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  1. Horse Grooming
    i ride a thoroughbred and he has thin sensitve skin. he bite and kicks when being brushed, to the point where i have to gently use a soft brush and after every few strokes stop and give him treats to calm him down. The problem is that he gets to dirty to just not brush him. Please i need any...
  2. Horse Health
    I have a horse that whenever you put it in a stable it automatically starts kicking and bucking, often hitting the walls which makes it kick/ buck more? Also squealing? She is mostly worse when you are bringing food to her but she is fine tied on the yard or in the pen/field. She is part arab...
  3. Horse Health
    My friend decided that she wanted to ride in the Christmas parade. She asked if she could ride my horse in it so I figure sure why not. She's a good rider and always takes care of him. She ended up calling me the next morning and telling me that speedy had went down in the trailer hauling home...
  4. English Riding
    Yeah I know, I am posting another thread about an hour later... but this is another thing that has been bothering me besides the saddle-fitting thing. Well, here's my story. Pluto's right lead is very stiff right now, so he doesn't like to pick it up right now. For him to pick it up, I lift my...
  5. Horse Training
    We have a new pony. She is a 2 - 1/2 yr old mare. We also have a 5 - 1/2 yr old gelding miniature horse. They needed a new home & although we are NOVICES I hated to see them seperated and the children loved them. I love them, too. I realize that at this stage, anything that has happened is...
  6. Horse Training
    I really need to know some effective ways of picking my horses feet up and generally getting her legs used to being touched that wont put me in danger of getting kicked.... Does anybody have any ideas? Thanks :-P
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