I'm thinking the excessive drinking comes from his origins - he was captured from the desert in Nevada so I think he has a drink when it's available instinct.
I would take a step back in his training but there isn't much to step back to - he had 30plus days groundwork and 60 days under saddle so far and I haven't even started him in any sort of discipline - besides general western - but definitely am not pushing him. I mostly trail ride and work on the little details like getting a good balanced trot and canter, lead changes, backing, stopping ect (which he is doing great at!)
As long as it's not a health concern I will just keep doing what I've been doing!
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