzilla.

    I'm not sure about her Trak/TB yet, but I think Abba - Dancing queen, might be appropriate for him, lol.

    Along those same lines, how cool would it be if the 30 seconds before you entered the start box they played your "theme song"? Lol I know it would never happen, but if it did then everyone would hear what's going on in my head as I entered the box.
    Last edited by wlrottge; Mar. 11, 2008, 11:11 PM.
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    My first horse was an ex-barrel racing QH mare with horn-like curved ears and a personality to match. At one show I came out of a particularly "expressive" dressage test and realized I had ridden the whole test with "Highway To Hell" stuck in my head.

    As for my current horse, I'm not sure about a theme but I swear she goes XC with "Flight of the Bumblebee" running through her tiny head.
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    • #3
      My TB's theme song would be "Basket Case" (by Green Day). Definitely. He's a good boy and I love him to pieces, but he can be quite neurotic.

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      • #4
        My TB was l7.1 hh, a dear boy, but his song was "Bad boy, bad boy,When they gonna come for you"
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        • #5
          Probably that song "Party Like a Rockstar" for Calypso.. He sure trys to act the part.

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          • #6
            A dressage judge told my then twelve year old daughter her horse's free walk was sexy. She thought that comment deserved an "Ew Yuk!" However, since then his theme song is "I'm bringing sexy back".

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            • #7
              Get off my cloud - rolling stones

              or

              Fool in the [dressage] rain [ring] - Led zeppelin
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              • #8
                Either Yothu Yindi's, "Lonely Tree" off the album Garma or the Crystal Method's "Purple Haze" off of Tweakend ("Listen all you mother f#$%ers!"). Dressage would be "Seven Deadly Sins" by Flogging Molly.

                Of course our overall eventing theme songs (both of us) are off of AC/DC's Powerage: "Rock n Roll Damnation" ("Take a chance while you still have a choice.") and "Down payment Blues" ("Living on a shoe string. I got my self a Caddilac but I can't afford the gasoline.")

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                  Originally posted by RAyers View Post
                  Crystal Method's "Purple Haze" off of Tweakend ("Listen all you mother f#$%ers!")
                  I think you mean, Crystal Method - Name of the Game (LOVE that song and I'm a big fan of CM)

                  The DW just informed me that Vidar (her Trak/TB) is NOT Abba - Dancing queen, and was quite offended at what that implied about him

                  The OTTB has been narrowed down to (her) the Sopranos theme or (me) Rage Against the Machine - Renegades of funk, "No matter how hard you try, you can't stop us now"
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                  • #10
                    The little/big horse who is affectionately known as "Monster" by his farrier and vet and all the interns and apprentices would be:

                    Bad To The Bone

                    I think the vets at the clinic get quite a kick out of watching each year's new crop of interns attempt to draw blood on Monster. He's so little and sweet looking until....

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                    • #11
                      "I'll do it my way""

                      courtesy of the chestnut ,trakehner mare
                      mm

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                      • #12
                        I've ridden some that would go well to "crazy bitch" and some that hummed "every rose has it's thorn" but right now I'm lucky enough to ride to the tunes of "I was made for loving you baby" by Kiss.
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                        • #13
                          Ripple and Rebel Rebel

                          Felix, my DH horse's song is "Ripple" The grateful Dead. He sings it to him all...the...time... and it fits him, he's definitely a dead head LOL

                          Trevor... "Rebel Rebel" by David Bowie... pretty sure he knows he's a boy, but I bet he would cross dress if he could... his forelock and mane are ALWAYS a mess, and he does everything his own way on his own time. And it always pops into my head when I'm riding him

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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by c_expresso View Post
                            Get off my cloud - rolling stones

                            or

                            Fool in the [dressage] rain [ring] - Led zeppelin
                            c expresso... does that mean he can eject you when he wants? LOL. Love your songs.
                            "Bold Words was classier than all his competition. Straighter knees and a slim, elegant neck." -Nan Mooney My Racing Heart

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                            • #15
                              Truckin, Grateful Dead song. I swear this horse went to Woodstock in an earlier life. He even has a hazy, peace sign on his forhead in place of a star.
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                              • #16
                                The kid says his and Bo's theme music in the start box is "Rock Me like a Hurricane" by the Scorpions. Played at speaker shattering volume.
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                                • #17
                                  As a newcomer to eventing (this will be my first year) I am comforted by the fact that singing AC/DC is normal. And I think they should play it on loudspeakers across the whole course!

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                                  • #18
                                    Well, Sassy's theme song is definatly "Livin la vida Loca".."Bitch is back" (Elton John) Also fits her pretty well, lol.

                                    Johnny's is "Johnny B. Goode"...In fact we named hin after that song because it fits him so well.

                                    Kc's is definatly "Just push play" by Aerosmith.

                                    Mystic's is somthing by Avril Lavigne..lol. I dont' know what song..But she's just like that..
                                    Last edited by Kcisawesome; Mar. 12, 2008, 09:18 AM. Reason: I was confuzzled!
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                                    • #19
                                      Lately during my test trying to attempt my trot lengthening I think we both have that song- "runaway train never coming back..." don't know who sings it but it makes me smile
                                      "Riding a horse is not a gentle hobby, to be picked up and laid down like a game of solitaire. It is a grand passion." ~Ralph Waldo Emerson~

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                                      • #20
                                        I'll play

                                        All I can think as we're going XC is RPM by Sugar Ray. It's on their first cd. If you ever saw my boy go XC you'd understand!
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