Considering selling Rumor :( - Page 2
 
 

       The Horse Forum > Keeping and Caring for Horses > Horse Talk

Considering selling Rumor :(

This is a discussion on Considering selling Rumor :( within the Horse Talk forums, part of the Keeping and Caring for Horses category

    Like Tree4Likes

     
    LinkBack Thread Tools
        03-28-2013, 09:19 PM
      #11
    Trained
    I would LOVE to take her to a Hydro-Therapy facility. I've seen amazing results! But I cannot find one anywhere! But I'd love to do it.

    What are bungees?

    I have only rode her one time since the injury...Just the other week. And had planned on starting her back into full work slowly in April after I got the okay from my lameness vet and XRays verified she was okay.

    I had her set up to see a chiropractor today. Because of over-compensating in her hindend. Unfortunately, I had to cancel because she would not have been able to get an accurate diagnosis due to her limping.
         
    Sponsored Links
    Advertisement
     
        03-28-2013, 09:44 PM
      #12
    Weanling
    So far as hydro therapy, you may want to check out if there are any animal science universities and such in your area? Here, we have Texas A&M university, and their large animal facility has the water rehab get up there. (I don't know about Michigan, though).

    I don't think I'd have the ability to give up my horse, but then again, I have my own place with land to keep her on, and I don't have to board her.

    I hope you are able to get her fixed up, either way, you at least seem like your being responsible in both her abilities and yours, so kudos there.

    Perhaps if she is well trained (and behaved), lease her out to someone learning how to ride and work with horses to cover costs? Someone that doesn't plan to compete or do strenuous activity?

    Good luck!
         
        03-28-2013, 10:01 PM
      #13
    CCH
    Weanling
    Bungees are surgical tubing or resistance bands. Gaited people use them as "action devices" but you can also hook them up for some rehab purposes. You would need to consult with someone who knows what would be proper for your horse and the specific injury though because I can't tell you how to hook them up for this case or if they would be safe.
    Posted via Mobile Device
         
        03-28-2013, 10:25 PM
      #14
    Green Broke
    Sorry, CLaPorte, I did a wierd double post on you - my internet connection was shorting out on me and I thought I lost my first post to you.
         
        03-29-2013, 12:05 AM
      #15
    Weanling
    I am having the exact same problem with my gelding. He was my second horse, literally taught me how to ride. But he has a limp from arthritis and I am so sad to part with him. He loves to be worked though and I am to busy for two horses right now. But I want the people that will have him in the future to know what they are getting into to. I am considering free leasing him. They can do what they want with him but I still own him. Then once I know he is in a good spot. I can sell him to them. Just trying to find the right person to take him.
         
        03-29-2013, 12:12 AM
      #16
    Trained
    Is it more important to you that you own Rumor or more important that you pursue your riding dream? Rumor may or may not be able to come around. You may not ending as successful as you want to be. Both have risks and rewards, so, which is more important?

    There is no wrong answer.

    If it's more important to own Rumor, do what you can and see how things go. If you're riding ambitions are more important, do what you can and sell or donate or lease her. Maybe you could get her walk/trot sound and lease her to a therapeutic riding place or college.
    Posted via Mobile Device
         

    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
    Rumor's first ride after injury! CLaPorte432 Horse Talk 7 03-11-2013 08:57 AM
    Barrel Racer Opinions Needed...Lets Bling-Out Rumor! CLaPorte432 Barrel Racing 23 01-13-2013 12:22 AM
    Rumor Updates! And a few others... CLaPorte432 Horse Talk 10 11-21-2012 10:12 AM
    Rumor or True?! saddleEMupCOWGURL Horse Talk 21 01-25-2009 10:11 PM
    Rumor or Fact? belgianlover Horse Breeding 28 01-15-2009 12:09 PM



    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:41 PM.


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