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  1. Training, Performance, behavioral concerns/queries
    I’ve started several horses over the past year. I love to work with horses and am trying to decide what path to take. I kinda want to do something on my own to prove to myself that I am capable of this before offering to train for the public. I feel like my options are… Buying colts...
  2. Training, Performance, behavioral concerns/queries
    This is my first horse and the difference in unsolicited opinions is overwhelming. From bits, to care to feed to saddles to everything horse related everyone is always saying something different, I just do what I feel is best for myself and my horse. she’s a 2 year old filly and my cousins who...
  3. Training, Performance, behavioral concerns/queries
    Hey y'all!! I'm going to be starting my almost 3yr old Filly this summer! And I thought I'd see what tips y'all have? This will be my first time Colt starting! I'm super excited to do this with my wonderful trainer. What have you found to work for you when starting your young ones? What are...
  4. Training, Performance, behavioral concerns/queries
    This one is less than 4 minutes. Nearly a record for me. :twisted: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KbYLVxs8nE8
  5. Training, Performance, behavioral concerns/queries
    Hey guys, Just out of curiosity, who is the best NH "Guru". I know most of the principles are the same, but who do you feel has the best results and is most in tune with the horses they work with, and not in it for the "Wow factor" and merchandise, but really just in it for the horses. A...
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    Lakota is a 4 year old palomino Quarter Horse gelding. He's completed all of his ground work training, and he is going to be broke to ride this summer. Before I send him off to the trainer, I'm going to try to teach him some tricks. The ones I want to teach him are: "Say yes" "Say no" "Pick it...
  7. Horse Trainers
    Do any of you know any horse trainers in Arkansas? I am looking for someone to break my 4 year old Quarter Horse gelding to ride this year. Preferably before the summer, because it gets very hot in Arkansas. I found one trainer, but he was only training horses for competitions. I don't plan on...
  8. Horse Trainers
    We now have room for up to twelve head of training horses from starting colts to western pleasure and reining, also have a woman specializing in speed events. send us an email for more information [email protected]
  9. Horse Colors and Genetics
    I just bought a chincoteague pony colt at the wild pony auction this year. He is out of the biggest mare on the Island and a tall stallion. His full brother is 14hh at one year. He is 12hh now at 5 months. How tall will he get? How can I help him reach his full potential? Any advice would be...
  10. Horse Tack, blankets and Equipment Queries
    i have a 2 and a half year old colt who we are gonna start under saddle soon. i have read everywhere that a snaffle is best to start colts with. so i went out and bought a d ring snaffle with the rubber thats around the mouthepiece. i dont know what its called lol:oops:. was that a good move or...
  11. Horse Jobs Available & Seeking Positions
    Now Accepting Outside Training Horses. Specializing in Training and Starting All-Around, Performance, and Trail Horses. I have successfully competed from the Local to World Levels in Halter, Showmanship, Western Pleasure, Hunter Under Saddle, Cutting, Horsemanship, Team Roping, Barrel Racing...
  12. Training, Performance, behavioral concerns/queries
    Hi All I'm looking for some opinions and advice. Early December three foals were born on our farm. Two of them a colt and a filly born about a week apart are mine. Now I'll just come right out and admit it I've been a bit lacking in my training of the youngssters. the filly I can approach and...
  13. Training, Performance, behavioral concerns/queries
    I am starting a QH mare just turning 6 . I rescued her from someone who bought her as a yearling, barely halter broke and then put her in a field and never touched her for almost 5 years( she was too beautiful to leave in a field ). She had to be corralled into our trailor and from there to my...
  14. Training, Performance, behavioral concerns/queries
    I have recently started a new job at a horse rescue. The owner who used to do all the training is no longer able to do any thing that may cause her to get hurt or anything strenuous. (Aneurysm) For the last year the horses she has been rescuing have only been pastured and brushed and fed...
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