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    09-17-2010, 10:18 AM
  #11
Foal
My mums horse does this also and licks everthing, rusty poles or anything she can find.
     
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    09-17-2010, 06:15 PM
  #12
Trained
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Originally Posted by PintoTess    
she has a salt and mineral block anyway and she still does it
well she did at least...she kinda dropped in in her water trough so it all disolved...grrrrrr!:roll:
     
    10-07-2010, 05:30 AM
  #13
Trained
ANOTHER WEIRD HABIT?
She is starting to bite my legs :/ its weird if I stand at her neck she will lower her head to my legs and then nip them! I push her away and yell at her as soon as she starts lowering her head but it is quiet weird...
     
    10-07-2010, 07:25 AM
  #14
Yearling
Oh think she is playing my little riding pony does it all the time!! He will lick constantly and he tries to nip your legs, then he will run off, but if I don't follow he will come back lick me for an hour nip my legs and run off and the whole thing starts again over and over and over again..He constantly plays!
     
    10-07-2010, 10:34 PM
  #15
Trained
Thats exactly what tessy does lol :P
     
    10-08-2010, 01:28 AM
  #16
Weanling
Sounds like she needs salt. You can either put a little bit in her feed every morning or give her a salt/mineral block. She is licking you to get the salt she is lacking from your skin.
     
    10-08-2010, 07:16 PM
  #17
Trained
She had one then dropped it in her water trough and I sometimes do give her some in her feed so should I increase it?
     
    10-09-2010, 05:54 PM
  #18
Yearling
IMO she's grooming you, and at the same time with the nipping she is most likely testing the waters for dominance. Please don't let her nip. It's a bad habit for them to get into. I can't even give my lil gelding anything by hand now because he is just WAY to pushy when it comes to treat time! *sigh* all the little kiddies wanted to feed him treats through the fence when this mean old lady wasn't looking...bad habits easy to get into and HARD to break.
     
    10-10-2010, 04:53 AM
  #19
Trained
Theres no way I let her nip me. That's just plain stupid. She does test my dominance sometimes lol
     



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