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    I started looking for a haflinger about a month ago. There were a handful in my state in my price point, and I looked at 2 with appointments set for 3 more. I saw a posting for a 17 year old mustang mare, and something about her just made me want to see her. She was only half an hour away and I...
  2. Horse Talk
    I rode Angel for the first time today! My BO was doing a trail ride with 9 horses and suggested that I walk Angel along so she can get used to being in groups and on trails again. Things started off badly because she was uncomfortable at the back of the group. I wanted to move ahead with her...
  3. Gaited Horses
    Hey all! I'm super excited because I'm finally "approved" to ride my own horse this weekend. I say approved, but I really mean I have some support. I'm a new Paso Fino owner - this year 3/19/13 - and a pretty new rider too. I have a 22yo gelding (I've ridden him probably 10 times since March)...
  4. Training, Performance, behavioral concerns/queries
    In your own opinion, what are the ideal times to teach a horse different lessons? Whether it has worked perfect for your foals, or it's the method your trainer uses. Example: Within the first day: Begin imprinting Within the first week: Haltering, picking up feet Within the first month...
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    Either began riding, got a horse, or both? :D What style do you ride? I began riding at 8, have leased, but never owned a horse.
  6. Training, Performance, behavioral concerns/queries
    My new STB's first real ride with a saddle! The first time I got on him was bareback with a halter. Keep in mind, he has NEVER had anyone on his back. He was perfect! Took him down the road, around the yard, in the field, and on the trail and he was PERFECT. I think I have a keeper!
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