TWH horses, cruel or not? - Page 4
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Horse Resources > Horse Protection

TWH horses, cruel or not?

This is a discussion on TWH horses, cruel or not? within the Horse Protection forums, part of the Horse Resources category
  • Padded twh horse
  • Twh flatshod pleasure

Like Tree35Likes

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
    11-05-2011, 07:18 AM
  #31
Green Broke
Lol that horses joints will be gone before double digits that's for sure
Posted via Mobile Device
     
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
    11-10-2011, 10:58 AM
  #32
Foal
The sad thing is that a lot of TWHs are started at 18 months with pads. It a common thing around here to see 18 month olds started under saddle and showing. By the time they reach the double digits, if they do, they are broken down and completely unsound. By then, the "trainers" and owners have thrown them aside or just simply quit feeding them.

I personally know of a few walking horses that have the high knee action naturally. My horse and his sire are two of them. Doc, my horse's sire, wins a lot and even beats padded horses. He simply has better knee action naturally. He is 18 and still sound and showing. Never been padded and is flat shod all showing season. Below is a picture of him.

Real Quality Show Horse


Vs

The Padded Crap Normally Seen


Which would you chose?
Lakotababii likes this.
     
    11-10-2011, 04:04 PM
  #33
Yearling
Quote:
Originally Posted by SayiWont    

KUDOS to this dude! He is holding true to the REAL Tennessee Walker. Gorgeous horse with an awesome running walk! It is great to see the ones that aren't misused being shown. Now only if we could get the TWHBEA and the judges on board....
SaddleDragon and Celeste like this.
     
    11-10-2011, 07:21 PM
  #34
Trained
TWH's are shown at the canter. The big lick horses have a really weird canter, but it is a canter. The horses that are shown at a rack are never cantered because they may break out of their rack at fast gaits. These are great horses. People treat them like crap. They deliberately make them lame for money.

I have had two TWH's in my life. They were always just natural horses. I still have one. He is 24 years old. He and his mother before him had (he still has) wonderful gaits. Great canters. Smooth running walks. Perfect pleasure horses.

Anybody that thinks that putting ginger in a horse's rectum to make it tuck it's butt in nicely, or putting caustic stuff on their feet to make them sore, or cutting the ligaments in their tail so that it can be forced into a weird brace, or putting them in shoes that are 6 inches high, or keeping them in a dark stall 2/7 is humane is evil. How can anybody be so mean?
There is no doubt a hot place in the pits of hades waiting for them in the next life .........
     
    11-10-2011, 11:27 PM
  #35
Green Broke
Quote:
Originally Posted by SayiWont    
Real Quality Show Horse



What's his registered name? Nice horse!
Celeste and jannette like this.
     
    11-11-2011, 10:13 AM
  #36
Yearling
Why are the judges allowing it? Those so called judges aren't true horse people! Why is it being allowed? That isn't pretty, it's horrific! There should be major penalties with major fines. The people competing are just as bad! Your basically crippling your horse to get a ribbon. How selfish of human beings to treat an animal that way, disgusting.
jannette likes this.
     
    11-11-2011, 12:51 PM
  #37
Weanling
Quote:
Originally Posted by .Delete.    
To the people doing this its perfectly ok. There is a very wide range of what can be considered abuse, its all personal opinion. Like I see nothing wrong with tying around a horse to their tail. But many people see that as absolutely disgusting.

I've done that it works lol...but it doesnt cause "pain"...

Torture vb:to punish or force someone to do or say something by causing great pain.....(webster's dictionary)

Soo if it walks like a duck talks like a duck looks like a duck......probably not a butterfly...just sayin it personally made me want to strap that junk and the trainer...
     
    11-11-2011, 03:20 PM
  #38
Started
So sad. I feel so sorry for these horses. Not only are they often put through pain, they rarely get to have fun ..
     
    11-11-2011, 03:36 PM
  #39
Weanling
Quote:
Originally Posted by caseymyhorserocks    
So sad. I feel so sorry for these horses. Not only are they often put through pain, they rarely get to have fun ..
breaks my heart.....
     
    11-11-2011, 04:56 PM
  #40
Foal
Quote:
Originally Posted by Brighteyes    
What's his registered name? Nice horse!
I believe it is Fast Movin Train. Not for sure though.
     

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

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

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Is it cruel? kate115 Horse Health 22 05-19-2010 07:23 PM
Is it cruel to a horse to have just one? AlmostThere Horse Talk 16 11-19-2009 01:20 AM
Tear me apart...be cruel if you must SonnyWimps Horse Riding Critique 13 04-01-2008 05:57 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:32 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0