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    Last edited by oxLetsGoCanterxo; Aug. 5, 2012, 08:37 PM.
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    The words 'tempest in a teapot' come to mind....

    Seriously, why are you taking such offense at some stupid on-line blurb?

    How does this affect you? It doesn't, unless you allow it to.

    There will always be people who say stupid, ignorant things. Saying they shouldn't be allowed to ride or compete horses 'cause they hurted your feewings is moronic.
    Homeopathy claims water can cure you since it once held medicine. That's like saying you can get sustenance from an empty plate because it once held food.

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    • #3
      *snort* Clearly, the two "responses" are from people with no sense of humor...bet there's something in there about dressage queens, too.

      It's urban dictionary. It's not worth getting offended over THAT entry.
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        #4
        Originally posted by arabhorse2 View Post
        The words 'tempest in a teapot' come to mind....

        Seriously, why are you taking such offense at some stupid on-line blurb?

        How does this affect you? It doesn't, unless you allow it to.

        There will always be people who say stupid, ignorant things. Saying they shouldn't be allowed to ride or compete horses 'cause they hurted your feewings is moronic.
        Yes, I am offended. But I am not particularly effected by it....they didn't hurt my "feewings", I'm not THAT weak....I didn't LITERALLY mean there should be a rule prohibiting whoever wrote this from riding horses. I am just surprised someone would be ignorant enough to take time to write something like that about their own sport. They are indirectly offending themselves. Sorry if I mislead you.
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        • #5
          Who uses a double bridle in the hunters?!?!?! SUPER OFFENDED

          Um, but seriously, click on pretty much ANY entry on that site and you'll be offended. Or entertained. Or both!
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          • #6
            Maybe I have a wicked sense of humor, but it made me L.O.L.

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              #7
              Originally posted by AdultAmmy View Post
              Maybe I have a wicked sense of humor, but it made me L.O.L.
              At first I was really offended, I couldn't believe someone had the nerve to write that!! But it is pretty funny, and now that I read it again I can't help but laugh. And now that I think about it, it IS urban dictionary. I guess i'm guilty of over-reacting on this one....
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              • #8
                Here is the one about Dressage. The description of Western Pleasure was not one to post here.

                http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Dressage

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                • #9
                  It's not THAT funny. CoTHers, can we top it?
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                  • #10
                    Wow!.... people are just so dumb! They dont understand anything... and the part about daddy sitting over next to the car trying to be a groom and dishing out money?! Ya right!!! I worked for everything I have!
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                      #11
                      Yeah I thought the dressage one was going to be REALLY mean, but it really isn't.... hmmmmmmmmmmmmm.....
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                      • #12
                        Preppy girl #2: Gross, you actually touched your horse, During dressage!
                        Wow, it's hard work, Learning grammar!
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                        • #13
                          I laughed out loud at the dressage one that said, "If it were cheap and easy, it would be called Western."

                          Only because I read it and automatically thought of the COTH username Western, not the discipline. Haha no offense Western!
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                          • #14
                            A: Heyyyy isn't dressage cool? *Dance horse, dance!*
                            B: No, not really.

                            HAHA. This reminded me of when I showed my non-horsey roommate an amazing dressage test to a song she liked. She wasn't that enthused.

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                              It's pretty funny, I thought. Actually, if we can't laugh at ourselves, we're in sad shape. And after reading COTH forums for the past year, I can see where every single mocking detail of that article came from. Our hunter ranks are full of knowledgeable horse people and fine riders, but according to a lot of threads here, they are also full of people who are more concerned with trends and fashions than a college girl going through sorority rush.
                              I heard a neigh. Oh, such a brisk and melodious neigh as that was! My very heart leaped with delight at the sound. --Nathaniel Hawthorne

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                              • #16
                                Originally posted by AdultAmmy View Post
                                Maybe I have a wicked sense of humor, but it made me L.O.L.
                                Then I guess I do to..because I'm laughing over here. No offended what so ever because none of it is true...and plus its coming out of Urban Dictionary...
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                                • #17
                                  Dressage Queen was pretty funny...
                                  Originally posted by dizzywriter
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                                  • #18
                                    I can laugh at this since: a) I can't afford an $80,000 horse (can hardly type it!). b) don't have a 'double bridle' anywhere in my tack room and actually haven't seen one since I was nine. c) any look of superiority I might have is smothered by my look of nervousness and occasionally embarrassment. I'll have to go back and read the others.

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                                      4. equestrian

                                      1. Person who likes to wear tight pants and use whips, however, do not make fun or else they will beat the shit out of you with the whip and then trample you with their horse.
                                      I still have a leather rod up my ass and my forehead has caved in.


                                      Ha! This site is funny!
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                                      • #20
                                        Originally posted by lachevaline View Post
                                        Who uses a double bridle in the hunters?!?!?! SUPER OFFENDED

                                        Um, but seriously, click on pretty much ANY entry on that site and you'll be offended. Or entertained. Or both!
                                        I have It's a going wayyyyy back to traditional and old fashioned

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