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  1. New to Horses
    Hey! Like the title says, I'm completely new to horses and anything related to horses, so I was wondering where to begin. Are there any books about horses that you would recommend? Any threads or articles that go over some basic stuff? Or do you think there's something specific I should...
  2. Horse Training
    <span class="threadTitle">basic basics. green ottb & out of shape rider</span> I have recently had the opportunity to start riding a very green gelding named Moose, who has amazing potential. He is an 8 yr old ottb. I dont know a ton about him but he has been off track for about 2 yrs and spent...
  3. Horse Training
    Hello there, I happen to start riding a horse 3 years ago. He was fairly green when I started riding him, and a typical stubborn cob. Hes fine when he's being ridden in a group, very responsive. But when he's on his own, he's very bored, and I have to really ask him to work. I was wondering if...
  4. Horse Training
    Hello, I am doing a research project and I need to find some very basic and general information on training and maintaining hunter jumper horses. Could anyone provide me with such information or let me know where online I could find it? Everything I am finding is too specific-- tips and...
  5. Dressage
    I want to learn some Dressage to help improve my riding and help with my horse. For years now I have been taking hunter/jumper lessons and have been riding in them 2 times a week. Last summer I bought my first horse and I started from square one hoping it would help with our jumping. He was a...
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