training

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    How can I teach my mare that hacking alone isn't the end of the world?

    Hi Guys, Sorry for the long winded post - I'm sat at home in lockdown thinking about a day when I may possibly be able to ride again! I wanted to hear about other people’s experiences of horses that randomly decide not to hack alone please. I have my girl for over a year now and she’s...
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    Is your horse lame?

    Shameless plug for survey answers here I'm part of a team at Cambridge University investigating lameness, and we're running a survey looking at it effects on horse owners. It only takes 2 minutes, and you can exit at any point. If you could spare some time to give it a shot, we would be really...
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    Is your horse lame?

    Shameless plug for survey answers here I'm part of a team at Cambridge University investigating lameness, and we're running a survey looking at it effects on horse owners. It only takes 2 minutes, and you can exit at any point. If you could spare some time to give it a shot, we would be really...
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    Loosing the will power with my youngsters confusing behaviour!

    Hello lovely people! Currently at my whits end with my youngster, and after reading some good threads on this forum I thought I would join the community and turning to you for any inspiration/experience/advice. May be a bit of a long one sorry.... Background of my darling, rising 4 chestnut...
  5. Hope Price

    Update on Bear (Training an abused horse)

    Hey guys! Omg it has been a while since I've been on here! I kinda forgot about new rider. So a while back I posted a thread about a horse i'm training about getting started on under saddle work with this horse i'm training, Little backstory he was abused and terrified of humans and had...
  6. Hope Price

    First ride on green horse

    Well i'm super happy, I've been training this horse who is completely green (or was when i started working with him) and he came from a home who abused him before he was taken in by my neighbor, so he had absolutely no trust and wouldn't let the owner and me treat his injured leg, We have now...
  7. Hope Price

    Starting to train 5 year old to be ridden (Need tips)

    Okay so I have been training this horse since early this year, And I have now sat on him with barely him reacting at all and he even started relaxing and lowering his head and closing his eyes when he had all my weight on him so we think he is about ready to start being trained to be ridden, but...
  8. Miss Appleby

    Welsh Section A Training

    Hey there guys. I have a fairly spirited Welsh Section A mare who I'm turning into my project pony. My goal is to get her under the saddle properly. My only worry is the weight she could carry. I know that many breeds are bred specifically for weight carrying (especially breeds like Welsh...
  9. Tiger Lily

    Advice on First Time Hacking Out

    Hi guys, Continuing work with my lesson horse; we worked on circling at the trot this week. After my lesson, my instructor let me ride my horse around the property by myself, and it went extremely well. We walked up and down the aisles to visit some horses, then looped around the property...
  10. Brisingr

    Multiple Animals!

    I have Multiple Chickens, Technically, 3 Roos, 1 Hen and her 7 babies, I have 1 dog, and a few cats. My dog grew up with the Cats, mainly because the Cats he grew up with are only a month and seven days older, but the Cats USED to love him, then He got bigger than them, now they don't like him...
  11. Jenni Nellist

    Positive Loading: Swansea

    Want your horse to enjoy loading up and going places with you? Positive Loading coffee morning and demo next Sat (17th Oct.) Starting at Three Crosses Community Centre at 10am and demo follows at local yard after, finishing around 12.30pm. £5 per person, please book in advance: PM...
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