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post #1 of 12 Old 07-02-2008, 12:38 AM Thread Starter
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New to horses...new to forum!

Hi I'm Beth,

I have wanted a horse for 20 some odd years...finally got one as of Saturday!!!

I got a purebred Appaloosa mare of 6 years old. She is at least green broke (though I haven't ridden her yet) and is pretty gentle...

I have her under the contract that I must be suitable and ready to care for her properly myself within a months time of getting her otherwise the breeder will take her back. I really don't want to loose my new horse but understand I need a bit of help to keep her. The owner of the boarding stable is the person who will evaluate me on or around July 28th to see if I'm ready...though she doesn't have any time to help me learn anything about my new horse.

So I'm here to ask for help!!!

I'm not concerned with riding yet...but I need to know a lot of the basics of care....I will post another thread about that later...this is just to say hi and about my horse

~Beth
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post #2 of 12 Old 07-02-2008, 01:06 AM
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Hi Beth and welcome to the forum! I'm Gracie and I own a tb mare named Jubilee :P Nice to have you here. There's lots of friendly people around here willing and ready to help with any and every question!

"'For I know the plans I have for you,' declares the Lord. 'Plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you a hope and a future'" ~ Jeremiah 29:11



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post #3 of 12 Old 07-02-2008, 03:12 AM
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welcome to the forum! Congrats on your new horse purchase! Like Jubilee said, everyone here will help you along the way with your new horse! :)

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post #4 of 12 Old 07-02-2008, 07:10 PM
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Welcome :)

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post #5 of 12 Old 07-02-2008, 09:30 PM
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Hey beth, glad to see you joined the community. I see you are in abit of a pickle. I would suggest you buy plenty of horse care books and really start studyin. However if you have any question just post them and we will help you!

GOOD LUCK!,
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post #6 of 12 Old 07-02-2008, 10:02 PM
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Welcome :)

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post #7 of 12 Old 07-02-2008, 10:05 PM
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Welcome from the Paint mares!

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On the seventh day, he Painted the good ones.
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post #8 of 12 Old 07-03-2008, 01:44 PM
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Welcome Beth,
I am Kurt first of all I welcome you here, I am a Doctor from New york city area.
This sites forum is so informative you will get all information about horses don't you think that's really great.If you got something to ask just ask it. Cheers

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post #9 of 12 Old 07-03-2008, 01:48 PM
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Welcome to the Horse Forum Kurt! :)

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post #10 of 12 Old 07-07-2008, 01:08 AM
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Hey Beth, I'm Bobbie.

I too am new to the horse world. I don't own one yet, but my goal is to one day be blessed with hopefully a draft breed. I am here to ask all the questions I can think of, gather all the information I can, and hopefully soak it all in. This forum is a great place to learn. The people here are super nice and very willing to help out.

Keep us all posted on the out come of your evaluation!
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