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  1. New to Horses
    Hello fellow horse enthusiasts. I have loved horses since I can remember and had always begged and pleaded with my mom to get one. However, growing up I was unable to own my own horse--for good reason--and had to settle for taking lessons, horse summer camp and volunteering at stables to get...
  2. New to Horses
    I live in Minnesota and have downsized by horse family from 3 to 1 when I moved. I am now considering purchasing another horse. The horse I am currently looking at is in Iowa. I have never purchased a horse out of state, and I am curious as to what all I need to have done during the pre-purchase...
  3. Horses for Sale
    I'm currently on the hunt for my first horse. I got close to buying one this month, but it turned out that she has arthritis, and that wasn't something I was willing to deal with. I found a place called Cheyenne Acres, about an hour and a half from where I live. They are a family that sells...
  4. Horse Health
    What are your thoughts? Have you ever bought a horse without one? If not, are there any circumstances under which you WOULD buy a horse without one? I'm getting ready to purchase my first horse (yay!). I've leased a couple of times in the past, but never owned, so this is new territory for...
  5. Horse Health
    I'm going to go look at this horse tomorrow morning. He is a jumper and has been trained for the past 7 months. The lady uploaded pictures and video very recently that showed him jumping up to 3'. I'm going to ride him and definitely go over some jumps. If he feels completely sound and seems...
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