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  1. bellalou liked Dona Worry's post in the thread Picture of the Day.

    Birthday cake! [ATTACH] [ATTACH]

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  2. bellalou liked Nu5ha's post in the thread Picture of the Day.

    It's a stay on the sofa all day kind of day! [ATTACH]

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  3. bellalou replied to the thread Why I Love Riding At A Multi-Discipline Barn.

    It's really neat to have it at my barn. It's the first opportunity I've had to see vaulting in practice. The local vaulting club is...

    Jun 23, 2017 at 3:41 PM
  4. bellalou replied to the thread I do not need another dog.....

    I'd keep him. I'm a sucker.

    Jun 23, 2017 at 3:18 PM
  5. bellalou replied to the thread Keeping the horses cool??.

    Exactly. Just like when they poop in the arena, it's always the furthest corner away from the muck bucket.

    Jun 23, 2017 at 1:52 PM
  6. bellalou replied to the thread I wish reining was still like this.....

    I do love the calmness and control on the "good" videos. The horses are relaxed and responsive, they're not hot or hyped, reins are...

    Jun 23, 2017 at 1:48 PM
  7. bellalou replied to the thread This is just ridiculous.

    Yikes! Stay safe!

    Jun 23, 2017 at 1:41 PM
  8. bellalou replied to the thread Does your body make it hard to ride?.

    I've found pros and cons to being creaky, uneven and painful. The cons are obvious. The pros are that I'm far more aware of my body in...

    Jun 23, 2017 at 1:37 PM
  9. bellalou liked Arem's post in the thread I wish reining was still like this.....

    It's all derived from working (ranch) cowhorses. Reining was the way to show off the handle the hands had put on their ponies.

    Jun 23, 2017 at 9:48 AM
  10. bellalou replied to the thread Why I Love Riding At A Multi-Discipline Barn.

    My barn is very much multi-discipline and I too love it. We're a bit short on SS riders - only a couple - but we have western, english,...

    Jun 23, 2017 at 9:41 AM
  11. bellalou liked Breezah's post in the thread Why I Love Riding At A Multi-Discipline Barn.

    Most of you will probably not give a single darn about this, but I felt like sharing anyway because it's important to me as an...

    Jun 23, 2017 at 9:38 AM
  12. bellalou replied to the thread What age did you let a child around ponies? And what ponies did you use?.

    I would let him catch and walk the pony under supervision. The pony sounds very gentle. One of my friends has a 3-year-old daughter who...

    Jun 23, 2017 at 9:36 AM
  13. bellalou replied to the thread I wish reining was still like this.....

    So here's another question - what is the origin of reining and the movements used? Is it from working cattle? The need to have a horse...

    Jun 23, 2017 at 9:29 AM
  14. bellalou liked Tige Ress's post in the thread I wish reining was still like this.....

    Looks like me when I aa checking for ticks in the nether regions. Just ain't a pretty look.

    Jun 23, 2017 at 9:26 AM
  15. bellalou attached a file to the thread I wish reining was still like this.....

    Oh my. Okay. Didn't watch all of it but don't think I really have to. Why on god's green earth would you want a horse to move with his...

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