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  1. Driving
    I just bought this new 12” brodhead collar. I’m wondering if it fits my shetland or not. I think that it’s a little wide at the very top but it is the smallest size they had and it is extra narrow. It fits nicely length wise. The collar is pretty flexible because it is a no choke, doesn’t have...
  2. Horse Colors and Genetics
    My shetland seems to be roaning out. He is around 4 now but since i’ve had him he has gotten lighter and lighter. And now that his winter coat is coming in there’s more white hairs. Especially on his face. It just doesn’t make sense to me because he is already four and if he was a roan wouldn’t...
  3. Horse Health
    My pony was obese when i got him and so i weaned him off grain and onto just hay. He was also a stud so he had a large crest but now that he is cut and has lost weight it’s almost like it has collapsed. It’s not as bad as some of the pictures you see on the internet but it effects the fit of his...
  4. Horse Talk
    It’s a long story, but I’m rescuing a kill pen pony who is 12.2 hh. It’s going to be a while before she’s ready to carry anyone on her back (she is completely traumatized and a bit thin), but I would eventually like to get her to a point where she accepts a rider. Trouble is, I know that rider...
  5. Horse Talk
    I am struggling to get my pony to bond with me and me to him. He doesn’t seem to enjoy my presence at all. He walks away from me even if i’m not holding the halter. I can catch him but we do a lap around the field before i can. I don’t chase him we just walk. He doesn’t enjoy being pet or...
  6. Horse Health
    I roached/hogged my pony’s really thick mane recently and now i’ve noticed a lot of flaking on his scalp area. I’m thinking about rubbing it down with coconut oil but wanted some other opinions on it. It also happened with my goats but that’s not for this forum.
  7. Driving
    I have a 38in mini and i want to know what size cart i’ll need once I start driving him.
  8. Training, Performance, behavioral concerns/queries
    I have a pony who isn’t leading. We ground drive often since he will be a cart pony and when i throw the reins over his back and lead him like that he is fine but when i halter him and lead him then he refuses to lead. Im thinking about getting a rope halter since is does put more pressure...
  9. Driving
    I recently purchased a nylon “pony” sized driving harness from a individual for $55. Talk about a deal. It is complete but some buckled do need replacing but i’m not complaining. The only thing is I was told it is a pony sized harness but it clearly is a full horse size. I even tried it on my...
  10. Training, Performance, behavioral concerns/queries
    I have a 3 year old pony who im working with in the round pen. I am having trouble getting him to face me. He will but it’s just a glance. And i’ve tried “joining up” with him but he doesn’t stop he just keep round penning him self. He used to be hard to catch but i’ve fixed that so far but he...
  11. Training, Performance, behavioral concerns/queries
    I recently traded some goats for a three year old miniature horse. He is a stallion i plan on cutting him ASAP but i can’t even catch him to work with him. I have had to rope him three times because he panics and runs if i just look at him. He is not wild he only acts like that when i try to...
  12. Horses for Sale, Lease, Loan & Wanted
    white pony gelding for sale. 17 years old, 13.2 hh. Magic is an AWESOME pony. AMAZING on trail rides, for children, pasture mate. Needs a loving home and not hard, but light arena work. Mostly trail. His 3rd show EVER was Pebble beach! so he's a great guy. VERY special horse, really sweet...
  13. Horse Conformation Queries and Critique
    hi all. my heart horse happens to be a quarter pony who is 13.3h. i would love to own and train one of her foals but i’m having a hard time figuring out what to breed her to. i want to have something piercer and a bit more athletic in jumping. and i absolutely love thoroughbreds. but i have some...
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  15. Leasing, Loaning, Buying, Rescuing
    So my mom and I are trying to figure out what size of equine to get my baby sister. We wanted to start her young like I did. I started on a mini then road a bigger 13 hh lesson pony then a 12 hh pony I owned (that's excluding about five or six lesson horses I don't remember that well) The...
  16. Training, Performance, behavioral concerns/queries
    There’s this little grey filly someone wants me to start. She was bought at auction a year ago. They said she was grade, yearling, and blue roan and was sired by a big QH. As far as I know they said nothing of the dam. I assume she’s part pony. A year later, she’s quite filled out and looks more...
  17. Training, Performance, behavioral concerns/queries
    Hey. I have taken on a lease for a chunky pony...He is very sweet, but has some sort of funky go-home complex that goes off every now and then. He starts to gently pull towards home, so I gently steer him back and he goes bezerk and bucks. I can sit bucks no problem, but the his saddle's...
  18. Barn, Stable & Shelter queries
    I am hoping to get a pony in the next couple of months. I have a regular sized mare already, who lives boarded on dry pasture with other mares. I am wondering what the best option would be for me in terms of housing the new pony. I've read that it isn't safe to keep ponies and full-sized horses...
  19. Horse Tack, blankets and Equipment Queries
    Hello, As we encounter spring all equestrians face mud (ahhh the horror 😂). My pony is pasture boarded and the mud and show season are arriving. So I want to purchase some kind of sheet or rug to help keep the mud off of him the night before. I don't want something that will make him sweat but...
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