• 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

Stupid little girl who noes nothing about pole bending!

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

  • Stupid little girl who noes nothing about pole bending!

    So there is this girl and she just started pole bending, so i thought i would help her out! She had problems like cuting her horse into the pole, riding two handed around the end poles and coming out wide, flopping her arms like a chicken.......
  • Original Poster

    #2
    Continued

    .....And whipping her horse really hard when she wasnt even done her turn around her end pole and whipping her horse in practice! So i steped up and decided to help her..... The first thing i told her is that whipping a horse in practice causes them.....

    Comment

    • Original Poster

      #3
      Continued

      .....To become flinchy and to just ignore the whip, this horse was not even resonding to the whip at this point! So then the little girl replied to me by telling me her horse needed the whip and that i new [edit] all about her horse and what he needs....
      Last edited by Moderator 1; Jan. 2, 2013, 09:42 AM.

      Comment

      • Original Poster

        #4
        Continued

        So i left her alone.... I go back to the arena the next day shes riding again. I suggest to her that if she keeps her arms still she will not give her horse mixed signals and he will run faster! She was fine with that and said k than rode away, i than ...

        Comment

        • Original Poster

          #5
          Continued

          So i left her alone.... Seriously all i was trying to do was help and i just go [edit] slammed in the face by a 12 year old
          Last edited by Moderator 1; Jan. 2, 2013, 09:41 AM. Reason: profanity

          Comment


          • #6
            Reported.

            Comment


            • #7
              Obviously, you need to learn how to deal with these situations. Everyone can learn more when riding, dosen't matter if your 2 or 100, or even an olympic champion. Everyone is entitled to their own decisions, wheather it is on taking opinions from other riders, or taking lessons from a professional. She obviously does not want your help, so leave her alone. If she was paying you for lessons, then stop giving her lessons and move on.

              Comment


              • #8
                If you continue posting in this manner: multiple posts, unreadable spelling/grammar and... how do I say it... less than positive forum posting manners, you're probably going to be "[edit] slammed in the face" by more than just a 12 year old...

                take some time, read some of the other threads to see how to communicate well in this forum. The COTH forums are a remarkable resource, but they don't tolerate bad posting etiquette well. Just a warning. ;-)
                The ninja monkeys are plotting my demise as we speak....

                Comment


                • #9
                  noes nothing

                  Comment


                  • #10
                    Wow you sound like a wonderful trainer and communicator. I do not know why things did not go well!
                    APPSOLUTE CHOCKLATE - Photo by Kathy Colman

                    Comment

                    • Original Poster

                      #11
                      Report what? Im confused?

                      Comment

                      • Original Poster

                        #12
                        I no it just bugs me that people dont seem to want to learn they think they are good enough already but my moto is the day u die is the day u stop learning

                        Comment

                        • Original Poster

                          #13
                          Im sorry i had to post multiple posts im on my phone and thats the only way it would alow me to write it... And i no i have spelling grammar problems i always have!

                          Comment

                          • Original Poster

                            #14
                            Okay instead of making fun of me can u please tell me where i went wrong i honestly do not no...

                            Comment


                            • #15
                              Originally posted by Brlhrslvr View Post
                              Okay instead of making fun of me can u please tell me where i went wrong i honestly do not no...
                              You didn't listen to the girl. Just because she is 12 years old dosen't mean that she has to take your advise. Back off and move on. Not everyone is going to listen. She clearly showed that she did not want your opinion so why keep trying to force your opinions on her?
                              To help your case, I would suggest posting from a computer so that you have 1 post and not multiple. Not to be rude, but when you speak as if you know something, it is spelt know not no. This current format suggests you are 12 years old. Again, I am only trying to help.

                              Comment


                              • #16
                                I wonder why riding two handed around the end pole is "wrong" in your mind?
                                I never touch my saddle horn when I'm gaming, unless my foot comes out of a stirrup and I have to rebalance myself and get my foot back in.

                                My gelding doesn't neck rein, so if we tried running patterns one-handed, they'd be a lot sloppier than they usually are. Grabbing the saddle horn also pulls you OUT of the saddle, it doesn't help you stay in it.
                                Originally posted by katarine
                                I don't want your prayers, tiny cow.
                                Originally posted by Pat9
                                When it's time for a horse to go to a new person, that person will appear. It's pony magic.

                                Comment


                                • #17
                                  spelling does matter
                                  mm

                                  Comment


                                  • #18
                                    The older you get, the more you realize you really don't know that much yourself.

                                    Keep learning.

                                    Comment


                                    • #19
                                      Online, your spelling and grammar and content of your posts are all people have to judge you by. This was the online communication equivalent of wandering around in 2 sizes too small sweat pants with your hair in curlers, smoking cheap cigarettes, screaming at the dogs at the top of your lungs. I read this without any caffeine in my system and my brain just about exploded.

                                      Comment


                                      • #20
                                        "smoking cheap cigarettes".. would it be better if she smoked expensive ones? And cigarettes run $12 a pack where I am, so there is no such thing as cheap cigarettes, but I liked the imagery. There's a Raymond Chandler book somewhere there in your future.

                                        Comment

                                        Working...
                                        X