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  1. Horse Training
    My horse gets so anxious when I turn him back out that he is becoming uncontrollable. He is pastured with 7 other horses and he is the alpha horse. He leaves the herd and works fine but when I start to lead him back to the pasture he becomes very anxious and pushy. I can barely get his...
  2. Horse Talk
    Hi guys, I know this is an age old question, but I couldn't find what I was looking for from the search bar. I only have the one horse now, and she's been on her own since Friday. She has been fine, but being a herd animal, I feel it very, very wrong to keep her alone. Luckily, with it being...
  3. Horse Training
    I wrote a thread before about this...but it has changed a little. Heres the old thread and my new question will be after the new description below. ; Me and my sister in law, both bought filly's. The person we bought them off of, said mine was a very sensitive filly, when she weaned her...
  4. Barn Maintenance
    The barn I board at is a dude ranch with 24/7 outdoor board, and all the fields except for the dude string are in same sex herds. Are there reasons behind the seperation? There are 21 duders all together, 11 of them are mares and i have never seen any sort of problem.
  5. Horse Breeds
    I wasn't really sure where to put this, since it doesn't really fit anywhere,but if there is a better place please move it. So today i was telling my mom about how the other morning when i left for work i noticed the bird feeders were smashed all over the driveway and she said it was probably a...
  6. Horse Training
    We just rescued 3 horses and the owner is coming to get them by the beginning of November. Star my 15 year old quarter horse keeps running at them (she was on the opposite side of the field and randomly trot/cantered at them then bit them) She has done it twice already, we don't know their ages...
  7. Horse Training
    so i have this new horse, and she is extremelly herd bound. she has been rescued twice. when i ride by myself she is good, but if she can see another horse she freaks and when i let her sniff another horse she strikes out and squeals. the other day she cut her foot and while i was wrapping it...
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