SAMM C. BARTEE
Auburn, Al. SE Region
SIR REVEL--1305 miles and........!!!
B JETS WAR EAGLE--endurance wannabe
On Tue, 18 Feb 1997 email@example.com wrote:
> Well Kat, I'm glad that you don't have physical limitations that require
> you to use OTC or prescription painkillers. HOWEVER, just because there
> are those of us that are not so lucky & do want to spend time with our
> equine friends in beautiful surroundings is no indication that we are not
> physically able to enjoy the same activities.
> When I was 15 a horse reared & fell back on top of me. I spent 18 months
> on crutches & have limited use of my right ankle. I was told at that time
> that I would have arthritis (when is unknown). I experience tendonitis
> regularly. In addition, I suffer from severe migraines & level 4
> There are few days that I feel like 90% (much less 100%) but regardless of
> what hurts I always feel so much better after several hours in the saddle.
> So using an old cliche "don't judge a person til you've walked a mile in
> their shoes."
> I was hoping that by writing this it would take the steam out, but it
> hasn't yet. You have managed to incite an anger I've not felt as a member
> of 3 list servers.
> Vicki Wheeler
> Knoxville, TN