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    Yet another advice thread....

    Last edited by AltEcho; Jun. 20, 2011, 08:11 PM. Reason: deleted

    see no advice..hear no advice..heed no advice
    the NOT!! Spoiled!! Arabian Protectavest poster pony lives on in my heart


      You got a written contract, right? If not, do you have a parrot trained as a mimic that you happened to have brought along with you on the day you and the other party made your agreement? That would be very helpful.

      In any case, you should probably not be asking for advice here. Instead, please call your lawyer, your relationship counselor, and your hairdresser for professional advice.

      Until you hear back from them, I would remove your horse's shoes if he has them and add them on if he doesn't. Feed more beet pulp and less oats. Have the vet run a detailed blood test so you can scientifically determine which supplements to put him on. You can either Power Pac him now or send in a fecal and then Power Pac him.

      Your horse is probably feeding off your stress and he probably has ulcers. Buy some pop rocks and see how he does.

      Also, your saddle doesn't fit. My best friend's cousin's animal communicator told me so. You need a custom saddle and he will need six months of chiropractic treatment to resolve this issue. Plus some herbs.

      But above all, remember that you are totally right and they are totally wrong. However, since we haven't heard their side of the story, I reserve the right to say they are totally right and you are totally wrong.
      She Gets Lost


        Your method for training your horse is wrong and you should seek the help of a trainer immediately.

        You are right the people at your barn are awful and it is a miracle you are retaining your sanity. Leave at once.

        You are the idiot. The other boarders are knowledgeable and helpful. Start looking for a new barn situation since you obviously don't fit in.

        Did I cover it?


          Dump your husband/BF/whatever, IMMEDIATELY. He's obviously a dangerous sociopath/psychopath. Make sure you have enough hay to feed your horses during the long journey ahead!
          "Go on, Bill this is no place for a pony."


            Oh, and your new horse's new show name? Destiny's Wonderful Dreamchild Angel Heart of Class.
            "Go on, Bill this is no place for a pony."


              If its a slant load you need a straight load, if its straight load get a stock trailer.

              Of course you need a goose neck unless you bought a tag-a-long in which case your tow vehicle is all wrong.

              The fuel/engine is not the proper one and your tires should be rotated....


                Longline that horse. Only thing to fix it.


                  You need a complete overhaul of your feeding program, and the new regime should include no fewer than 47 Smartpak wells.
                  "It's like a Russian nesting doll of train wrecks."--CaitlinandTheBay

                  ...just settin' on the Group W bench.


                    Does anyone know about quoting for posterity?! QFP?!
                    No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle. ~Winston Churchill
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                      The problem is your footing! Or maybe the bedding. You are adding one bag a week to the stall, right? Your vet is taking you for a ride (pun HAHA). You should call the pet communicator I use (pm me for her number) to find out what your horse really wants.
                      ~Kryswyn~ Always look on the bright side of life, de doo, de doo de doo de doo
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                      "Life is merrier with a terrier!"


                        And, yes, rust breeches are completely acceptable, but only at B-rated quasi-local shows in Region 5 after Labor Day. Otherwise, wear draw reins.
                        "Go on, Bill this is no place for a pony."


                          Originally posted by dghunter View Post
                          Does anyone know about quoting for posterity?! QFP?!
                          The OP's issue is so obvious it doesn't need any actual details.

                          And OP, while rust breeches may be acceptable, those clip-on stirrup irons are not. If you can't keep your weight in your heels, it's because you aren't deep enough into the praying mantis position. Try reaching further up your horse's neck, until your chin touches his ears. This will force you to put your weight in your heels to counterbalance yourself.
                          She Gets Lost


                            OMG why are you posting here, call the DAMN VET ALREADY

                            Sheesh, some people
                            "He's not even a good pathological liar." Mara

                            "You're just a very desperate troll, and not even a good one. You're like middle-school troll at best. Like a goblin, not even a troll." et_fig


                              I think COTH gives better advice when there's no background story
                              No hour of life is wasted that is spent in the saddle. ~Winston Churchill
                              For Hope, For Strength, For Life-Delta Gamma
                     Custom Wreaths and Other Decorations


                                &%$, I missed it....I likes me a good trainwreck coming out of the station.....
                                Crayola Posse: Mulberry


                                  Originally posted by dghunter View Post
                                  I think COTH gives better advice when there's no background story

                                  The dude abides ...


                                    This has already been covered so many times.
                                    Please do a search first next time!


                                      And for Pete's sake, stop trying to do rollkur and put the damn carrot stick away!
                                      Founder of the I LOFF my worrywart TB clique!
                                      Official member of the "I Sing Silly Songs to My Animals!" Clique


                                        No, you are all wrong.
                                        She should put her current horse down because that's the best and most human solution and then save some money to buy a Magikal Gypsy Vanner and start using the Parelli training system.