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Can we do the Horseless riders and Riderless Horses thing again?

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  • Can we do the Horseless riders and Riderless Horses thing again?

    I missed the last thread for that! I'll start,
    I'm a beginner rider in Atlanta, GA looking for a riderless horse who'd be great for newbies or just want's to be groomed, scratched and loved on a little.

    *I was thinking of the immortal words of Socrates when he said, I drank what? - Val Kilmer, Real Genius*
    * \"the suspense is terrible. I hope it lasts\" Willy Wonka

  • Original Poster

    I missed the last thread for that! I'll start,
    I'm a beginner rider in Atlanta, GA looking for a riderless horse who'd be great for newbies or just want's to be groomed, scratched and loved on a little.

    *I was thinking of the immortal words of Socrates when he said, I drank what? - Val Kilmer, Real Genius*
    * \"the suspense is terrible. I hope it lasts\" Willy Wonka



    • #3
      Are you in Atlanta proper or "metro?" I ask because I'm out in Dallas and wouldn't mind having help with the grooming, loving.
      <>< Sorrow Looks Back. Worry Looks Around. Faith Looks Up! -- Being negative only makes a difficult journey more difficult. You may be given a cactus, but you don't have to sit on it.


      • Original Poster

        I live in downtown Atl. right now, but will be moving to Smyrna soon. Dallas really isn't too far for me! I drive to Woodstock every weekend for my lesson.

        *I was thinking of the immortal words of Socrates when he said, I drank what? - Val Kilmer, Real Genius*
        * \"the suspense is terrible. I hope it lasts\" Willy Wonka



        • #5
          I have a riderless horse in College Station, TX. But, she is rehabbing from a serious injury and can only walk and trot for about 30 minutes right now. She is VERY sweet and LOVES to be groomed and fussed over. But, you must be able to ride a spook! She generally doesn't buck but will jump sideways and look at stuff. She doesn't take off because that would require expending energy for more than 2 seconds! I'm trying to get her back going myself but am having trouble finding enough time.


          • #6
            I'll jump on this one too...I missed the last one also. I am a horseless horse lover in NY. Nassau Long Island, but not opposed to driving into Suffolk. With the dark coming early these days its hard to ride unless there are lights. But I could ride Sundays. I would also be interested in just grooming and bonding with a horse. I sold my guy in June and really haven't done much since. I miss HORSIES!! E-mail me if anyone needs a favor or has a horse that needs to be loved on. blueceli@aol.com

            Horseless in LI..sniff, sniff
            Owned by a big red QH


            • #7
              Well I posted on the last thread too, but hey, I'll try again.

              I am an adult rider looking for a riderless horse. I've pretty much ridden western and want to learn english.
              I live in Littleton, CO.

              Merry Christmas.


              • #8
                I didn't have any takers the 1st time, LOL, so I'll play!

                I am near LaCrosse, WI (just north of it). I have a coming 12 y/o TB mare, 15.2, who would love more work than she's getting. She is a super jumper, does solid Training level dressage and schools 1st/2nd level, is sound, sane, safe and a lot of fun. Plus she's really cute

                I do have her up for lease, but until then would love if someone wanted to come ride her a couple times a week. Shes great with less experienced riders, but TONS of fun for more experienced, and would love someone who could jump her over more than my little 2'3" fences .

                Email is in my profile if you'd like more details!

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                Da dah dah dah
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                • #9
                  I'll try, as well. I'm a horseless rider in Apex, NC (about 30 minutes outside of Raleigh) and would love to come out and ride just about anything, however I'd prefer a situation in which I'd get to jump. I'd also just come out and groom, love on a horse / pony. I can ride the mediums and any bigger. I'm 5'3" so yeah .. not super fine boned mediums but -shrug-. I ride three times a week at my lesson place, but other than that I am basically free anytime after school. If in the district I could ride the bus home on the days I don't go over to the other farm.

                  Contact is appaloosahunter@horsemail.com, not the e-mail in my profile. Address it to Kaila, if you will.
                  "to live is the rarest thing in the world, most people merely exist."


                  • #10
                    Northern Illinois...Hampshire/Elgin area...

                    I have a 7yr mare currently boarded at a 140 acre facility that offers plenty of room to ride outside, plus a 400x200 indoor arena. Currently she is only being ridden once a week and I would love for her to see a little more under saddle time.

                    She has competed in local medals, novice, pregreens and training jumpers classes. Very sweet and willing, she would be lots of fun for an advanced rider or perfect for a beginner wanting to take lessons on her.

                    Email me at ponymom2@sbcglobal.net for more info

                    *Ride and let ride...*
                    *Ride and let ride...*


                    • #11
                      Central Connecticut, now home for break and will be at college in Hartford next semester, so a longer-term arrangement is possible. I'm always looking for something to ride - if it has four hooves and won't kill me, I'm up for it!


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                      • #12
                        Darn it, PoloPony, the mud is so deep my (barefoot) hoss went out and lost a hoof. Must remember to buy bell boots . . .

                        There are only two types of eventers out there: Those who have fallen in the water jump and those that will. -- subk
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                        • #13
                          ok..I'll try again... horseless rider here in Bergen County, NJ (Paramus area). Because of it getting dark and working full time though, I am only able to drive about a half hour to 45 mins from where I am to ride. If you're in the Suffern, NY area, I can ride more often (I work full time in that area). I'm an intermediate rider and am looking to do anything!!

                          ***God forbid that I should go to any heaven in which there are no horses***

                          ~~member of the Chicken Jumper Clique (AND PROUD OF IT!!) , IHSA clique & only child clique~~
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                          ~~member of the Chicken Jumper Clique (AND PROUD OF IT!!) , IHSA clique~~


                          • #14
                            emcallaway, if you're ever out Athens way, PT me. Avery loffs to be worshipped by lowly humans - the more the merrier in his view, and if you want to goof around and have a carriage driving lesson, I'm game to give one!


                            Thoroughbreds! Everything else is just a horse. :-)
                            "The standard you walk by is the standard you accept."--Lt. Gen. David Morrison, Austalian Army Chief


                            • #15
                              I was just thinking yesterday about reviving this thread. My beloved mare is going off to her lease home tomorrow so I can save money and go off to grad school in the fall. I'd love to have something to ride a few times a week. I'm a first/second level rider happy to ride anything sane, or just come love on a horse (willing to do barn chores, too!). I work full time days in Seattle, live on the Eastside, and could drive to surrounding areas. PT me!


                              • Original Poster

                                War Admiral: Cool! A carriage lesson! That would be nice. I went to UGA for my first year... too big so I moved to a smaller school, but if I'm ever up that way I'll look you up!

                                funny, I ride a horse named Avery in my H/J lessons.

                                *"I was thinking of the immortal words of Socrates when he said, I drank what?"

                                * "the suspense is terrible. I hope it lasts"
                                * \"the suspense is terrible. I hope it lasts\" Willy Wonka



                                • #17
                                  Bumping this back up.

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                                  • #18
                                    ROME, GA:

                                    I have several horses who really need someone to love, groom and ride them. They aren't mine, but my boss's trail/pleasure horses. We have all types: A western/english QH, 17 hand TWH, paint TWH goes English, 2 gaited saddlebred mares, 3 year old arab/QH pony just being broke, 5 gaited saddlebred/standaredbred that is so much fun to ride AND drive. You don't have to be experianced, just have a willingness to learn, love of horses, and your own transportation. PT or email me if you'd like to come out to our 500 acre farm - we have 3 lakes, and lots of trails.

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                                    • #19
                                      I have a wonderful jumper/eventer/dressage horse that I'd love to share with someone in the Greensboro, NC area. He's a great guy, not for a dead beginner but very sweet & will challenge an intermediate to advanced rider.

                                      "The only thing you will ever get two horsepeople to agree on is that the third one is wrong" -Author Unknown


                                      • #20
                                        I'll play - two small ponies in Ramona, Ca. in need of attention and soon some riding (not yet broken). I only get to the barn once a week - not good for greenies!!


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