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        01-12-2013, 12:14 AM
    Originally Posted by AnneGage    
    I highly recommend finding a trainer - one that is experienced working with adult beginner riders. If there is a horse rescue near you, that would be a great place to volunteer and also get 'hands on' experience with all sorts of work, care and handling different horses.

    Enjoy the journey.
    I agree that a rescue or therapudic facility would be great hands on time and they would appreciate the help.
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        01-12-2013, 12:58 AM
    Depending on where you are located I might be able to recommended a rescue since I work at a rescue :)
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        01-12-2013, 03:25 PM
    I live in the Cincinnati, Ohio area. If you happen to know of any rescue centers around here let me know! I'm still looking!
        01-12-2013, 03:32 PM
    When/ if you buy a horse in the future, the two most important things to look at (cost wise) are the feet and the diet. Just those two items make the difference between a very low maintenance horse and one that will make your farrier, feed store, and vet rich.
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