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Breeds you admire without wanting one yourself

Discussion in 'Horse Chat' started by bellalou, Feb 17, 2017.

  1. bellalou

    bellalou Senior Member

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    Oh, gosh yes! Definitely! There's a part of me that just wants a herd of minis because they're so dang cute but I have no idea what I'd do with them (besides feed them cookies).
     
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    mooselady Senior Member

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    Exactly, cookie feeding yes, but what else?
     
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    Alsosusieq2 Senior Member

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    I love the ponies and minis too but I don't have small children to ride them, driving idk..never really thought about it. Cookies, yeass.
     
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    SparkleDust Senior Member

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    Mules. They're adorable and hardy, but not exactly what I'm looking for. I like to admire them from afar. :)
     
  5. Kappa

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    Ponies. The cute hunter/jumper ones. So much elegance crammed in such a small package. Aside from a little cart horse (which I don't intend to be looking for for quite some time) I have no reason or desire to have one. I really like them though!
     
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    VermilionStrife Senior Member

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    You can drive a mini!!

    I would say warmbloods. I love watching Dressage and such, but I'm a hunter person at heart and I enjoy my QH's. I prefer the flatter strides to the big lofty ones. I just don't really enjoy Dressage in itself as a sport anymore and I'm not sure why. I plan to try out eventing in a few years when my horse has a little more age on him (5 currently), so maybe that will re-kindle my interest.
     
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    Faster Horses Senior Member

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    I think I'd give nearly anything a shot. I'm really hoping to get into driving (maybe soon!) so I'd take a mini or pony.

    Love the hotter breeds, but appreciate a slower ride occasionally. I like gaits, I like trots...

    Doggone, I just like horses.
     
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  8. LaceyInJuneau

    LaceyInJuneau Full Member

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    I thought the same thing until I rode one for a few years ago. OMG when I turn 60 and my back is shot I'll get one and putter around.

    I can't see myself owning a draft or draft cross, or a halflinger.
     
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  9. bellalou

    bellalou Senior Member

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    Yeah, gaited horses are another. I love the looks of some of them. I've always had a soft spot for ASBs and I like Rocky Mountains. But I'm just not a fan of gaited movement. Yeah, it's smooth but it's just weird to me. I like a trot. Maybe that's weird. :p
     
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  10. LaceyInJuneau

    LaceyInJuneau Full Member

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    Have you ever ridden a paso? It's the strangest feeling of being on a magic carpet. Definitely takes some getting used to though.
     
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