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The Growth and Training of Crickett *Born May 17th, 2013*

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        06-06-2013, 10:14 AM
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    Foal
    The Growth and Training of Crickett *Born May 17th, 2013*

    Hello everyone! I have a 13 year old registered Haflinger mare named Tiara. In June of 2012, she was sent off to a farm in Honeybrook PA to be bred to the handsome Haflinger stallion, Wild Dream. The pregnancy went completely fine, and on May 17th, 2013, about 10:30 pm, she had a beautiful, BIG, FIESTY Haffi colt. We missed the actual birth, but found him only maybe 10 minutes old, just standing. We imprinted him a bit, when he flipped himself over. Anyways, he is currently turning 3 weeks old tomorrow. He is so beautiful, and sweet, and adorable and mouthy.

    Anyways, This thread is just going to be like a blog, all about his growth and training.

    His barn name is Crickett, with two T's, and his registered/show name is going to be Walk on the Wild Side.

    Here is the link to Tiara's foaling thread, complete with lots of pictures.

    http://www.horseforum.com/horse-bree...d~-pic-184017/

    I'll get some recent ones today.

    Enjoy!
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        06-06-2013, 10:46 AM
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    Green Broke
    Oh goodie!
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        06-06-2013, 11:25 AM
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    Weanling
    Pics?????? Lol
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        06-06-2013, 05:24 PM
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    Yearling
    Yay, I love your colt! Subbing :)
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        06-07-2013, 11:51 PM
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    Foal
    Thank everyone! It's been raining for the past 2 days, so I haven't bothered getting pictures of cold, wet miserable horses, but it's supposed to clear up tomorrow, so then for sure!

    He is coming along so nicely with his training! Yesterday, I spent probably an hour out there working on "come to me, don't kick, rear, strike out, or any of your playfulness around me. Chewing is good, biting is bad. I don't want to see your butt. If I do, I'll hit it and chase you off..." ect. We did a little leading, backing, yielding fore- and hind-quarters, and sidepassing. Today, it all paid off. I went out to see him, and he saw me and whickered, while I was still 300 ft away or so. He walked up to me, but didn't crowd me, and I only had to chase him off 3 times or so, and each time, he ran about 10ft, then turned, looked sad, chewed, and came back. He is an interesting character, that's for sure!

    Can you believe he's already 3 weeks old today? Time Flies! And Tiara turned 13 on the 4th!
         
        06-08-2013, 12:43 AM
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    I think you need a new farrier, her feet are a hot mess. They get worse in the photos where you have had her longer. I didn't read all of the thread you linked, but I'd like to think that someone else mentioned that too.
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        06-08-2013, 12:47 AM
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    Unacceptable photos you posted in that thread, and I only read the first two pages.
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        06-08-2013, 01:25 AM
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    Foal
    What exactly is unacceptable about those photos?
    We are working on her feet. They were a bit long over the winter, our farrier was very busy and couldn't get out right away. But she was out her about 2 weeks ago and trimmed them all. We discussed a lot about her feet, and we're going to try to get them to grow better this year. She founder previously and she also has a twisted foot with evidence of an old wire injury. We don't know her history, but the whole foot is twisted inward. She is completely sound though, never been lame in 3 years. The farrier said she has wonky feet, that she's been trying to straighten them up for a while, but they grow funky.

    Anything glaringly obvious that you mean?
         
        06-08-2013, 01:36 AM
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    I am not a foot expert, I will let those who are answer. But you asked about glaringly obvious, I can do that.

    In the first photo, she's very short all around. That could be that she had major issues being corrected.
    In the other photos she's very low heal, and very long toe, she's not far off a slipper/elf foot. Her heals are touching the ground and her toes are almost bending up.

    That's just not good for weight bearing, at all. I'll message some hoof people here and link your convo and ask for their input. I so wish we could tag people here.
         
        06-08-2013, 01:42 AM
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    Here's a link to help in the mean time.

    Hoof Education - What makes a good hoof?
         

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