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1. English or Western: Western attempting Dressage this year!

2. Breed(s) of horse: The best breed of course AQHA

3. Mix grass or Alfalfa: Straight Timothy with complete feed added to daily rations

4: Rider or just lover: Both!

5: Horses, spoiled or not: Spoiled, a blanket for every occasion lol.

6: Spouse ride: Yep

7: Trail or show: Show but do enjoy the mental breaks of trail.

8: Mares, geldings or studs: Mares for a challenge.

9: Colors: Porscha- Bay, Kassy- Palomino, Doc- Red Dun, Penny-Bay Paint

10: Height: Keno - P- 16.2, K-15.3, Doc coming 2 and growing, Penny- 13.2

11: Shod or barefoot: Barefoot in winter shod for show season.

12: Bumper hitch or 5th wheel: 5th wheel with goosehitch if we aren't pulling with our semi.

13: Longest trail ride: umnnnnn 8 hours lol.

14: Sweet feed or not: Not but we do complete feed and beet pulp.

15: Treats: a pat for a job well done.

16: Strange habits: Penny the Houdini

17: Bit or bitless: Bit

18: Tack color: Bling Bling and did I mention Bling. I own The Rhinestone Cowgirl and love my sparkle!

19: Favorite horse movie: Seabiscuit

20: Ever been hurt: Yes unfortunately including a compression fracture of 3 vertebra in my back.

21: If you've been hurt, do you still love them: Can't live without them!



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1. English or Western: English

2. Breed(s) of horse: TWH/SSH.

3. Mix grass or Alfalfa: Mixed grass. Alfalfa is too hard to get and too expensive in TN.

4: Rider or just lover: Rider and a lover

5: Horses, spoiled or not: Spoiled

6: Spouse ride: Yes.

7: Trail or show: Trail

8: Mares, geldings or studs: geldings

9: Colors: Keno - Chestnut, no white; Moose - Black, white star, 1 white sock; Rebe - Sorrel and white spotted

10: Height: Keno - 15-1; Moose - 16-3; Reb - 14-1.

11: Shod or barefoot: Shod

12: Bumper hitch or 5th wheel: Gooseneck (5th wheel)

13: Longest trail ride: 10 days

14: Sweet feed or not: 12% sweet feed and Nutrena Smart Choice

15: Treats: horse treats, apples, peppermint.

16: Strange habits: Moose is a huge scratcher, on the barn, trees, fence posts, horse trailer, etc.

17: Bit or bitless: Bit with Reb & Keno; Moose is bitless (hackamore)

18: Tack color: Keno - Green w/black saddle; Reb - Bluew/black saddle; Moose - Maroonw/black saddle

19: Favorite horse movie: Seabiscuit

20: Ever been hurt: Too numerous to mention here. Examples: - Broken leg with plate and 7 pins; broken ribs; run over, etc.

21: If you've been hurt, do you still love them: I don't have a choice. It's a sickness! LOL


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1/14/13 8:59 A

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oops...hit a button...to finnish
13. 20 miles with a Peruvian mare in the early '90s..was doing some limited distance
14. feed is Equine Sr. with Strongid 2x and extra vitamins
15. I use massage and voice as treats..occasionally carrots
16. Strange habits?..just different personalities..all are very different...most endearing is if I stand under Cap's head and scratch both sides of his neck he arches his neck and will bring one front leg around my legs as if to give me a hug.
17. Glory bits on the driving bridles..hackamores for riding
18. black or dark brown tack
19. love any good horse movie...Goliath in Ladyhawk was nice and the Andalusians in Legend
20. Sustained a cracked rib riding another boarders horse...she was riding mine because she was afraid of this one...I jumped off when he got out of control in a dead run...my fault.
21. Falls and mishaps just make me more committed to learn the right way to handle a situation...usually comes down to training...I will always love them

The world is so full of a number of things, I am sure we should all be as happy as kings...Robert Louis Stevenson


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1/14/13 8:47 A

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1. bareback pad, more english, sometimes australian saddle
2. Welsh/ Morgan and a mini and a shetland
3. Tifton..very similar to coastal
4. Driver, rider in the past...love at first sight
5. Spoiled, but trained
6. No spouse...in past husbands and boyfriends were jealous
7. Pleasure Driving, occasional show/clinic, in past Trail, Dressage, Jumping
8. 3 bay geldings, 1 bay filly
9. 3 red bays, 1 golden bay
10. 14.3, 14.2, 12 somthing and 33 inches..lol
11. Barefoot
12. Bumper hitch stock trailer

The world is so full of a number of things, I am sure we should all be as happy as kings...Robert Louis Stevenson


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1. English or Western: English

2. Breed(s) of horse: OTTB We have 2. One is 20 (my first true love and the reason I met my hubby and a 6 year old that we adopted right off the race track this past August.

3. Mix grass or Alfalfa: Mixed grass and Alfalfa.

4: Rider or just lover: Rider and a lover

5: Horses, spoiled or not: SPOILED....very spoiled

6: Spouse ride: Yes. My husband used to be a barrel racer

7: Trail or show: Trail

8: Mares, geldings or studs: geldings

9: Colors: 1 sorrel, Dark Bay, Dark bay/Black

10: Height: 16.3, Poppy is about 15 something.

11: Shod or barefoot: Barefoot

12: Bumper hitch or 5th wheel: Bumper

13: Longest trail ride: 5 hours

14: Sweet feed or not: Tripple crown Complete and Tripple crown Senior with complete for my old man.

15: Treats: carrots, horse treats, apples, peppermint, spearmint....

16: Strange habits: Begging

17: Bit or bitless: Bit. I've tried Bitless with Frank...it was ok....but

18: Tack color: Green

19: Favorite horse movie: Seabiscuit

20: Ever been hurt: fractured but bone

21: If you've been hurt, do you still love them: Unconditionally


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1/2/13 9:51 A

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I am sending this from my Nook, so I copy and paste. I will just put the answers. :)

1. English

2. Belgium/Quarter Horse X

3. Alphalfa cubes, hay, grain (winter)

4. Rider, Lover, trainer, and instructor.:)

5. Yes!

6. Spouse, doesn't ride, but love my horse

7. Areana, Trails and some local shows

8. I am a gelding lover, but I have a mare, and I love her!

9. My mare is black

10. 15.3 h

11. Barefoot

12. Bump hitch

13. Longest trail ride: 6 hours

14. Sweet feed-none.

15. Absolutely.:)

16.Velvet's strange habit: she will not let me lunge her, only free lunge her. She talks to me, walks around with me, rund with me, lets me know whenn she needs more water or her neck or face scratched. She is my special girl!

17. Both

18. Black.

19. Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken

20. Hurt? Yes. Damaged my spine, from landing head first and my spine is misalined. Chipped my knee.

21. I love horses, no matter what they do to me! The bond and connection I have had with them is so much stronger!










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1. English or Western: Western

2.Breed of horse: American Quarter Horse (registered)

3. Mix grass or Alphalfa: neither, hay and grain, some grazing in the summer

4. Rider of just lover: Rider and lover

5. Horses, spoiled or not: a bit

6. Spouse rides: Better than me

7. Trail or show: I used to barrel race when I was a lot younger, now it's mostly arean work or trails

8.Mares, geldings, or studs: We've had them all, but presently we have a mare

9. Colours: She's bay

10. Height: 14.3 hands

11. Shod or barefoot: shod

12. Bumper hitch or fifith wheel: neither, we don't show, so we don't need.

13. Longest traial ride : 2 days

14.Sweet food or not: some

15. treats: YES

16. Starnge habits: Montana is a strong little horse with a purposeful(?) gate, but she is very skittish and extemly alert on the trails

17: bit or bitless: snaffle bit

18: tack colour: tan

19. favorite horse movie: Secretariat or War horse

20.Ever been hurt: 2 broken noses, one broken cocsus(?) 2 broken ribs and a torn ligament in the knee

21. If you've ever been hurt, do you still love them; How can you not emoticon




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It was not given to you by your parents. It was loaned to you by your children.
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Within the darkest moments hope still exists.
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5/13/12 4:05 P

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1. English or Western: Western (only English was polo in college)

2. Breed(s) of horse: AQHA, APHA

3. Mix grass or Alfalfa: Mixed grass and pasture

4: Rider or just lover: Rider all my life. Grandma brought me home from the hospital horseback at 2 days old.

5: Horses, spoiled or not: Try not to spoil them too much.

6: Spouse ride: She rides some.

7: Trail or show: Used to do shows, but now mostly trail ride. May start to compete again I am going to my first ranch sorting next weekend.

8: Mares, geldings or studs: 1 stallion, 4 mares, 3 geldings, 3 yearling fillies, and 4 colts yrlng-4 yr old.

9: Colors: Bay, Gray, Palomino, Brown, Dun & White, Dun, Brown & White

10: Height: 14.0 - 15.3

11: Shod or barefoot: Barefoot

12: Bumper hitch or 5th wheel: Both

13: Longest trail ride: 17 hours

14: Sweet feed or not: Custom mix: Oats, bran, beetpulp, corn, alfalfa pellets, vit/min pak, 1% molasses to settle dust, and 2% added fat.

15: Treats: None

16: Strange habits: Rio my dun gelding is very skittish on the ground, but is good once I get on him. Abby the dun & white mare can open a gate faster than I can. They all have their quirks.

17: Bit or bitless: C-ring sliding gag, hackamore (bosal), little wonder, and correction bit.

18: Tack color: Brown

19: Favorite horse movie: Secretariat.

20: Ever been hurt: Broke nose and had 400 stitches when I was 2 riding a 2 yr old colt. Broke my right arm at 13, my left ankle at 17, left elbow and shoulder playing polo at 21, my ACL dispeared at 22, an x-ray of my ribs looks like a road map, and tore both rotator cups at 47.

21: If you've been hurt, do you still love them: Absolutely, still break a few colts at 62.


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. English or Western: English

2. Breed(s) of horse: AQHA, Belgian Warmblood, American Paint

3. Mix grass or Alfalfa: Mixed grass

4: Rider or just lover: Rider

5: Horses, spoiled or not: All three are very spoiled

6: Spouse ride: He will trail ride, but only to make me happy

7: Trail or show: Used to do shows, but now just ride for pleasure

8: Mares, geldings or studs: 2 geldings and i mare

9: Colors: Sorrel, American Cream, Black and White

10: Height: 15.2, 16.3, and 16.2

11: Shod or barefoot: Shod

12: Bumper hitch or 5th wheel: 5th Wheel

13: Longest trail ride: 8 hours

14: Sweet feed or not: Sweet feed mixed with beet pulp

15: Treats: Butterscotch candy, peppermint treats, apples

16: Strange habits: My warmblood likes to put her front two feet in the water tub. She has to rear up to get them in there, but then she just stands there up to her chest in the water.

17: Bit or bitless: Bit-Pelam

18: Tack color: Blue

19: Favorite horse movie: Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken

20: Ever been hurt: Several injuries

21: If you've been hurt, do you still love them: Of course! Doesn't everyone?

Ride On!


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1. English or Western: English

2. Breed(s) of horse: AQHA, but I love all breeds - looking to adopt/buy a standardbred next

3. Mix grass or Alfalfa: Mixed grass

4: Rider or just lover: Rider if Cracker decides not to injure herself that day, otherwise slave!

5: Horses, spoiled or not: spoiled rotten, she's the Queen of the Barn (acknowledged by all, including BO)

6: Spouse ride: No spouse

7: Trail or show: Trail but I used to show

8: Mares, geldings or studs: Mares!

9: Colors: fleabitten grey

10: Height: 14.3hh

11: Shod or barefoot: Front shod in morrisen rollers due to sesmoidian ligament disruption

12: Bumper hitch or 5th wheel: Bumper

13: Longest trail ride: 3 hours

14: Sweet feed or not: Cracker's flavor for the month is 12% texture; she switches around depending on what she will or won't eat

15: Treats: carrots, horse treats, apples, peppermints, homemade cookies

16: Strange habits: She sleeps like she's dead - rolled on the side, legs straight out, eyes half open, and tongue out. Scary!

17: Bit or bitless: O-ring, but I can ride her in her halter

18: Tack color: purple or pink

19: Favorite horse movie: Two Bits and Pepper

20: Ever been hurt: Just standard bruises, scrapes, bites, etc.

21: If you've been hurt, do you still love them: Yeah, though I might curse like a cowboy for a bit!


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New to spark people. Just joined the team!

1. English or Western: western

2. Breed(s) last owned : foundation quarterhorse, american paint

3. Mix grass or Alfalfa: Mixed grass

4: Rider or just lover: My mare is pregnant so just lover, my gelding is in the process of getting trained. He used to be our stud. Rider hopefully soon this summer.

5: Horses, spoiled or not: very spoiled, they are boarded since we bought a house in town and sold our farm. Miss seeing them, but they are very spoiled by the board owner.

6: Spouse ride: No

7: Trail or show: Trail

8: Mares, geldings or studs: 1 mare in foal, 1 gelding

9: Colors: red dun fqh gelding and bay tobiano mare

10: Height: 15.3 gelding. 15.0 mare

11: Shod or barefoot: Barefoot

12: Bumper hitch or 5th wheel: Bumper

13: Longest trail ride: 3 days in wyoming it was awesome and a long time ago.

14: Sweet feed or not: not it's a pellet feed

15: Treats: I make my own horse cookies, carrots, apples

16: Strange habits: mare used to be a head shaker but that is gone, gelding used to throw feed on ground then eat it but since at the new barn that has stopped.

17: Bit or bitless: bit

18: Tack color: brown leather, pink and purple halters

19: Favorite horse movie: love secretariat and war horse

20: Ever been hurt: Yes pulverized my knee in an accident. Got thrown when spooked by a raccoon

21: If you've been hurt, do you still love them: omg yes, my fault for not paying attention on the trail ride.




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1/4/12 10:46 A

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1. English or Western: both, it depends on whether I'm on a trailride (western) or working (english

2. Breed(s) last owned : Morgan, Appaloosa and Morgan/Quarter x

3. Mix grass or Alfalfa: Mixed grass

4: Rider or just lover: Right now, just lover. Rider coming soon!

5: Horses, spoiled or not: unfortunately rehomed and hopefully spoiled (still)

6: Spouse ride: No

7: Trail or show: Trail

8: Mares, geldings or studs: 2 mares, 1 gelding

9: Colors: Chestnut, red roan, black

10: Height: 15.2 - all three

11: Shod or barefoot: Barefoot

12: Bumper hitch or 5th wheel: Bumper

13: Longest trail ride: 10 hrs (a long time ago)

14: Sweet feed or not: 12% sweet feed

15: Treats: carrots, horse treats, apples

16: Strange habits: my mix breed keeps her tongue sticking out and sucks on it after she drinks water

17: Bit or bitless: bit

18: Tack color: brown leather

19: Favorite horse movie: Horse Whisperer

20: Ever been hurt: Yes, boken arm after taking jumps

21: If you've been hurt, do you still love them: YES


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1/1/12 12:22 P

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1. English or Western: Anything but English

2. Breed(s) of horse: 2 TB's and 1 grade pinto

3. Mix grass or Alfalfa: Mixed grass

4: Rider or just lover: Lover and caretaker. I have a young woman exercising my mare while I shed weight

5: Horses, spoiled or not: Spoiled in care, but not in treats. We keep them respectful

6: Spouse ride: Yes, husband and son ride 2 or 4 times per week

7: Trail or show: Trail

8: Mares, geldings or studs: 1 gelding, 2 mares

9: Colors: 2 chestnut TB's and 1 white and chestut pinto

10: Height: 17 hands, 15.2 hands and 14.3 hands

11: Shod or barefoot: Natural Barefoot (husband is a barefoot trimmer)

12: Bumper hitch or 5th wheel: 3 horse slant bumper

13: Longest trail ride: days

14: Sweet feed or not: couple handfuls of sweet feed for the girls, Grow n' Win for hard keeper gelding

15: Treats: carrots, apples and the occasional Scottish peppermint

16: Strange habits: TB gelding paws and kicks out while eating feed

17: Bit or bitless: All our horses are trained bitless but we do use snaffles on new trails

18: Tack color: brown and black

19: Favorite horse movie: Moondance Alexander, Wild Horse Redemption, Ruffian

20: Ever been hurt: Seriously injured in the early 1980's, a couple spills and tumbles in the years since, but nothing more stiffness and a bruised ego

21: If you've been hurt, do you still love them: I have no choice, equine's are in our blood


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1. English or Western: Western, trail riding, but started out English in my youth

2. Breed(s) of horse: I currently own one old Appy mare

3. Mix grass or Alfalfa: Alfalfa in the late fall/winter, pasture in the late spring/summer

4. Rider or just lover: both

5. Horses, spoiled or not: spoiled...nearly ruined, but she's old and cranky so I let her have that!

6. Spouse rides: No spouse, just the horse and the dogs :)

7. Trail or Show: trail riding, back country or bridle trails

8. Mares, geldings or studs: Own a mare currently, have owned geldings too.

9. Colors: no true preference

10. Height: Looking to transition to a shorter stockier mount after my 15.1+ mare crosses the bridge. I'm thinking 14.1 max!

11. Shod or barefoot: Both, shod for summer trail season, it's rocky in the foothills!

12 Bumper hitch or 5th Wheel: Sadly I am trailerless

13.Longest Trail Ride: hmm not sure, probably 40 miles

14. Sweet feed or not: No sweet feed, just her nutritionally complete senior feed

15. Treats: carrots occasionally, and she doesn't care for apples. Cookies make her nippy and feel entitled, so we stick to carrots.

16. Strange habits: hmmm is being a barn sour nag a strange habit? That's my only complaint, she doesn't like to leave home.

17. Bit or bitless: O ring snaffle currently

18. Tack color: Black leather, pink accessories

19: Favorite horse movie: Hidalgo

20: Ever been hurt: of course, comes with the territory

21: If you have been hurt, do you still love them? Yes...it's not a choice, it's just how it is!

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Hi everyone!

1. English or Western: Western, but own and ride both Aussie and English saddles.

2. Breed(s) of horse: Registered QH's, Registered Paints, and a few grade QH and Paints, and 1 pony.

3. Mix grass or Alfalfa: Grass

4. Rider or just lover: Rider, Trainer, Breeder

5. Horses, spoiled or not: Not spoiled.. very well loved but they are respectful

6. Spouse rides: Sometimes.. he has a horse but doesn't ride as often as he'd like

7. Trail or Show: Ranchwork and fun shows/rodeos

8. Mares, geldings or studs: 1 stud, 3 geldings, 8 mares

9. Colors: Palomino Tobiano, Chestnut Tobiano, Red Roan Tobiano, Palomino, Buckskin, White, Chestnut, Black, Grey

10. Height: Nothing over 15.3

11. Shod or barefoot: Barefoot.. trim them myself

12 Bumper hitch or 5th Wheel: Both

13.Longest Trail Ride: 30 miles

14. Sweet feed or not: Nope

15. Treats: Scooby Snacks! lol.. alfalfa horse pellets

16. Strange habits: Everyone of them is a clown! Palomino filly is a pest.. always in your pocket and if you don't pay her any attention she'll lift her front foot and start "tapping" whatever is closest. My daughter's gelding will pick up anything with his teeth and run off with it. I chased him around the corral the other day because he stole my hoofpick while I was trimming a mare's feet. One of my mare's used to lay down when she was tired and you were riding her. We used to call her the union horse!

17. Bit or bitless: Both.. I start them in hackmores and progress to snaffles

18. Tack color: Tan, Brown.. all leather

19: Favorite horse movie: The Snowy River movies

20: Ever been hurt: I've been in the hospital twice, both time with concussions, but have been bucked off or fallen off more times than I can count. Everytime you fall, it makes you a better rider! lol

21: If you have been hurt, do you still love them? Of course, but they went back to the basics and worked hard.


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5/12/11 1:15 A

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Hi Ladies!

1. English or Western: Depends but mostly English

2. Breed(s) of horse: Mutts! Kidding, sorta. Morgan/Quarter Cross and Appy/Appendix Cross

3. Mix grass or Alfalfa: Grass

4. Rider or just lover: Rider

5. Horses, spoiled or not: Define spoiled...they are well taken care of and precious to me, so not truly spoiled no.

6. Spouse rides: Sorta, believe it or not, I got him to take a summer of Dressage lessons with me! I taught him to ride the summer we bought our (see my) first horse.

7. Trail or Show: Trail...and arena. Just can't leave the dressage workouts alone. Hate to see my horses get lazy, or out of shape.

8. Mares, geldings or studs: 1 mare, 1 gelding

9. Colors: Bay with blaze, socks hind feet, Dark Bay with anklet on right hind

10. Height: Mare 15 hands, Gelding 15.2 hands

11. Shod or barefoot: Barefoot, wild horse trims

12 Bumper hitch or 5th Wheel: I wish.

13.Longest Train Ride: 20 miles

14. Sweet feed or not: Yep, 12% in winter, 10% in summer just to balance the pasture. Kelp, salt and probiotics too.

15. Treats: Carrots,Apples

16. Strange habits:Mare lets me know when someone is out of the fence (we have goats too) stands by the gate an hollers. Also likes to goose me occasionally when I pick out her back feet. She will then act like she didn't do it - seems to find it very funny. Gelding is very much the gentleman, but loves to chase one particular goat I have if she gets in the pasture. Haven't figured out why yet as he leaves the others alone.

17. Bit or bitless: Snaffle for mare, Gelding no bit - he is paralyzed on the right side of his face, so we are working on finding what works best. I'm a less is more gal when it comes to bits.

18. Tack color: Brown, Black

19: Favorite horse movie: Not really a horse movie, but I have never been able to get over the horses in Lady Hawke

20: Ever been hurt: Yes, and it was totally my fault! Didn't warm up enough in a new arena and my mare spooked big time at dog someone had with them.

21: If you have been hurt, do you still love them? Yes. Now I have been hurt by some lesson horses I used and I can't say the same there...

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Hi Twister.

Thanks for sharing!

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1. English or Western: Western

2. Breed(s) of horse: Quarter Horse, BS Paint

3. Mix grass or Alfalfa: Second cutting straight alfalfa ONLY!

4: Rider or just lover: Competitor

5: Horses, spoiled or not: Not! I love them too much to do that to them.

6: Spouse ride: Yes

7: Trail or show: Show

8: Mares, geldings or studs: 1 mare, 1 gelding

9: Colors: Mare - Black rabicano/sabino Gelding: Buckskin

10: Height: Mare - 15.3 Gelding 14.2

11: Shod or barefoot: Barefoot, and I do it myself

12: Bumper hitch or 5th wheel: Gooseneck

13: Longest trail ride: Over 60 miles

14: Sweet feed or not: Never! Shredded beet pulp, clean whole oats, Performance Oil, and Oxy-Gen supplements

15: Treats: Packer's Pellets

16: Strange habits: My mare paws when she eats. My gelding is fresh backed, and will buck during warm-ups and conditioning, but still yields to leg pressure and direction.

17: Bit or bitless: Started in a cowboy sidepull, but ride in different bits now. Depends on the day and what we are working to accomplish in training. During competition, my mare works in a Jr. Working Cow Horse bit with a dogbone and my gelding works in a minimal shank and gag, three piece copper wrapped snaffle

18: Tack color: Black on the buckskin, white on the black

19: Favorite horse movie: Secretariat

20: Ever been hurt: No, both are sound and smart!

21: If you've been hurt, do you still love them: Of course! You get bucked off, heal up, and get back on :)

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1. English or Western: Western

2. Breed(s) of horse: Quarab, Paint, Shetland

3. Mix grass or Alfalfa: Mixed grass

4: Rider or just lover: Right now, just lover and owner. Rider coming soon!

5: Horses, spoiled or not: SPOILED

6: Spouse ride: No

7: Trail or show: Trail

8: Mares, geldings or studs: 2 mares, 1 gelding

9: Colors: 1 sorrel, 1 black and white paint, 1 dapple grey

10: Height: 14 hands, 14.3 hands and 10 hands

11: Shod or barefoot: Barefoot

12: Bumper hitch or 5th wheel: Bumper

13: Longest trail ride: 7 hours

14: Sweet feed or not: 12% sweet feed

15: Treats: carrots, horse treats, apples

16: Strange habits: My paint eats with her left front foot off the ground, the sorrel rolls in mud like a piggy.

17: Bit or bitless: sorrel rides in a bosal, don't know about the paint yet.

18: Tack color: sorrel is purple, paint is turquoise

19: Favorite horse movie: Dreamer

20: Ever been hurt: Yes, broken elbow in 1991, broken shoulder two weeks ago

21: If you've been hurt, do you still love them: YES

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