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  1. Horse Shows
    I am thinking about taking the baby horse to a hunter show in January. I have not shown in the hunter since I was a junior. Do I need a stock tie? Should I braid? help
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    Nothing better than kissing your boy after a good training ( And of course a lot of treats hahahah )
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    Saddle Discussions & Saddle Fitting Queries
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  4. Horse Breeds, Registrations and Brands
    Hi all! I’m looking at purchasing a 5 year old American Saddlebred gelding. 16.1 hands, nice hind end. I was speaking to a trainer I was looking to board/train with and she said that all the vets they’ve spoken with in the past note that ASB’s cannot jump due to their build and that they will...
  5. Saddle Discussions & Saddle Fitting Queries
    I typically do great with a 17” jump saddle but the saddle I currently have gives me extreme ankle pain. I’ve heard some people switching saddles and their pain had decreased, but I’m not sure which saddle I should try. My horse usually goes in Medium to Medium-Narrow gullet and I’ve used...
  6. Training, Performance, behavioral concerns/queries
    I ride a saddleseat show horse gelding who is 18y/o. Lately I have been wanted to jump him a little just to get him moving a different way and because he likes new things. The problem is he always hits his feet, front sometimes but usually hind. It makes him trip sometimes. Our "jumps" are only...
  7. Show Jumping and using jumping in training
    Hi! I've been show jumping for the past 3 years now, in classes up to 1m (3'3''). I haven't had any trouble with fear or regarding height, i could even jump single fences at trainings up to 1.20m (3'11'') until recently. It started a few months ago when i had a really bad competition. The horse...
  8. Show Jumping and using jumping in training
    Hello from Australia, I need a little help and some advice. :) Can anyone tell me what I'm doing wrong in my position and why I keep collapsing forward in the landing, I think it has something to do with me going back into the saddle too early but have no idea how to fix it. Keep in mind guys...
  9. Horse Tack, blankets and Equipment Queries
    Hi everyone! I'm about to start leasing one of the school horses at my barn and I'd really like to get my own pair of boots for him, but I'm not sure what kind to buy? I'm still doing flatwork with him, but will eventually move into jumping and cross country...Thanks in advance for all your...
  10. Show Jumping and using jumping in training
    So I have an 8 year old arab mare who went to jump school. when i got her back she seemed to not want to really go over any low jumps, (which is my level currently) I dont really know what to do, she likes jumping anything 2 feet and higher at the middle of a cross rail, but she hates anything...
  11. General Riding queries
    So my paint whos about 16hh and is used for fun light jumping (he loves jumping), arena work, and just messing around maybe used for my cousin when she comes over to have a horse i can give lessons to her. very sweet and good horse on him with voice command stop and back up! hes distracted some...
  12. English Riding Queries & Discussions
    Hello, I lease this horse (I know, I don't have any conformation pictures, but this is the best side view photo I have of him) He mesures 14.1hh and he's some kind of cross with QH, Paint and possibly a pony breed. He can jump to about 2ft3 - 2ft6 and people who watch me ride him say it...
  13. Tack, Equipment, Riding Wear Classifieds
    I have a nice Sommer SL2000 Dressage/A/P saddle, 17.5" seat. narrow to medium tree that fits tb type withers well, monoflap design for close contact feel, letting go of many of my saddle collection to clean out the closets. $100 plus shipping. photos available. may trade for ???
  14. Lessons, Trainers, Schools, Clubs, Clinics
    I really love my trainer, I have been riding with her since I was 7 and she understands me better then anyone, though... I have been jumping for about 4 years and the highest I have jumped is 2' 6" and that is only a few times. I want to ask her to jump higher though I have heard her say that...
  15. Share your own opinions on Horse Tack & Equipment
    My mare is impossible to fit and im looking for a cheap saddle so im looking into 2 differet wintecs #1 wintec 500 cc (i think) if sold its the older version PIC BELOW*** 17.5 (my normal seat size is 17-17.5 as i have long legs but im worried it will be to big) #2 the lady told me its a...
  16. Show Jumping and using jumping in training
    I have a 15hh purbred Quarter horse, that i would love to start jumping on. However she is slighty down hill, her trot and canter are fine and she has been shown up to 2'9 in hunters and level 2 dressage but her jumping career was awhile back. I have taken her over small vertacles and x-rails...
  17. Show Jumping and using jumping in training
    I have never had this problem before, generally horses sort of know how to srtide themselves. My new boy is not getting his strides right EVERY TIME! He has a nice jump but is knocking them as he is putting an extra small stride in and making himself jump too deep. This isnt just in doubles it...
  18. Training, Performance, behavioral concerns/queries
    There is a horse at the barn that will do little crow hops when you are saddling and getting on. Is there anyway that I can fix this? Thank you:D
  19. General Riding queries
    Hi everyone! My friend and I are looking into doing a Hunter Pace this summer with our horses. We plan to do one locally so we don't have to travel far; however, we've both never done one before! Both of our horses are ex-trail horses and are non-spooky on trails and, basically, everywhere...
  20. Horse Health
    So I got a text today that the farrier had come to the barn and had put casts on my horses feet and shoes. I would really like to know how he went from 6 weeks ago being barefoot and the only thing the farrier found wrong (I had just bought him) was his walls were slightly thin but he said it...
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