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- No, I'm not one of the Anita friends you know, it is just a nickname. I think 6K is still too much for me when I would have to ship the horse in & fly out to see one. I figure adds at least 1K to the price of the horse. But if I am looking at more than one horse, the price to go look sure goes down!
I love riding a gaited horse but I kind of miss trotting & posting. Besides i need a horse with more stamina and better recovery, so I need something else to do endurance with. Chivas can't cut it with the slow speeds he has.
If Babe Magnet could get below 5K I could do it. That is my cut-off point & I have to stick to it because this barn addition is costing me a lot of $$
He is a very nice looking horse! I am going to ask them for a video to see first before I come look. I have ruled out a lot of horses that way, I send my instructor the link and she has been saying yes or no. Only two yes so far, lots of no's.
- Hey Joe, a large automotive company now known as Government Motors opened a plant about 20 years ago in Spring Hill TN. As a result, we now have an over abundance of dam Yankees and the culture has forever changed.
Prior to that, most people didn't object to neighbors using there land.
- About Joe4d
- SIngle and looking !
- Surry, Va
- party rides, endurance LD rides.
- marine engineer
- Current Status
- Endurance rider, Trail rider, camping trips.
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- Joe4d liked post by Dustbunny On thread : Sheath cleaning issues ?Vets do a pretty good job of sheath cleaning...and you can learn from watching. Some geldings need to be sedated. We have one of those.Liked On: 09-23-2013, 07:09 PM
Posted On: 09-23-2013, 12:19 PMJoe4d liked post by phantomhorse13 On thread : Vermont 100There will be video, but I haven't had the time to edit it yet (took something like 3 hours total). Will post the link when I have it finished! And for those who like stats, this ride had 13,636...Liked On: 07-23-2013, 05:29 AM
Posted On: 07-22-2013, 09:31 PMJoe4d liked post by TrailDustMelody On thread : Riding helmetYou mean the dial fit helmets, right? I found I don't like them as much as a more padded fitted helmet. I went from an IRH schooling helmet to a Tipperary Sportage and I LOVE it. I found that the...Liked On: 07-08-2013, 09:17 PM
Posted On: 07-06-2013, 02:54 AMJoe4d liked post by jamesqf On thread : Is a truck and trailer necessary if you own a horse?Sorry, but your economic calculations are just plain wrong there. It's far cheaper to buy an older truck for occasional hauling (including horses), and an economical car for daily driving. But as...Liked On: 07-04-2013, 04:45 PM
Posted On: 07-04-2013, 03:53 AMJoe4d liked post by Macslady On thread : My first gaited horse, and a new experienceThe best to do is walk, walk, walk, up hills, down hills. She is like a young horse just learning to balance with a rider. Give her time and soon enough gait will come. It took my mare a month of...Liked On: 07-04-2013, 03:26 PM
Posted On: 07-04-2013, 10:01 AMJoe4d liked post by natisha On thread : Care/Boots for the Barefoot Horse?If you are getting paid to retrain him it is up to the owner to make sure he is ready to work. Even if you're not getting paid it is not for you to put money into someone else's horse. I feel they...Liked On: 06-15-2013, 05:13 PM
Posted On: 06-06-2013, 12:05 PMJoe4d liked post by alexischristina On thread : For Canadian Horse Owners *important petition*I don't find horses for human consumption 'repulsive and unacceptable'. I don't think cows or pigs for human consumption is wrong, and feel it would be hypocrtical for me to change my mind for one...Liked On: 06-13-2013, 09:32 AM
Posted On: 06-13-2013, 06:14 AMJoe4d liked post by grayshell38 On thread : Why No Horn?It's kind of a mult-facited answer. 1. Most endurance riders aren't roping anything. 2. It gets in the way and is a potential hazard while riding through tricky terrain. 3. It is unnessecary...Liked On: 05-31-2013, 12:30 PM
Posted On: 05-23-2013, 01:37 AMJoe4d liked post by Northernstar On thread : dogs on trail rides?Personally, I'd simply walk the dog and ride the horse at separate times.Liked On: 05-31-2013, 11:57 AM
Posted On: 05-30-2013, 09:44 PMJoe4d liked post by Gaited07 On thread : Newbie seeking basic advice about aids used with gaited horses.Old myth of riding on your pockets and legs forward is FALSE and puts more pressure on the horses back and is uncomfortable for rider too. You can have some contact on the reins but not like the...Liked On: 05-29-2013, 07:20 PM
Posted On: 05-25-2013, 12:50 PMJoe4d liked post by bsms On thread : Father has gotten me into financial mess with horseThe Dad in me (two kids out of the house, one in high school) would tear you a new butthole. Then I would sell the horse...:evil: I can't imagine anyone who has tried being a parent feeling any...Liked On: 05-26-2013, 10:05 AM
Posted On: 05-26-2013, 09:05 AMJoe4d liked post by waresbear On thread : Cheapest and safest fencing- apart from post and rail.The safest & cheapest fencing, even cheaper than dreaded barbwire, is the thickest gauge high tensile wire. You can have longer runs between posts, however to install it, you do need a fence...Liked On: 05-19-2013, 10:05 AM
Posted On: 05-17-2013, 08:04 PMJoe4d liked post by Celeste On thread : A very girthy horse?!It could that the horse is responding to past experiences. I have an old mare that has been girthy since I bought her. The previous owners used an improperly fitted saddle that hurt her back. She...Liked On: 05-11-2013, 07:59 AM
Posted On: 05-10-2013, 09:42 AMJoe4d liked post by SouthernTrails On thread : Would you buy a senior horse maybe 22 years old?. I may take some flack for this, but a 22 YO Horse is way too old. How many years of riding will you get 2,4?, before old age Vet Bills, etc. We had a student who bought a 22 YO and he...Liked On: 04-11-2013, 09:55 AM
Posted On: 04-11-2013, 08:19 AMJoe4d liked post by Trinity3205 On thread : Favorite hoof conditioner?None. Plain ol water and good diet combined with proper trimming. Dry feet are good. If its really exceptionally dry as a drought and the hoof cant be properly trimmed and is holding false sole...Liked On: 04-02-2013, 01:18 PM
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