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  1. Horse Talk
    I need some serious help. Honestly, I don't know what to do. I've been obsessed with horses ever since I was little, and I was finally able to get my own last March. At first I was hopeful and excited. A new horse, my first one! All to myself! But as time has gone on, I have slowly lost the joy...
  2. Horse Talk
    So, I ride this lesson horse every week on Wednesdays. Since he's just my lesson horse, my options are very limited as to what I can do with him. How can I bond with him? I go, groom, ride, bathe, graze, then put him back in his stall. What can I do???:cry: I love him, and even though I'll never...
  3. Welcome! Introduce yourself here!
    Hey there, I am a young horse riding instructor, but still having some issues about training and health so I think when we talk about horses, there is always something new to learn, no matter how long have you been riding or just being interested in horses. I hope some day I will help some of...
  4. Plus Sized Riders
    I am so excited that I have to share with you lovely ladies!! A few of you know my backstory: essentially I gained 70 pounds over the past five years due to depression and especially antidepressants that made me eat voraciously. I honest-to-God had no clue I was doing it until the day after...
  5. Horse Talk
    So today when I got home from work, my horses were seriously having a hay day in the snow. I opened up the pasture for them, and they just went wild. First of all, Its one thing when they go running off bucking and all that, but sometimes its like my gelding wants to play with me (this is going...
  6. Teen Talk
    I personally don't have a wonderful happy ending story or a great horse and amazing magical history with horses since I was three but hearing them is great.I like those sad ones too though! Well,I guess here you can post anything you want,You'r feelings on loosing/gaining a horse,Ect.I won't...
  7. Horse Talk
    I have always been told that dogs sneeze when they are happy, my sweet old Smooth Collie Murphy sneezes three times. Jace, my Palomino has the heaves but never coughs any more, I give him a little "Cough Free" every day and it sure works, I would do a commercial for them! I am an avid reader of...
  8. Horse Talk
    Hey!!!! sooooo it might be too early for this but.... we are boarding a horse at the barn for a few weeks to see if i like him (2 weeks in and totally in looove:) so we can buy him. i would like some help with a name...right now it is Rowdy and it just does not fit him at all so i will set up a...
  9. Horse Stories and Poems
    So this is my first shot at a horse poem, it may not be the best poem but its good for me. This was inspired by a friends poem entitled "just a horse" A smooth warm coat against your skin The familiar, inviting smell A soft shoulder to rest your head on and in the most, inviting sweet smell...
  10. Horse Riding & Horse Activity
    Hi there again :) About a year ago I decided to rebring up one pony mare (http://www.horseforum.com/horse-training/rebringing-up-7y-o-mare-39261/) Well, we have recently had our first show together :) Well, it's not "show" exactly... It is something like really BIG trail ride, symbolizing fox...
  11. Horse Training
    Ok- so heres a little info first- My boyfriends mom has three horses. The old arabian mare was riden quite a bit in her younger years, and now has laminitis so not much is done with her. They have a Egyptian arabian ( recently gelded) that was trained, but now is not fooled with because he was...
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