• Welcome to the Chronicle Forums.
    Please complete your profile. The forums and the rest of www.chronofhorse.com has single sign-in, so your log in information for one will automatically work for the other. Disclaimer: The opinions expressed here are the views of the individual and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions of The Chronicle of the Horse.

Announcement

Collapse

Forum rules and no-advertising policy

As a participant on this forum, it is your responsibility to know and follow our rules. Please read this message in its entirety.

Board Rules

1. You’re responsible for what you say.
As outlined in Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, The Chronicle of the Horse and its affiliates, as well Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd., the developers of vBulletin, are not legally responsible for statements made in the forums.

This is a public forum viewed by a wide spectrum of people, so please be mindful of what you say and who might be reading it—details of personal disputes are likely better handled privately. While posters are legally responsible for their statements, the moderators may in their discretion remove or edit posts that violate these rules. Users have the ability to modify or delete their own messages after posting, but administrators generally will not delete posts, threads or accounts upon request.

Outright inflammatory, vulgar, harassing, malicious or otherwise inappropriate statements and criminal charges unsubstantiated by a reputable news source or legal documentation will not be tolerated and will be dealt with at the discretion of the moderators.

2. Conversations in horse-related forums should be horse-related.
The forums are a wonderful source of information and support for members of the horse community. While it’s understandably tempting to share information or search for input on other topics upon which members might have a similar level of knowledge, members must maintain the focus on horses.

3. Keep conversations productive, on topic and civil.
Discussion and disagreement are inevitable and encouraged; personal insults, diatribes and sniping comments are unproductive and unacceptable. Whether a subject is light-hearted or serious, keep posts focused on the current topic and of general interest to other participants of that thread. Utilize the private message feature or personal email where appropriate to address side topics or personal issues not related to the topic at large.

4. No advertising in the discussion forums.
Posts in the discussion forums directly or indirectly advertising horses, jobs, items or services for sale or wanted will be removed at the discretion of the moderators. Use of the private messaging feature or email addresses obtained through users’ profiles for unsolicited advertising is not permitted.

Company representatives may participate in discussions and answer questions about their products or services, or suggest their products on recent threads if they fulfill the criteria of a query. False "testimonials" provided by company affiliates posing as general consumers are not appropriate, and self-promotion of sales, ad campaigns, etc. through the discussion forums is not allowed.

Paid advertising is available on our classifieds site and through the purchase of banner ads. The tightly monitored Giveaways forum permits free listings of genuinely free horses and items available or wanted (on a limited basis). Items offered for trade are not allowed.

Advertising Policy Specifics
When in doubt of whether something you want to post constitutes advertising, please contact a moderator privately in advance for further clarification. Refer to the following points for general guidelines:

Horses – Only general discussion about the buying, leasing, selling and pricing of horses is permitted. If the post contains, or links to, the type of specific information typically found in a sales or wanted ad, and it’s related to a horse for sale, regardless of who’s selling it, it doesn’t belong in the discussion forums.

Stallions – Board members may ask for suggestions on breeding stallion recommendations. Stallion owners may reply to such queries by suggesting their own stallions, only if their horse fits the specific criteria of the original poster. Excessive promotion of a stallion by its owner or related parties is not permitted and will be addressed at the discretion of the moderators.

Services – Members may use the forums to ask for general recommendations of trainers, barns, shippers, farriers, etc., and other members may answer those requests by suggesting themselves or their company, if their services fulfill the specific criteria of the original post. Members may not solicit other members for business if it is not in response to a direct, genuine query.

Products – While members may ask for general opinions and suggestions on equipment, trailers, trucks, etc., they may not list the specific attributes for which they are in the market, as such posts serve as wanted ads.

Event Announcements – Members may post one notification of an upcoming event that may be of interest to fellow members, if the original poster does not benefit financially from the event. Such threads may not be “bumped” excessively. Premium members may post their own notices in the Event Announcements forum.

Charities/Rescues – Announcements for charitable or fundraising events can only be made for 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organizations. Special exceptions may be made, at the moderators’ discretion and direction, for board-related events or fundraising activities in extraordinary circumstances.

Occasional posts regarding horses available for adoption through IRS-registered horse rescue or placement programs are permitted in the appropriate forums, but these threads may be limited at the discretion of the moderators. Individuals may not advertise or make announcements for horses in need of rescue, placement or adoption unless the horse is available through a recognized rescue or placement agency or government-run entity or the thread fits the criteria for and is located in the Giveaways forum.

5. Do not post copyrighted photographs unless you have purchased that photo and have permission to do so.

6. Respect other members.
As members are often passionate about their beliefs and intentions can easily be misinterpreted in this type of environment, try to explore or resolve the inevitable disagreements that arise in the course of threads calmly and rationally.

If you see a post that you feel violates the rules of the board, please click the “alert” button (exclamation point inside of a triangle) in the bottom left corner of the post, which will alert ONLY the moderators to the post in question. They will then take whatever action, or no action, as deemed appropriate for the situation at their discretion. Do not air grievances regarding other posters or the moderators in the discussion forums.

Please be advised that adding another user to your “Ignore” list via your User Control Panel can be a useful tactic, which blocks posts and private messages by members whose commentary you’d rather avoid reading.

7. We have the right to reproduce statements made in the forums.
The Chronicle of the Horse may copy, quote, link to or otherwise reproduce posts, or portions of posts, in print or online for advertising or editorial purposes, if attributed to their original authors, and by posting in this forum, you hereby grant to The Chronicle of the Horse a perpetual, non-exclusive license under copyright and other rights, to do so.

8. We reserve the right to enforce and amend the rules.
The moderators may delete, edit, move or close any post or thread at any time, or refrain from doing any of the foregoing, in their discretion, and may suspend or revoke a user’s membership privileges at any time to maintain adherence to the rules and the general spirit of the forum. These rules may be amended at any time to address the current needs of the board.

Please see our full Terms of Service and Privacy Policy for more information.

Thanks for being a part of the COTH forums!

(Revised 1/26/16)
See more
See less

It's T & A DAY. Does anyone know where all the guys are?

Collapse
This topic is closed.
X
X
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • #21
    Ok, I give....tell me about it.... [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_confused.gif[/img]

    Comment


    • #22
      A few months ago we women were wondering just how you guys, ummm, arrange everything "down there" to ride. Robby GENEROUSLY offered to take some photos and post them, purely educationally for the BB, of course. [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif[/img]

      EMPLOYED!!!! Finally!!!! I start tomorrow at Cosi, Dupont North for all you VA/MD/DC'ers [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif[/img]
      Can you stress-fracture your brain?

      Comment


      • #23
        In a thread this summer there was a discussion about how a man "fits" in a saddle. Robby jokingly volunteered to illustrate it for when he lost some extra (in his mind only) poundage.

        Thanks to the Baby Aiden Auction, we have found a PG format that will allow him to enlighten all of us female BB'ers [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img] Horsin around with Robby

        "No time to marry, no time to settle down. I'm a young woman and I ain't done runnin' around." - Bessie Smith

        Comment


        • #24
          alle vas nicht fest mit flopen-stopen ist

          sind alt aber nicht tot
          more hay, less grain

          Comment


          • #25
            5 -

            Good question - I've learned to *compensate* in my seat without really even trying. As a gag once, I sat sidesaddle in just a plain forward-seat saddle. It was pretty comfortable, actually, but I would think you would lose some of the leg aides available to make it a regular practice. I am green in my knowledge, though...

            I have had a few minor issues along the way, but nothing that I would discuss in this forum [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_redface.gif[/img]

            Comment


            • #26
              <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Boots&Saddles:
              _5 - _

              Good question - I've learned to *compensate* in my seat without really even trying. As a gag once, I sat sidesaddle in just a plain forward-seat saddle. It was pretty comfortable, actually, but I would think you would lose some of the leg aides available to make it a regular practice. I am green in my knowledge, though...

              I have had a few minor issues along the way, but nothing that I would discuss in this forum [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_redface.gif[/img]<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

              But that is the whole point of this forum [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img] [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif[/img]

              If most of the threads weren't lost during/after the move, there would be plenty of "issues" related to this topic. Fear us not. If we can talk about boobs, butts and thongs you can talk about wedding tackle [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif[/img]

              "No time to marry, no time to settle down. I'm a young woman and I ain't done runnin' around." - Bessie Smith

              Comment


              • #27
                <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Boots&Saddles:
                Good question - I've learned to *compensate* in my seat without really even trying. As a gag once, I sat sidesaddle in just a plain forward-seat saddle. It was pretty comfortable, actually, but I would think you would lose some of the leg aides available to make it a regular practice. I am green in my knowledge, though...<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

                That's what the whip is for. You use it for your right side aides. Which is why Artie would never be a good side saddle mount. [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif[/img]

                At least, that's my understanding - HN73 competes sidesaddle, she'd be able to 'splain better.

                No trees were killed in the sending of this message. However, a large number of electrons were terribly inconvenienced.

                Comment


                • #28
                  <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by sarapony:
                  But that is the whole point of this forum [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img] [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif[/img]

                  If most of the threads weren't lost during/after the move, there would be plenty of "issues" related to this topic. Fear us not. If we can talk about boobs, butts and thongs you can talk about wedding tackle [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif[/img]<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

                  Heck, sarapony, if he really wanted to, he could talk about boobs, butts and thongs with us.

                  [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif[/img] [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif[/img] [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif[/img] [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img] [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img] [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img] [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif[/img] [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif[/img] [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif[/img]

                  No trees were killed in the sending of this message. However, a large number of electrons were terribly inconvenienced.

                  Comment


                  • #29
                    I have one male riding friend who says he learned his lesson after one, um, incident. He was wearing boxers(apparently a no-no) and landed wrong and had to get off...went and bought boxer briefs as soon as he was recovered.

                    EMPLOYED!!!! Finally!!!! I start tomorrow at Cosi, Dupont North for all you VA/MD/DC'ers [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif[/img]
                    Can you stress-fracture your brain?

                    Comment


                    • #30
                      Hmm, boobs and booty; I approve of both. [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif[/img]

                      As for my seat and how I arrange myself, I didn't have a problem during either of my two riding efforts. Of course, each ride was only about 10-15 minutes, so maybe there might have been more of an issue with a longer ride.

                      Niners aren't linear; we're everywhen.
                      Niners aren\'t linear; we\'re everywhen.

                      Comment


                      • #31
                        <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Heineken:
                        I have one male riding friend who says he learned his lesson after one, um, incident. He was wearing boxers(apparently a no-no) and landed wrong and had to get off...went and bought boxer briefs as soon as he was recovered.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

                        I had boxers on for one of the two rides, and briefs for the other. Can't recall a significant difference, though I think briefs would be the smarter of the two. Best to compact things in that situation. [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif[/img]

                        Not that you need to know, but I prefer boxers when not riding. [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img]

                        Niners aren't linear; we're everywhen.
                        Niners aren\'t linear; we\'re everywhen.

                        Comment


                        • #32
                          Guess what, everyone!!!

                          Sheesh. Now all 6000+ members of the COTH boards know what kind of underwear my husband wears. [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_rolleyes.gif[/img] [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif[/img]

                          No trees were killed in the sending of this message. However, a large number of electrons were terribly inconvenienced.

                          Comment


                          • #33
                            BOXERS?!? [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_eek.gif[/img] [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_eek.gif[/img] [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_eek.gif[/img]

                            I'll bet he never did that again!!! Same principle as with a sports bra....to support. Big difference is that "the boys" must also be "protected" from sudden contact! As we all know, there can certain movements under saddle that may cause one to suddenly lower into the pommel. Result: PAIN [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_eek.gif[/img]
                            Rider-induced, of course, by incorrect reactions! [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_redface.gif[/img]

                            Comment


                            • #34
                              He said he NEVER made that mistake again. He was singing soprano for a while.

                              EMPLOYED!!!! Finally!!!! I start tomorrow at Cosi, Dupont North for all you VA/MD/DC'ers [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif[/img]
                              Can you stress-fracture your brain?

                              Comment


                              • #35
                                I hadn't seen Mr. A&A's post yet........I was responding to Heineken's post about her friend. [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_razz.gif[/img]

                                Comment


                                • #36
                                  <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by artienallie:
                                  Sheesh. Now all 6000+ members of the COTH boards know what kind of underwear my husband wears. [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_rolleyes.gif[/img] [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif[/img]<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

                                  Only fair seeing as how practically everyone's bra sizes are available for review. [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img]

                                  Niners aren't linear; we're everywhen.
                                  Niners aren\'t linear; we\'re everywhen.

                                  Comment


                                  • #37
                                    <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Only fair seeing as how practically everyone's bra sizes are available for review. [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img]
                                    <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

                                    Gee Mr. A&A, I didn't see anything about size in your post..... [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img]

                                    Lorree

                                    Reality is the only word in the language that should always be used in quotes.
                                    Originally posted by King's Ransom
                                    "Now, did you really mean that I should half-pass to the right whilst turning on the haunches to the left? Or was that just you farting?"

                                    Comment


                                    • #38
                                      I KNEW that it was just a matter of time...... [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img]

                                      Comment


                                      • #39
                                        <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Synrgystyk:
                                        Gee Mr. A&A, I didn't see anything about _size_ in _your_ post..... [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img]<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

                                        LOL I was just thinking about this. Why is it when men start the "size discussion" people think that they're just macho nimrods, but it's perfectly acceptable for women to compare breast sizes?

                                        I smell a double standard here. [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif[/img]

                                        And as for why I didn't mention it, it's because I don't need to. IMO, when men get into that discussion, they're attempting to make up for a deficiency somewhere.

                                        I'm not complaining, but more importantly, artienallie isn't complaining, so there's nothing to discuss. [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif[/img]

                                        Besides, you already know I wear boxers. Gotta leave something to the imagination! [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img]
                                        Niners aren\'t linear; we\'re everywhen.

                                        Comment


                                        • #40
                                          <BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR> LOL I was just thinking about this. Why is it when men start the size discussion people think that they're just macho nimrods, but it's perfectly acceptable for women to compare breast sizes?
                                          <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

                                          Truer words...........Ditto, ditto! [img]/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif[/img]

                                          Comment

                                          Working...
                                          X