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  1. Horse Talk
    Hello, I am new to the horse world and have been having a pretty difficult time, feeling very defeated. Any opinions/past experiences would be nice to hear. I feel I’m in a bit over my head. My horse experience: As a teen I was lucky to be given my neighbor’s horse who was old and absolutely...
  2. Training, Performance, behavioral concerns/queries
    My welsh section D has just turned 18 months old and i was wandering whats the best way to start her off? I have started with some simple groundwork, such as when leading getting her to stop when i stop and walk on when i walk. she seems to want to walk directly behind me all the time not next...
  3. Training, Performance, behavioral concerns/queries
    My filly is 15 months old, She was totally unhandled when I bought her but within the first day of bringing her home she let me bath her and rug her. She is a naturally quiet natured girl but I think that might be the problem.. Because she is so quiet and bold she is not scared of anything. I...
  4. Horse Talk
    Hi y'all! I'm about to start leasing a horse, what are some things to look out for, in way of conformation and attitude? I'm a jumper, and I enjoy flatwork too! Any particular breeds? I'm about 5'7, what's a good size horse? Any advice is greatly appreciated! Thanks!
  5. Training, Performance, behavioral concerns/queries
    Hi everyone! I've got a 6 year old 15 hand quarter horse mare I bought with 30 days on her in May. She got injured in June and then had two months off. She had just started giving to the bit and coming into a really nice frame in the walk about two weeks ago (I could only walk and trot her...
  6. Training, Performance, behavioral concerns/queries
    I will try to keep this short but would like to give a little background info. I have a 5 year old quarter horse gelding that I fell inlove with when he was 2. Starting riding him at 2 1/2 and kept him at a friend's barn where he was the low man in the field. His only friends were the elderly...
  7. Training, Performance, behavioral concerns/queries
    I really need some advice as this is my first experience purchasing a young prospect. I am looking to purchase a four year old Swedish Warmblood filly as an event prospect. The horse has beautiful conformation, movement, and jumping ability/willingness to jump, and the price is right. The mare...
  8. Training, Performance, behavioral concerns/queries
    I'm at the end of my rope. My mare has been hopping for about 8 months. Here's the story; Misty and I were riding as usual. No change in setting or any new objects. I had purchased her just a few months ago and had fallen in love. Continuing with the ride, I asked her for a lope. She pinned...
  9. Horse Health
    my horse hates being saddled. He shakes his head ( the same way he would if he had flies on his face) and gets generally ****ed off when I put the saddle on. Once it's on, he's fine, it's just the initial placement. The saddle has been looked at 3 times by different saddle fitters, the first...
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