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Re: [RC] Arabs/ Mustangs/Hidalgo - Lif Strand

At 09:01 PM 9/26/2004, Ridecamp Guest wrote:
the main thing about the movie WAS to prove that will was better than blood.

The movie doesn't prove that, of course. Plenty of horse deaths prove that it's not true. The most willing draft horse in the world isn't going to win an endurance race, because it doesn't have the "blood".

that horse follows me every where, in the round pen and out in the open, with out a lead rope and with out a halter. I don't ride her with a bit or a bridle, I use a rope halter, and one day I won't even use a rope halter.

Sounds just like my Arabians. They come when I call, I can lead them without a rope or halter. I ride my stallion with just a rope halter. I think lots of people ride their horses in rope halters, and lots of horses follow them around without lead ropes and halters. It's not that unusual, actually.

I love wild horses, they are my favorite breed,

Wild horses are not a breed.

And yes they do, Mustangs have to suffer through all types or weather and different terrian.

Well, I think there aren't a lot of mustangs running wild in low, humid country that doesn't get snow, just for openers.

you will never change my mind, that wild horses, Mustangs would make better endurance horses.

I guess you'll just have to prove it by going out there and riding. Hope to see you on the trial someday. I'll be one of the thousands riding an Arabian.

   Lif Strand      fasterhorses.com
           Quemado NM USA
High Country Rider:  An endurance rider's journal

[RC] Arabs/ Mustangs/Hidalgo, Ridecamp Guest