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        04-21-2009, 02:53 PM
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    Foal
    Horse newbie here

    If I didn't have a friend who has had horses all her life and a wonderful Natural Horsemanship teacher, I don't think I would own a horse right now!

    There is just so much to know and learn, it is mind boggling!

    Anyways, I'm Karin, I have been taking Natural Horsemanship classes once a week for over two months now. First it was one hour a week, and now I doubled up to two hours a week. Unfortunately, I have to drive 1 3/4 hours to my classes.

    The exciting part is, that on Saturday, I purchased my first horse, a mustang mare named Tulley! I am boarding her at my teachers ranch, since she will be trained in natural horsemanship. I will get to work with her once a week, and my teacher is training her every day as well. She's had some groundwork done and has been ridden four times, so I guess she would be called green broke. Very mellow mare, from what I have seen. She didn't seem worked up at all, being in a new place and all.

    I'm hoping in a couple of months time we both will be ready to have Tulley come home. I have five acres surrounding my house, that she will live on. I am going to try and only minimally restrict where she can go to maximize her freedom. But yeah, my flowerbeds will be off limit, lol.

    Tomorrow I'll get to see her for the first time, since Saturday. I can't wait to get to know her. :)
         
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        04-23-2009, 01:16 PM
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    Foal
    Hi there got pics? And welcome.
         
        04-23-2009, 02:22 PM
      #3
    Weanling
    Welcome! :)
         
        04-23-2009, 03:05 PM
      #4
    Foal
    HI!! And welcome to the site! Congrats on the new horse! Its so exciting when you get a horse.. I can't wait to see pics!! Enjoy the site!
         
        04-23-2009, 10:26 PM
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    Foal
    Thanks for the welcome, guys! I do have pictures, I added them to my horse page. I think it's publicly viewable, right?
         
        04-24-2009, 09:39 PM
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    Green Broke
    Hey there! I'm from oregon too :) welcome~! Oh and I have a mustang too! Haha neat. Hope you enjoy it here ;)
         
        04-29-2009, 10:43 PM
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    Weanling
    Welcome lets see the picz
         
        05-01-2009, 08:56 AM
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    Weanling
    Beautiful mare! I'm jealous
         
        05-04-2009, 02:05 AM
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    Weanling
    Welcome!, your mare is stunning!
         
        05-04-2009, 09:40 PM
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    Trained
    Welcome to the forum!
         

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