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  1. Training, Performance, behavioral concerns/queries
    I've recently acquired a new TB gelding about 2 months ago, and he's apparently always been the bottom of the pecking order at his previous home. Since coming to mine, he had a bit of a bashing from the boss mare (agisting on my property) and my other TB gelding, and seemed to pair up with the...
  2. Horse Feeds, Feeding and Nutrition
    Hey everyone. I am looking to get a little Shetland as a pet and as I am researching I cannot find anywhere what or how much they need to be fed! Some say they just need grass to graze on? If so, for how long? Is it that they are all different? I am a novice owner so any help is appreciated!
  3. Horse Health
    Hey everyone, So my boy has been on a fattening diet for the first 6 months I had him. He was very skinny. He is a Clydie X, so he doesn't need much feed at all. Now he's a big healthy pony, maybe a little bit too fat for my liking. I have changed his diet. I've started working him a month...
  4. Horse Feeds, Feeding and Nutrition
    Hello, I wanted to ask what hay you feed your horse and what opinion is the best hay for a horse? I know it greatly depends on what you're doing. So if I were to do general riding, trail rides, and MAYBE barrels for fun (not showing) what would be the best hay for that? Thank you and God...
  5. Horse Health
    Hey, My sister has a Morgan that appears to have cushing's disease. She's very skinny and has lost weight and muscle. However, she absolutely does not lack in energy. She also seems to be shedding her winter coat just fine. Her teeth have been floated about a year ago (The weight loss began...
  6. Horse Feeds, Feeding and Nutrition
    I'm looking after a friends horse and I noticed that he was nibbling on poop, is this something I should be worrying about? The only food he gets to eat in hay on a roll. Can anyone give me any worldly advice about this? What should I tell his owner?
  7. Horse Feeds, Feeding and Nutrition
    I found this website page full of horse treat recipes, but due to this person's name has caused controversy on horseforum.com I can't mention this person's name. If you would like the link to the website please message me and I will let you know the website address. I do not own this website or...
  8. Horse Talk
    In the summer, me and my friend thought it would be fun to ride on a trail to a drive through, and get something to eat. Has anyone ever brought their horses through a drive through before? I am pretty sure most places allow it, but I just wanna make sure.
  9. Horse Feeds, Feeding and Nutrition
    My horse has never really been big, now you can see his ribs a teeny bit and can feel his shoulder bones. He is getting close to 23 years old. I am not sure the best way to put weight on him! Help!
  10. Horse Feeds, Feeding and Nutrition
    Hi everyone My loan horse has laminitis and I am nervous when I give him food because I don't know if it is suitable for a pony with his condition. :? Can people with experience with this condition please let me know what they can and can not have, or how much of something is suitable. P.S. can...
  11. Horse Talk
    I greatly apologize if this has been created already, but I couldn't find anything else on this topic. Anyway, I'm starting lessons again tomorrow and I want to make some home made treats for my future friends. I have two recipes, but they will prove difficult since I don't have oats. Does...
  12. General Off Topic Questions & Discussion
    I love to bake during the holidays! What is everyone's favorite thing to bake during the holiday season? Here are some snowman cake pops I made.
  13. Horse Health
    this is my 5 year old gelding about 16.2hh hes grown 4 inches in the past year, hes TB/QH cross, paint. hes registered he seems to lose weight much faster then my other 2 horses when putting them over from hay to grass. and giving them less oats/feed. while at trainers he said he got over whole...
  14. General Off Topic Questions & Discussion
    This weekend, I'm going camping for my first time ever! (Well, the first time since I was 2 years old) :lol: I was wondering if anyone out there had any good, relatively simple camp friendly recipes? We'll of course have hotdogs, marshmallows, and smores, but I'd love to have some more ideas...
  15. Horse Feeds, Feeding and Nutrition
    I rescued a 6 year old OTTB Gelding at the beginning of April. He was underweight, but not super severely. I brought him to his new home and he has put on a good amount of weight (his ribs and hips don't stick out anymore) and he has put on a nice amount of muscle. He is ALWAYS hungry though. To...
  16. Horse Talk
    I am waiting to get my new horse so im trying to plan out a feeding schedule because it never was on one open up to any suggestions to help me out Thanks
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