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  1. Training, Performance, behavioral concerns/queries
    My 4 y/o pulled a muscle in his hindend 2.5 months ago, cleared by vet to ride, had chiro,massage,acupuncture. Hes not lame on the line and trots fine even if i tighten the circle on the line. But when I ride and I ask for a trot he canters off. Or he trots for a few steps and then canters. Its...
  2. Training, Performance, behavioral concerns/queries
    Hi, I recently have been having some severe problems at the mounting block with my OTTB Pepper. He has never been great with mounting but it has defiantly been getting worse. When I bring him to the mounting block he is fine. Then I go to get on everything goes wrong. I tighten up my reins and...
  3. Equine related Surveys & Questionnaires
    Hey folks 😊 I’m currently working on some research around equine cancer. If you or anyone you know has experience with horses in any capacity and could spare a few minutes to fill out this questionnaire regarding knowledge or experience surrounding diagnosis, treatments and prognosis, it would...
  4. Plus Sized Riders
    So my horse is a rescue and about 80 pounds under weight but she is easily gaining that and my vet said to ride her more but I don’t want to cause her more pain. She’s a 17 yo Peruvian paso and about 14.2 hh and about 800 pounds (she should be about 880 to be normal weight, my vet said) anyways...
  5. New and Returning members, introduce yourself here
    Hello everyone! I've finally created an account for the Horse Forum although I've been looking at it for a few months now. My name is Audra. I live in the Midwest and I'm currently a junior in college majoring in Animal Science with a focus on equine science! I currently don't have any horses...
  6. Horse Talk
    Hi! I’m originally from Alabama and have been riding horses for as long as I can remember. When I enter college on an academic scholarship I took a three-year hiatus from riding a horse ownership. But after I graduated from college, started undergraWhen I enter college on an academic...
  7. Horse Talk
    Hi again :) There's a lesson horse at the barn where I ride (he was a lesson horse when they first got him, someone's been full leasing him for the last couple years, but they outgrew him so they just recently ended the lease); before coming to our barn he was starved and neglected, I'm sure...
  8. Horse Talk
    I am a final year student in Tourism Management at Sheffield Hallam University, who is looking for volunteers to fill this google form: https://forms.gle/B66gQoim1qV6MxDk7 about equestrian tourism experience. This survey is open to all, people who have already taken part in horse riding holiday...
  9. Horse Breeds, Registrations and Brands
    I am Isabel, a Master in International Business student at Business School Lausanne. I would very much appreciate if you could fill this survey for me. It is for a school project and have chosen horses since it's my passion. Thank you! *NO PERSONAL INFORMATION IS ASKED FOR * Thank you for...
  10. General Riding queries
    Lately my mare has picked up a a habit of trying to bite while being ridden. She is happy to walk but as soon as I ask her to move into a trot she turns her head and attempts to bite. I have noticed that she always turns to the right and it is possible that she is biting at the front cinch...
  11. Member Journals
    Well its finally the weekend!! The rain is gone but the cold is back ughhhhhh... Florida weather I tell you. UPDATE ON ME Im doing better when in the saddle, But I´m mostly riding bareback to help more with my balance and I am working out because I am currently a fat whale lol and next...
  12. Member Journals
    DAY 1 Two years ago, I met a great horse. When i first saw her for the first time there was a moment that a breeze blew my hair and God telling me shes the one. The first day of my lesson, i didn´t know much but when i got on this horse i felt her relax and calm. Once i got to know her more me...
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