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Re: Weren't Dogs Extinct Untill the Mindrain Brought Them Back?
« Reply #30 on: May 04, 2012, 11:40:53 AM »

Same goes with me on a dirt bike.
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Re: Weren't Dogs Extinct Untill the Mindrain Brought Them Back?
« Reply #31 on: May 04, 2012, 12:01:27 PM »

I could see why you'd be afraid on a dirt bike, though. It's a machine, it doesn't know what it's doing xD You're supposed to be able to trust a horse, since it can actually think.
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Re: Weren't Dogs Extinct Untill the Mindrain Brought Them Back?
« Reply #32 on: May 04, 2012, 02:27:10 PM »

An excellent argument for Darwinist vs. Clankers if I ever heard one. And it's so very, very true.
Also, there's something enjoyable about riding a horse because you can actually FEEL it move. Like, its muscles.
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Re: Weren't Dogs Extinct Untill the Mindrain Brought Them Back?
« Reply #33 on: May 04, 2012, 08:45:28 PM »

That's why I like bareback. It's kind of scary, though, because it's a lot easier to fall off xD When my mom rides in her lessons I sometimes borrow her friend's horse and ride bareback, and I'm always afraid to go faster than a walk.
It's definitely a good argument, but you could also respond with the fact that the horse can decide to go against you if it doesn't want to do what you need it to, whereas you are in control of the machine. I like, though, when I'm riding in the woods, that the horse knows exactly where to put its feet, especially on hills.
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Re: Weren't Dogs Extinct Untill the Mindrain Brought Them Back?
« Reply #34 on: May 05, 2012, 12:43:07 AM »

Bareback can be a little uncomfortable, especcially if you haven't done it before. I rode bareback for half an hour and I could barely walk for two hours.
As opposed to a bike, which has dropped me on my side and ass so many times it's not even funny.
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Re: Weren't Dogs Extinct Untill the Mindrain Brought Them Back?
« Reply #35 on: May 05, 2012, 04:33:02 AM »

My mom's friend has a bareback pad. Best thing in the world. You look really weird riding with it though, haha.
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Re: Weren't Dogs Extinct Untill the Mindrain Brought Them Back?
« Reply #36 on: May 05, 2012, 04:40:01 AM »

Eh. Who cares what you look like when you're riding a horse? If people did, we wouldn't have cowboy clothing.
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Re: Weren't Dogs Extinct Untill the Mindrain Brought Them Back?
« Reply #37 on: May 05, 2012, 04:42:37 AM »

Lol xD I was surprised last time I was out west by the number of people who actually wear it around.
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Re: Weren't Dogs Extinct Untill the Mindrain Brought Them Back?
« Reply #38 on: May 05, 2012, 04:46:57 AM »

If it works, it'll be used. Simple as that.
AANNNDDD now I'm remembering the time my freind rode shirtless for some reason. Yeck. Did NOT need to see that.
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Re: Weren't Dogs Extinct Untill the Mindrain Brought Them Back?
« Reply #39 on: May 05, 2012, 04:48:28 AM »

Ohh. I get what you mean. Bouncing. Heh. That would suck if he fell off, too, with nothing between him and any rocks that might be on the ground...
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Re: Weren't Dogs Extinct Untill the Mindrain Brought Them Back?
« Reply #40 on: May 05, 2012, 05:32:44 AM »

Yeah, I thought that too. But she's actually quite a good rider. Entered into a stunt compeition the year after I spent the week with her and won 2nd.
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Re: Weren't Dogs Extinct Untill the Mindrain Brought Them Back?
« Reply #41 on: May 05, 2012, 05:47:33 AM »

Oh, she's a girl, that's even worse xD If she ever does that again, remind her that horses bite, and that's a target  :O When I went to Ohio I had some difficult bruises to explain to my roommates...
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Re: Weren't Dogs Extinct Untill the Mindrain Brought Them Back?
« Reply #42 on: May 05, 2012, 06:20:19 AM »

Yeah. Guess you forgot that...whatever.
And I actually made that joke myself. She just laughed. She's weird like that. One of the reasons I like her. She's so...uncommon, if you will. She does weird stuff without a care. Social norms don't matter to her. Very...free.
Heh.
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Re: Weren't Dogs Extinct Untill the Mindrain Brought Them Back?
« Reply #43 on: May 05, 2012, 06:44:53 AM »

It's funny how willing riders are to do dangerous things with horses. I used to walk horses around in flip flops. You'd think I'd know better, considering I've been stepped on so many times.
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Re: Weren't Dogs Extinct Untill the Mindrain Brought Them Back?
« Reply #44 on: May 05, 2012, 06:51:26 AM »

Flip-flops are actually quite popular with horse riders, I've noticed.
Damn right. They're interesting.
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