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this high speed rodeo is all i know. [userpic]
so iforgot to do this a while back.. or at least i dont remember doing it?
by this high speed rodeo is all i know. (runnintowinit)
at July 10th, 2007 (10:15 pm)

Name: Hilary
Horse(s) Name: Buddy Blue Jet AKA JetFuel/Jet is my main barrel horse, and I'm borrowing a horse from my trainer, Scooter We have 6 total[including the borrowed one]
Horse(s) Breed(s): QHs & paints.
Non-horse interests: All I do is rodeo, basically. ride,spend time with my horses, family& friends.
Favorite Musical band or singer(write multiple if you want): Miranda Lambert, George Strait, Taylor Swift, Dierks Bentley, Billy Currington, Garth Brooks, Johnny Cash.
Favorite Movie(Again, multiple if you so choose.): Sweet Home Alabama, 8 Seconds, The Cowboy Way, The Horse Whisperer, The Notebook...
Other disciplines you ride, if any: Barrel Racing, Pole Bending, and Goat Tying.
How many years have you ridden? 5
How many years have you ridden speed events? 4
Favorite Speed Event: Barrel Racing, of course!
Favorite Horse Breed: QH or Paint.

Caly [userpic]
Critique Moi!
by Caly (goneriding24_7)
at July 9th, 2007 (12:35 am)

I think I need help with some things, particularly poles! Also Titan's run, not too much Thunder's as it was just the first run going opposite directions and there were a few quirks.

Titan's Run was mostly my fault. Well, he was pokey and slow, but I screwed up the 3rd barrel by pulling the rein toward my knee. That tightened both sides of the reins and he thought I said WOAH. ARG... I DIDN'T Do that on Thunder.


HELP! Arg.

x0mysacrifice0x [userpic]
Can't Live Without It...
by x0mysacrifice0x (x0mysacrifice0x)
at May 19th, 2007 (10:46 am)

For those of you who own your own boarding facility, work at one, or even board - what is one thing that you can't live without in your barn? 

I'm asking along the lines of certain manure forks, storage buckets, different types of feeders, etc

I want to know what it is and why you can't live without it. 

Thanks in advance. 

Cross posted to equestrian, the_barn_help and my private journal.

x0mysacrifice0x [userpic]
Leasing Barns
by x0mysacrifice0x (x0mysacrifice0x)
at May 17th, 2007 (04:28 pm)

Last week, my barn owner sent a letter out to all of our boarders letting us know that on June 1st she's going to be taking a break from the barn. Rebecca (another boarder) would be leasing the barn from Donna (the BO). Donna told me that her husband, Joe had wanted her to ask me first but Donna didn't think that I would be interested. She then asked me if I would be interested in leasing the barn from her if things with Rebecca fell through. As much as I love Donna and wanted things to work out, I wished, hoped and prayed that things would fall through with Rebecca because I really wanted this opportunity. 

Well... Donna called me this morning and asked me if I was seriously interested! Her and Joe are working on the contracts and stuff today, changing everything from Rebecca's name to mine. We're meeting at 2 PM tomorrow afternoon to discuss the contract and go over things. 

So - Anyone have any advice or anything? Links to helpful websites, important things to think about when discussing the contracts and such? 

Caly [userpic]
maintenance and lameness issues
by Caly (goneriding24_7)
at April 17th, 2007 (09:08 pm)

current mood: curious

I was wondering what everyone uses to keep there horses sound?

What do you think about magnetic therapy, joint injections, icing, etc.

Have any of you used acupuncture or photon laser therapy? If so, how was that?

How often do you use ice or hosing? And how hard/often to you run your horse?

I'm just trying to get a general idea on what other people have found success with, or not found success with.

Feel free to talk about shoeing, vetting, supplementing and chiropractic practices as well. I'm up for discussing any of it.


Caly [userpic]
Lynn Mckenzie clinic 2007
by Caly (goneriding24_7)
at April 17th, 2007 (08:55 pm)

I thought I'd post some of what we did at the Lynn McKenzie clinic I went to.
Essentially, heres the breakdownCollapse )

Lana [userpic]
Anybody body got a hack they want to sell?
by Lana (grittybelle)
at February 13th, 2007 (08:48 am)
current location: Home, but at work
current mood: awake
current song: tv in the background

I was wondering if anyone had a hackamore they wanted to get rid of. I need a short shanked mechanical hackamore with a rope or rawhide nose band. I would take one with the rubber covered bicycle chain noseband. Thanks in advance!

by cowgirl6229 (cowgirl6229)
at February 2nd, 2007 (05:44 pm)

Molly Powell is coming to my area in June and I was wondering if her clinic is really worth going to??

Caly [userpic]
Activity galore!
by Caly (goneriding24_7)
at November 28th, 2006 (09:02 pm)

I made barrel racing icons if you're interested. They're at my icon community nightshadeicons.

lipgloss and letdown [userpic]
so ladies
by lipgloss and letdown (perfect_mistake)
at November 28th, 2006 (09:51 am)

your horse isn't for sale
but someone offers you 25,000
do you take it?