Type: Posts; User: AnastasiaBeaverhousen
Are you thinking of Gina Kruger? She's in Georgia. Sounds like her place.
"The Art of Riding" by Hans von Blixen Finicke
and the video set of the same name.
The videos aren't available in the US but you may be able to get them
The videos have in depth...
Losing your seat one time is misfortunate.
Losing your seat two times is carelessness.
Carrots, apples, granola bars, horse treats.
Tonight at 7:00CST
Spruce Meadows show jumping.
Create a spreadsheet so that you can get an idea of what it costs per month to own and support an equine.
Board/Livery - it is great if you can work it off but it isn't always possible.
I feel your pain OP. I was a horse crazy teenager and I had two totally non-horsy non supportive parents.
If you want to get into horses they'll still be there when you get to be eighteen and on...
Before you make a decision study the directives for the dressage tests.
Look at videos, go to dressage shows and watch the rides.
Conformation wise your horse can probably do basic dressage but...
It depends. There are two kinds of black. One fades in the summer.
The jet black horse stays black all year round.
You can try feeding paprika. It's supposed to keep black horses from fading.
There is a new term to add to the COTH vocabulary.
Used in a sentence "I am aghasted that people actually participate in evention."
I don't see this as a private barn vs. public barn thing.
What we have here is a failure to communicate.
Both you and the BO are frustrated with each other.
The crux of the matter is that you...
After being at several different barns over the years I have come up with my own checklist.
Clean water available at all times.
Safe facilities. Doesn't have to be fancy...
Talk to your vet about hormones, either the shot or the daily stuff.
A mare out at my barn got so crazy she wouldn't let the help get her pasture buddy out of the pasture. She got a shot and voila...
1) Reestablish dominance.
This doesn't mean beating her or turning her into Stepford Horse.
It simply means that she is to acknowledge you and to defer to you at all times.
This is about trust. ...
I heard that you can hang a brown paper bag up. It looks like a nest so the wasps won't make a nest so close to another.
I don't think you owe them anything but I nice short invitation to take Dobbin
1) You recommended a horse which they refused and found one of their own
2) It has a lot of problems...
"All you have to fear is fear itself."
Change your thinking. You aren't in a cantering contest. Work on your walk and trot skills. Learning how to balance at the trot is a lot harder than the...
The Art of Riding - Hans Von something- Finicke
Short but very informative
Creative Dressage - you don't have to ride to dressage to enjoy it and has lots of useful information that could apply to...
Also do lots of transitions within the gait. Working trot and then lengthening for just a few steps and then back to working trot. Concentrate on the quality of the gait. Give your pony time to...
Just wanted to say that ottbs can be incredibly rewarding.
There are two very important things to remember about them.
1) Most of them are very smart
2) They have a finely developed and acute...
Could you find someone to manage the place for you in exchange for board?. I know it becomes a different kind of headache but sometimes they do work out.
Put up a notice in tack shop feed store...
Championships on Sec network.
1st -it ain't no thang. Your horse is not flashing you.
2nd - Check your saddle fit. He may be in pain.
3rd - Don't punish him for it.
So I saw a commercial for Life Alert where people can wear a monitoring device if they need one.
I got to thinking someone (not me) should start a monitoring service for horse people who ride out...