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  • Personal Narrative Essay: Volunteering For A Horse

    He said to me “Find out how much and how we could get one here and we will see.” So I started to look on the internet for horses. It was my mission to find the exact horse that I wanted. There were a couple horses that I had liked but none of them were exactly what I was looking for and they didn’t seem like the right fit. Then there was the one day when I was sitting on the computer looking and that’s when I saw him. A brown gelding with a blue halter, he was facing the camera and I could feel a connection even through just the picture. That’s when I knew that he had to be…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Not Horse

    Not Horse Play Although the world of horses is a very elaborate one, most people do not know the real cost and responsibility of owning a horse. Most horse breeds are bred for specific reason whether it be for beauty or brains. There really is no animal quite like the horse given how many different variations exist. In my hometown, I live in a community that has a large drive for tourism due to the horse race track located about ten minutes from my house. I even knew some people growing up that…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Riding A Horse

    gender of horse. Stallion, gelding, or mare every time the foot hits the stirrup and you sink low into the saddle, there is a chance of getting thrown. We train them to the best of our ability but horses are just like humans, they learn new things every day. With that being said, the situation is sometimes scary. Horses have a “fight or flight” reflex. No matter what age, breed, or gender the horse will either try to defend itself or run for the hills. In some cases that involves a rider getting…

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  • American Saddlebred Research Paper

    CH Wing Commander, arguably the most famous Saddlebred of his time, won the Five-Gaited World’s Grand Championship in 1948. He continued to win every year until 1953. CH Gypsy Supreme won a total of nine world championships and CH Imperator won the Five-Gaited World’s Grand Championship in 1980, 1981, 1985, and 1986. He was also the World’s Grand Champion Five-Gaited Gelding eight times. CH Sky Watch, who defeated CH Imperator in the World's Grand Champion Five Gaited Stake in 1988, won a total…

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  • Pathos In C. S. Lewis's The Abolition Of Man

    of the first portion of the lectures Lewis explains that “In a sort of ghastly simplicity we remove the organ and demand the function. We make men without chests and expect of them virtue and enterprise. We laugh at honor and are shocked to find traitors in our midst. We castrate and bid the geldings fruitful” (26). This passage of text comes after Lewis explains how the education system has created the “men without chests” and provides the emotions of regret and remorse to persuade the…

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  • The Most Immoral Pardoner In Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales

    The Most Immoral Pardoner The Pardoner is the most immoral character of the clergy in the Canterbury Tales prologue by Geoffrey Chaucer. The Pardoner breaks many vows put in place by the clergy for all clergy members to follow. The vow of poverty for instance he breaks by having lots of money from pardons, “His wallet lay before him on his lap, brimful of pardons come from rome” (Chaucer 706-707). He has a load of money in his wallet, not a way to live in a poverty if you think about it. He…

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  • Symbolism In Cold Mountain

    Monroe recounts of his story of Claire and courtship to Ada. When he found Claire, Monroe was on a “great Hanoverian gelding” with a canter that “was a thing of wonder” He rode this horse in order to meet Ada’s mother and then away when he found that she had been with someone else (Frazier 196). The horse was beautiful just as Monroe had found Claire. The horse had a smooth walk and was a great pleasure. The gelding was just like Claire. When he ran away from Claire he was on the gorgeous horse…

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  • Religion In The Canterbury Tales Essay

    which means he’s harming the poor (244). The Pardoner is redeemed in Chaucer’s eyes because he is extremely self-aware; he sees the negatives of his job, would prefer the dishonestly of it to poverty, and tries not to harm anyone while doing it (244). The Pardoner, in addition, is a homosexual, which is traditionally not allowed in Christianity. This can be derived by his description: long blonde hair (“hair as yellow as wax, hanging down smoothly like a hank of flax”), a “small voice,” he never…

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  • Religious Hypocrisy In The Canterbury Tales Essay

    A typical pardoner in the Middle Ages sells indulgences to relieve people of their sins, securing them a spot in heaven. Commonly known historically as deceitful, pardoners lived their days conning people for money. Chaucer uses physiognomy to develop his characters, especially the Pardoner. “The General Prologue” describes him with “hair as yellow as wax”, “thinly they fell, like rat-tails”, with a high voice, “the same small voice a goat has got”, and “his chin no beard had harbored”…

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  • Examples Of Hypocrisy In Canterbury Tales

    Chaucer describes his looks as alluring ‘This pardoner had hair as yellow as wax But smooth it hung as does a strike of flax.” and “But as to hood, for sport of it, he’d none” which also showed that he was conscious of his looks. Interestingly enough in a time where homosexuality was forbidden Chaucer makes a remark “I think he was a gelding or a mare” stating that either he was castrated or that he intact was homo sexual. The work of a pardoner is to travel on behalf of the church to go to less…

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