Poll

Resolution Complete?

Did you fulfill for your horsey resolution for 2010?

Yes
30%
101
No
29%
98
It's an ongoing resolution
41%
138

Total votes cast: 337

Comments & Write-in Answers

My goal each year is to trail ride somewhere new, and I've been doing so.

1/3/2011 11:43:30 PM

I passed my Parelli Level 2 on-line tasks, now I want to pass my Level 2 riding tasks.

1/3/2011 11:34:19 PM

My horse recovered from a 90% tear of a Hind DDFT! Miraculous!

1/3/2011 9:48:42 PM

Buy a safe, sound, horse. Not easy to find. 90% are unsound.

1/3/2011 5:35:58 PM

Had hoped to take two stallions to a major show, but injured my back and had to cancel :(

1/3/2011 4:18:19 PM

still no tme to ride more often!

1/3/2011 2:42:12 PM

manage my pasture grazing better

1/3/2011 12:56:09 PM

2'9" circuit championship for baby greenie!

1/3/2011 9:13:51 AM

To ride More!!!!

1/1/2011 6:32:13 PM

i said i wouldnt break my arm again...but i did. It is NEVER happening AGAIN!!!

1/1/2011 3:43:13 PM

I bought a horse!

1/1/2011 11:01:29 AM

Our resolution was to create and build suitable paddock/stable, and bring our horses home from board

1/1/2011 8:28:19 AM

Be the best horsey mom I can be

12/31/2010 10:35:09 PM

I started him when he turned two and now at almost three, he is a pleasure to ride.

12/31/2010 5:17:57 PM

ongoing....I want to ride/spend more time training them

12/31/2010 3:40:49 PM

New Barn

12/31/2010 11:23:44 AM

To become more involved in other aspects of the horse world than just riding and training.

12/31/2010 9:00:46 AM

I resolved to compete my rescue horse, and my year as a working student allowed that to happen!

12/31/2010 7:05:22 AM

Ride more, shovel less!

12/31/2010 12:59:25 AM

To learn to better communicate with my horses.

12/30/2010 9:07:30 PM

Educate people on the horrors of horse slaughter and the BLM mismanagement of our American mustangs.

12/30/2010 7:43:47 PM

It is so hard to keep up with the place and find time to ride regulary but I'm trying

12/30/2010 3:34:26 PM

I convinced owners to retire 9-year old gelding racehorse to life of relaxation & treats. Yay!

12/30/2010 3:19:08 PM

To ride more often

12/30/2010 1:41:43 PM

Rescued 3 more horses this year with very limited money all got great new homes

12/30/2010 10:17:19 AM

proper weight and hoof care

12/30/2010 8:04:26 AM

My goal was to raise a foal. I spent the rest of the year caring for my mare's c-section site.

12/30/2010 12:26:45 AM

rescued a horse from slaughter!!

12/29/2010 11:12:32 PM

Lack of time and money in this economy. Had to work extra hard to afford the horses.

12/29/2010 8:40:29 PM

2010 not as planned. Starting 2011 w/ Centered Riding & Dressage lessons @ age 57 with my MFT. .

12/29/2010 7:09:53 PM

To start my four year old gelding under saddle.

12/29/2010 7:01:58 PM

I wanted to ride my horse at Second Level Dressage

12/29/2010 5:29:42 PM

Ride more often!

12/29/2010 4:22:28 PM

Instead of downsizing, we rescued three more....

12/29/2010 3:52:53 PM

to achieve 10,000 km with my current endurance horse.

12/29/2010 3:47:59 PM

Not yet, so I will continue to buy my Mega Millions tickets through December 31st... and into 2011!

12/29/2010 3:03:15 PM

Record--breaking temps in AZ last summer, got out of riding habit!

12/29/2010 3:00:42 PM

I did not start or complete a 100 mile endurance ride

12/29/2010 11:20:26 AM

Devoted my year to studying Parelli but only achieved part of my three-part goal; still Level 3

12/29/2010 10:19:52 AM

did not ride enough

12/29/2010 9:50:49 AM

I was the first British person to ride in our local fiesta in Menorca on my stallion Volcan

12/29/2010 9:36:27 AM

Did not have one for 2010, but do for 2011!

12/29/2010 9:19:55 AM

Some I accomplished and some I didn't

12/29/2010 8:52:01 AM

I changed jobs and thought I'd have more time, but I still don't!

12/29/2010 8:30:56 AM

I only rode twice this year :(

12/29/2010 8:16:57 AM

To get my mar ein optimum condition for breeding next spring

12/29/2010 8:01:19 AM

currently riding my 2 year old!

12/29/2010 7:07:12 AM

I selected 'on going' as I need to continue working on my OTTBs canter and transitios.

12/29/2010 5:23:40 AM

My aim was to relocate my horse to a better stable with a good trainer.

12/29/2010 1:57:47 AM

At the age of 63 I competed in cutting for the first time!

12/29/2010 1:12:57 AM

Never enough time to make them come true!

12/28/2010 10:58:03 PM

to show an ex-roper QH gelding in dressage successfully

12/28/2010 10:28:40 PM

I have learned how to jump my 6 year old thoroughbred.

12/28/2010 9:40:28 PM

My resolution was to ride all summer but ended up with grandkids for 3 months. Rain time now.....

12/28/2010 8:54:28 PM

Get my homebound horse out on a trail ride.

12/28/2010 8:35:00 PM

I improved my placing in shows on my trainer's horse; this year I will show my own mare.

12/28/2010 8:18:26 PM

weather interferred with riding

12/28/2010 7:43:07 PM

I set my goal to ride 2000 miles and visit many historical sites. I rode 2530 miles I got to ride th

12/28/2010 7:02:02 PM

Get them out on the trails more.

12/28/2010 6:46:25 PM

I purchased the TW that I have been needing due to a bad back. He is great!!!!!!

12/28/2010 6:46:02 PM

rode more than last year!

12/28/2010 5:42:03 PM

horse came up lame day of huge futurity

12/28/2010 5:30:33 PM

My annual resolution (horsey or otherwise) is NOT TO SUFFER FOOLS GLADLY. Idiot avoidance - works!

12/28/2010 4:52:27 PM

to become a better rider

12/28/2010 4:23:21 PM

I continue to improve the partnership w/my horse & communication. Had a breakthru for me.

12/28/2010 4:15:17 PM

Lost 135 lbs so far

12/28/2010 4:13:29 PM

planned to hit the big trails once a month...didn't happen

12/28/2010 4:05:34 PM

Get my mares in foal. Yippee, success.

12/28/2010 3:54:04 PM

HAVE AN OTTB AND WFANTED TO GO TO SOME SMALL SHOWS AND SCHOOL. HE DID WELL

12/28/2010 3:51:00 PM

To improve my team penning/sorting from prev year. Ended year winning more $ than previous year.

12/28/2010 3:24:13 PM

After 2 total knee replacements, I am now happily back in the saddle again!!!

12/28/2010 3:20:37 PM

Wanted to do more with our 4 and 5 year olds

12/28/2010 3:12:46 PM

Finally purchased a Tennessee Walker

12/28/2010 3:01:41 PM

AQHA Trail riding hours not met.

12/28/2010 3:01:09 PM

Wanting to win a World Championship before my horse retires.

12/28/2010 2:56:15 PM

to complete in my first event!

12/28/2010 2:56:15 PM

We lost our 3 year old colt this summer because of laminitis. We did not get to finish our new year

12/28/2010 2:55:35 PM

RIDE MORE !!

12/28/2010 2:53:00 PM

No. Was to save up so fall hay cost would be easier. Vet bill happened instead. =(

12/28/2010 2:50:08 PM

Wasn't able to show and travel as much as I like due to the poor economy...but 2011 will be much bet

12/28/2010 2:32:52 PM

I was overly ambitious!

12/28/2010 2:30:35 PM

My Gelding has to be bomb proof seriously!

12/28/2010 2:26:30 PM

I bought my own place and no longer have to board my horses

12/28/2010 2:18:37 PM

to ride more, start sooner in the spring

12/28/2010 2:10:08 PM

continue my education to become a better horseman :-) and have a better partnership with my horse

12/28/2010 12:00:06 PM