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  1. English Riding
    Hay y'all! Alright, so I know you've heard probably a million times that a girthy horse "isn't my fault" but in this case, I know it is! Ive got a 13 year old Quarter horse, paint gelding who is just the most sweet, precious boy. He tolerates just about anything and spooks at nothing. However...
  2. Horse Health
    My horse has recently been quite girthy (tossing head and pinning ears when doing up the saddle) and I couldn't figure out why as she's never been before. At first I thought it was my tack, but I have 3 saddles and she was suddenly girthy with all of them so I wasn't sure about this. Finally I...
  3. Horse Talk
    I have a coming 10 year old Morgan gelding who has been under saddle for about four or five years now, but has recently been in "training" to be more than just a trail mount. Under consistent work, he used to move forward on the crossties a bit when it came to tightening the girth, but nothing...
  4. Horse Health
    One of my clients witnessed her pony "fall asleep" and then start to lie down in the crossties while doing her girth up. I have seen her girth before- she tends to tighten it too quickly at times. I did not see it myself- she said she literally did up the girth and he shut his eyes and started...
  5. Horse Training
    I have a OTT 5yr old TB Mare who has a few behavior issues, for starters she hates being touched around her girth area, especially with a girth strap. She will pin her ears back and try to bite my arm off, as well as cow-kicking when i tighten the girth. I have had her checked out by a vet and...
  6. Horse Training
    My Tb/Paint Catie is honestly one of the sweetest horses I have worked with. Here she is... She is very sweet, and everyone comments on how nice she is! My parents even love to help me with her (usually they are scared of horses) Here is my problem; I've had her for almost 5 monthes...
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