The Horse Forum > Riding Horses > Driving


This is a discussion on Help! within the Driving forums, part of the Riding Horses category

LinkBack Thread Tools
    06-22-2008, 09:47 PM

My morgan has had 2 owners we are her last. We just got her yesterday and the vet says she is probably 13. Her first owner was extremmley crual to her and now she is afraid of every thing. Her is a pic: she does need to gain to alot of weight but does anyone have and suggestions on how we get her used to be handeld kindly
Sponsored Links
    06-22-2008, 09:51 PM
Green Broke
Heres the pic-

    06-23-2008, 01:27 AM
Oh, so glad she has found someone to care about her.

I can not give you suggestions on Feed as I live Australia so feed brands etc are different.

Good luck with your horse.
    06-23-2008, 03:58 AM

I am so glad she has someone to love her. I would start at the begining, just as if she were a young foal, basics,basics,basics, halter, ground work , slow and gentle. You must get her trust first before you can do anything, Lots of grooming it is a great way to bond and get her use to your touch.
Start with small amounts of grain and work your way up , not too fast it can make her sick and add to a lot of other problems you don.t want. ALWAYS fresh clean water that she can get to at any time, helps to wash the toxisen out of her body and hydrate her.
Pasture and grass if that is possible , but good horse hay is great too.Oh and all the love you can give.
Check with your vet about haven her teeth floated, HELPS a great deal so she can get the most out of her food, and wormer, every 2 months at first, then I worm every 3months years round.
From the looks of the pic you have just saved her life. God bless ya .
    06-23-2008, 12:30 PM
The vet came and said she was alot older that we thought she is really 17 years old and you can't see it in the picture but she has a small lump on her neck he said that it was a none cancerous tumor.
We took her to the vet clinic and he removed it. She seems alot happier now that she is with us. :lol:
    06-24-2008, 05:36 AM
You will have to keep us all posted on how she goes.
Glad to hear she is feeling happier.

Best wishes

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:07 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0