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Describe Your Relationship With Your Horse Using A Movie Title

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  • Describe Your Relationship With Your Horse Using A Movie Title

    Exactly what the title says! My Virtual Event Coach posted it on Facebook and has gotten some pretty entertaining responses so far. I'm sure COTH can have fun with this one

    I don't currently have a horse, but I'll try to think of one for my relationship with my former guy so I can play along.

  • #2
    The Odd Couple


    • #3


      • #4
        Apocalypse Now

        (But as a result, he's currently someone else's trail horse and having a ball)


        • #5
          I don't know, but I would say Phoenix is most like Bill Murray.

          The pony, Gus, is probably most akin to White Fang, but we aren't at the cabin scene next to the fire yet.

          I'd love to say that my Morgan and I are like some cheesy horse movie, but it's really more like a good cowboy movie where the cowboy spends lots of time being nice to his horse.
          “Pray, hope, and don't worry.”

          St. Padre Pio


          • #6
            Oh, God! (1977)
            In a society that profits from your self-doubt, liking yourself is a rebellious act.


            • #7
              My gelding - Kick-Ass. Or Daredevil.

              His sister - She's Out of My League.

              Their mother - Defiance. Or Blood Work. Or Hell Ride. (I love her really )


              • #8
                The Borrowers.

                (Because i'm always borrowing other people's ponies to ride until I get my own!)
                Telling a worrier to relax is counterproductive. Then we worry about relaxing.


                • #9
                  One Flew Over the Cuckoos Nest.

                  Patience and Consistency are Your Friends


                  • #10
                    The Devil Wears Prada. Or Crash. Pick your poison!
                    "Dogs give and give and give. Cats are the gift that keeps on grifting." –Bradley Trevor Greive


                    • #11
                      "A River Runs Through It" (gelding will not cross this little footbridge on the property...it's pretty much the only thing, ever, that he's refused to do for me.)

                      "A Fantastic Fear of Everything" (unaptly named "Warrior," my Jumper. I think I must have misheard his name, originally...it was probably "Worrier.")

                      "Crazy, Stupid, Love" (Clydesdale mare I bought, age 12 and unbroke with a history of bolting, when I had about 6 months of riding/horse experience, total. She's still my favorite, and pretty much only has to step over a cross rail for me to be thrilled with her performance as a Jumper and kiss her nose and give her cookies.)

                      "8 Seconds" (4 year old filly who probably needs another year before she's totally willing to try out this "riding"...)
                      Lifestyle coordinator for Zora, Spooky, Wolfgang and Warrior


                      • #12

                        Because I like working out things from my childhood that are slightly dangerous, just like James Bond.


                        • #13
                          I'd like to say "Unbreakable," but sadly, that would be a lie.


                          • #14
                            Whinnie: Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken. We've both been through you know whatskys time and again, and time and again we've come out of it in a good way.

                            Diva: How To Train Your Dragon.
                            She's a sweet dragon, I swear! So cute, and snuggly even, but man when she wants to be snorty can she breathe fire!
                            Owned by a Paint/TB and an OTTB.
                            RIP Scoutin' For Trouble ~ 2011 at 10
                            RIP Tasha's Last Tango ~ 2010 at ~23
                            RIP In Sha' Allah ~ 2009 too young at 5


                            • #15
                              Sometimes I end up Dazed and Confused at the end of a ride, sometimes I receive An Education. Sometimes my mare acts like a Rebel Without a Cause... It hard to be mad for long because she's so Precious and Pretty in Pink.


                              • #16
                                Horses I ve owned:
                                True Grit - ArabX and my first horse - stuck it out together
                                Get Shorty - Shetland pony I got as a buddy for horse #1
                                The Honeymooners - Mustang. Great horse
                                Racing Stripes - OTTB
                                The Gods Must Be Crazy - Dutch Warmblood X rescued as a yearling. Died too young.
                                The Princess Diaries - Oldenburg Mare - real princess!
                                My Blue Heaven - My perfect Mustang - a dreamy guy!
                                Last edited by BEARCAT; May. 8, 2013, 11:40 AM.
                                "When life gives you scurvy, make lemonade."


                                • #17
                                  My ancient alpha mare and myself Legends of the Fall
                                  Its hell to get old.
                                  Just like our eyes, our hearts have a way of adjusting to the dark.--Adam Stanley


                                  • #18
                                    My dear departed event horse: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly.

                                    Current loverboy gelding: The Sword in the Stone.

                                    Current jury's-still-out mare: Brave

                                    Pellet-obsessed retired gelding: anything with Woody Allen!


                                    • #19
                                      The problem with political jokes is that they get elected.
                                      H. Cate


                                      • #20
                                        The Money Pit
                                        "I don't know what your generation's fascination is with documenting your every thought... but I can assure you, they're not all diamonds." Mr. G