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"She is getting to the point where she is getting hard to ride"

 
 

Dear Keith...

Friday, October 21, 2005

I am looking for some help. I have a paint mare who I do not want to get rid of but she is getting to the point where she is getting hard to ride. I want to be able to start riding her again. I have ridden her a couple of times since she has had the filly. I try to get on her sometimes and she pulls away. When I get on her we will be walking and I will loosen up on her reins and she wants to start running and once she starts it is hard to stop her. I just bought a new bit with a higher port and longer shanks. Please help!

 
 
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