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  1. meljean liked D_BaldStockings's post in the thread Another "poor nursemare foal" rescue..founded 2014.

    "The nursemare providers I talked to..." -slc Are these people with the kill or sell foals to the rescue mentality nursemare providers...

    Jan 18, 2017 at 2:52 PM
  2. meljean liked D_BaldStockings's post in the thread Another "poor nursemare foal" rescue..founded 2014.

    But it isn't obvious to the people reading the 'please donate to us for the poor nursemare foals that are dying to support an evil...

    Jan 18, 2017 at 2:51 PM
  3. meljean liked manesntails's post in the thread When are you ready to take on a young horse?.

    Or, people don't actually learn and APPLY stuff that they are taught. It goes in one ear and out the other as if it isn't a concept that...

    Jan 18, 2017 at 2:49 PM
  4. meljean liked slc's post in the thread When are you ready to take on a young horse?.

    Well evidently a lot of people were playing hooky that day. LOL. Most people just do not have the speed of reflexes or thought to...

    Jan 18, 2017 at 2:49 PM
  5. meljean liked manesntails's post in the thread When are you ready to take on a young horse?.

    This is not inborn. This is just realizing that whatever action you take with anything, animal, vegetable, or minieral, will cause an...

    Jan 18, 2017 at 2:49 PM
  6. meljean liked manesntails's post in the thread When are you ready to take on a young horse?.

    Some people are just much better at reading an animal than others are and more intuitive. Doesn't mean that a good handler can't teach...

    Jan 18, 2017 at 2:49 PM
  7. meljean liked foxtrot's post in the thread When are you ready to take on a young horse?.

    I have to agree years of riding experience have no bearing on how good a horseman you are. I've been riding and handling horses since...

    Jan 18, 2017 at 2:45 PM
  8. meljean liked Caitlin Popplewell's post in the thread When are you ready to take on a young horse?.

    I started riding when I was seven, and my first green horse came when I was thirteen and had a trainer to back me up on things. It went...

    Jan 18, 2017 at 2:45 PM
  9. meljean liked MuckMuck's post in the thread When are you ready to take on a young horse?.

    You start becoming a trainer when you realize that if you are not training then you are being trained. Many of my earlier horses...

    Jan 18, 2017 at 2:44 PM
  10. meljean liked miscetera's post in the thread When are you ready to take on a young horse?.

    I was 16 when I started hacking young thoroughbreds freshly off the track as a working student under the watchful eye and strict...

    Jan 18, 2017 at 2:44 PM
  11. meljean liked Varisha's post in the thread When are you ready to take on a young horse?.

    Makes me think of MuckMuck :)

    Jan 18, 2017 at 2:44 PM
  12. meljean liked RelaxMax's post in the thread When are you ready to take on a young horse?.

    This. I've stated before in another thread... there are riders, there are trainers, and there are those who think they can do both, and...

    Jan 18, 2017 at 2:44 PM
  13. meljean liked manesntails's post in the thread When are you ready to take on a young horse?.

    Riding experience has only to do with the fact of being capable of balancing well on a squirmy animal. It has NOTHING AT ALL to do with...

    Jan 18, 2017 at 2:44 PM
  14. meljean liked Garfield70's post in the thread Training older horses-experience.

    So what? As long as they get adequate feed, hoof care and vet care, there is no neglect. Horses don't need human contact to be healthy...

    Jan 18, 2017 at 2:42 PM
  15. meljean liked slc's post in the thread Training older horses-experience.

    You're not starting an older horse. The horse is trained to ride, lead, etc. He's just hard to catch. Like a great many other horses....

    Jan 18, 2017 at 2:42 PM