How old is Wy???

3 - 4 yr old, 15.2h black and white paint mare that has been rescued off the Yakima feedlot. She is a joint project between Trish and I and will be temporarily staying at my property until she can be moved to Trish's boarding facility.

How old is Wy???

Postby Juliane on Sun Jan 13, 2008 10:37 pm

Remember playing the age game with Teddie's teeth? Trish and I would love some of your input on Wy's possible age! Her vet appointment has been rescheduled for the end of this month, but we'd love to know how old she is now :)

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Postby Altanera on Sun Jan 13, 2008 11:28 pm

WOW!! She is a youngen. Looks to me that the middle two incisors are permenat(sp?) and the 2 and 3rd ate still baby teeth.

Acoording to this site she is 3. http://horses-arizona.com/pages/articles/teeth.html
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Postby Juliane on Sun Jan 13, 2008 11:34 pm

I think you are right! Well, that may be a relief then! We were thinking she was barely 2, if that old! (And had a long ways to wait before starting her under saddle!) If she's 3, or close to it, maybe we can lightly start her now and take her on some easy trail rides until she's 4? :)
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Postby busted on Mon Jan 14, 2008 11:25 am

I dont see why you cant start her now. Light work walking around at 3 wont hurt her. Thats why my plan is for my 2 1/2 year old. She is already broke to the saddle just needs to be use to a rider on her back making her move instead of a person leading her. Thats always the fun part :roll:

Wy seems to have the same personality as my filly, very easy going and willing to please her humans. She should be easy to start and work with.

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Postby myhorsefaith on Sat Jan 19, 2008 10:08 pm

better late than never... when i first read this i had wanted to post something i had read regarding the skeletal maturation of horses. danged, i couldn't find it...but i just did!

http://www.equinestudies.org/knowledge_base/ranger.html
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