I have done loads of foreign breed classes and most of the time I am in with warmbloods had the odd haffy friesian and Spanish, I also did a rare breeds class once and there was a woman riding a Clydesdale and the ring was quite small and he literally thundered round looking out of control my...
Why don't Arabs fit into a foreign breed class? And sometimes at smaller shows it is literally the only class an Arab can do so do away with it and we would have nothing.
A lot of the Paso and saddlebred shows have open classes which Arabs can enter so they obviously feel Arabs have a place
It could be pain caused by something more serious so the normal teeth, saddle physio won't throw anything up, in my experience rearing is quite a strong response I would be getting a proper vet check before sending it to someone, especially as you have limited history of the pony, had she been...
Agree with ihatework I have a 15h Arab his not a fine type but has not always had the best top line so I wouldn't put more than 10.5 stone on him, I was 9.5 stone when I backed him but I only weigh 9 stone now so it's fine for him.
Try an eggbutt snaffle rather than a loose ring or a hanging cheek snaffle for the reasons mentioned above as they are sometimes preferred because they don't move so much, one of mine hates loose ring bits
I wouldn't go for any particular breed if you just want a good alrounder most breeds and cross breeds are quite capable of doing that level, and it really depends on your budget and what sort of competing you want to do.
A gut supplement will be fine to feed alongside what she is already having, I have used Easigut from natural horse supplies although it wasn't for ulcers his just sensitive but it is recommended for ulcer prone horses.
She is looking good definitely a bit slimmer I am sure she will grow a bit more, Arabi was about 14 .1 at 3 and fully grown his just 15h, I think Arabs tend to ride bigger anyway so they never feel small or pony like.
I wouldn't leave stallions with a mare carrying and definitely not with a new born foal, I have looked after stallions had one myself most are very good but you just never know, we ran colts together so they could play and grow but if one got too aggressive they were separated I can't be...
Well that's not a happy herd the stallion should not be subjected to bullying everyday that is just cruel, and she is obviously not feeling safe and happy or she wouldn't be so aggressive towards him, not my idea of how to keep horses poor bloody foal being born into that situation that's quite sad.
We tied the muzzle to a field safe headcollar it was the only thing that worked, one of my Arabs got very good at removing it from the pony and he quite happily stood there while he pulled at it, it's like he just knew that he would be free of it.
I pay £10 for each visit twice a day, hang nets 1 bucket feed either end if the day, top water up make haynets and feeds and maybe change rugs if needed, it doesn't take any more than half hour and she only lives about 10 minutes away.
We see pheasants, red dear, muntjac and a lot of red kytes they often swoop down right in front of you some of them are huge, saw a massive hare last week as well not seen one in ages, we have a resident male pheasant his always in my fields and we have 2 mallards on our pond they tend to hang...
I did a fair bit of in hand walking on different surfaces first then did short hacks on a mixture of stony track grass and road and he was fine, he feels the odd stone but in summer the tracks are very stony so understandable really.