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post #1 of 6 Old 03-06-2013, 01:27 AM Thread Starter
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New and Clueless!

Hello All,
I'm LeeAnn and my family and I live in Ohio. I have 5 kids, 4 dogs, and 2 cats. Hoping to have a few chickens soon, maybe 3-4 goats and most of all.....2 horses.

We just moved to our farm house about 3 years ago, and have been remodeling. Not totally done but ready for some farm animals! I have loved horses ever since I can remember. I have no idea about care, training, or behavior....so I have alot to learn. LOL

A friend of mine is giong to teach me about care and everything with her horses, and I am trying to find a rescue near me to volunteer at as well.
This is all so overwhelming and intimidating but I am anxious to learn and prepare my barn for horses.

If you have any suggestions for a newbie please, I'm all ears. Thanks!
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post #2 of 6 Old 03-06-2013, 04:36 AM
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Welcome!!

Being horseless is the pits!!
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post #3 of 6 Old 03-06-2013, 05:08 AM
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working at the rescue will be a great experience and you can learn from the people there. once you have some experience I am sure they will help you pick a suitable horse from their rescues.
having a friend teach you all she knows is a great idea and then she will be able to help you when you get a horse home too.
I would love to live in a house on its own land so I am quite jealous.
good luck with eveything.

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post #4 of 6 Old 03-06-2013, 07:14 AM
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Welcome to the forum, any questions ask away as the majority of people here are incredibly helpful and full of knowledge.

Stop for a minute, open your mind, learn. You may not agree with what I say, I may not agree with what you say but we will both learn something new.
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post #5 of 6 Old 03-07-2013, 06:32 PM
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Welcome Lee Ann nice to meet you

how are you?

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post #6 of 6 Old 03-21-2013, 02:05 AM
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I am right there with you! And you're right, it is very intimidating. But it's a fun adventure. I'm glad to see that I'm not the only novice here
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