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  1. Thanks for the advice! You all confirmed what I...

    Thanks for the advice! You all confirmed what I thought...make sure he is 100% on tie training, then load up with a buddy! :-)
  2. trailer training a yearling in wb trailer

    I have a 15.2 hh yearling WB that I want to start trailer training. My problem is that I bought a big 2 horse straight load WB size trailer. He has trailered in it with the partition out, but I want...
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    *Bump* Anybody ever hear what happened to Acorn...

    *Bump*
    Anybody ever hear what happened to Acorn Hill? Their website is gone and I can't find any current info online, and I LOVE my yearling gelding by their stallion Freedom Z....
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    Thank you all for the info.! Oops! I made a...

    Thank you all for the info.!
    Oops! I made a mistake...when I checked at the barn last night, she actually feeds the Acco Safe & Sound, not the SafeChoice. He gets 10lbs a day, split into 3...
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    Best supplements for yearlings?

    I have a beautiful (ok, so I'm biased!) Oldenburg yearling gelding that I have bred myself. I have tried to do everything right for him. According to the directions on the container, Grow Colt...
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    Kathy, Do you prefer a particular registry? ...

    Kathy,
    Do you prefer a particular registry? AHS, GOV...?
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    How about Falsterbo? ...

    How about Falsterbo? http://www.garnercreekfarms.com/Site/Falsterbo.html
    He looks really nice (I like his offspring) and is local...

    Or, I have always liked Festrausch. I looked at him when he...
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    My colt is currently 14.1hh. Born May 8th. ...

    My colt is currently 14.1hh.
    Born May 8th.
    Sire, Freedom Z, is 16.2hh.
    Dam is 16.2hh TB.
  9. Thanks, Everyone!!! I'm feeling calmer already! ...

    Thanks, Everyone!!!
    I'm feeling calmer already! :-)
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    If you don't mind trying frozen, my dream...

    If you don't mind trying frozen, my dream stallion is Don Shufro (http://www.yancey-farms.com/champion_stallion.html). I LOVE his offspring.

    If Don Shufro is too expensive (which I totally...
  11. Ok, make me feel better about gelding my colt...

    I know I'm doing the right thing in gelding him, but this is my first baby, so I'm nervous about it....

    I know there is after care involved. I will be off work for the two weeks following the...
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    Just found this thread...fun! :-) My colt (soon...

    Just found this thread...fun! :-)
    My colt (soon to be gelding), Jude, is 7 months.
    By Freedom Z (16.2hh), out of Irish Emily (16.2hh)
    Jude currently stands 14hh...vet says he's big. What do you...
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    Update

    Good news! New bag of grain and a cold front came through and the temp dropped from 85 to 50...baby cleaned up dinner last night and is eating well! I'm really thinking that he was just too hot. ...
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    Thanks, Guys!! I am going to call my vet right...

    Thanks, Guys!! I am going to call my vet right after lunch and see what she thinks.

    He is due to be dewormed this weekend, so I will be sure to mention that to her.

    Thank you for all the info...
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    Weanling off feed...is this normal?

    I have a 6 month old weanling who has been weaned for 3 months. During those three months, he has been very healthy and a great eater, but he did colic once when it was 104 degrees this summer (vet...
  16. If you have the means, definitely go for it!!

    I am not affiliated with anyone involved, but I do know both Ronda at Rising Star and Lynn at CANTER and I can vouch for both of them! Great people, great cause, and wonderful stallions at Rising...
  17. He's beautiful, Ronda! I can't wait to come see...

    He's beautiful, Ronda! I can't wait to come see him!
    Hope everyone else at RSF is doing well!
    ~Sara
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    Good idea, jcotton, and great idea from True...

    Good idea, jcotton, and great idea from True Colors!
    Thank you guys! This was exactly the type of advice I need. Like I said, he was fine the first two times with Momma there, and he has been...
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    Tips for Trimming Weanling??

    My recently weaned colt is having a tough time figuring out the whole farrier thing. He has excellent ground manners and has been super easy to handle so far and he lets me clean his feet out daily...
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    Jingles for Maestro & Kudos for Maryanna!

    Hope all goes well, and huge thank you to *you* for doing so much for this little guy!
    It is wonderful to see such a special colt have such a special owner, who is willing to do so much for him!...
  21. Thanks for the input! It's hard to know this...

    Thanks for the input! It's hard to know this stuff when you're a first time breeder!
  22. Sire is Connemara from mostly 15 hh lines, dam is...

    Sire is Connemara from mostly 15 hh lines, dam is TB from 16hh+ lines, but she came out shorter than her dam and sire...
  23. Yearling height guess...pony or horse???

    Our 13 month old yearling has *just* hit 13 hands. His sire is 15.1, dam 15.3. We thought we were going to get 15.2-ish, but now, not sure. Anyone with experience have any guesses to make??
  24. Fahrenheit is here!

    My new colt was born at 12:20am on May 8th. Here is Fahrenheit (FreedomZ/Irish Open XX). His barn name is Jude because (1) there were beatles diving all over his stall, and (2) The Beatles released...
  25. OMG, Ronda! A little bling, anyone? Absolutely...

    OMG, Ronda! A little bling, anyone? Absolutely stunning! I'm thinking I might have to try to come out Sunday... :-)
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