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I really like tis new stables where I moved Pebbles too. It's more like a horse country club because other than monthly dues I pay membership dues once a year and needed to have insurance for instance I had to get USEF. Plus once a month I have to dedicate 3hrs of work at the stables or I pay $50 more per month. Do you stable your horse and what kind of special requirements are needed in order to stable your horse?
I'm having a hard time trying to get my youngster to stretch down and forward with his neck when I ride him in the arena. He carries his neck higher than I would like for where he is in his training and I want for him to stretch forward into the contact. Anyone have any exercises for getting him to go long and low?
How do you get yourself to relax while riding, especially jumping? I have a horrible tendency to get very tense, therefore making my horse more tense, rendering me more nervous. Do you see the horrible cycle? It gets better and worse over the years. The more lessons I take the better, as most people would say about their own problems, but I can't afford a lesson every week. Any advice in the meantime? Thanks!!
Ok guys, I came home yesterday from lunch and my paint was lame on his front right. he will put SOME weight on it but he is obviously in pain when he walks. I checked his leg THOROUGHLY, and see no kind of swelling heat or any obvious signs of injury, no scrapes or abrasions of any kind...... hoof Abscess? I don't see any punctures or anything in the hoof either...I will be calling the vet this evening if he shows no sign of improvement. Iv heard that pain from an abscess will NOT go away with bute, so if I give him some bute and he is still just as lame, than its probably an abscess, has anyone else heard this??? He is on stall rest right now until I can get home today to check him out again. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks yall!