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  1. Training, Performance, behavioral concerns/queries
    Hi Everyone, So exactly one year ago I purchased a horse as a re-train project. He is not nearly my first re-train (Have been working professionally in the horse industry for several years now) and will not be my last re-train either. He is a 16.1hh draft X approx 7 years old. Definitely a case...
  2. Training, Performance, behavioral concerns/queries
    Hi guys, I've had a few Off Track Thoroughbreds now, and they've all been really different. Velevt, my new one, is a real sweetie to me on the ground, dopey and affectionate. To ride, she is nice but: -She is very forward -She only stops when you put pressure on the reins. I can say whoa and...
  3. Ridden Showing, Hunter/Jumper, Equitation
    Have any of you ever dealt with training an ex-barrel horse as a hunter? I have an ex-barrel racer and sometimes he gets tense and starts rushing...We have tried upward and downward transitions, but these seem to make him even more tense...What method should I use to calm him down (the weirder...
  4. Horse Breeds, Registrations and Brands
    Mine would have to be the Thoroughbred! They are such honest horses, and they have an amazing attitude towards work! I love their long stride, their versatility, their speed, their agility, and the willingness they show when in training - they are just so obedient! They also make amazing...
  5. Training, Performance, behavioral concerns/queries
    I had this horse for two years now. I love her to death, I used to ride her all the time. But about 6 months ago I fall off riding and got hurt. I couldn't ride for a month and an half. After that no one couldn't ride her, she too wild. She used to be a great barrel racer, she 42.2 hands. She is...
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