Is my horse starting to go 'Sour' ?? - Page 2

       The Horse Forum > Riding Horses > Western Riding > Barrel Racing

Is my horse starting to go 'Sour' ??

This is a discussion on Is my horse starting to go 'Sour' ?? within the Barrel Racing forums, part of the Western Riding category

    Like Tree2Likes

    LinkBack Thread Tools
        06-15-2013, 01:52 PM
    Originally Posted by Baylee    
    We haven't done a whole lot besides going to shows, working on Halter, and just putting around at home. We've been doing some conditioning about two weeks ago but it was just a lot of trotting and walking. We've never taken her on the trails though She's the only horse we have now and I'm not sure how she would do in a trail setting.
    My experience (for what it's worth) is that variety makes for happy horses. The first few trail rides with my gelding were tough, but we always go with my daughter's horse who is a super trail horse and he feeds off of her. He's getting to the point where he's eager to jump in the trailer and go away from the walls and fences. Find a buddy who has a good trail horse, and who knows good beginner may not be a beginner, but your horse is, and you want an easy trail so that you don't find yourself in a situation your horse can't handle. Most of my friends who barrel race use trail rides for conditioning and put hardly any time around the barrels once their horse knows the pattern.
    Sponsored Links
        06-19-2013, 01:38 PM
    I was going to write exactly what BarrelRacingLvr put. My horse is one that gets bored easily. We didn't wait a whole year to go fast. I started working with him right when I got him back in December 2012 and now, 6 months later we are going full speed. He is very responsive to other horses and at our last show he noticed the horses kept running full speed out the gate. He did exactly that, it was quite funny. Its a good sign also because it means your horse is loving their job :)

    Thread Tools

    Similar Threads
    Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
    Sour Horse? JackieM Horse Training 14 04-15-2013 04:08 PM
    Sour horse RMHbaby Barrel Racing 3 07-21-2012 07:35 PM
    barn sour horse hberrie Trail Riding 12 07-10-2012 10:50 PM
    Herd sour horse! Help me! HeartMyOTTB Horse Training 8 09-25-2011 04:27 PM
    buddy sour instead of barn sour taylormadechief Horse Training 1 08-04-2011 02:35 PM

    All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:55 AM.

    Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
    Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
    Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0