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post #1 of 4 Old 03-19-2010, 05:54 PM Thread Starter
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new to horses.

Hi,

i have just started out with horses, i know a few things,

but others i dont,

i help look after 2 horses and two ponies,

the only tack i know is,

saddle
gerth
bridle
bit
stirrups
curry comb
soft brush
hard brush / dandy brush
hoof pick
lead rope
head collar

what else am i missing, please tell me names and what this tack does,
i know this looks like im stupid but its not hard, everybody has to start someplace.

i also would like info on what types of horses there are and how big they get, also i wanna know simple things, hints and tips xx
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post #2 of 4 Old 03-19-2010, 06:22 PM
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This is a online website with lots of products that can be useful.
HorseLoverZ Horse Supplies & Saddles

As far as breeds
There is gaited and non gaited ex-
Gaited
Paso Fino
Missoure Fox Trotter
Morgans (can fit in both)

Non gaited
Quater horses (a popular breed)
Paints (also popular)

Those are just a few.
As far as riding tips get a good instructor.

Live to ride. Ride to live.
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post #3 of 4 Old 03-19-2010, 06:58 PM Thread Starter
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hiya Tasia i am hoping to get some riding lessons. i don't know if you know English currency but i was told 20 GBP was a decent price per lesson?

i will take a look at your link, im around 5ft tall so what hands high horse will i need? im guessing 14.2+ hh? x
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post #4 of 4 Old 03-19-2010, 07:02 PM
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I am 5'4 so for you I would look at 14hh-15hh. 20GBP is pretty good.

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