The Chronicle of the Horse
MagazineNewsHorse SportsHorse CareCOTH StoreVoicesThe Chronicle UntackedDirectoriesMarketplaceDates & Results
 

Search:

Type: Posts; User: Huntin'Fool

Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.03 seconds.

  1. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,184

    What do you think about bows?

    Dear All,

    Now someone I've met in FL has a friend with a horse that has a bow. The bow is 2 years old, the horse raced on it, and is supposedly sound. Four years old, sweet face-ok I know that...
  2. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,391

    Now on to the next horse with a question I've...

    Now on to the next horse with a question I've found!
  3. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,391

    Oh I am a big believer in the vet!!! I vet...

    Oh I am a big believer in the vet!!! I vet everything! I would vet a free horse and I"m not kidding at all about that. I am a soft touch for horses-I think most of us are-and if a horse wasn't able...
  4. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,391

    Update! I called back about the horse and after...

    Update! I called back about the horse and after some heming and hawing the seller said "Well they were going to make him a track pony and she thought that was what he was suited for." Which to me...
  5. Yay! That was great!!!!

    Yay! That was great!!!!
  6. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,391

    Should I stay or should I go

    Dear All,

    I drove 8 hours to look at a 5yo, OTTB and loved him. He'd been worked by the seller's boyfriend on cows, ridden around the area with no problems, not jumping but 3 nice gates. He was...
  7. Replies
    6
    Views
    904

    Yeah, it matters *why* the injection was given....

    Yeah, it matters *why* the injection was given. If they say "boney changes," I mean, did the vet x-ray it and say that? Or is it just someone's WAG? I'm just about to post a similar situation-it's...
  8. Replies
    26
    Views
    3,869

    Well, honestly I have to say he was *never*...

    Well, honestly I have to say he was *never* forced-as in lunge line through the trailer and tied to the hitch, etc. I *asked* him to get in all the 18 times I loaded him-as in stood there, shook the...
  9. Replies
    28
    Views
    1,393

    Well, bornfreenowexpensive we will have to agree...

    Well, bornfreenowexpensive we will have to agree to disagree ;-). I think nipping can be a power trip and is in this case-hence he stopped after being in my barn a while. Bored look-sure I can pick...
  10. Replies
    28
    Views
    1,393

    Ok, what human emotion? When I said...

    Ok, what human emotion? When I said anthropomorphizing-that was sort of a joke? When I said "throwing his weight around" I mean challenging authority, which I did and do think he was somewhat...
  11. Replies
    28
    Views
    1,393

    [QUOTE=D_BaldStockings;8450951]First your horse...

    [QUOTE=D_BaldStockings;8450951]First your horse needs to lead up promptly and under control.

    Skip the backing up for now, just instill leading at the proper place on your right with you just in...
  12. Replies
    28
    Views
    1,393

    BeeHoney You are soooo right re: the red flag!!...

    BeeHoney You are soooo right re: the red flag!! And I really did hesitate about this horse before I bought him for that very reason. But he was so good the day I rode him and I liked him and the...
  13. Replies
    28
    Views
    1,393

    Um, I don't think I did put human emotions on a...

    Um, I don't think I did put human emotions on a horse. Just as you say happened with your mare, I am afraid this horse was allowed to get away with stuff and may be trying it again. I'm glad your...
  14. Replies
    28
    Views
    1,393

    Thank all Y'all for your ideas!!! I really...

    Thank all Y'all for your ideas!!! I really appreciate them!!!

    Just to clarify-I've worked with several OTTBs, a couple really green from the track. OTTB's are loaded a lot. This horse is 8 and...
  15. Replies
    28
    Views
    1,393

    Hey-Scott the cowboy petted the horse on his neck...

    Hey-Scott the cowboy petted the horse on his neck and said "come on boy let's get on" took two steps-he was 40 feet from the trailer-when he got the rear and the rope jerked out of his hands-I call...
  16. Replies
    26
    Views
    3,869

    Hey All, I really really appreciate all help!...

    Hey All,

    I really really appreciate all help! Just to give a bit more info-the trailer is big. And it's open-like a stock trailer, closed til like the last 2 feet then has 2 board sized metal...
  17. Replies
    26
    Views
    3,869

    Ya' know, I really think I am where you are. That...

    Ya' know, I really think I am where you are. That is my gut feeling. It was *certainly* my gut feeling last Thurs. when this happened. Not only were his front feet too close to my face but one of the...
  18. Replies
    28
    Views
    1,393

    Hey, Thank you for the advice!!! My father was a...

    Hey, Thank you for the advice!!! My father was a big believer in not forcing a loading issue as well. And the crop may have been, yep!, too much. The two things I think about that are-he would come...
  19. Replies
    28
    Views
    1,393

    New horse issues

    Hey All,

    Here's the problem-I looked for a horse for a looonnnng time. I have limited funds. No I did not expect a made horse. Yes I've brought along OTTBs before. So I got a horse from a dealer...
  20. Replies
    26
    Views
    3,869

    New Horse Problems

    Hey All,

    Here's the problem-I looked for a horse for a looonnnng time. I have limited funds. No I did not expect a made horse. Yes I've brought along OTTBs before. So I got a horse from a dealer I...
  21. Hey, sure I'll critique it for what it's...

    Hey, sure I'll critique it for what it's worth;-). I think you can reply to me privately on the forum.

    Regards,
    Huntin' Fool
  22. Replies
    11
    Views
    1,618

    Dear All, Thank you so much for your advice!...

    Dear All,

    Thank you so much for your advice! Both these horses are TB's so indeed easy to get/keep fit. My older horse does not like other horses so he may be a pain with the pony thing but he can...
  23. Replies
    11
    Views
    1,618

    Hey Jawa, That's a good workout plan! I...

    Hey Jawa,

    That's a good workout plan! I usually ride 5 days a week-though that's gotten cut into lately with just "stuff" weather included. BUT once daylight savings is gone I can't ride after...
  24. Replies
    11
    Views
    1,618

    Two Hunt horses

    Dear All,

    Any of you who work full time have two hunt horses? How do you get/keep them both fit? Do you like having two horses or do you think that one is fine? I guess I'm asking if it is worth...
  25. Replies
    8
    Views
    511

    Hey, Thank you so much for the response! So...

    Hey,

    Thank you so much for the response! So the aisle sweeps well? That's good to know. You put down more dust than I was planing but our situations seem similar, drainage wise, and that makes me...
Results 1 to 25 of 119
Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4
randomness