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Recent content by NooNoo59

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    Working the young horse

    Thanks all for your positivity and the confirmation that it’s good for him and me and therefore it’s fine
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    Working the young horse

    I have a just 6 welsh section d who I have had for about 18 months, he was weedy and very green when I got him, just before lock down I fell off him which knocked me a bit and then we couldnt ride for about 8 weeks but I did in hand walking and lunging and trt. We are now riding again but my...
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    Tightness in hips causing problems riding youngster, any tips?

    I am a 60 year old short and wide girl, trying to lose weight atm and also doing regular exercise but my hips are very tight when riding. I am finding this is affecting my youngster in his ability to turn as my inside leg is too far forward and therefore I am blocking the shoulder. He is a wide...
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    Young horse lost confidence hacking after lockdown?

    thats really interesting I thought it was just me he was very jumpy on our first walks in hand but better now. I did 3 short walks with another horse about 5 weeks ago but they were disasters the other horse (much older) was spooky and we had a couple of issues also his saddle was tight (now...
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    Young horse lost confidence hacking after lockdown?

    Yes thats a thought as this is the first time he has not been ridden for that length of time since I have had him going to do the same route on friday with the same set up and just keep chipping away at it
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    Young horse lost confidence hacking after lockdown?

    To add we were asked not to ride during the first 6 weeks of lockdown so it was ground work and lunging only
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    Young horse lost confidence hacking after lockdown?

    My nearly 6 year old welshie has always been pretty chilled out hacking but since lock down he seems really on edge and not settled. I have done lots of walking in hand, have been out twice with someone on the ground and tonight with another very steady horse and someone on the ground. He felt...
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    Getting help with your horse

    All very positive thanks all. Going to have a chat with the lady concerned also think having her there if needed will help me to stop worrying
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    “It’s an expensive way to be miserable”....I need a chat please.

    oh god reading this and thinking this is me, just put similar post up!! Had a great horse for 10 years did everything with him. Then was given a cob who was 12 and anxious, but I cracked on but he was nervous out hacking and never reached that confident stage with him before he went wrong at 15...
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    Getting help with your horse

    I have a young welsh d, he is lovely but green. When I first got him I had a professional rider schooling him once a week, they now seem to be working with another rider who I do not like or respect as she is hard and rough so I do not want him to go there anymore. There is a lady at our yard...
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    Calmer for young horse

    Oh this is all very positive, he will get his first dose tomorrow!!!
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    Calmer for young horse

    Hi all, my rising 6 welsh section d is very green but is normally pretty well behaved but he does have hysterical moments which I know are typical of the breed! We had no riding for 6 weeks but I lunged did pole work some TRT and long reining. We have started riding again but he seems very on...
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    Mane pulling

    Better invest in one! Also great idea about flipping the mane over
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