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  1. Training, Performance, behavioral concerns/queries
    Hi everyone, I'm loaning a 17 y/old gelding that is trained for both driving carriages and being ridden. He's perfect in school at his yard, hard working, with no vices or spooking. However, when I try to hack him out in local woods and fields, he tries to basically run away back home. At any...
  2. Training, Performance, behavioral concerns/queries
    hi everyone, thanks for reading so I've been trying really hard working with the mare I loan, she's got a bunch of bad habits or little tests to see what kind of a rider I am, like charging down the wrong path with her eyes closed or getting very strong on the walk home... so today I was...
  3. Horse Tack, blankets and Equipment Queries
    Hi, so here it is, I'm considering purchasing a breastplate due to the amount of hacking out I've been doing with my gelding, as our area is full of hills and the routes we take can be steep at points. Would a breastplate add more stability and prevent the saddle slipping back, his saddle was...
  4. General Riding queries
    Does anyone have any tips on riding bare back? As in staying on! He has quite high withers being a TB and not an extremely round belly. Also, does any one have any fun ideas I can do while bare back? I'm up for any thing, in the school, hacking out or jumping! :D Is it good for your seat? I've...
  5. Training, Performance, behavioral concerns/queries
    Hey Guys. I'm new to this so sorry if I seem a little NOOBISH. I've spent most of my life around horses doing stuff like grooming and feeding them but apart from a summers worth of riding lessons and watching other people do it I'm still fairly novice. About 5 years ago now one of my friends...
  6. General Riding queries
    I was wondering if it would be a good idea to make a riding arena out of electric fencing (that isn't connected to electricity) in a field where all the other horses are grazing... there's plenty of room for it but just concerned about whether it would distract my/others horse/s? atm I can only...
  7. Horse Tack, blankets and Equipment Queries
    Hi I might be loaning this horse. He is a 13.3hh cob. The owner says that he gets excited when out on a hack and he throws his head down so i might fall off (btw im only 13). Then she said that he is on a double rein, but i dont know what it is used for? Has it got something to do with the...
  8. Horse Health
    hi my name is lauren and i am currently studding equine managment at craven college as part of my second year i am undertaking a investigation project for this i have chosen to investigate into the incresing number of dog attacks on horses. so i would like to ask if anyone has been involved in...
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