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post #1 of 5 Old 08-10-2009, 03:09 PM Thread Starter
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Driving..

Ok, I have goats, and you can actually train them to drive! I have a harness set that im saving up for ($194 w/o shipping/tax) and im really liking it!!

BUT it comes with a bit ?, im unsure of what to do! I have a yearling wether (gelding), and buy the time i finish up saving, ill have another yearling wether. I also have a 5/6 mo. Buck (stallion) that will be in training to drive.

I havent found a cart, but im on the lookout for a mini cart, and will happily buy one for the right price.

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Anyways, im looking for tips on the bit, and what to do if they have a freak attack?! I know to calm them down and star slow, but my guys love me and are pretty easy going. Anything i should lookout for?

I truthfully know my guys and theyre great and i just posted here because its basically training a horse to drive. Theyre both prey animals, both have hooves, etc etc.

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post #2 of 5 Old 08-11-2009, 07:38 PM
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I've never driving my goats, but I think when people do, they don't use a bit, they use a "halter" instead?
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post #3 of 5 Old 08-11-2009, 10:04 PM Thread Starter
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yes they do. But this harness ive found come with a bit.. i dont think it can be converted.
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post #4 of 5 Old 08-12-2009, 02:24 PM
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Sure it can. Loose the bridle, buy a halter ;)
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post #5 of 5 Old 08-12-2009, 02:33 PM
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i have mini's that i drive besides from riding horses, i have heard and seen goats being driven, but they dont pull alot...and they always drive with a halter on them, goats wont tolerate a bit (but if your brave you can try). you can disconnect the reins from the bridle and place them on the halter, that will work the same.

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