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  1. Pretty horse and solidly built ! :)

    Pretty horse and solidly built ! :)
  2. An incredible piece of luck the horse found you....

    An incredible piece of luck the horse found you. So nice to hear the day by day and sure he appreciates the affection.

    As far as anger..I'd report that first owner as a cruelty case. (or have...
  3. See above, over time the pinned ears will go away...

    See above, over time the pinned ears will go away to a degree...dont' fall for the idea that it is okay for her to pin ears when u put your leg on...it's a prelude to kicking out and bucking or...
  4. how lovely to see him outside and that you have...

    how lovely to see him outside and that you have kind horses for him to buddy up with. I agree the teenager got him out of a worse situation and that was a good thing.
  5. Purpose bred horses of good bloodlines generally...

    Purpose bred horses of good bloodlines generally have a better chance of performing well in their discipline and are often more $ to buy, ensuring at least to start they go to more responsible homes...
  6. Just looked at the photos, heart breaking. Thank...

    Just looked at the photos, heart breaking. Thank god you got him out. I hope after he is a bit better you report the woman who owned him and did that for 2 years to the police as a cruelty case, in...
  7. Wow what a terrible life he had so very very...

    Wow what a terrible life he had so very very happy you got him thank thank you !:)
  8. If you decide you do not want him, call animal...

    If you decide you do not want him, call animal control and have them pay that woman a visit. If he is in such poor condition, there is no excuse esp as she is riding him. That, or tell her you will...
  9. If you like him, and it seems you connect with...

    If you like him, and it seems you connect with him in a way unusual for you, bring him home...if it turns out he is not what you want as a riding horse, once he is in better condition should be easy...
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    I was sharing my opinion...it's a bulletin...

    I was sharing my opinion...it's a bulletin board....I could mince words and not share my opinion, but since I have had two prior bad neighbor experiences, looking back I recognized my part in it and...
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    Am sure she loves you too, getting her out in the...

    Am sure she loves you too, getting her out in the country with a buddy!:)
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    a lot of good posts, but everyone pretty much...

    a lot of good posts, but everyone pretty much addressed physical safety aspect. The psychological aspect is another matter. Unfortunately, you became personally involved (and too soon) with your...
  13. While the above post is good, it's a mis...

    While the above post is good, it's a mis characterization of NH to call it woo woo crap. NH is a system of interacting with and training horses. Like any system, it has good and bad practitioners....
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    Saying "no kids" is going to scare even single...

    Saying "no kids" is going to scare even single folks away in case they have a grandchild visit , for example. Take that out, just explain that she is shy and not used to kids.
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    Her being shy or scared of kids is different from...

    Her being shy or scared of kids is different from her being bad with kids. Is it possible for foster folks to exchange dogs...such as sending her to a home with a child or kids so she can get...
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    Cavaletti and ground poles get them to pick up...

    Cavaletti and ground poles get them to pick up hind feet and thus strengthens it. Horses slow behind may also be weaker behind . See if you send him over ground poles or cavaletti he stumbles or...
  17. I have no idea, but have never heard of such a...

    I have no idea, but have never heard of such a thing. I'd consult another saddle fitter....it seems logical that if a tree can be widened, it can be narrowed. (see if Albion responds ).

    If it...
  18. This is brilliant! I tried this on my horse...

    This is brilliant! I tried this on my horse yesterday and it worked! He does not bite but he paws on cross ties, I did this , tapped his canon bone hard with foot and he stopped! Yea!
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    call the vet, they have more powerful solutions...

    call the vet, they have more powerful solutions to address the bacteria. do not scrub it, just blot it dry, call vet today, get the right treatment and keep area clean maybe Vaseline at this point to...
  20. Dont take cat to AS. That is a death sentence....

    Dont take cat to AS. That is a death sentence. Act like a human, go talk to neighbors, pleasantly tell them the truth and see how the conversation goes. Leave a bowl of water on your porch. Best of...
  21. Broken Arrow we are all waiting for your review!:)

    Broken Arrow we are all waiting for your review!:)
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    Regarding students, what impressed me about the...

    Regarding students, what impressed me about the book was that she was able to convey sophisticated information about riding, training and anatomy in very clear, concise language, easy to absorb.
  23. This is not a hopeless situation by any means....

    This is not a hopeless situation by any means. The OP asked for help, a step in the right direction. The horse has not been doing this that long, only a few weeks. Its' much easier to break a short...
  24. She sounds awesome...you may want to contact Jim...

    She sounds awesome...you may want to contact Jim Koford, super nice guy and he was the rider /trainer who showed Art Deco, he may know somebody. ot
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    I know, I had to order the real (paper) book,...

    I know, I had to order the real (paper) book, however, since it has so many photos and excersize illustrations, imo the real book serves us better.

    I rarely post to recommend a book but this one...
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