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  1. Horse Grooming
    Hi, I've been leasing this horse for a while, and I finally asked his owner if I could do something with his mane-- always thought she would say no. So he's a Haflinger, Fjord, and (unknown) little mutt. So, safe to say he has a thick mane, and it has never been cut really. I'm looking for...
  2. Horse Breeding
    I have a 13 2 maiden cob mare that I am breeding this year. I am currently looking at two stallions that have been recommended to me by friends/neighbours. One is a 16 1 Thoroughbred stallion and the other is a 17 hand draft stallion (RID). The owner of the draft is willing to take her for...
  3. Horse Talk
    Hello. I've read many articles and forums on how to deal with a horse that is nervous under saddle but I have the opposite problem. My 11 y.o. Oldenburg gelding is extremely nervous when standing on the cross ties, being led, going into his stall, trailering, and pretty much anywhere else. He's...
  4. New to Horses
    My Horse is Drooling? Please Help!! My horse has started drooling all of a sudden. Sometimes it's clear and sometimes its white and foam looking. It comes out long and string looking from her mouth. I've looked in her mouth and can't see anything that would be causing it. She is due for a...
  5. New to Horses
    Hi! I'm super new to this place so I hope I'm doing this right... I've been a horse girl for pretty much my entire life, but only now am going to start taking riding lessons. However, I'm not sure if I should start with English or Western. I've heard many people say both and it's gotten really...
  6. Rider Wellness
    Hi! I may need some advice, seeing that I am a student. I may be leasing my own horse for the first time ever and in the past I've been competing on lesson horses. And while I'm perfectly comfortable with leasing a horse as I have been handling horses for over ten years now (classical dressage)...
  7. Horse Nutrition
    Hi everyone! I own a Welsh cob 13.2hh and so far I haven't had to feed him anything besides grass (and a salt lick) as he came to me extremely over weight. I have finally brought his weight down and its now turning into winter over here (Aus) Just wondering if its okay to buy a bale and feed...
  8. Horse Talk
    Hi all, We've recently gotten a Welsh A Pony who is 3 years old, and I'm in need of some help. We got her about a month ago before coming to us she was in a paddock with other horses for approx 6 months (I don't think she had contact with humans at all.) she's biting, kicking, she won't lunge...
  9. Horse Talk
    Hello All I need some advice. I got my first horse about a year ago and to say the least it has been rocky,in the past 12 months we have had many incidents. And I am wondering what to do . Here's the deal I got my ottb from a rescue he was very calm and sweet and reportedly no vices. Well...
  10. Horse Talk
    Please help, this is urgent! I recently sold my horse, and the buyer wanted physical copies of his papers. I only have photocopies, but they're photocopies of everything needed. However, the new owner won't give us the full amount we originally agreed on until we send her the papers. We don't...
  11. New to Horses
    I have an 11 year old gelding who I recently rescued. I got him from a home where he had been put out to pasture for the last three years with little work. I am pretty sure the man on the property beat on him due to how he acts around men. Well yesterday I had the ferrier come out to do his...
  12. Jumping
    aka. my mare's biggest problem. See the video: https://youtu.be/PGXXeV81CVI She'll rush at anything, even tiny cavaletti. She's a very new horse to me (she's been my project horse for less than a month), but I've known her for a year and she's always had this problem. Several people have tried...
  13. Horse Training
    I have recently purchased an ex racing thoroughbred. She is 16 years old but in great shape and does anything, great to ride and whatever you want but HATES being tied up. She will throw her head around and make a massive situation out of it. She is okay when there is another horse around but as...
  14. Horse Talk
    I am getting a new horse and I have to pay for him by myself. How do you fit school, jobs, and barn time together? I need to have school be the first priority. How do you guys manage your time for homework and your job? I already have a job cleaning houses that pays very well, but it is in...
  15. Horse Health
    I have been working with my horse for a while now. She was started for a few months about two years ago, and then had a year off. I am in college so I was unable to consistently ride for a while, but I have been back at it for about a month now. It used to be that I could not get my mare to...
  16. New to Horses
    Hi everybody! I'm a pretty well experienced rider who is finally in a situation where I should be able to get a horse in the next few months. I've been riding for about 10 years- jumpers, ropers, trail horses, cutting horses, dressage, green; you name it, I've probably ridden it. Variety is the...
  17. Horse Training
    HI! So i am requesting help with a horse that i am training. I will first give you some background on the horse Her name is Mischief aka Miss she is an appaloosa quarter horse cross and she will be turning 8 on April 1st. Her original owners had her broke out at two and she was an incredible...
  18. Horse Riding & Horse Activity
    Before anybody says anything, it is nothing to do with pain or tack he has been checked. Also it isn't the way we sit or mixed signals. And he doesn't lunge with a rider on. My horse stops dead,we'll be going along and he'll slam on the breaks no matter what pace. But then he won't move on. You...
  19. Horse Talk
    It has recently been brought to my attention that my 5 year old appendix mare could be pregnant. When I got her in mid June this year she was pretty thin and under weight but with some good feed she quickly put on the pounds... A LOT. Now she has had her feed cut in half for about a month and...
  20. Horse Health
    Pete is a 15.3 hand 5 year old paint gelding. He has hoof problems (already got a supplement for that, and also using venice turpentine and of course proper farrier work :wink:) but I was wondering, is there any more supplements that I should feed to him? I'm happy with how shiny his coat is...
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