Anyway, I bought this mare and her full sister for the bargain price of 250 dollars. The mare I am talking about was a yearling when I bought her. She was small, stunted, and I couldnt touch her, but she has come along quite well. I have ridden her about 4 times so far, and she has done great .
I have NEVER in my life had a horse that doesnt like to be groomed, touched, or handled. She is fine if tied up, seems to somewhat enjoy it, but if she is out in the paddock,if I try to brush her while out there she will swish her tail and turn quite quickly. She has never kicked, or bit. I don't know if she is just in some serious pain from this rib, that seems to still be out, ( which even through the Michigan winter haircoat, I can still see a pronounced rib out.) Her ears are always middle to back... I just want her to be happy, and healthy. Should I get another chiropractors opinion... ? Yes. I know I should. I am not a clueless person. Had horses since I was 7 and have a degree in horse training. This however my friends, is just something I will never understand... ribs, and grumpiness. Not my specialty. Help! Be kind, !She will come up occasionally to see if I have anything, but she doesnt just stick around like the others. .