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    12-21-2012, 10:07 PM
  #21
Weanling
I'm not sure what tests she did but I know that the vet can examine the stomach with an endoscope or they can do a sucrose-obsorption test.



     
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    12-21-2012, 10:10 PM
  #22
Foal
I will call the vet and see if that's a possibility! Thanks!:)
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    12-22-2012, 02:02 AM
  #23
Yearling
To me it sounds like she is showing alot of disrespect, I would go right to basics and do ground work with her to get her to respect you. She is trying to intimitate you by doing the things you said she has done.
If you start with lunging and do backing, yeilding her hingquarters.....she should stand still till you are seated and give her the single to move. We had a horse boarded here that was bad for that, took me about 1/2 hour with this guy (he was stubborn LOL) but after he stood perfectly still. I used a step stool and when my foot would go for the stirrup he would start to walk off, I would move fast grab the stool and try again, it took quite a few times but he finally stood for me to get up and settled and waited for me to say when to walk off.....
     
    12-22-2012, 02:26 AM
  #24
Yearling
How often do you ride? How do you cinch her? Does she eventually stop bucking and relax or continue? How long?
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    12-22-2012, 02:49 AM
  #25
Started
Andrea...I'm glad you are going to talk to the vet. Once you know you can rule out any health issue you can proceed with adjusting her attitude.
I'm thinking maybe the former owner didn't tell you everything. I had that happen (I had the horse in the trailer and the seller had cash in hand.I said, "I'm taking her. Is there anything at all I need to be aware of? Answer..."No.")and I'm sure a lot of others here have also. Sometimes these horses turn out to be our greatest teachers because it forces us to learn for the benefit of ourselves and the horse.
Good luck to you.
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    12-22-2012, 03:18 AM
  #26
Green Broke
For Cinchi ness... get her saddled, loosely cinch her, just enought so the saddle wont slip. Let her stand tied up for a while. Lunge her, tighten the cinch slow.
Also if someone has made her cinchy by tightening to fast, slowly cinching, and when she show good behavior , scratch and rub her , give a small treat.
As for the bucking anc kicking when you try to mount, lunge her or round pen her, try to mount, when she is naughty make her go around more .
     
    12-23-2012, 02:11 PM
  #27
Weanling
Sometimes even good beginner horses will start to show bad behaviors if they are allowed to get away with things. They learn that you don't know how to or won't make them listen so they start to test and get away with different things. I would still rule out pain issues but this sounds more like a respect issue to me. Take her into a round pen or small area and take your saddle. Holding the lead loosely walk towards her like you are going to put the saddle on her if she moves away follow her. Keep following her until she stops. The second she stops stop moving and set the saddle down. Let her stand for a few seconds so she knows she is doing the right thing. Repeat this process until you can walk up to her with the saddle without her moving a step and quit for the day. The next day you might have to repeat. Once she gets this down pat introduce putting the saddle on, if she walks off when you try and put the saddle on keep following her with the saddle until she stops and try it again. Once you get to a point where you can set the saddle on her without her moving stop for the day. Repeat this process with cinching etc. It may take a few days or weeks depending how long it takes for her to realize you are going to make her stand every time. Don't settle for half ass attempts and don't let her move at all.
As for the kicking and moving while you are mounting.. When you try and mount if she moves make her move her hind end around her front quickly by picking up your inside rein and walking towards her tail. Make her move fast and hard for a few seconds then stop and let her stand. Attempt to mount again, if she moves or kicks make her move! Let her stand for a few seconds and try again. Keep doing this until you can mount without her moving. When she stands still for you to mount be done for the day. It may take weeks until you are actually riding her by the time you get her to stand for saddling and mounting but in the long run it will be so worth it to have a horse that respects you and will stand still no matter what!
Good luck and let us know how it goes.
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