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Re: [RC] The boy who cried wolf - Sandy Adams

perhaps I am still hopefully naive, but wouldn't it just be simpler if people just learned to STAY off each other's tails - no the trail and hwy?:),
Barbara said:

I see no reason NOT to put a red ribbon on your
 horse's tail if you want to keep other riders
 at a comfortable and safe distance. One cannot
 say his horse never kicks. I know of other riders
 who do this.
 
Actually, there is a very good reason not to put a red ribbon in the tail of a horse that is not "a kicker."  Doing so renders a red ribbon in a horse's tail meaningless.
 
If people with "kickers" who put red ribbons in their horses' tails as a warning to other riders ever wonder why other riders don't heed the warning (which happens often, the wondering, I mean)....well...they can blame people who put red ribbons in the tails of their horses that are "kickers."
 
Issuing dire warnings for dangers that do not exist is rarely ever a good practice.
 
kat
Orange County, Calif.
:)

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