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post #21 of 25 Old 08-14-2012, 05:08 PM Thread Starter
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Yeah I know that and I do try actualy do try hard and I know it isn't an excuse but this is meant to be where people can talk get advice and be frendly so I can't be bothered to be having and argument when I can be doing other useful things so if you could be kinda and leave me alone unles u have helpful advice like other people on here
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post #22 of 25 Old 08-14-2012, 05:23 PM
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Okay, helpful advice...

Take the time and effort and "be bothered" to make an attempt to make yourself understood and you'll get a lot more help.

This thread has 358 views and only 7 people have responded. How many of those other 351 views do you think were people who might have had advice but didn't want to take the time to try to help someone who "couldn't be bothered" to try to write in an intelligible manner?

And with that, I'll leave you.
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post #23 of 25 Old 08-14-2012, 05:41 PM Thread Starter
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Yeah I try and on every post not every single person that sees it replies to it if u have seen And I am sorry if I am not "intelligible" enough for u but that's me and people that care would take time to try a understand it and reply like they have and I was saying I can't be bothered with having an argument not with trying which I do and thank you for leaving me alone :) and listening to people who have helpful advice bout the things I ask
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post #24 of 25 Old 08-14-2012, 05:58 PM
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OK, time to play the horse's game only you get to change the rules without telling him. When he suddenly dives for the center of the ring, don't fight him but encourage him to keep going and if you have to really encourage him, even threaten with a crop then work him in small tight circles, until you feel the resistance going out of him. Keep him at the trot as you move toward the wall again. He'll do it again, so just ride the tight circles again. About the 3rd time he should be figuring it out that instead of getting out of work you make it harder for him. When he passes that point and offers no resistance, do allow him to walk. That is his reward. If you can ride him the next day and see how he is. He may test you. If he doesn't then make this schooling session a short one as a reward, Somewhere along the way he may test you as horses do that but one reminder is often enough to deter this unwanted behaviour.
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post #25 of 25 Old 08-14-2012, 06:20 PM Thread Starter
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Thankyou the ways I have been trying have been working but that is a good idea and I will try that tomorrow when I ride
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