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  1. Farm Forum
    I've recently decided that it'd be really handy to have my own roundpen at the farm but a lot of materials are quite expensive. I've heard that pallets can be good to use to make a more affordable and still functional roundpen. So I'd love to see any designs you guys have used for your...
  2. Western Riding
    I've been riding for 7 years, and owned my horse for 4 years. I've been in lessons since the start and typically ride 2/3 times a week. I'm trying to ride more often but... I'm BORED! I never thought I'd say that in relation to horses but here I am. I normally just practice the same things I'd...
  3. General Off Topic Discussion
    I don't know where I should post this, so I decided to just post it here. I've found this really cute personalised bracelet that you can order to have something engraved on it, I have a few questions. Have any of you brought stuff through 'Jewels 4 girls'? What would you write on it? I'm...
  4. Horse Talk
    T-2 hours until it's officially December. My favorite part about the holiday season is giving cool presents to the people I like (not expensive, but cool). I've started thinking about what I'm going to get my horsey friends for Christmas. Of course we're all horse poor, and I'm craft/art geek...
  5. Horse Training
    I'm currently looking at adopting a mustang from the BLM. It's something I've wanted to do since I was very little, and I finally have the resources to do it! :love shower: SO my question for everyone is, what is your favorite thing your horse is trained to do? Anything at all is appreciated...
  6. English Riding
    Hi, I am assisting at a pony camp next week and I need more ideas! I am not doing the actual riding lessons, just the bits in between lessons. We have two groups, so while one group is riding I will have the other group for a 'lecture'. There will be approx. 6 children in each group...
  7. Horse Trailers
    Hi Everyone, As a part of my job which I am reasonably new to, I am starting a Horse Blog. I was hoping someone here may have a list of blogs I should get inspiration from? I really want to keep it relevant and I don't want it to be one of those blogs where the same topics are covered from a...
  8. Horse Tack and Equipment
    What are the proper tools needed to bling your own tack? I claim an Instagram page call grit.grind.work and am looking to start blinging out my own splint boots. Some of my followers would like to learn how to as well.. Does anyone have any ideas, recommendations, or general information as to...
  9. Trail Riding
    Hey guys!!! So I'm taking my quarter horse to the deer lease for spring break (Mid march) because that's what I asked to do for my birthday. Because I want to keep him out there for a minimum of four days, I have to make a temporary fence for him, so He's not tied up the entire time. What...
  10. Horse Shows
    Hi ! I'm in need of a show name and need ideas ! :) She is a quarter horse and her barn name is Lilly. Here is a picture of her So, any ideas ?!?! :)
  11. Horse Talk
    I've had this gelding for a month and have not named him yet, he is a 4year old palomino foxtrotter and stands 15.2hh he is such a sweet horse and loves to please. Any name suggestions are great, thankyou!
  12. New to Horses
    I really need help, and quickly! My parents are debating whether or not to let me half lease a horse. I really want to, but they are only saying no because they don't want to have to drive up to my stables 3 x a week. It's only about a 10 minute drive, but they are refusing still. I live in...
  13. Horse Talk
    Hello! :-) I have gotten permission to bring some horses onto my schools campus and I would like to do some interactive horse demonstrations. My school has a lot of land and trails so we have plenty of room to do stuff with horses. I have already thought of going through the horses gaits and...
  14. Horse Talk
    Hey there everyone! I have a 3 year old chestnut paint gelding who I will be starting to show this summer, I have thought of tons but I can't make a decision haha, His barn name is Parker. His dads name is Canadian Ice, and mom is Holms Poco Jessie , I kind of wanted Canadian combined into it...
  15. Horse Talk
    This winter has been one of the snowyest winters we've seen in a long time. For those of you who have to deal with the snow, or wintery conditions, what are some things you do with your horses when you are unable to do normal ring work. Where my horse is kept, there isn't an indoor arena and the...
  16. Horse Talk
    Hi guys! I have recently brought a 16.1hh beautiful bay 7 year old thoroughbred straight OTT and am having trouble of thinking of show names for him! His racing name was Compact Yarn however I don't want this to have anything to do with his show name. I want his name to have meaning and a...
  17. Horse Grooming
    Hi, I was just wondering what everyone's favourite kind of braids are. I'm looking for some unique one's to try on my horse :-)
  18. Barn Maintenance
    I'm starting to plan a barn for 2014, and I need your help! I have a bunch of ideas, but I'd like to hear from you too. What are some tips you have for planning/building? And feel free to make your own wishlist- I'd love to hear it! Basic Plans: 2 Washstalls w/ drainage systems, 3 or 4 12'x14'...
  19. Horse Talk
    Horse Club! :D at our (my friend and I) high school. We want to bring together all the equestrians and horse lovers together from our school and..we really dont know what to do :lol: We thought of: -having members discover some trainer, horse fact, etc and tell the rest of the members about it...
  20. Barrel Racing
    All right, so starting Saturday, I am going to my first NLBRA Finals(: My horse Duke and I are just running poles. Since its our first year, i want to stand out and really be different from everyone else. I want to 'decorate' Duke in many different ways! Im putting hair chalk in his mane and...
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