So the BBFF is ranting on her blog about our Barn owner and her blatant disregard for her feelings and her also blatant breed prejudice against Gracie being a National Show Horse and not the breed exclusive club of AHQA cutting horses she raises and trains.
The BO has never done that to me, but I am WAY MORE apt to say something than she is. She is the Nice Pony Momma and I am the Mean Pony Momma.
So pull up your big girl pants, cuz Mean Momma is in DA HOUSE.
With that said, I have to get a few things off my chest as well.
IF YOU HAVE NOTHING nice to say about me or my horse, KEEP YOUR ****ing mouth shut.
If have ridden her once or ridden her a thousand times, she's gonna keep you on your toes. She speaks loudly if you don't give her the respect you ask her to give in return. Plain and SIMPLE FOLKS. IF she acted naughty a year ago get over it, I have, so has she. Horses don't hold grudges and neither do I . It's not about the last ride it's about the ride right now.
Keep your training, rider criticism to your damn self unless I am paying you to do so.
If you are my friend I expect you to sugar coat it to my face and tell others I suck, I just don't want to hear about it. I'll return the favor I promise.
If I am paying for your time, critique away, I don't expect you to be my BBFF, I expect you to tell me I suck and how to fix it.
ONCE AGAIN, PLAIN AND SIMPLE. This is not rocket science.
99.99% of the time I know something is going wrong and I need help that's why I called the trainer to come help me in the first place. DUH.
My horse does not and will not live in a bubble or specific discipline. Trail ride one day, drill another and WTC Show Diva the next. That is how we like to keep things interesting and frankly it's good for her brain and physique to do a variety of things.
Star is my child, you don't EVER outwardly criticise another woman's child or pony, it's the secret unspoken code of Mom's and Horse Women. This is a non -negotiable code.
IF you want to be friends with me I will promise this much:
I will love your horse as much as mine.
I will get up at crack o dawn to help you at a show even if I am not showing,
I will be your biggest fan in the stands and hug away the last place and celebrate the victories.
I braid manes and tails and give a rock awesome got get'm pep talk.
I will drop everything to help anyone who asks.
I only ask one thing.
Be kind in what you say as words can crush pride as much as uplift it.
WHAT WOULD JESUS DO ?
Jesus would go get me a Diet Coke and give me a high five and say
YOU ROCKED IT SISTER...
yeah that's what Jesus would do ......
Rocking' the Bow
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