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Your favorite picture of your horse goofing around... critiques welcome.

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  • Your favorite picture of your horse goofing around... critiques welcome.

    In an effort to have a little fun....

    I'll start...

    Here's one of me. <<CLICK I know I need to get my heels down a bit. And I'm resting on my hands too much.
    Stoneybrook Farm Afton TN

  • #2
    Clearly you don't know what you are doing and that horse needs discipline. Bucking is not to be tolerated. I recommend long lining him.

    You should have a vet check him for ulcers, a bad back and lyme just to be on the safe side.


    • Original Poster


      THIS IS BUCKING... the other is just a little baby goofiness.
      Stoneybrook Farm Afton TN


      • #4
        <sigh> That's how it starts.... Long line him I say, long line him!


        • Original Poster

          I think YOU need to be long lined. And maybe spanked a little.
          Stoneybrook Farm Afton TN


          • #6
            Obviously he needs to be round-penned. With a carrot stick. A big one.

            Probably wouldn't hurt the Rabbit to be round-penned either.
            Originally posted by SmartAlex

            Give it up. Many of us CoTHers are trapped at a computer all day with no way out, and we hunt in packs. So far it as all been in good fun. You should be thankful for that.


            • #7
              Here is Willy trying to run away with me in the snow :P

              Here is how Willy jumps (and knocks down) 1 ft flowers.... no need to critique this, my equitation is clearly perfection here I wish my dad had filmed this stunt of his.

              Oh and I just found this one, why running martingales save faces....

              I love his goofiness, something new each ride :P


              • Original Poster

                Ahhh, you old thread killers. Go drum up some goofy pictures and come back here. I'll critique YOU and decide who needs some carrot sticking and who doesn't.

                THIS is HIM free jumping....

                Oh and did I mention he remodeled my horse trailer for me too. He's got a lot of horse-n-ality, that one, he does.
                Stoneybrook Farm Afton TN


                • Original Poster

                  Originally posted by sansibar View Post
                  Here is Willy trying to run away with me in the snow :P

                  Here is how Willy jumps (and knocks down) 1 ft flowers.... no need to critique this, my equitation is clearly perfection here I wish my dad had filmed this stunt of his.
                  I really admire the way you're right in the middle of your horse in both pictures! WELL DONE!!! No carrot sticking for you!
                  Stoneybrook Farm Afton TN


                  • #10
                    Originally posted by tidy rabbit View Post
                    No carrot sticking for you!
                    Yay!! That makes me soo excited!!! :P


                    • #11
                      Very fun!

                      Love 'em all! My mare doesn't necessarily think one should expend energy unnecessarily. She says having fun can be done at a stand still:

                      Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it. Goethe


                      • #12
                        Hard to get a good feel of what ensued (which was much more exciting than this shot) but this was the beginning of a OMG-what-is-that-I'm-going-to-run-sideways-across-the-ring-and-then-try-to-launch-you.


                        This was one of my more trying projects - she turned out fantabulous though..below is a pic of her with her junior rider.

                        \"Don\'t go throwing effort after foolishness\" >>>Spur, Man From Snowy River


                        • #13
                          I think it's appalling that you are making light of these moments demonstrating such serious lack of discipline, but I suppose I expect nothing less from you. You owe it to a young horse to provide them with boundaries and a structured environment to help them learn to be good citizens down the line. Horses with a lot of "Horse-an-ality", as you call it, tend to end up in bad situations.

                          If you cannot give him the education he needs, get him to someone who can, for his sake.
                          bar.ka think u al.l. susp.ect
                          free bar.ka and tidy rabbit


                          • Original Poster

                            I really like the way you've lightened her forehand. I would like to see you keep your reins more even though.

                            10 Carrot stickings for you.

                            I'd give you 30 but clearly the mare turned out okay inspite of you.
                            Stoneybrook Farm Afton TN


                            • #15
                              okay, well, I'll chime in.

                              My-can't-keep-clean-gray mare, Kasheeba: http://s740.photobucket.com/albums/x...asheebamud.jpg

                              and my self-cleaning-bay gelding, Lyric: http://s740.photobucket.com/albums/x...060607_003.jpg

                              I know I have some good under-saddle pictures somewhere.... well, under-, ove-r, flung-out-of saddle pics. I'll have to search!
                              “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
                              ¯ Oscar Wilde


                              • #16
                                Originally posted by tidy rabbit View Post
                                10 Carrot stickings for you.

                                Darn it!

                                What about this one of my sister:


                                She's quite the stylist
                                \"Don\'t go throwing effort after foolishness\" >>>Spur, Man From Snowy River


                                • #17
                                  Forget Awkwardfamilyphotos.com, i think we could start our own awkward photo page!

                                  Not really goofing around... but so unstylish it's funny. All I can say in my defence is that Kool-Aid was barely a concept and carrot sticks were just a gleam in the eye of PP...



                                  • Original Poster

                                    Originally posted by Czar View Post
                                    Darn it!

                                    What about this one of my sister:

                                    http://www.facebook.com/#!/photo.php?fbid=495322259786&set=a.434224704786.207 686.512544786&theater

                                    She's quite the stylist
                                    Your sister needs to find the middle of her horse! Clearly a no talent hack and both the poor horse and I hope she gave up riding altogether.

                                    50 carrot sticking to YOU for showing a picture like that of your sister!
                                    Stoneybrook Farm Afton TN


                                    • #19
                                      There is obviously nothing to criticize in my trendsetting and stylish trailriding attire in this pic, but the rest...:



                                      • #20
                                        The Ultimate Goofball:

                                        "Cookie taste so good, Mom!"


                                        "Something stuck in my teeth. Can you rinse please?"


                                        "Damn. Stuck again!"

                                        "Shut your mouth and open your mind."