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    You only live once and horses are expensive...buy one you can't wait to see every day

    Having been through this exact situation TWICE now :no:, I have some sagely advice to offer. Fancy horses are fun to look at on the internet, and watch professionals ride, but athletic horses are...
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    I just got to ride in my new Barefoot London...

    I just got to ride in my new Barefoot London today for the first time and i LOVE IT!! and more importantly...my horse loves it too!!! I can't believe how stable it is...no slipping issues at all. I...
  3. I just got to ride in my new Barefoot London...

    I just got to ride in my new Barefoot London today for the first time and i LOVE IT!! and more importantly...my horse loves it too!!! I can't believe how stable it is...no slipping issues at all. ...
  4. Which Ghost? Are they stable laterally? I...

    Which Ghost? Are they stable laterally? I almost bought the Firenze but couldn't find any reviews for it.
  5. Anyone ride in a treeless dressage saddle?

    Curious to hear what kind of dressage saddle you ride in and what your likes and dislikes are.

    Specifically, non-Ansur brands. I rode in an Ansur Excel and LOVED it. Currently searching for a...
  6. Barefoot London Treeless riders: Any issues with saddle slipping side to side?

    I got a fabulous deal on a Barefoot London dressage saddle on ebay yesterday with the pad that Barefoot sells to accompany it. While I wait for it to arrive, I am curious to hear if anyone has...
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    Ground driving young horse on trails?

    Has anyone done this to introduce a young horse to trail riding? I don't have any trails on my property, so i would have to trailer my young mare out somewhere to hit the trails. She is green broke...
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    I've yet to meet a wide horse that liked the...

    I've yet to meet a wide horse that liked the wintec pro. I had a Haflinger who would literally buck me off every time i rode him in it. I'm currently using it on a morgan mare who is only...
  9. Having owned a 16.1 hand lipizzan...their gaits...

    Having owned a 16.1 hand lipizzan...their gaits are truy enormous so I am not surprised his canter was huge :).

    I have brought along several young horses. I am currently starting a young morgan...
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    Sounds just like my former dressage pony who had...

    Sounds just like my former dressage pony who had stifle pain. Trantering and bucking at the canter are big stifle red flags.
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    I'm not sure if this was mentioned but...my first...

    I'm not sure if this was mentioned but...my first thought was maybe the saddle was pinching/hurting her and she was reacting to that?

    Second thought would be does she know a cue to move forward...
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    muzzle shy young horse

    I have a majorly muzzle shy horse. She's ok with me touching most of the rest of her face, but her ears and muzzle are OFF LIMITS. It makes me wonder if she was lip/ear twitched for shots and feet...
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    This was my haflinger gelding doing dressage...

    This was my haflinger gelding doing dressage (14.3 hands) who used to clean up at shows before he injured his stifle and had to be retired :(
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    This may be rather unconventional, but the only...

    This may be rather unconventional, but the only method that i have found really works well is making the spooky area of the arena the most awesome part of the arena. We will stop there, i will let...
  15. I just did! She's a love :D

    I just did! She's a love :D
  16. Cheese toast...That's at least 150% true :lol: ...

    Cheese toast...That's at least 150% true :lol:

    The upside is that I'm the shrewdest horse shopper on the planet now!
  17. I will never buy without a PPE again. I edited...

    I will never buy without a PPE again. I edited my post to give you an idea of why. ;)
  18. How many horses have you owned before finding "the one"?

    Curious to hear others experiences with finding their "heart horse"
  19. Yes that is him in the videos. I'm delivering...

    Yes that is him in the videos. I'm delivering him to his new home today....so I fully expect the flood gate of tears to be imminent :(
  20. Well, the situation seems to have resolved...

    Well, the situation seems to have resolved itself. A friend of a friend is taking him, and he will live happily at a barn where many of my friends board their horses, and where I boarded for many...
  21. As I said, I may keep him that is not an option...

    As I said, I may keep him that is not an option that is off the table. I just have some soul searching to do.
  22. Laurierace, that is not an option off the table. ...

    Laurierace, that is not an option off the table. I have much to think about. I can't really wrap my head around giving up all competitive riding for pretty much my whole adult life until he...
  23. betsyk he is already all of those things. He's...

    betsyk he is already all of those things. He's the easiest going horse ever and has pretty extensive showing experience.
  24. He isn't so lame that he is unable to be ridden. ...

    He isn't so lame that he is unable to be ridden. His issue only really pops up in rigorous dressage work. I think he could give someone many years of happiness as a trail/pleasure horse so I don't...
  25. Update #34 WWYD: Heart horse has permament/chronic stifle lameness :(

    I purchased the most awesome, trustworthy haflinger gelding 2 years ago to be my dressage competition mount. He arrived with an ongoing discomfort that has snowballed into a chronic stifle lameness...
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