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  1. Barn Maintenance
    I am in the process of setting up a round pen and am concerned about footing. From what I have found it would be best to have a good base to help with drainage, I have been recommended to use decomposed granite or limestone, one is very pricey and the other I can't even find. I have someone who...
  2. Farm Forum
    I've recently decided that it'd be really handy to have my own roundpen at the farm but a lot of materials are quite expensive. I've heard that pallets can be good to use to make a more affordable and still functional roundpen. So I'd love to see any designs you guys have used for your...
  3. Horse Training
    I would like to know what you other members think the minimum size round pen you can gallop a horse in. I have a Qh she is about 16 hands. Thanks :-)
  4. Horse Training
    So my 9yo Standardbred mare was taught to canter, but it seems like she needs to be re-taught. We've been working on perfecting the trot, and getting her balance back. We can walk, trot, both working and collected, just fine, but our canter is.. er.. "messy" :? She can gallop and keep up with...
  5. Horse Training
    I have a 4 1/2 year old Lusitano/ Andalusian gelding named Bo who has lived on the range until about 4 months ago. I have had him for about two months, and from the very first week we have been roundpenning him, doing natural horsemanship, going for walks, grooming, doing horse agility, etc...
  6. Horse Training
    We are trying to start our 4 yr gelding in the roundpen. He's typically very laid back, typically not at the top of the pecking order, we can saddle him, pony him with other horses. He did "ok" on the lunge line outside of the pen - not great - but we only tried 1ce and decided to start in the...
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