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  1. New to Horses
    Ok, so I'm very new to horses. I've been hearing quite a bit about leasing a horse sometime in the future. Could someone give me the basics? I'm not sure that I want to do this anytime soon, but I do want more information. Thank you in advance! :gallop:
  2. Welcome! Introduce yourself here!
    G'day everyone, I am new to this forum and I thought I should say hello and introduce myself. My name is Kirsten *, I am 15 years old. I live in Tasmania Australia and I own two horses (Jimmy and Arnold). I've been around horses since I was 4 but I've owned horses for only 2-3 years, I've fallen...
  3. Horse Breeds
    For months now, I've been trying to find information about the Polish Arabian in general, but I've only found a couple of mentions of the name in books and one place online which told a bit about the history. Other than that, I can't find out anything about Polish Arabians. I can search Egyptian...
  4. Horse Talk
    I was wondering if a quarter horse could compete in cross country. I have been interested in the event ever sense I was a little girl, and would like to give it a go, but know nothing about it. Just wondering because my horse seems to be able to work herself well on the trail though never tried...
  5. Horse Conformation Critique
    Thank you guys on this forum. Because of your helpthough, on what to look for i was able to buy a nice gelding last night. I used a lot of you guys information on what to look for. He is a nice 11 year old gelding. He isnt as thick as he should be but lack of work it is understandable. He is...
  6. Horse Health
    I am making a first aid kit for my horse and myself. I have all of my supplies but am wondering, what information should I include in my kit along with my supplies. This is what I have decided to include so far: -Vet contact -Farrier contact -Emergency contacts for myself -List of regular vital...
  7. Horse Talk
    I'm a big horse lover, but I've never owned or done any regular (as in every week) horseback riding. I am also a writer. And now I'm working on a historical novel, where the main character's dream is to own a horse farm(so he is supposed to know a lot about horses). During the story he, a woman...
  8. Horse Breeding
    I just got a pretty Paint Mare and I would like to get her basic info but don't want to spend a fortune just to find out her sire/dam and DOB. Could someone look her info up for me? Her registered name is "She's Taylor Made" I appreciate anything you can give me. Once I know for sure she...
  9. Horse Health
    Hello All! Due to the fact, that the number of horses suffering from headshaking (correct term Trigeminal Neuralgia), I think, it might be a good idea to post my Headshaking Resource Website all over again. I started working on the site almost 10 years ago, published it for the first time 2...
  10. Horse Shows
    Well, I just came up with a bright idea for the future, but I need some question answered and any additional information anyone can provide. How early can you halter show a horse? Is it possible to show a crossbreed as long as they're registered (or even if they aren't)? How do you teach your...
  11. Stolen Horses
    February 2009 I got a phonecall that someone had left a horse behind. They asked me to take it in. I did. I was wondering if anyone had any information on her. She is a Dapple Grey possibly Andalusian. She has multiple large white spots on her hind end which appear to be old scars of a whip...
  12. Barn Maintenance
    Hey everyone! i am a " new " horse owner, i've had my horse for 6 months, and so far i have been able to take the back seat in all stabling matters, and my trainer did that majority of arranging & talking about my horse's board. I'm still learning about horse, and i'm not completely seasoned in...
  13. Horse Tack and Equipment
    Hi there I'm doing a project for university on the amount of information available on the types of noseband available and what action they have on the horse. What I'd like to know is 1) Do people think there is enough information on the types of nosebands 2) Is the information easily available...
  14. Draft Horses
    I just purchased a 5 year old Clyde Mare, she arrives Monday! I can't wait. but I am new to the whole "Draft" world. I need an english and western bridle for her and have no idea where to start, my local tack shops don't carry anything draft except for halters. overall I would just like some...
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