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  1. Horse Health
    We got a pony a few hours ago from a home that she wasn't properly cared for and we plan to give her the life and love she deserves. We were told she was 20 but her teeth don't look like it to us? What would you say?
  2. English Riding
    Hello! (This is my first post so I apologize if something is wrong) My goal has always been to go to pony finals, but it doesn't really say anywhere what the age limit is. I am wondering how old is too old. I am a teenager (prefer not to say my exact age), but I fit onto large ponies well (I am...
  3. Horse Health
    Back in 2008 I got my welsh haflinger cross pony. Her DOB is unknown and her papers I received when I got her stated they guessed she was born in 1998 (making her 20 now). Within the past 10 years we have had multiple dentists, vets, and trainers give us their opinion on her age based off her...
  4. Horse Health
    Hi :) We have a rescue horse, Chance, who's super sweet but not without his issues :) Anyway, we had heard that he's about 8 years old, but after looking at his teeth, I tend to think he's older....what age would you put him? I hope they didn't lie too much !!! Lisa:-?
  5. Horse Health
    I recently purchased a horse from a kill pen and was wondering how old she is. I'm terrible at guessing ages so what are your opinions? EDIT: How do I add a picture? I apologize for my incompetence.
  6. Horse Health
    Hi everyone! This is my first post here. I rescued this precious mare from a nearby kill lot and there is no information on her at all. The lot estimated her to be 14-16 years of age. My horse knowledgeable friends and farrier are all over the place on their guesses. Care to take a guess...
  7. Horse Training
    I am getting a 2 year old appy/thoroughbred, he will be 3 in May, and I was wondering if anyone could give me advice on how I would go about teaching him basic manners and eventually to breaking him. Now I do know how to do most of this but I was curious about what are the different methods that...
  8. Horse Health
    Hi! I've owned my pony Arrow for a while now, and his owners told us he was around ten, but we're planning on having the equine dentist out soon to tell us if this is true because, quite frankly, I think he's a bit younger than that. I was checking out his teeth today, and they're pearly whites...
  9. Horse Health
    So... Koba is just not starting to show a bit of his age this winter. And before I explain the problem I want to be very clear that he is still active, and happy. He still runs, rolls, and plays with his Boo. His back legs have gotten a bit shaky and my farrier commented on it, saying that his...
  10. Horse Riding & Horse Activity
    Hi, Im currently doing an assignment where I debate against "flat racing competitions should be restricted to horses of 3 years or younger" Any ideas for using younger horses? THanks
  11. Jumping
    So, I'm not into english riding, as in I don't know much about it. I do almost always ride in and english saddle lol. So, glancing through some sale adds here, along with ones on other websites. I've seen many many four year olds listed as jumping 3' and up (exm. 3'9"), is this ok? I've always...
  12. Horse Breeds
    i have a little stud he was a rescue horse i bought him from a guy calling him a racking horse..well i dont know what to beleave vet says my baby boy (twitch) is 3 years old but hasent dropped and dosent act studdish vet then said she dosent know how old he is i think about 8-9 months sadly...
  13. Horse Colors and Genetics
    Sorry I wasn't very sure on what one to put this under. I recently got two rescues and the age of them is unknown. There is an estimate but I am terrible with teeth. Both of them have only one of the teeth between the back and the front. I can't remember what they are called. there is only one...
  14. Eventing
    I know I'm posting a lot, but I really need some answers at the moment because I'm looking for a new horse to do eventing with and I'm not exactly sure what I need. The horse I'm looking at at the moment is a 12 year old Hanoverian gelding with lots of training. He's pretty much perfect, but I...
  15. Jumping
    What age should I completely stop jumping on my horse?
  16. Horse Riding & Horse Activity
    What age would you consider a horse TOO OLD to be ridden? I am considering buying a 21 yr. old mare that doesn't look a day older then 10... she has plenty of get up and go, is very healthy, and just fun to be around... pictured below. Oh, and she is a registered QH with Two eye'd Jack...
  17. Horse Shows
    I'm 18 and have been riding since I was 8. My whole life I have wanted to ride in horse shows and win heaps of ribbons but never had the chance. Now that I'm older with my own life and horse I really badly want to start competing in horse shows mainly in show jumping or just hacks! I see girls...
  18. Draft Horses
    I just recently bought my first horse a Belgian Draft Horse. I was told he was eight years old but, he did not have any papers so I could not get a guarantee that he really was eight. I was just wondering because he is Sorrel colored and where his brown is he has little random patches of white...
  19. Horse Tack and Equipment
    Hi! I have an older model Collegiate senior event saddle. I would like to find out when it was made. I would like to know approximately how old it is. Is there any way I could find that out? It does have a serial number. Thanks! Shaelynn
  20. Horse Shows
    :? I thought there was a law in California and/or the USEF rules indicating that minors were not permitted to ride or show stallions. However I cant seem to find such a rule after searching all over the internet. Anyone know if such a law exists ? We even have a local barn that does riding...
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