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  1. Horse Health
    Hey guys I have 3 horses and I was wondering if you guys could help me score them 1 of these horses is a rescue I know scoring off photos is different then scoring them when you can touch but I just need a bit of reassurance on my score. I used the Henneke horse body condition scoring system.
  2. Horse Health
    On YouTube I found a video called "all my pets" and I noticed she had a horse, well pony as it didn't look very big, it looked quite young though. Well yeah it's fur was all shavvy and wet and mucky, it's tail had knots all through it and did not look healthy at all. The space was not even half...
  3. Horse Training
    Hello everyone! I was wondering what everyone's opinion was on Parelli? Since the video leak of what can be considered as horse abuse on the behalf of both Linda and Pat Parelli, I was wondering if this impacted on anyone decision on whether to follow their techniques still? Does anyone...
  4. Hoof Care
    I have worked with 2 horses on a private farm for about 8 years now. One is a 35 year old WelshX who had laminitis about 2 years ago, he's too old to be ridden and trips/limps every so often because of permanent damage to his feet. THE OTHER HORSE is the real problem. 3 years ago he came in...
  5. Horse Talk
    An interesting article popped up on my news feed a little while ago. The video shows several people breaking out, what I assume to be, an unhandled horse. Monty Roberts is idly standing by watching this horse flip, be yanked on, and whipped... Here is the video: Here is the article/blog...
  6. Horse Health
    Utah Equestrian News: Controversial horse roping competition held in Tremonton Read this article and leave a comment. Your opinion is important.
  7. Horse Stories and Poems
    I've been doing equine assisted psychotherapy, and it's been really helpful to me. I wrote this poem: Healing Horses Perceptive beings who . . . . . . read my heart and understand my soul, . . . discern what I’m feeling and what I need, . . . understand my fears, my apprehension, my pain...
  8. Horse Training
    I thought I would share these photos from a local farm and they are using this poor yearling filly in horse camp....
  9. Horse Protection
    I was on a trail ride yesterday, and I found a path that I thought would lead back to the farm, or at least to the regular trails that would take me back. I rode up the path and the first thing I see is a loose mare. She was skinny, but other than that she seemed to be fine. I didn't think much...
  10. Horse Protection
    I thought I would share my rescue story of Chance. Well, my . . ex. . and I were up at an auction one night looking to buy some tack, and to see the prices of the horses going through. One of the first little horses was a bay stud colt. He was terribly frightened, underweight, and he was...
  11. Horse Training
    This woman right here.... wow, I can get a little rough with a horse if need be but this is boiling my blood!! :evil::evil::evil::evil: These are her lounging skills: More lounging skills... on the line this time yep.... smacking him in the face will SURELY make him pay attention...
  12. Horse Protection
    Hello, I am a volunteer for The Grace Foundation of El Dorado Hills, CA. We rescue abandoned and abused horses, many of which are used in our extensive youth and adult rehab programs. Last year, we were asked by Wells Fargo and BofA to take in 56 starving and abused horses from a ranch in...
  13. Horse Talk
    Okay I came across this when watch Chelsea Lately and it absolutely horrified me… it's about the NYC horse carriages! Please sign the petition to stop this and help raise money for the alternative green car! For more info and to sign go to New Yorkers for Clean, Livable & Safe Streets (NYCLASS)...
  14. Horse Health
    Hi all, I just received my stallion back last Friday evening in horrible condition. I had him listed for sale last fall and was contacted in December by a woman wanting him. I explained to her that the most important thing for me was the home he was going to. I have been very specific & turned...
  15. Horse Protection
    I've read quite a few things about abused horses and such, and there are so many different things but there is something that always disturbs me. It's always how people seem to think the human element changes the conditions the horses are in. The people should not matter, only the horse should...
  16. Horse Law
    Ok, I'm in a bit of a pickle of what to do. The owner of my old barn has let her horses and place really go down. My friend and her mom, who still is there and leases a horse explained how bad it was. The owner of the barn is feeding the horses as little as she can get away with. The horses are...
  17. Horse Health
    There is an Appaloosa stallion that I drive by frequently. The people don't have any other horses, but do have maybe 10 head of cattle that graze out in one of their fields. The horse however is always in a tiny bare pen. I have never driven by when he wasn't just standing there being bored. The...
  18. Horse Health
    I found these threads while googling for pregnant mare info, thought I'd share. I have already decided against estrogen therapy, but this cinches it. Poor mares and babies, I've heard of this before, hrer's proof of it's existence. Friends of Animals | Pregnant Mares' Urine Investigative Report...
  19. Horse Protection
    Horse Abuse and Neglect in North America: Fact and Fiction Horse Abuse and Neglect in North America: Fact and Fiction public notice.
  20. Horse Protection
    Who ropes then chokes while yanking on the rope for starting horses undersaddle? Hello All, (Happy holiday. 12-2010) I am a retired horse trainer and was wondering who else uses the ropem and chokem down method for starting a horse undersaddle? *(Note the horse in these photos already was...
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