Clearly, my horse is terrified of tarps LOL - The Horse Forum
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post #1 of 8 Old 04-30-2012, 01:35 PM Thread Starter
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Smile Clearly, my horse is terrified of tarps LOL

Yesterday my friend was working with her 2 year old colt (3 in July) and was playing with the tarp. Getting him to walk over it, and getting him used to it. She got him walking over it confidently, but when it came to putting it on him, he wasnt going for it, so she got him to let it touch his face, and ended it on a good note and will try again.

I was sitting on my 8 yr old Gelding, bareback, with just lead ropes attached to his halter. And I figured, what the heck, lets play to. So I asked cody to walk over it, he sniffed it, and walked over it like he's done it every day of his life. I got him walking over it from all angles to :) After my friend and her 2 year old left I thought we'd have some more tarp fun. As you can see, he's clearly terrified of the tarp! LOL



" ok.. so now what.. walk.. oh ok" (that weird thing in the bottom right is my other friends, dogs, tail lol)



"ok.. jog.. sure.. I got this"


The tarp even fell off while jogging, and he didnt even blink at it



And he didnt even mind it on his head.. yes, he's trying to eat it lol




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post #2 of 8 Old 04-30-2012, 01:38 PM
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I think that is highly abusive and you should be turned in to authorities. How DARE you! Look at the fear in the eyes of your horse!



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post #3 of 8 Old 04-30-2012, 02:09 PM
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your horse seems to be having fun

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post #4 of 8 Old 04-30-2012, 03:03 PM
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LOL! What a dork you have there! That made me smile.

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post #5 of 8 Old 05-01-2012, 04:44 AM
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What a bombproof horse you have!! Haha he looks like fun :)

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post #6 of 8 Old 05-01-2012, 05:36 AM
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lol I hope to one day get to this point!
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post #7 of 8 Old 05-01-2012, 07:01 AM
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Love that he's eating it!

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post #8 of 8 Old 05-01-2012, 11:45 AM
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lol that's too cute!
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