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  1. Horse Health
    Hello, My horse is an 8 year old warmblood gelding. He poops 5+ times per lesson. I know horses poop excessively when they are anxious, but he does not exhibit this behavior when anxious and not being ridden. Additionally, he poops at the same frequency when being lunged or worked in a way...
  2. Horse Health
    I have a TB Mare she is 5yrs old I have only had her for two months and I could tell her back seemed sore (I have not been riding though I have been doing ground work to build our bond/respect etc..) I called the Vet and she confirmed the sore back I asked should I call the Chiropractor or...
  3. Rider Wellness
    I know y'all aren't doctors, but I am wondering if anyone else has experienced this. I seem to be having 2 different types of lower back pain. One is when I am doing a rising trot - every time I rise, my lower back cramps up. Sometimes it is right at the pelvis, sometimes it's the area on the...
  4. Rider Wellness
    So for a couple weeks now my back has been hurting when i jump my shorter stride pony. whats weird is that i jumped a longer stride horse and my back didn't hurt. It ONLY hurts after i jump my pony. Please help This shouldn't be happening, I'm only 13.
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    Thank you for making my first post re back pain and horse riding such a succesful post. It seems there are a real nice bunch of people on the horse forum:-) I hope my advice has helped,and I look forward to contributing more useful stuff. I have to say this is the friendliest of the equine sites...
  6. English Riding
    Hello :) So I have recently switched trainers - which I am *extremely* happy for!! Old trainer was bipolar ... Anyway ... This new trainer is really great - she's kind, has a great teaching style, and really relates to all of 'her kids.' She also works us very hard in lessons - which I love...
  7. Eventing
    Okay I have chronic lower back pain. I can't stand or walk for ver long. It always feels like someone's pinching or lower Back muscles. It's not spasms or sharp. My mom thinks it's from jumping my horse. I jump 2' to 2'9. And I've been jumping for about 7 months. My saddle doesn't fit me. Its a...
  8. Horse Tack and Equipment
    Hello all, I have a 17 y.o. saddlebred who sometimes can get an achy back-- his back is not "bad," per se, but I just don't want him to be uncomfortable. I love to ride bareback and want to find the best bareback pad for the horse's comfort, rather than my own (personally, I prefer no pad...
  9. Horse Health
    Hi Folks, I have a wonderful horse who is too sore in the back to ride. I need to consult a horse chiropractor but can't find one here in GA. Any leads? Thanks so much.
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