Newbie here with an Arabian question

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

Newbie here with an Arabian question

This is a discussion on Newbie here with an Arabian question within the Horse Talk forums, part of the Keeping and Caring for Horses category

    Like Tree2Likes
    • 2 Post By christabelle

    LinkBack Thread Tools
        10-02-2011, 01:01 PM
    Newbie here with an Arabian question

    I have a spirited Eqyptian Arabian mare with great bloodlines that I was hoping to start my kids on. They are raw beginners and I am intermediate at best and don't really have the time or know how to settle her down enough that I fell comfortable putting the kids on her. She doesnt have BAD habits, she is just quick on her feet and needs a driver. We have two others, one is lame, but the other gelding is great. I am in need of a "dead broke,bomb proof" horse and conversely would like to find an experienced Arabian specialist that could take this mare to her potential.
    Does anyone have contact info for Eqyptian Arab breeders close to NC? E-mail if you'd like any further info...

    Sponsored Links
        10-02-2011, 01:18 PM
    I firmly believe most horses will never be reliable mounts for begginner children. My Arabians are well trained, but I would never put my kids on them. They are too sensitive. Too much leg and they would be off like a shot. Falling off a bolting horse on your first couple of rides might spoil any chance of that child's continuing interest in riding horses. Not only that, but also teach some nasty
    Habits to the horse. If you don't have a laid back dead broke horse, I would get lessons for the little ones. I am not saying a child cannot handle a quick Arabian. I just think confidence and experience need to be obtained first. Just my opinion of course. Good luck!

    Quick Reply
    Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.

    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:
    Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
    Confirm Password:
    Email Address
    Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
    Email Address:


    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
    Another Feeding Question from the Newbie..=-) CelticAngel Horse Nutrition 2 01-23-2011 07:11 PM
    Newbie here with yet another color question MurphyJo Horse Breeds 17 06-06-2010 10:10 PM
    Newbie question re care and riding of Arabian/ half Arabian Gayle Croxton Horse Breeds 11 10-23-2009 02:54 PM
    Newbie Question - What are Carrots? Shawneen General Off Topic Discussion 2 04-26-2009 01:31 PM
    newbie question dreamrideredc Meet the Community 3 04-16-2009 05:32 PM

    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 11:13 PM.

    Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
    Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0