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post #1 of 4 Old 11-14-2008, 02:48 PM Thread Starter
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newbie help please

hi I am new to this site and also new horse owner I have bought a 15-2 bay mare 6 years old she had foal this year the chap said she is all broken and he was now getting her back into rideing after haveing her foal I have tryed to get on her a couple of times and each time she has reared up and I end up on the floor could it be that she is in a new place and need to settle down a bit all the help I can get will be really greatfull thanks
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post #2 of 4 Old 11-14-2008, 02:55 PM
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I must say I noticed your user name...a fan of the band????ok back to business. Do you longe her before you ride? Have you had a vet check her? Does she act like she is in pain when you brush her?(mostly her back?) how long ago has she had the foal. Is the foal weaned? Sry for all the questions but we need the answers to go foward.

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post #3 of 4 Old 11-14-2008, 03:05 PM
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how long have you had her? Have you refreshed on groundwork since she has been able to work again?
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post #4 of 4 Old 11-15-2008, 03:50 AM
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it could also be she was very green broke, then put out after breeding to wait until the foal was born, now the previous owner said he has gotten
On her, but did he hit the dirt too.

Is the foal still on her (nursing) if not how long ago was the foal weaned?
Alot of questions need answered before giving any logical advice.

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