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LynneSin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-28-11 08:55 AM
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Why can't we ride Zebras like horses
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I mean they too are a horse like creature, it probably wouldn't be that difficult to tame them and ride them like horses. I want a pet Zebra that I can ride as a horse!!
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  -Why can't we ride Zebras like horses LynneSin  Nov-28-11 08:55 AM   #0 
  - I'm guessing  NewJeffCT   Nov-28-11 09:00 AM   #1 
  - ~  Tuesday Afternoon   Nov-28-11 09:03 AM   #2 
  - Well there ya go. Take a trip down to Texas. Lots of horsey people there.  freshwest   Nov-28-11 09:44 AM   #8 
  - How about a zorse?  rurallib   Nov-28-11 09:09 AM   #3 
  - Wow, not bad. We know whose fault that is.  freshwest   Nov-28-11 09:45 AM   #10 
  - Ha.  zonkers   Nov-28-11 09:13 AM   #4 
  - zebras can't be trained  SCantiGOP   Nov-28-11 09:21 AM   #5 
  - Have you tried? If you haven't then perhaps you shouldn't pass judgement  LynneSin   Nov-28-11 09:45 AM   #9 
     - If you can load the video in post #2, it'll be interesting. I was surprised myself.  freshwest   Nov-28-11 09:47 AM   #11 
        - I'm at work so perhaps someone could share the play-by-play  LynneSin   Nov-28-11 09:49 AM   #13 
           - It's a woman training a very docile zebra to accept all kinds of riders. The zebra is behaving just  freshwest   Nov-28-11 10:09 AM   #17 
  - Some people ride zebras every sunday.  Swede   Nov-28-11 09:21 AM   #6 
  - Don't you mean some people *are* zebras everyday? I need to wake up...  freshwest   Nov-28-11 09:49 AM   #12 
     - You've never seen someone screaming at a ref?  Swede   Nov-28-11 10:25 AM   #22 
        - Uh, that't not my version of a ride... But it takes all kinds...  freshwest   Nov-28-11 10:30 AM   #26 
  - .  baldguy   Nov-28-11 09:31 AM   #7 
  - See also...  GoCubsGo   Nov-28-11 02:05 PM   #34 
     - And people say there's nothing to be learned from the Classics.  baldguy   Nov-28-11 04:10 PM   #35 
  - Because we can't figure out if they're black with white stripes, or white with black stripes  krispos42   Nov-28-11 09:56 AM   #14 
  - I'll buy that one. Check below for your pay.  freshwest   Nov-28-11 10:12 AM   #18 
     - Mmmmm... donut...  krispos42   Nov-28-11 10:25 AM   #21 
  - Amazing zebra facts from my recent South Africa trip.  bikebloke   Nov-28-11 10:02 AM   #15 
  - Being chased by  HappyMe   Nov-28-11 10:02 AM   #16 
  - I've heard that they are more stubborn and less gentle than horses. IMO most horses need Prozac. nt  raccoon   Nov-28-11 10:20 AM   #19 
  - IMO most humans need Prozac  LynneSin   Nov-28-11 10:23 AM   #20 
     - Yeah, can't argue with that. nt  raccoon   Nov-28-11 10:29 AM   #25 
     - Some RX have been found in reservoirs that supply drinking water:  freshwest   Nov-28-11 10:41 AM   #27 
  - I think I read about this in Guns, Germs and Steel  AngryAmish   Nov-28-11 10:26 AM   #23 
  - From what I've read, the usual reasons include: Their backs are not strong  LeftinOH   Nov-28-11 10:27 AM   #24 
  - Zebras are not built all that differently than early horses were  csziggy   Nov-29-11 12:04 AM   #42 
  - Or Unicorns, for that matter, right?  NYC_SKP   Nov-28-11 10:42 AM   #28 
  - Sheena: Queen of the Jungle  Graybeard   Nov-28-11 10:43 AM   #29 
  - I don't know where you get your information from  noamnety   Nov-28-11 10:57 AM   #30 
  - because they are too mean  suninvited   Nov-28-11 11:13 AM   #31 
  - 'Cause they'd flag us for unsportsmanlike conduct?  KamaAina   Nov-28-11 11:15 AM   #32 
  - Geez, first it's a snow leopard, then a penguin, then a zebra!  Bake   Nov-28-11 11:35 AM   #33 
  - You forgot the kangaroo!  struggle4progress   Nov-28-11 04:24 PM   #36 
  - you forgot anteater  suninvited   Nov-28-11 06:57 PM   #37 
     - you missed bats  LynneSin   Nov-28-11 11:50 PM   #41 
  - Zebras are actually a type of horse  treestar   Nov-28-11 07:05 PM   #38 
  - you just want a striped pony  Skittles   Nov-28-11 11:24 PM   #39 
  - Leave the Zebras Alone Why Dontcha!  ellisonz   Nov-28-11 11:42 PM   #40 
  - Because, every time you jump on one of those striped mother-fuckers....  givemebackmycountry   Nov-29-11 12:10 AM   #43 
  - I saw a movie called Racing Stripes and they had a talking zebra you wouldn't believe  Brother Buzz   Nov-29-11 12:18 AM   #44 
  - See photo at reply #34. n/t  Graybeard   Nov-29-11 06:42 AM   #48 
  - Some of us do.  woo me with science   Nov-29-11 12:33 AM   #45 
  - This may not answer that question, but it will answer many other more serious questions.  jobycom   Nov-29-11 12:36 AM   #46 
  - On the Island of Misfit Toys  Mendocino   Nov-29-11 02:26 AM   #47 
  - Why can't you be more like your sister?  raccoon   Nov-29-11 08:10 AM   #49 
     - which is ironic since I don't have a sister  LynneSin   Nov-29-11 08:24 AM   #50 
        - Your first cousin, then. nt  raccoon   Nov-29-11 08:30 AM   #51 
 

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