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Lady

American Quarter Horse

Overall satisfaction

5/5

Acquired: Barn / trainer

Gender: Female

Appearance

5/5

Health / soundness

5/5

Calm temperament

2/5

Trainability

2/5

Trail riding / Pleasure riding

5/5

Natural horsemanship

5/5

Ride and Tie

5/5

Surprising Love

By

De Leon Springs, Florida, United States

Posted Feb 14, 2019

Lady was the first horse I ever bought and I could not ride her. She was a tough little girl that, in true quarter horse style, could stop on a dime and turn in any direction on her back heels. I was certain she did this to remove me from her back.
A friend and I wanted to trail ride. I told him about her bad habits, but he wanted to ride anyway. Down to the park we went.
As I rode my thoroughbred a little ahead of Lady, I turned to catch her just throwing her rider off her back and heading back to the barn we stabled at.
Frantically, I called. I have visions of her being struck by a car or falling on the pavement as she scrambled through the streets to our barn.
As I called, "LADY!" at the top of my voice, she turned, looked at me and our thoroughbred, and amazingly and thankfully, ran to us.
As I grabbed her halter, I thought I caught a glimpse of love in her eyes I never saw before.
Then, we were best friends forever.

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