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  1. Perhaps try pony her to build her up. Let her...

    Perhaps try pony her to build her up. Let her body get relaxed, not Tense at the sign/thought of a ride. How's her saddle fit, can you ride her bareback to get a better feel and be closer to her to...
  2. Someone listen to this mare, she is not happy and...

    Someone listen to this mare, she is not happy and I 1000% agree! every horse needs turnout. You try being locked in a office 24/7 and only allowed to work.



    With no turnout, I have to...
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    She is still growing and will be out of balance...

    She is still growing and will be out of balance until complete. I suspect her movement will even increase more when the hind end catches up. I see her toes pointing...
  4. I would get guidance from a trainer and perhaps...

    I would get guidance from a trainer and perhaps have the trainer ride-eval for a week ....and give you guidance. She may even know a good fit for this pretty mare. With the right fit, she will...
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    Good question. I believe the spirit of the horse...

    Good question. I believe the spirit of the horse wants to travel life with the spirit of others that are also intelligent. Thus, when confronted with a like "minded" people that has a "dream", any...
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    General

    General
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    Buy him some more shavings to add to keep him...

    Buy him some more shavings to add to keep him happier. Also, wonder, if he really is laying down on (pile), is it rubber mats and his skin is sore from getting up off matts, I have seen rubs from...
  8. TB

    TB
  9. Fly boots & fly traps hang

    Fly boots & fly traps hang
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    Pretty gets you so far and then the whole package...

    Pretty gets you so far and then the whole package gets weighted in. Start enjoying what you have already expressed about him, give it sometime, after all, he is so young and is still filling out...
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    Aveeno Oat meal bath, can be found in baby...

    Aveeno Oat meal bath, can be found in baby section.
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    As in Peter Pan, "believe" and think "happy...

    As in Peter Pan, "believe" and think "happy rides" ; this will get you closer to flying again. Trust yourself and your horse will follow you any where
  13. You have hung in there with her for so long, hang...

    You have hung in there with her for so long, hang in there just a little more. And yes, Maybe for awhile, activities, just are simple. Use the time to gain her trust, build confidence in her & you...
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    There is a wool pad that is available in the...

    There is a wool pad that is available in the paint store at your local hardware store. Cut it to size and use it to protect the rub area. Can be cleaned by just rinsing and hanging to dry
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    Is the horse in a herd? Are you pulling him from...

    Is the horse in a herd? Are you pulling him from the herd to ride? This may have an impact on his focus and silly behavior, otherwise, if he only wants to canter, the ground might be hard and/or...
  16. Agree to wait a little bit to fully recover, but...

    Agree to wait a little bit to fully recover, but you may want to reconsider & actually do the grooming & tack before you ride; its quality time with your horse, plus it allows you the time to chill...
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    I will tell you a true story. Jumper that never...

    I will tell you a true story. Jumper that never refused, then started to refuse., every trainer in the world tried to get her to jump because it didn't make sense why she was stopping., finally,...
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    He looks like a quiet fellow. Nice dark grey and...

    He looks like a quiet fellow. Nice dark grey and he doesn't look his age with all those dapples. He looks larger than 15.2, perhaps just because of his substance. He would make a nice children's...
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    When you are back to riding, take care to do...

    When you are back to riding, take care to do extra stretches, long walks-trots before collection work and then long walks after work. Since she is hot, she may not breathe normally in work, which...
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    1large drop of Bach Rescue remedy on a horse...

    1large drop of Bach Rescue remedy on a horse cookie for stress, a couple times a day before and after. You can purchase at central market, Heath food stores. They have a pet brand out, but I use the...
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    Possible cellulitis...

    Possible cellulitis...
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    Bonded love, no fix, but to changed them up or...

    Bonded love, no fix, but to changed them up or just give in and turn them out together if you can & it makes sae sense. You are going to loose a little of your own bond with your horse, when she is...
  23. Saddle, check your saddle, when you said she...

    Saddle, check your saddle, when you said she backs up, what happens when a horse backs up, the use their back and I think she is backing to try to adjust her back to the saddle width and feel, it's...
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    Nice horse and you guys look good together, my...

    Nice horse and you guys look good together, my suggestion, is to shorten your stirrups a little and work on heels down especially at the canter. You are almost standing on your toes in 2-point....
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    Maybe a fresh set of eyes all around might be...

    Maybe a fresh set of eyes all around might be needed. Wondering about his trim, is he hitting his sole to much and does he have a good hoof wall to support him... Is it in the shoulder area or...
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