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  1. Draft Horses
    Hi all. I have a 3.5 (foaled April 2018) mare who's sire was Clydesdale and out of a Standardbred mare. Both parents were 16-16.1h. I purchased her almost a year ago at 13.3h from slaughter. She is now 15h-15.1 (going through a growth stage now). I have done extensive ground work with her...
  2. Horse Colors and Genetics
    Okay let me start by saying I know there are no guarantees or anything other then a educated guess. But I was wondering about how much does a horse grow from 1 year old upto full grown? I know every breed is different but just in general. (It'd also be cool if you guys could say about how much...
  3. Horse Breeding
    I'm contemplating spending a heap of money on a Baroque Pinto just-turned-yearling filly. She is very well proportioned (not high in the butt) but only 13.2hh. She is 3/4 Friesian, 1/4 Baroque Pinto and has been on pasture mostly plus a nutrient balancer. Dam is 16:1, sire is 16.2. Her hefty...
  4. Stallions and Broodmares
    Hey horse people! I have a Bon Balou filly who just turned 3 this year. She's a May baby, so she still has a couple months before she's 36 months old. When I bred a different horse, I was forewarned that the sire threw smaller horses out of maiden mares. Thus, my chestnut who was bred from two...
  5. Horse Breeds
    My Arabian gelding measures 14.0h right now. He is an unregistered rescue, so I can't tell you anything about his parents. The vet estimated him to be 2.5 years old (so coming 3 in the spring). Can anyone tell me what height he should mature to? His rump is level with his withers, and it has...
  6. Horse Tack, blankets and Equipment Queries
    Hello, I'm new to this forum but not to horses. I've been riding since I was 3 and I'm getting back into the horse game after a 5 year hiatus. I bought an Appaloosa gelding as a yearling and now that he's coming 3 I suppose I should think about riding and all that other fun stuff. I'm really...
  7. Grooming, clipping, bathing & equipment used
    Today I'm going to be sharing a very helpful recipe I found via Pinterest that helps promote tail growth! 1.buy 'flowers of sulfur' at a pharmacy. 2.latex gloves! 3. any sort of Vaseline tub How you make it: 1.put on latex gloves (sulfur can burn the skin if not done properly) 2.scoop up some of...
  8. Grooming, clipping, bathing & equipment used
    My horse repeatedly kept pulling chucks of her mane out. I finally got tired of it being all different lengths and cut it all about 4 inches long but I want to grow it back out. Most people say MTG works really well but I am confused on how to use it. Could someone with experience in using MTG...
  9. Grooming, clipping, bathing & equipment used
    I will buy anything needed for my horse, I want him to have a long mane and tail for show season .. ( I will be doing Saddleseat) I heard about MTG? -Does it really work? -Anyone have before and after pictures? Tail Bags? -People say it will actually make it thinner etc. ~ Is this true? The...
  10. Horse Breeding
    I have a 9 month old quarter horse colt that my step dad says that he looks like his.growth is stunted. He is currently 13hh according to a height and weight tape. I don't really know anything about his parents so.... I was just wondering what is the average height for a little Guy his age? Oh...
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