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    Anglo Arab Stallions

    I have been looking for Anglo Arab breeders in the US. But so far have found very few and almost none of them seem to breed the quality that I am looking for.

    I am looking for (Ideally) a young...
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    Genetic Oddities (Fun)

    Hey, So I was surfing around the net and came across some oddly colored horses.

    I just thought it would be fun for people to post pics of their genetic oddities, be it color or whatever.
  3. Thread: Would You?

    by ApolloGirl
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    Would You?

    I live in Rhode Island. Price for Land is extremely high, even crappy Land with boulders, and completely uncleared is outragous. I want to have horses and I know others are probably in the same...
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    Leading Question

    Ok, the first part is my question? then I will vent a little.

    Why is it that you lead only with the horse standing to the right side?



    ....and now the vent. I am so perplexed by this "one...
  5. Hard Worker, looking for Weekend Working Student Position

    After two years out of the saddle, I am nearly done with College and would like to get back in the game. I have an A.S. Degree in Equine Studies, that I earned before I switched my major. I live...
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    Behind Door A, B, C, D, E, F, G....

    I am finishing up my B.S. in Finance and have a separate A.S. in Equine Studies. Some days I feel like I just have too many options. Some days I just visit smarkpak, just look and see what is...
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    What Do you do for a Day Job?

    So the Job hunt begins! I will finally have my B.S degree in 3 months (end of November). I was just curious as to what everyone's day jobs were? and How you fit horses into your schedules?
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    Like may here, I am on the opposite end. I am...

    Like may here, I am on the opposite end. I am keeping an eye out for when I graduate from college in November. I spend hours looking a yardandgroom.com. Imagining traveling to many of the nice farms...
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    Never Too Young!

    The number one thing that I hated when I was your age was people telling me I was too young and didn't know anything, when if fact I knew way more than most. IF you have a good feeling that you could...
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    Poll: What makes hay organic anyway. Back home everyone...

    What makes hay organic anyway. Back home everyone I know just plants, waits and harvests. Nothing special. I always think of / associate Organinic with, no pesticides, no Herbisides, costs more, and...
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    Bungy = Missery!!

    Diddo....I knew a girl that used them in her trailer. One time her horse backed out as soon at the ramp was down (stock trailer). Bungie didn't fail but the braket that it was tied to did. The clamp...
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    Best and Worst Horse Trailers and Trucks

    I am Truck and Trailer Shopping. I would like to get everyone's opinion on what there favorite trucks and trailers were and why?

    Were there any that you hated?
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    Have you ever thought of....

    Have you ever thought of property management as a career? Property management has some of the nicest benefits around, some times you even get a discount on rent. A lot of companies like college...
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    Searching for Lessons MA, RI Area

    I will finally have a car this September. I haven't ridden in Two years :( I am looking for a place in the Mass. and Rhode Island areas that I can take lessons or if possible become a working...
  15. Just a thought

    This is just a theoretical question. I don't have my own barn and the college barn rarely allows outside horses. They have small paddocks for turnout only. So the blanketing issue is less of an...
  16. Would you like to stay warm in the winter???

    My college has heaters in our indoor arena. They are a life saver in the new England winters. They don't heat the air, just the people / horses underneath it. We get by with thin turtle necks or long...
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    Winter Riding

    Trail rides are popular around christmas in my area if it is not windy. I used to have my horses in GA, before moving back to OH, and then moving to RI.

    Never had an arena at all until College....
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    Virginia

    I visited a few farms about 4 years ago in Virginia, near Washington D.C. That area is full of Fox Hunters. Ask around. Some times there are auctions where only neighbors and other horse people are...
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    $ ?

    May I ask you all what you pay per year for your farm insurances?
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    Weanling

    When my mom bought her weanling about 10 years ago we had a nice two horse and my parents took out the divider and padded the middle rail in the front with two old western saddle pads and duck tape....
  21. Just a thought

    From experience on our 5 acer plot.
    1.) Use Heavy Duty Fence Posts that are semi permanent. The light weight ones we always had problems with and usually just from weather, trees, deer. This caused...
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    Location

    Where do you live?

    I have boarded or worked with horses in 3 states. Ohio, Georgia and Rhode Island. In Ohio, I was paying $275 for full board and All the horses get to be out for 12 or more...
  23. Here is an Idea

    Put signs saying horses bite (whether they do or not) on the pasture fences and barn doors.

    As for Unsupporvised children(only if repeatedly). I would call the police and let child and family...
  24. Thread: Parelli?

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    Healing

    The trainer could stop the horse on the lung circle, wave the whip and he would trot around and stop next to her right shoulder. I call it healing because I have only ever seen this in obediance...
  25. Thread: Parelli?

    by ApolloGirl
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    Parelli?

    I had a trainer working at my boarding stable awhile ago who used to train horses the Parelli way. She had a stallion how would heal, like a dog. Would you find any extra value / perk to a horse with...
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