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  1. Horse Training
    Im 16, and i purchased a well bred mare from the local sale. No one wanted her. As a three year old i broke her and started working with her. i got lost in time so i sent her away to have the basics put on her. When i got her back 6 months later, she would rare when i saddled her. She would...
  2. Horse Training
    My 3 1/2 yo recently went lame and was put on box rest for 2 weeks. After being in a big field most of her life, she now has loads of cooped up energy waiting to be let out! Unfortunatly we cannot put her in a field at the moment because she isnt supposed to run around alot so she is in a...
  3. Miniature Horses
    I am a new horse owner of a one and a half year old mini. She has been trying to play with me like one of the herd. Meaning, she will rear slightly in play. This is carried over so that when I put a lead on her she rears, throws her head up and try's to play bite. New to training, but she does...
  4. Horse Training
    I just got my first horse a couple of weeks ago. She is a 19 year old buckskin dunn mare. She is a great horse but when she is tied she often rears back. It's beginning to be a big problem. Does anyone have any suggestions on what can be done?
  5. Driving
    I have a shetland sized mini mare and I have all but put a bullet in her skull to slow her down while driving. I can haul on her face til my hands are sore and she just makes this deep snorting sound, puts her chin to her chest and keeps trotting. I have pulled so hard that she trots in place! I...
  6. Horse Training
    :cry: I have an older horse. He's recently alone- the other boarders left about 2 months ago. Now all he wants to do is eat in pasture, not be rode, he doesn't want to lunge he'll go about twice around and turn into me and stop. When I take him out he's okay going out- but on way back towards...
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