Lol, I'm not surprised, I've just come back here after a couple of years away, and nothing has changed!!!
Doesn't make it a bad place, but there will always be certain individuals I take with a bucket load of salt. Have a giggle if you can, and enjoy your clearly gorgeous neddies. I'm very...
Interesing discussion with very good advice, I have to agree with the majority. I do also have to agree that showjumpers do a very different change to a dressage horse and that it not 'correct' in dressage terms.
My friend used to ride one called 'Finger' and as a kid my mum rode 'Babycham'.
Ones I've known over the years include
Uranus (yes really, on a riding school...)
Just a few.... I now realise how many horses have had odd...
I have to admit I agree hnmisty. There's no excuse for it. So many things invalidate insurance for car drivers, motorbike riders etc, why not horse riders?? But then it should be mandatory for all to wear a standard riding hat at least on the road and it's not.....
I rode an anglo arab for about 15 years who did this in front. Never solved it, eventually found out he had develped arthritis in his withers but didn't have that from the start of me riding him so wasn't that. Best he ever was came after he had accupunture, but still dragged them.
I would be inclined to agree, if you have had all the checks done and nothing is showing up it could just be age / lack of balance/ lack of muscle etc. I used to ride a well established mare that would do it, took so long for me to realise I had too much inside bend. Rode her straighter and the...
Only you can tell whether she's warm enough or not by checking her every day!!!!! All depends on the horse, in the past I have had a shetland who felt the cold badly and would shiver despite only having a neck and belly clip, in at night with a polywarm on, and a TB who never felt the cold...