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  1. Draft Horses
    Calling ALL Draft/Heavy Horse Horse Owners and Lovers!! I'm a student currently writing an extensive review of drafts horses in the modern world for my final degree piece and I need your help! If you could answer this 10 question survey i...t would greatly help my research as well as adding to...
  2. Horse Tack and Equipment
    So my horse has a very strong neck and she can get very heavy. No matter how light I am on her mouth, it feels like a fight. So I'm thinking of bitting her up a little bit. Right now she's in a full cheek snaffle with a french link for dressage. I'm thinking of something that will give me a...
  3. Horse Training
    Hey Everyone, A few months ago I noticed my horse hangs really heavily on my left rein when I take up contact. I'm not sure what I did that caused this habit, but I've been trying to fix it for a few months and I haven't really gotten anywhere. If anyone could provide any exercises I could try...
  4. Horse Tack Reviews
    I am buying my first horse very soon and would like to know what blankets/brands are your favorite. My horse will be clipped during the winter and will most likely be a thoroughbred or atleast have the build of one. I woulc need one heavy with a hood, medium, lite, and a cooler. (possibly also a...
  5. Horse Tack and Equipment
    I'm a small girl, and I don't have much muscle lol. My western saddle is really heavy and every time I lift it I like collapse and it takes forever to lift it up to my horse! Any advice? Maybe I just need to do more pushups (;
  6. Jumping
    Both me an my horse are into dressage -- although we both had our start in jumping. Its been a few months since i jumped, and a few months since he had jumped. When i bought him he had a long standing rep. in the jumping field, but his old owners really didn't do much with getting him flexible...
  7. Horse Tack and Equipment
    Does anyone have experience with a thinline halfpad and can tell me their opinion on it? My horse is sometimes very heavy on the forehand, I know that it has nothing to do with the saddle or the pad. We have been doing tons of work to get her hindquarters engaged and she is doing much better...
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