Happy Updates *I'm back!* - The Horse Forum

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 5 Old 04-08-2010, 03:43 PM Thread Starter
Foal
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 211
• Horses: 1
Happy Updates *I'm back!*

Hey everyone!

Okay so you probably don't recognize my new username. Well, that's because I had to make a new account—certain people I know in real life found me on here and on youtube were bothering me and I don't particularly want them seeing all my posts anymore. I'm going to put my old username here with stars in between so nobody can search for it:
E*Q*U*U*E*S*T*R*I*A*A*N

ANYWAY. The point is that I'm back and will be posting again. I got pretty busy and had to take a break for a bit. But now I need your help.

My parents finally finally finally said I could have a horse! ... IF the numbers work out. Essentially, I have to find a person to half-lease my horse (so we can afford the board, vet, and farrier fees more easily). I'm currently in the process of finding a person; that's not why I need your help.

This will be my first horse. I've been riding for a little over 9 years, but when it comes to owning a horse there's a lot I don't know. If I can find a trustworthy half-leaser for my horse, I will need your advice on a lot of things!

For those of you who don't remember me, this probably won't be very exciting to you. But for those of you who DO remember me, or those of you who are excited anyway, I would love to have your support and encouragement! I am VERY excited but I want to do everything right. So this is me, reaching out to you, and sharing THE MOST EXCITING NEWS EVER with you!!

<3 Sphi
Sphi is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 5 Old 04-08-2010, 05:22 PM
Weanling
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Posts: 398
• Horses: 1
OMG! That's exciting! I remember when I got Trooper it took nearly a week for it to sink in. Like I never thought I would get my own horse!

If you are unsure how to take care of your horse a half lease is great. For the first few months I kept Trooper at the original owners barn (she only live about 8or10 min. Away). That's how I learnt how to take care of a horse, that and lots of volunteering.

Also read evey horse care book you can, they're great. Also if you find a vetrinary referance book, there great for looking up symtoms when your unsure, they're good for telling you what action is necesary. The making an emergency first aid kit. Would be a great thread for you.

Good luck, and enjoy!
nirvana is offline  
post #3 of 5 Old 04-08-2010, 05:40 PM Thread Starter
Foal
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 211
• Horses: 1
Ooh thank you for the tips! Just to clarify any confusion, I meant I need to find somebody to half-lease the horse that I buy. If I can't find somebody to half-lease my horse, I won't be able to afford the board fee. :(
Sphi is offline  
post #4 of 5 Old 04-08-2010, 06:22 PM
Weanling
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Posts: 398
• Horses: 1
I've never done leasing. But its sounds like a half lease would be really good if you found the right person. Like somebody with alot of experience, or atleast somebody sencible, who wont be really hard on the horse etc.

I know what you mean about board being expensive we built a small paddock and shelter for my horse at my house, because boarding was just not in the budget. Although my house isnt ideal (barley any place to ride). Its better than no horse at all! :)
nirvana is offline  
post #5 of 5 Old 04-10-2010, 05:10 PM
Weanling
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: South Carolina
Posts: 730
• Horses: 2
Hey welcome back! I rememeber you. Sorry that happened that sucks. I can't really help you I don't have enough money for a horse of my own either.

somewhere behind the rider you've become the hours of practice you've put in & the coaches that have pushed you is the little girl who fell in love with the sport and never looked back. ride for her.
Iluvjunior is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

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:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









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
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Happy birthday, back in the crosby again! 3neighs General Off Topic Discussion 5 10-23-2009 09:24 PM
i'm back - with updates on our nursemare rescue filly CJ82Sky Horse Health 2 09-21-2009 01:33 PM
Updates BluMagic Horse Talk 1 04-16-2009 10:06 PM
More updates my2geldings General Off Topic Discussion 18 03-16-2009 12:28 PM
Updates on the boys! Stepher Horse Riding 0 03-15-2008 06:03 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome