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  1. Horse Riding & Horse Activity
    So last November, as yall know, I rescued an emaciated senior TWH mare and have been working on getting her healthy again. Joyce was probably a mid-to-high-2 (possibly a low-3) on the Body Condition Scale (I use the 1-to-10 scale, where 1 is skin and bones and 10 is morbidly obese). She has...
  2. Horse Nutrition
    A girl at my barn literally takes green tea out of individual packets and feeds them to her horse mixed in with the rest of the feed. Has anyone ever heard of feeding green tea (or matcha) to their horses? I don't think it'd be bad, since its so healthy for humans and full of anti-oxidants...
  3. Horse Health
    I have a foxtrotter gelding that grunts when he is gaiting! :shock: He has a super fast walk that to-die-for smooth.... his head naturally bobs up an down, and he has these cute little grunts. Should I be worried? He does that whether I'm bareback or tacked up. I'm a very light person so I...
  4. Horse Grooming
    What are some products that dry out hair over time and generally create an unhealthy coat? For example, I was brushing out a friend of mine's tail and another girl said "Just pour some detangler on, it keeps the tail so nice and tangle free! I was worried it would dry out the tail and make it...
  5. Horse Nutrition
    When I am training my horse I like to give them treats-it really praises them and they know they did it right. But I don't want to feed them too many. I give them max 10 treats. I know in clicker training, the horse gets tons but I don't think that is healthy. I would use carrots and apples(cut...
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