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Horse riding - Angel Stories

By: Harriet

Horse riding is a dangerous sport. All riders know that we could be killed or paralyzed by a bad fall but that doesn't keep us from doing it. I was riding a friend's horse one day, helping her train him a little better and getting him used to different styles of riding. I had been working with him for several months at this point and decided to show his owner what he and I could do. The only problem was it had just rained. I knew better than to ride on slick ground but did so anyway. It was a pretty long drive out to the barn and I didn't want it to be a wasted trip.
Athos (the horse) and I had been working in for nearly half an hour, so I decided to push the limits of what we could do. I set up a low jump. I knew he wasn't an experienced jumper and the slick ground would only make everything more difficult. I jumped him anyway. Directly after the jump we had to make a sharp right turn and Athos stumbled but regained his feet as we came around. I ended up halfway down his shoulder with my feet stuck in the stirrups and thought 'I am about to die.' I could see his hooves flashing up near my face then suddenly there was a thudding pain in my ribs and I was somehow airborne. It was only for a split second but I remember being able to look down on Athos and the riding ring and seeing his empty saddle. In that moment I felt such utter peace.
I landed heavily on the ground a second later, not behind Athos (where a rider would normally end up after a fall) but nearly ten feet in front of him. We both looked at each other for a moment and after I got hold of him again and took him back into the barn I asked his owner, who had been watching us the whole time, what had happened and she replied that it was so quick she would probably never know. I know that it was an angel that saved me that day and nothing will ever be able to convince me otherwise.


Angel Stories

Some may never see with earthly eyes these heavenly beings or know that they exist. Many are unaware of the numerous ways they have protected and guided us. We would like to share with you the stories of people who take pleasure in expressing how real angels are.

Angel Stories


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  2. Personal Encounter with St. Michael The Archangel, by Melanie King
  3. Angel in the rearview mirror, by Virginia Smith
  4. Guardian Angel, by Marilyn K.
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  1. Unexplain incident, by Roda
  2. A New Light During Death, by Julia
  3. A beautiful night, by Riena
  4. Angels of the Mall, by Emmanuel Tio
  5. Sleek sneakers produce a bold statement , by scahywnmt
  6. The sign, by Wren
  7. Horse riding, by Harriet
  8. my dead baby is an angel, by Marina Montoya
  9. My Most Precious Jules, by Doreen Rodriguez
  10. My angel butterfly, by Mandy
  11. Angel in my dream, by Sha-Toya
  12. St. Michael and the Church Lights!, by KevinGH
  13. you are actually a good webmaster., by ebsfoegci
  14. Seven FIELDS, Pa. Pittsburgh Steelers running backs mentor Kirby Wilson was, by atdbtuhve
  15. Nice read, I just passed this onto a friend who was doing some research on , by dzyumdfsz
  16. The Protection of Love, by Mark
  17. Spared Again, by Paula Garon
  18. At 6:46am on April 14, 2011, R. Joyner said..., by mkbkeerin
  19. To The Rescue, by Marjorie Navara
  20. Might of been an angel., by Gladys
  1. The Visitor, by Lilliana Olazaran
  2. Rapture Drill, by Amy S.
  3. Unknown Messanger, by Rose
  4. An Angel With Disintegrating Body, by Emmanuel Tio
  5. Angel of Death or Angel of Mercy?, by V
  6. Penny from my Gaurdian Angel, by Daisy Doll
  7. How I started Rosary prayer, by zemelak
  8. Mary and Jesus, by Elie Khoury
  9. Three saved by an a Angel, by Irma Vela
  10. angel of life, by Zoey
  11. Smiling Jesus, by Luke C
  12. the angel in the store, by david.c
  13. Angels watching over us, by Gloria Los Banos
  14. My Phone Call, by Barbara
  15. Touched by heaven and earth angel, by John
  16. St. Anthony, by David Day
  17. My Guardian Angel saved me from great harm, by Joan
  18. An Angel without wings, by Mary William
  19. Angel in Red, by Michael Drew
  20. An angels love, by Grace

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