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Well, I'm 14 and i am EXTREMELY determined to buy my own horse, or atleast lease except that I would have to finance most of it. So I need to get a job but also be able to juggle school and the horse, I have no doubt that I can do it. I want this more then anything in the world. Does anyone have a suggestion on where I could apply for a job?? PLEASE. I appreciate it so much. thanks.
A fence question?? We cannot figure it out at all. My horse Speedy has been getting out of the electrical fence. The fence all the time when he has gotten out has been up and is not to low. So we cannot figure out if he is jumping or if he is going under. Can anyone help and tell us what to do? its not bad because when he goes get out, he just stays close to the other.
Here shoots another fence question... We have always had electrical wire fence, cheap as we could go at the time, but it worked. Now we may be thinking about getting cattle in the spring and doing fence in the woods. I would like to know of any websites or anyone's opinion upon the white plastic wire tape. Also it would be great if one could tell me more about it. We are looking into it. I would probably do double wire. One would be like HorseGuard.
I'm buying my first horse, he's an Appaloosa, and he's got a couple of superficial cracks, in his front hooves, one's really long, the other is not so bad. I was wondering if anyone had any advice as to what I may be able to feed him, to help that heal, if there is anything to make it heal as fast as possible. He currently is shod, and I'll keep him shod until it heals, at least in the front. Please and Thank You!
Hey guys, I'm doing a chemistry project on pmu mares and foals. For my project there is an optional interview part. It's worth a good deal of points, so i'm looking for someone who uses chemistry in their job to help me out with the interview. Just a couple of questions. If anyone is willing to help that'd be great!
I'm training an older pony for my instructor. He was used for a therapeutic riding program prior to coming to our barn, so he knows if he goes to the middle he can stop. He like to go straight to a canter and then just stop to a walk. I have tried setting up some poles around the arena to keep his attention while we are riding, then moved him up to small jumps in the middle of the arena which he always refuses (i'm guessing hes never jumped before). I am also the only one who can ride him =/ If anyone could just give me some advice with this pony, that would be amazing, thanks =)
I'm having a hard time loving Western riding. When I was younger and started riding, say 9 or 10, I didn't know the difference between Western and English riding. But now that I've kind of grown away from riding often (I barely even go anymore), and now that I see how much more fun, enjoyable, and refined the English style of horseback ridng is, I don't want to ride Western anymore. However, because my aunt and grandfather own the farm and my horse that I ride and they both only know Western riding, it has been difficult for me to tell them over the past three years that I feel like I am done and want to sell my horse. Although I love Snickers, I think it would be more sensible to sell him if he is not being used. But I still want to ride English. How do I go about putting all of these things into action? I really need some help.
My Mom is needing to get her horse vaccinated and the vet is comin out this afternoon to do the coggins testing, I know that the basic standard shots include the west nile (we're in TX) and also the rabies vaccine, what else do we need to ask for beyond those? (It's been a while since I had to do this stuff...feelin' like a moron at the moment!...Brain Fart!)