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  • #21
    Bill Cosby rode my old horse (before I owned him) at the Garden in the late 1980's early 1990's.


    • #22
      I braided Cleavon Little's horse at a show in 1992 or '93, can't remember which...I think it was an Arabian cross...it was for a hunter pleasure class.
      "I never met a man I didn't like who liked horses." Will Rogers


      • #23
        Originally posted by lcw579 View Post
        Really? Not to sound stalkerish or anything but where in NJ? I love Brian Westbrook - and if he rides I love him even more.
        If you look under "personal" it has a little paragraph about his riding: http://www.philadelphiaeagles.com/te...Westbrook.html

        He owns his own place...WestbrookHorseFarm.com


        • #24
          Sheila Johnson's (co founder of BET and past president of the Washington International Horse Show) daughter Paige rides and shows.
          Ridge Farm Inc.-full care retirement


          • #25
            Originally posted by jaimebaker View Post
            George Foreman owns gaited horses I believe.
            He also drives carriages...haven't heard if his horses are all called George like his sons.
            "Sic Gorgiamus Allos Subjectatos Nunc"


            • #26
              Originally posted by mr_miamis_mom View Post
              Brian Westbrook, the running back for the Philadelphia Eagles. He owns his own ranch in NJ.
              His farm is in MD

              I board there
              Originally posted by Martha Drum
              ...But I don't want to sit helmetless on my horse while he lies on the ground kicking a ball around without a bridle while Leatherface does an interpretive dance with his chainsaw around us.


              • #27
                I walked into my barn one day and saw the back of a really really tall black guy. I thought he might be a basketball player. I immediately chastised myself for making such a generalization. But then he turned around and I recognized Scottie Pippen of the Chicago Bulls. He was looking for a horse but we didn't have anything big enough!

                Hell hath no fury like the chestnut thoroughbred mare


                • #28
                  Originally posted by Trakehner View Post
                  He also drives carriages...haven't heard if his horses are all called George like his sons.

                  roflmao, but mabye his team has all the same names...just not George...


                  • #29
                    Originally posted by InWhyCee Redux View Post
                    Will Smith, of course.... someone told me that Martin Lawrence rode on his own farm, but I've yet to see the pics!
                    Martin Lawrence's farm is about 10 minutes away from me in Philomont. I don't know if he rides, but I do know that his kids have a couple of ponies.
                    Cherry Blossom Farm - Show & Field Hunters, Side Saddles


                    • #30
                      Originally posted by Janet View Post
                      Originally posted by vacation1 View Post
                      A slight variation on the perennial 'celebs who ride' topic, just because I saw Sidney Poitier in an old western the other day and I thought he looked pretty good on a horse, which is not the image that's normally summoned up by the words "Sidney Poitier."
                      His daughter rode Jr Hunters in the 60s. She rode a horse called "Sir".
                      Anyone else hear Lulu singing "To Sir with Love" upon seeing 'Sidney Poitier' and 'Sir' in the same post?
                      The Long Format Club, Inc.
                      Phases A-B-C-D Forever!


                      • #31
                        Originally posted by metzengerstein View Post
                        Anyone else hear Lulu singing "To Sir with Love" upon seeing 'Sidney Poitier' and 'Sir' in the same post?
                        Hmm, wonder if they have a gelding "Mr. Tibbs"
                        <>< 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.


                        • #32
                          Rickey Henderson (going into the baseball HOF this year) has a ranch in Northern California and has ridden for years.


                          • #33
                            Originally posted by jaimebaker View Post
                            George Foreman owns gaited horses I believe.
                            Yup, walkers, and he adores them. My friend rides with him and his family. She calls him a speed demon, in a nice way.


                            • #34
                              Roscoe Lee Brown rode pretty well in "the Cowboys"