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  • Cross tie a horse
  • What is an equine cross tie

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    06-30-2008, 08:54 AM
Yes I just looked up Shire horse, they are very similar
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    07-11-2008, 10:52 AM
Green Broke
What does:

Green Broke
Husband Broke
Dead Broke

Mean? Also, are there other 'brokes' that I missed?
    07-11-2008, 11:16 AM
Green broke I think has a pop up definition for it. Usually its been under saddle or been to a trainer for 90 days so it knows the basics.
Husband broke is a new one on me I imagine it means its broke for a beginner rider.
Dead broke is suppose to mean its bomb proof or that its never ever going to act up or spook. To me there is no such thing as a "dead broke" horse unless its actually dead
    07-15-2008, 08:20 PM
Green Broke
What does cross tie mean?
    07-15-2008, 08:35 PM
Green Broke
There the ties you hook the horses up to when tacking up or grooming.

    07-15-2008, 08:43 PM
Cross-ties are just another way to tie your horse, like instead of on a post or something. :) There are 2 ropes that can be hooked on either side of your horse's halter...
Looks like this:

    07-16-2008, 11:00 AM
Green Broke
Ooooooh okay! I guess I've seen those, but have never used them, I've always just tied off my horse using the lead.
    07-18-2008, 11:04 PM
Originally Posted by Jubilee Rose
I wondered this before too. Sorrels have manes and tails that are of a lighter colour than their bodies (almost yellowish). Sorrel isn't as rich and reddy as a chestnut. It's more orangey-brown or light brown.

Correct me if I'm wrong. :P
I always thought luke was a light sorrel mix with pal. Or champion color but I definitely. Think he a light sorrel it just the way the sun touch or anything that reflex his color. Sometime in the early morning he look like if he almost pal. When he really isn't a pal. He just a very light sorrel color horse.
    07-21-2008, 08:50 PM
Green Broke
I saw this on another thread and I don't know what it means.

What does it mean to Sheath clean?
    07-21-2008, 10:08 PM
Originally Posted by Moxie
I saw this on another thread and I don't know what it means.

What does it mean to Sheath clean?
The sheath is a male horse's wee-wee. To clean it means to umm... clean it ... :roll:
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