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  1. New to Horses
    Hi guys, So, as always, there's someone needing advice on how to convince their parents to let them get a horse, and that person is me. Yes, I can hear the collective sigh from you all. They have hinted many times, that as soon as I get my restricted license, which means I am able to drive a...
  2. Equine Careers and Education
    Hello All! I have been giving my future some serious thought; and I need some opinions. I am graduating high school in less than a year, and I am going to attend Meredith Manor in WV. It is substantially different from a traditional college as it is certification based. I have always known from...
  3. Horse Talk
    I'll make this brief. If you need more info let me know. I have an about 9 1/2 month old filly. She was recently weaned in an adjacent pen to the other three horses (one of which is her momma). We adopted the filly and her momma in March. They were kept together for about a week and a half to...
  4. Horse Training
    I recently starting leasing a Paint mare to help get my seat back in time for the arrival of my new "green" horse and I have run in to some weird problems that I have never encountered in any horse I have worked with before. She has the most AWFUL, rough, stompy canter/lope, I don't think the...
  5. Horse Boarding
    Hi, ok, so I board my two horses. The fella that runs the stable is pretty nice, checks on all the horses several times a day. My dilemma: I would feel better if he didn't feed my horses peppermints all the time. They're my horses, I should be able to tell him my preferences, right? And I dont...
  6. Horse Tack and Equipment
    hey guys, really wanted some advice with choosing a good bit for my mare, as im finding it tough to have control whilst still be kind to her little mouth. Shes currently ridden in a three ring gag and ridden in the snaffle ring for schooling and the second ring for jumping and hacking. She is a...
  7. Horse Tack and Equipment
    I have two English bits for my Quarter Horse. We have a Kimberwicke Uxeter: Korsteel Uxeter Kimberwicke from SmartPak Equine And a Double Twisted Wire Full Cheek: Korsteel Double Twisted Wire Full Cheek from SmartPak Equine I'm debating which one to use. He needs the one with the most...
  8. Horse Training
    Winter is coming soon, and I came up with the game plan for Comet exercising-wise (I know, some people do or don't work in the winter. I work lightly, once or twice a week.) Until it gets to be late December or early January, I'll probably ride. December thru late February or early March, I'll...
  9. Horse Talk
    I have wanted a horse like For EVER !!! and i am getting the chance to get one .. i havnt talked to my parents about it yet tho ... the thing is .. my neighbour is getting a horse and has quite a bit of land which she could keep about 2-3 horses on .. her horse of course will need a paddock...
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