"Then we exchanged phone numbers and called each other every day? "But she would always interject her feelings when she felt they needed to be heard." In 2006, Janine made the commitment to move to Alabama to be near Dan.
This eventually led to contact with David De Courcey, a real estate title examiner from Bend, Oregon, who was also a member of the site.
Christy sent him photos of her horse, and the two began corresponding by e-mail and phone.
The Kingman, Arizona, artist, owner of a black-and-white Spotted Saddle Horse named Harley, wanted to meet a horseman.
"I'd been married for 27 years, so dating was new to me," she recounts, "and finding someone who shared my passion was a priority." Terry Brown, meanwhile, was the owner of an aerospace manufacturing company and three Quarter Horse geldings in Graham, Washington.
"It's a wonderful life," says the horsewoman simply.
Victoria and Terry: Keeping the Faith A girlfriend encouraged Victoria Wassell to try Equestrian in 2009 after the breakup of Victoria's marriage.
"Instead he'd write about how amazing it was to watch the moon rise over his cabin, or the wonderful smell of sage when he galloped his horse through it.
All that evoked a feeling and image that can't be portrayed in a regular conversation." When they did finally connect by phone, they talked for hours, "as if we'd been friends for a long time," says Connie.
I told him I wasn't ready, so he went out for breakfast. all dressed up in Western clothes and a cowboy hat and with two-dozen red roses in his hand.