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Keeping and Caring for Horses

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A place to ask for advice on leasing, loaning, buying or rescuing or share your experiences - good or bad.
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Equine related Surveys & Questionnaires

This area is only for horse and rider related surveys and questionnaires. We will not allow surveys that are associated with any existing business ventures No personal contact details are allowed in posts. Your internet safety is important to us. Please note: A member of the Moderating team will insert the following into your thread starter - While the Horse Forum allows surveys, provided that they don’t appear to break any of our Rules, we must advise members that we have no control over what happens to your responses on these surveys. To the people who post surveys on Horse Forum: We take no responsibility for any comments made on your survey by our members.
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Discuss all aspects of horse health including horse injury and lameness, horse medications, parasites, horse diseases and more.
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Discussions and queries related to horse grooming including cleaning and bathing horses, clipping, brushing and more.
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Horse Breeding

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Discuss horse trainers and share your thoughts on their techniques and methodologies. Ask for advice or opinions on training you are receiving - no 'bash' threads please Ask for suggestions on Riding Schools & Lesson Barns Discuss and ask for information about Pony Club, Saddle Clubs, Riding Clubs and 4H Share information about and experiences at Clinics you’ve participated in or audited
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General queries and discussions about western riding, Please use one of the designated sub forums for specific competition queries
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Plus Sized Riders

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Discuss endurance riding, horse conditioning, specialized gear and other aspects of competitive trail riding.
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Mounted Games, Agility, Working Equitation

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For cart, wagon and carriage enthusiasts.
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Request and provide constructive horse riding critique for general riding
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Discuss therapeutic riding and equine assisted therapy.
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Horse Tack, Horse Transport & Equipment

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Share your own opinions of tack or equipment that you’ve used. Please don't use this sub forum to ask for advice on Horse tack, saddles or equipment Use the sub forums dedicated to that purpose
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Discuss life on the farm. Discuss your gardening projects, ask questions and share tips
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Horse Videos

Share videos of your horses here.
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Participate in official monthly photography competition
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Horse Resources

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Read horse articles written by Horse Forum members and share your own.
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Horses for Sale, Lease, Loan & Wanted

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Horse Law

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Stolen Horses

Report a stolen horse here to help increase the likelihood of recovering your horse.
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Horse Protection

Discuss the protection of horses and the prevention of cruelty.
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Equine Careers and Education

Discuss pursuing a horse related career or education including programs available, coursework, etc.
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Horse Jobs Available & Seeking Positions

Find somebody to hire for horse related work or make your availability known to potential employers in your area.
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The Horse Forum Community

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Member Journals

A day in the life of a horse lover. Journal about your time with your horses. One topic per member, please.
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Horse Memorials

Have you lost a special animal? Share his or her memory with the world by creating a memorial with photos, descriptions, and more.
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  1. So a while back a certain notorious equestrian YouTube made a very biased video on saddle seat and since the saddlebred people have come out of the woodwork to defend their sport on Tiktok. This has gotten me obsessed with saddlebred horses. Now on to my problem what are some good resources to...
  2. Training, Performance, behavioral concerns/queries
    My filly turned 3 in June and I've gotten 3 short rides on her now in the round pen ( July 5th). She's been working with the saddle for at least the last 6months and has always done very well; no tantrums, no bucking, biting, rearing. She has always taken the saddle very well. However, the last...
  3. Hello! I'm new here, and this is a bit of an odd question, but I figured I might as well pop in and ask. I have been taught that a gallop constitutes a gait in which all four hooves touch the ground at separate intervals, with a moment of suspension. However, you do see many a video of people...
  4. Unless it's cancelled due to excessive heat, which isn't unlikely at this point, we are going to our first away show this weekend. It's supposed to be very casual. We've secured overnight stalls for our horses. Can anyone give me some general dos and don'ts of horse shows? I am the kind of...
  5. Hello everyone! I have an older gelding with mild arthritis in his hocks and fetlocks. He lived fully shod for 20 years, 2 years ago I had pulled his hind shoes and he did completely fine. I'm now wondering about his front shoes? I'm not doing horse shows anymore, we are simply trail riding...
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