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The Voice Of Readers
Horse tripping is just what it sounds like. Horses are made to gallop at break neck speeds reaching 25 to 30 mph and then tripped with ropes.
Because some people think it is a sport. But it is not a sport. The definition of “sport” is “An activity involving physical exertion and skill in which an individual or team competes against another or others.”
Share your thoughts and opinions in the comments below — do you think horse tripping is a valid sport? A charo tradition to be upheld? Or, is it animal cruelty that should be outlawed?
Would you eat horse meat? Are you for or against horses for humans? Share your thoughts about whether you would eat horse meat, or if horses should be allowed to be slaughtered for human consumption.
Spur the Discussion! If you wear spurs, love ’em or hate ’em, please share your thoughts, feelings, and experiences. Just remember, there are two sides to every story and everyone is entitle to their own opinions. The more intelligently you offer your opinion, the more likely you are to pursued someone to see things your way.
Assuming you are a good client, and you do tip your groom, how much and how often do you tip? It will help others to know what your groom does and your basic geographic area. Thanks for sharing your “tips” about tipping in barns!
Our trainers have different styles, philosophies, and credentials and some stand out above the crowd. What is the best lesson your trainer ever taught you? It could be about life, horses, a riding technique, or even something about yourself.