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  1. Horse Talk
    So a while ago I decided to lease my horse to a 16year old that had only ridden 3 times before she got on my horse (I didnt know this at the time, mistake #1) Her mother was looking into buying her a horse for her 16th birthday but an instructor adviser he she should a least lease a horse first...
  2. Horse Health
    Hey guys! So, I'm looking for a great joint supplement for one of my geldings, but there's a big story involved, so let me tell you that first. :) Last Novemeber, my QH gelding Mateo was locked outside in a paddock, until I could get my mare into her stall to feed her dinner. Mateo go...
  3. Horse Stories and Poems
    This is my first story! Constructive Critcism is welcomed.:runninghorse2: Dawn paced back and forth in front of her horses stall. Her mare had been in labor for almost 24 hours. Currently the vet was helping Bells, but the outcome didn't look to good. Suddenly she heard a plop and the grunt of...
  4. Horse Talk
    Looking for something horsey to read at the moment-- but not wanting another girl-meets-horse and forms an amazing bond with it instantly type book. c': (Not meaning to offend anyone, I've just read so many aaa) I've never managed to find a horsey story with a male main, so I'd be super...
  5. New to Horses
    My dream is finally coming true. I have spent my entire life watching horses, learning about horses, buying EVERY book about horses, begging to go to lessons... I took every chance I could get to even look at them because to me they were the entire world. I begged for riding lessons, but...
  6. Welcome! Introduce yourself here!
    G'day everyone, I am new to this forum and I thought I should say hello and introduce myself. My name is Kirsten *, I am 15 years old. I live in Tasmania Australia and I own two horses (Jimmy and Arnold). I've been around horses since I was 4 but I've owned horses for only 2-3 years, I've fallen...
  7. Horse Health
    Bob is a 20 something year old grade horse. I say grade because I honestly have no idea whats in him. He IS an appy. Blueish gray with a blanket, and one glass eye. (pictures coming;) ) . And this is his story. His first home they had him for a very very long time. Used him for carts, buggies...
  8. Horse Stories and Poems
    So... I wrote a story a few years ago, and sent it to a publisher who gave me some ideas to improve it, saying it was too technical for people who don't know a lot about horses. I toned it down a little and tried to make it a little less...awful... :oops: but anyway, I was wondering if anyone...
  9. Welcome! Introduce yourself here!
    I know that none of you are looking for anyone's life story or anything like that. But I got this over whelming feeling on my chest, and I feel like I just have to share it with somebody. So, I'll begin. When I was 14 years old, my dad went into rehab for his addiction to crystal meth. He...
  10. Horse Riding & Horse Activity
    Well I've officially had my horse, Putts, for 5 years now! He's come a long way since I first bought him! I've learned so much from him and I also think he's come a really long way in his training, considering I bought him as a greenie (I'm 15 now, so you can do the math on how old I was when I...
  11. Horse Riding & Horse Activity
    What is your worst experience on horseback or with a horse with a motor vehicle? I wanna hear the stories. xD. Heres mine;, I was leading my mare up the road, home from a lovely ride when a car backed out of a driveway in front of us. I saw it coming, and stopped about 10m away. The car...
  12. Horse Talk
    When I was around 12 years old me and girl who I used to be friends with brought me to this barn that was up the street from her house. After that I started going there all of the time. I had long talks with her owner, and fell in love with the most beautiful horse ever. Her name was Ebony. I...
  13. Horse Talk
    Just curious, pictures? name/story? My first horse (that we bought for me.) was a Saddlebred Gelding. He was named "Bob" and his show name was Check Exchange. He was a sorrel/chestnut with two back socks and a star-snip ^^; How we got him- I was taken out of lessons at a nearby stable after...
  14. Teen Talk
    Well.. I need some help with whats been on my mind lately. There are two things. So... here goes the first one: I moved to a new school in 7th grade (now a freshman in HS), and instantly became friends with about everyone in my class (about 15 people). As half the first year went by, people...
  15. Horse Stories and Poems
    Please no comments on about how bars aren't bad and don't constrict view, and stables at home are better than the ones at shows, and how all stables turn their horses out for 6 hours every day ETC., these are my opinion. And i'm not accusing stables of this! The door slid shut with a BANG...
  16. Horse Riding Critique
    http://www.horseforum.com/jumping/many-people-99992/#post1195790 Read the story above if you want. It will make a lot of sense if you do. Here is the video:
  17. Horse Stories and Poems
    Don’t Judge a Horse by its Breed; Don’t Judge a Rider by her Clothes A Story of a Girl and her Horse Chapter One: Golden Hill Ranch I pedalled my old bike down the gravel driveway on the way to the barn only half awake. The driveway was lined with trees and had...
  18. Horse Stories and Poems
    It was a clear morning in the early summer of Alberta. Amy Martin, a dressage rider, walked into the stable. The stable was called Misty Meadows Equestrian Center and it trained grand prix level dressage horses. The stalls were filled with sleek warmbloods and a few lesson horses. The head...
  19. Horse Talk
    I'm doing some research on horses stories & facts and would love your opinion. What is the most amazing/interesting/weird/inspirational horse story, fact, or myth you've ever heard? I'm looking for interesting stories or facts to feature (n articles and possibly a book) that aren't the same...
  20. Horse Health
    About 6 years back I decided to take my horses out of a boarding stable. For reasons I don't have time to explain here. I have had my gelding for 11 years and he has been a hand full. We have had many adventures and miss adventures if you follow me you will learn about them. This winter was the...
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