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  • Horse getting ready to lay down
  • Bare-up mounting aid - aid for bareback riders!

 
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    06-24-2009, 08:49 PM
  #11
Green Broke
I don't have the advantage of a mounting block here at my farm, so I learned to improvise! I stand on the bottem rung of the fence rail, and jump and swing on and hope that my horse doesnt' move! I can't for the life of me vault! I've gotten ALOT better at it thoguh! Practice, and have fun!
     
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    06-25-2009, 06:09 PM
  #12
Yearling
What about this?

Bare-Up Mounting Aid
     
    06-25-2009, 06:17 PM
  #13
Green Broke
I use a 55 gallon drum to get on my horse bareback. Nothing wrong with using something to stand up on!
     
    06-26-2009, 07:22 AM
  #14
Green Broke
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Originally Posted by Solon    
I use a 55 gallon drum to get on my horse bareback. Nothing wrong with using something to stand up on!
hahaha, I haven't thought of this one yet. Because I always ride with my friend or an adult there I cheat and get a leg up. But I'm starting to vault up now. When you do start I suggest you don't do it in your boots, as your horse may not like being smacked in the back with a boot I garanty you there is a big chance of this happening.
     
    06-26-2009, 08:19 AM
  #15
Yearling
Teach your horse to lay down - then getting on is easy.

Going down
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Going Up
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Alternative method ( don't laugh - ok go on if you must ) and kids - don't try this at home ( had Dora for a lot of years and KNOW she won't kick )
Ready
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AND UP
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    06-26-2009, 12:16 PM
  #16
Green Broke
^HAHA! That's really good, and it's like a camel!
     
    06-27-2009, 03:57 PM
  #17
Weanling
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Originally Posted by Nutty Saddler    
Teach your horse to lay down - then getting on is easy.

Going down
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Going Up
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Alternative method ( don't laugh - ok go on if you must ) and kids - don't try this at home ( had Dora for a lot of years and KNOW she won't kick )
Ready
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AND UP
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lol very clever.....but i'm not sure my horse would be okay with me mounting like that
     
    06-27-2009, 10:16 PM
  #18
Weanling
My horses are too tall for me to mount like that. I can dismount like that tho!
     
    06-28-2009, 12:30 AM
  #19
Foal
Well, my horse doesn't particularly like bareback. I've done it once with him. I used a mounting block (I'm only 5'5 and he's almost 16 hands). I laid on his back and threw my leg over. I was steady. BUT he was very confused and started to freaking run into a fence and out of the ring. So, I basically fell off of him. He's just a baby though. I'll have to try again with somebody holding him maybe.
     
    06-28-2009, 08:10 AM
  #20
Showing
Jaded, sometimes it can take years to develop the trust and comfort level required to confidently ride bareback. It is especially confusing to green horses that are just figuring out the saddle because bareback, everything brushes in a different place and with a different firmness. I have found that if I am going to ride a young one bareback, I will wait until after a good day's work when they are really tired. They are more willing to accept new ideas then.
     

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