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  1. General Riding queries
    I am currently contemplating switching barns. I am a working student where I practice dressage and jumping. My parents want me to quit to focus on my senior year of high school and freshman year of college. As well as get a paying job. They dont want me helping at the barn anymore or riding...
  2. Show Jumping
    Anyone else stuck in the "begging instructor for instruction" cycle? I mention something that feels off such as unsteady hands and just get "yeah". I've talked about goals manyy times, but even when I ask questions I get nothing. Moving barns because of this but curious how others have dealt...
  3. Horse Boarding/Livery/Agistment
    Considering changing barns but I am terrified! I am a fairly new adult rider and just got my first horse (large pony actually) this past August (2015). I started basic riding lessons with the BO I'm currently boarding at before I decided to get my own horse. Since this was the only place I had...
  4. Horse Talk
    I am a senior in college and have owned my gelding Hawkeye for about five years now. He has spent the last four years at a boarding stable at my college, which is pretty small, with the same six horses. I have been wanting to adopt another horse for a while, but I don't really need one since he...
  5. Horse Talk
    I moved to my current barn only about half a year ago, and I am tempted to switch again. I love my coach, and the horses are super sweet, but there are some things I don't love. For starters, it is about a 25-30 minute drive to the barn, which was okay for in the summer, but because school is...
  6. Horse Talk
    I am thinking of moving to one of these places but I need to know if they have good eventing stables? -Maine -Massachusetts -Wisconsin - Co. Galway Ireland
  7. Horse Boarding/Livery/Agistment
    Hey everyone! I am moving across the country from the east coast in late fall early winter. I am moving to Bellevue/Kirkland/Redmond area and will be bringing my 8 year old TB. We do low level dressage. I have compiled a large list of boarding facilities in the region (stable name, location...
  8. General Riding queries
    so now is a bitter sweet time for me and my horse :): WARNING: this might be a little bit of a story of us kinda thing haha! i have had my mare for almost 2 and a half years, working hard to get where we are now. We have trained hard every week (we do a lot of hunter on the flat, a...
  9. Horse Feeds and Nutrition
    so i am moving my horse next weekend to a new barn where the horses are free fed from a round bale :) my horse currently is fed 2-2 1/2 leaves of a square bale 2x a day, along with around 2-4 lbs of grain (depending on her work load for the day:) i will continue her on her grain schedule as...
  10. Horse Boarding/Livery/Agistment
    Hello everyone! Next weekend. i will be moving my horse from my barn currently, to a new barn around 30 minutes away. I am trying to make a list of everything that i need to get prepared and ready (or things i need to accomplish before hand) so that my move will be smooth and well :) this of...
  11. Horse Talk
    Recently we decided to that we need to move to a new barn...again. Our old barn was way too far away, and now our new barn jacked the prices up and is refusing to work out a partial care agreement. I've been trying to find a job to help my parents out with the costs, but my tiny town isn't the...
  12. Horse Health
    Salutations, all, I will be moving my horse in approximately a year and a half and I'm starting to get things situated (quite) early. I've had him since he was three and he is now ten. My problem is that he's been basically alone (without other horses) for all seven (will be 9ish) years...
  13. Horse Boarding/Livery/Agistment
    Recently, my parents and i have decided that it is time to move barns to get more advanced training and care for my horse. However, i am dreading telling my current trainer whom i have been with for over four years that i will be leaving. I want to stay on good terms with her, and even want to...
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