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  First time horse owner and scared
Posted by: shadowrider1111@aol.com - 06-03-2020, 02:32 AM - Forum: The Beginning Rider - No Replies

I went to look at the sweetest gentlest 6 yo gelding I have seen.  I bought him.  Now that he is home with me he seems to be a different horse.  The first few days were ok but now he is acting like he wants to stomp on me when I get close.  He was a orphan and bottle fed so he is always in your space.  When I try and get him out of my space he doesn't like it.  I tried to do ground work with him and as soon as he started going around me he reared at me.  Not very high but it still scared me.  I know I have to show him I am the herd leader but I don't know how now that he has scared me.  Please help!  I want the horse I first met.  I have only had him at my house for about a week and a half.

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  Happy Independence Day from Alaska
Posted by: killybean907 - 07-04-2019, 08:05 PM - Forum: Saddle Shop Corral - No Replies

Just a quick note to say hello, and hopes and prayers for a safe holiday to everyone!

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  Is there a decline in horse ownership?
Posted by: joe-horses - 12-21-2018, 03:19 PM - Forum: General Information - Replies (1)

I've noticed tack stores closing over the years and even saddle makers closing shop. Riding horses is as old as dirt!! Are we getting the younger generation involved in the joy or horse riding - it's much better than any video game out there.

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  Free lease
Posted by: ILoveJoe - 11-05-2017, 07:46 AM - Forum: Saddle Shop Corral - Replies (1)

Hi everyone!
I'm thinking about Free Leasing Rocky to someone who wants a horse but can't afford one, he will stay at m house so whoever is interested would be coming here to ride and work with him.
I have never done this and wonder what I should ask of anyone interested and how would I advertise for this?

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Posted by: PaintGal - 10-19-2017, 06:06 AM - Forum: General Information - Replies (8)

It seems Photobucket has decided that uploaded pictures cannot be shared to other sites unless one upgrades at $399/year! This affects ALL pictures so anyone that has used Photobucket and shared pics, no longer have those pics available on DE or any other site there were shared.

To say I'm upset is putting mildly. [Sad!]

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  New baby!! Filly born 5/23
Posted by: barrelracer1163 - 05-24-2017, 05:48 PM - Forum: HAA, GTA and others.... - Replies (2)

Tuesday morning I woke up to a great surprise! How cute is she! Thinking about naming her May, but any name suggestions would be great!

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  Favorite Horse Quote?!?!
Posted by: barrelracer1163 - 05-18-2017, 08:11 PM - Forum: HAA, GTA and others.... - Replies (1)

What is your favorite Horse Quote??

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  Favorite Riding Discipline??
Posted by: barrelracer1163 - 05-10-2017, 03:41 PM - Forum: General Information - Replies (5)

What is your favorite riding discipline?

With my horses I do a lot of trail riding and some barrel racing!

<b>Would love to see your riding discipline photos and stories!</b>

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  Bought Another Horse!
Posted by: barrelracer1163 - 05-04-2017, 03:33 PM - Forum: HAA, GTA and others.... - Replies (2)

Horses are like potato chips.....You can't have JUST ONE!

Well, I may be a horse addict! I have two horses, and recently just added a pregnant mare due at anytime to my collection! [Big Grin] Not to mention my other horses is getting bred at anytime! I couldn't pass up my new Registered Quarter Horse Mare, Her Grandfather would be Zip's Chocolate Chip, and Great Grandfather Zippo Pine Bar! Who could pass up that!
<b>Below is an old photo of her! </b>[Smile]
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  More trail pics to ignore!
Posted by: PaintGal - 04-27-2017, 01:22 PM - Forum: Trails - Replies (2)

In the hopes of keeping DE alive, I'm posting MORE TRAIL PICS!!

These are from yesterday's ride in southern Indiana. The trails were mostly dry and it was a beautiful day. We didn't stray far from the trails today since all but one area had been cleared of fallen trees. That one is going to take more than a chain saw though. It's about 20' wide with several trees stacked on top of each other. It might be a permanent detour around that.

We had a guest ride with us. This gal lived in the area several years ago and had horses but moved to FL and has been horseless since. She was amazed at the changes in the trails since she left. There's been a couple of tornadoes which cleared some areas. Other areas that were open have grown up with scrub trees and brush. Trails relocated... It was interesting to listen to her comments.

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Told ya it was a gorgeous day!

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And a somewhat fuzzy pic of yours truly cheesing it up for the cam!

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