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Welcome! Introduce yourself here!

Introduce yourself and tell the community about your interest in horses.
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Keeping and Caring for Horses

Barn and Riding Wear

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New to Horses

A place where new owners can ask anything & everything, from horse care & maintenance to first show jitters. A place for those with experience to help foster in those just getting started and help them get a start on the right foot. This section is not for critiques and is solely about positive help for those just getting their start.
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Horse Health

Discuss all aspects of horse health including horse injury and lameness, horse medications, parasites, horse diseases and more.
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Horse Grooming

Discuss horse grooming including cleaning and bathing horses, clipping, brushing and more.
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Horse Talk

General horse chat that does not belong in a more appropriate forum.
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Training Horses

Horse Training

Discuss training horses.
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Horse Trainers

Discuss horse trainers and share your thoughts on their techniques and methodologies.
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Horse Breeds, Breeding, Genetics & Conformation

Horse Breeds

Discuss horse breeds and their traits.
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Horse Breeding

Discuss horse breeding here.
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Stallions and Broodmares

See and share stallions and broodmares used and/or available for breeding purposes.
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Horse Colors and Genetics

Talk about horse colors, markings, and patterns and the horse genetics that result in them.
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Horse Conformation Critique

Request and provide conformation critique for your horse.
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Other Equines

Discuss donkeys, mules, and zebras.
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Horse Riding & Horse Activity

Discuss general horse riding from novice to advanced, happy hacker to top competition Horse.
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English Riding

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Endurance Riding

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

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Trail Riding

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Driving

For cart, wagon and carriage enthusiasts.
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Horse Riding Critique

Request and provide constructive horse riding critique for general riding
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Therapeutic Riding

Discuss therapeutic riding and equine assisted therapy.
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Horse Tack and Equipment

Discuss using horse tack and equipment including saddles, stirrups, headgear, reins, bits, harnesses and more.
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Horse Tack Reviews

Read and share reviews about specific horse tack and equipment from specific companies.
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Tack and Equipment Classifieds

Buy and sell horse related equipment, horse related accessories/merchandise, and livestock.
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Barns, Boarding, and Farms

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Discuss maintaining and improving your barn or stable.
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Horse Trailers

Discuss horse trailers.
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Horse Boarding

Discuss horse boarding services.
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Farm Forum

Discuss life on the farm.
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Showing Horses

Horse Shows

Discuss horse shows here.
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Horse Showmanship

Discuss horse showmanship with others who show their horses.
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Horse Show Clothing

Discuss horse show clothing fashion and safety.
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Horse Pictures, Videos, Artwork, and Contests

Horse Pictures

Share horse pictures here.
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Horse Videos

Share videos of your horses here.
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Share pictures of your paintings, drawings, sculptures, and other horse related artwork here.
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Horse Contests

Participate in horse contests with friends at the Horse Forum.
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Horse Stories and Poems

Share horse stories and poems you have written with the community.
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Horse Resources

Horse Articles

Read horse articles written by Horse Forum members and share your own.
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Horses for Sale

Discuss buying, selling, and leasing horses here.
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Horse Law

Discuss horse related laws such as contract, liability, taxes, and other laws related to horses, stables, farms, etc.
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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

Find somebody to hire for horse related work or make your availability known to potential employers in your area.
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Vendors

Vendor Deals

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HorseForum.com News

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Rider Wellness

Discuss maintaining your health and wellness as a rider, including injury prevention and recovery
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Plus Sized Riders

Discuss issues related to being a plus sized rider.
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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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Life Beyond Horses

General Off Topic Discussion

Discuss topics unrelated to horses here.
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Parenting

Because our four-legged babies aren't the only ones on our minds!
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Hobbies

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Jokes, stories, and more to tickle the funny bone!
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The Saloon

Kick back and shoot the breeze about non horse related matters exclusively with other adults, 21 and over.
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Games

Play games with other Horse Forum members.
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Other Pets

Discuss your other pets here.
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Teen Talk

Teens discuss all things related to being a teenager including school, dating, and more with their Horse Forum friends. Consider this a Teen "clubhouse". Adults are welcome as "guests", and as such should tread lightly with their opinions and advice.
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    Looking forward to hopefully getting our trailer and going on trail rides, I have some questions about water. 1. At what length of a ride do you start making plans for bringing water for your horse? 2. What surface water would you or would you not let your horse drink? They are obviously...
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