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  1. Horse Health
    Hi all, wondering if I could get some opinions/advice on the current situation with my horse. I have a 14.3hh 13 yr old QH mare (had her since 2013) who was diagnosed with navicular disease in 2015. We started her on Osphos and she's been on it ever since. I went away to college in 2015 and...
  2. Stolen Horses
    Clearly, you would not want to lose your beloved horse somewhere and mistaken another horse as your lost horse for not knowing exactly what color and marking features your horse has in the first place. Now that you have this knowledge it best advice that you take a photo of your horse’s whole...
  3. Horse Talk
    Hey guys. I need some advice about what to do with my horse this summer. Here's some background: I live on the east coast, but I'm a freshman in college on the west coast. I flew my horse out here and am boarding him on campus because I thought my family would be moving to the west coast this...
  4. New to Horses
    Hello, y'all! I just got a job as a stable hand taking in the horses in the evenings on weekends, and feeding and watering them. I have never ridden or been around horses, but I'm definitely not naive as I know that they take an incredible amount of responsibility and knowledge to own and ride...
  5. Horse Jobs
    Hello, our barn is located in Burleson, Texas (south of Ft. Worth). My name is Connie and I am the barn manager ISO a part time barn assistant manager. The hours would be in the mornings, at least three days a week. I am flexible on which mornings you would work. We are a low key barn, no...
  6. New to Horses
    Hello, welcome to Horse Treat Recipes. Today, I will write down some recipes that were approved, on my horse Labud, he is a picky one so I am sure your horses will like it. :faceshot: 1: Flower Salad Bunch of Pink Clover/or Lamium. Bunch of Dandelions Bunch of Thick Blade Grass Bunch of Oat /...
  7. Horse Health
    Hello everyone, I recently purchased a mare with a brand I am unfamiliar with. I was wondering if anyone could help me out. The brand is TBS. The previous owner said she came from Texas and was trained by Mexicans. She says she’s a quarter horse. Thank you!
  8. Horse Boarding
    I already have a horse, but decided to maybe start boarding 1 or 2 other horses. we have a 13 acre farm, and four acres of it is really nice pasture. I want to know how much I should charge for the following services: -24/7 pasture (or as long as you want) -a stall will be offered to your...
  9. Barn Maintenance
    1. Not sure if this should be going in barn maintenance, off topic, or somewhere else... This is about keeping/caring for a property and the horses so??? Didn't seem quite a perfect fit but oh well. 2. I understand prices for care differ by area. An excellent full care facility in my area costs...
  10. Horse Tack and Equipment
    Bringing a new horse home who's used to being covered up in the winter. It gets bone-chillingly cold here. What are some good blankets you guys use or recommend?
  11. Hoof Care
    I have a twenty year old gelding named Duke. As you can see he is a bit old, and is only used for western pleasure and a rarely a public trail ride. After I ride him, even if it's only for a little bit, he's always sore, and usually has a crack in at least one of his feet. What would help? Hoof...
  12. Horse Tack and Equipment
    Hey everyone:loveshower: I have been wondering about some leg wraps.. in some reining videos and polo videosi noticed the horse has another type of wrap or bandage under the polo wraps that are white. does anyone know what they are? are they standing or no bow bandages? and if not, are you...
  13. Horse Health
    Hi All, This question is directed to anyone who lives in Maine or has lived in Maine in the past. My husband is applying for a job in Bar Harbor Maine. We have 2 horses and keep them on our own private farm. If he gets the job, we would ideally like to take our horses with us but I am a...
  14. Trail Riding
    I believe willow is doctor of animals and can save a horse's life when in pain in the stomach....
  15. Horse Grooming
    What are some tricks that you guys used to make a tail thicker? Thanks in advance:)
  16. Horse Training
    Hi! I have a show this weekend and we do not have time to go to our local tack store for more Mane N Tail, so does dish soap work? I've heard of people using it but I'd like your opinions and which kind you prefer:) thank you in advance
  17. Hoof Care
    When i was picking my horses hoof, I found that the skin of the frog had torn and there is also quite a large hole. It doesn't cause him any pain but I'm very concerned. What is it, is it normal and if not how can I fix it? :eek_color:
  18. Horse Training
    I strongly believe that barefoot hooves are the best thing for a horse, but I've had some people tell me that some horses just "need" shoes, for things like hoof chipping. I'm still firm in my opinion that barefoot is the best and should be the only option, but I'd like some other viewpoints...
  19. New to Horses
    I've been poking around on this subject for a while... I live in northern MA, and my barn turns out until the temperature drops to about 15˚F. Would an unclipped Belgian-QH cross (she grows a heavy winter coat) be sustainable to be turned out unblanketed in the winter? Or if she is to be...
  20. Horse Talk
    So... first off I've been very fortunate with the place where I agist, I get free agistment, free hay, and a roundyard. The daughter, who is the horse person of the family, has helped me a fair bit and always has advice and whatnot, which I have mostly taken in good faith, despite sometimes...
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