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    01-07-2009, 11:45 PM
Possible FFA project...

I'm in equine science, horse judging, and livestock showing in FFA and agricultural education. There's this competition in my state for a schalrship/award for horse sciences. My instructor suggested that for my entree in that project would be to get a young horse to train, and that if I could pull it off, I might possibly be the winner. And he can help/give me ideas. I have retrained/worked with problem horses before, so it shouldn't be that big of a deal. So... here is my possible project.

Quarter Horse For Sale, Oklahoma, Davis

So what does everyone think, about the horse, and the project?
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    01-07-2009, 11:56 PM
Green Broke
When do you plan on competing? He won't be ready to ride for at least 2 years, maybe more. Also he's still a stallion and I'm fairly certain you'll have to get him gelded in order to compete
    01-08-2009, 09:55 PM
Yeah, I was planning on gelding him. Yeah, the competition is like, next December, and even thoug I may not be able to ride by then, maybe I'll be able to do other stuff.
    01-08-2009, 10:07 PM
Green Broke
I'd recommend getting one who is older. I think it would do better in competition
    01-08-2009, 10:16 PM
What project is it exactly? I used to be in FFA too. If I were you I would look for something that is a little older. Preferably 2 or 3 at the oldest. By getting a two year old you can work with it for year on groundwork, teach it showmanship and even show in showmanship. Then when it is 3 break it to ride and start showing his three year old year. You will bypass several years of just showing in hand and be able to show inhand for a year and then jump to undersaddle showing.

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