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  1. Brooke S.

    When is a stallion too old to breed?

    I know this is a really newbie question... but here goes! I'm trying to plan for my 2016 breeding season, and I want to breed one of my mares to someone else's stallion. But he's 18 years old! Since I'm a newbie I have no idea if this is too old to really have a high chance of breeding my...
  2. Brooke S.

    Sick horse??

    So I have had this little mare for almost 2 months now, and she has always had clear, runny eyes the whole time. Wiped them away, they just come back. I didn't think much of it, since it was in both eyes, and her eyes looked clear and otherwise healthy. But this morning when I went out to feed...
  3. Brooke S.

    Color confusion!!

    I just cannot figure out my horse!! I shaved her for the first time since I got her (6 years ago), and it was far from what I expected. Just look at the pictures. IN THE WINTER: IN THE SUMMER: SHAVED!! Close up of her head: What would you call her color? Which would you consider her...
  4. Brooke S.

    Alright, gotta ask the Aunties!!

    I've been trying to do the research myself, trying to read the signs, trying to ask other people, but finely I realized I need to ask the Aunties! So I am leasing a stallion for this breeding season (my first year!! Yay!), to breed to my 2 new mini mares. But, I thought, why not breed my...
  5. Brooke S.

    Shetlands X Miniatures?

    What do you guys think of breeding Shetlands with Miniatures? I am leasing a 4 yr old black leopard appaloosa to breed with my mini mares, and was thinking about breeding my 40" shetland, who is palamino in winter and dappled grey in summer, with him for a 2015 foal. What are your opinions on...
  6. Brooke S.

    Showing...

    Hi everyone, I am new to showing miniatures, well, actually any animal, so I was wondering if you guys could fill me in a little on what it is like so I know what to expect. And if you have any tips on grooming or the actual showing please share!! I really don't know anything at all, except I...
  7. Brooke S.

    Conformation Information...redone!!

    I've posted this before in a different topic...but I think I was suposed to post it on this one! I just bought a mini mare, Hattie, who is 30.25" tall and 3 years old. Just wondering what you guys thought of her conformation, I think her back is a bit short and her tail a little low, but what...
  8. Brooke S.

    Conformation Information...

    I just got a new mini mare, 3 years old and 30.25" tall. Just wondering what you guys thought of her conformation...I would say her back is a little short, but what do you think? This is my first post...So if I am posting this on the wrong topic, please tell me! :P This is Hattie: Thanks!
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