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  1. General Off Topic Discussion
    Well, I've been working on getting in better shape not only for my own health, but also because I want to do more with horses and be a lighter/easier load for them to carry. At this point, I've already lost 17 lbs, but I still have at least 40-50 more to go before I'll be around my target...
  2. Horse Riding & Horse Activity
    I ride this one horse named Max and he has a very weak back as far as horses go. When I ride I make sure not to bounce too hard on his back and not ask too much of him as he can get upset when he doesn't understand/cant do what is asked of him. It's very hard to canter him as he was a race horse...
  3. Horse Riding & Horse Activity
    Hello everyone. I have yet to do any lessons, but have ridden about 5 times throughout my life. I would like to eventually take lessons which will lead to ownership one day. But, I am overweight and need to get down to an ideal weight and work on strength, balance, flexibility, and stamina. I...
  4. Horse Riding & Horse Activity
    My paint has been on light work/ rest since the beginning of summer due to her loosing weight (issue is resolved) and thrush in all hooves (due to our unusually wet winter, mostly resolved still treating),, anyhow i have started doing short rides with her that are roughly 20-30 minutes at a walk...
  5. Horse Health
    I know about how often to deworm and how to do it, but should I deworm before or after a workout? Before, after, or in-between his meals, etc.?
  6. Horse Training
    I am just curious as to how long each day and how often (or how many days out of the week) you work each of your horses. I have heard from a few people that horses only really are learning about the first 15 min. of your training session. So, you should only really have about a 45 min. lesson...
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