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  1. Horse Training
    Hi, I'm looking for some more advice, I took over care of this ex racer although she didn't make it all the way as she wasn't faster enough and the owner just neglected her. She is a really beautiful horse, she can be so loving and like affection. She handles well, a pleasure to groom and...
  2. New to Horses
    Hello! :) I'm looking at getting my first horse. I am a confident rider and can walk/trot/canter/gallop/jump/break in horses and re-educate ex-racehorses. Unfortunately, I have never owned a horse and this is a new experience for me. :) I am currently looking at buying a 5 year old...
  3. Horse Trainers
    I have recently resucued a thoroughbred mare and i have manely been.focusing on getting her weight.back on and getting her condition back. i have decided too start work with her so i got a saddle fitted etc and got her started.but she is fine walking at.first bit.then she starts napping and when...
  4. Horse Health
    About 6 months ago I started training a TB/Warmblood mare for a lady in KY. I don't know much about the mare but here's what I do know: - 7 yrs old - roughly 15.2hh - a bit over weight (I'd say a 6/7 on the condition scale) - never been in training before 6 months ago - popped both front splints...
  5. Horse Health
    I know ACV has a ton of health benefits but I cannot find anything about giving it to a horse that is prone to ulcers. Does anyone know if it would help or the opposite, cause a flare up? I used to give it to all 3 of my horses but then over winter I had to stop because it kept freezing. In...
  6. Horse Riding & Horse Activity
    I am an advanced beginner rider and I am looking to purchase a riding horse to both learn on and work with for english pleasure, light jumping, and dressage. I am currently looking at a 6 yr old, 16.2Hh TB gelding who has been retrained off the track after a short stunt at racing. He has...
  7. Horse Tack and Equipment
    i was thinking of buying an abetta western saddle for my mom, who is riding our Throughbred Mare. she has a narrow back and medium/high withers. I will have to find pictures of her back for some insight. im not sure what size to get, i found some with standard bars, QH, quarter, full QH...
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